Monday, October 3, 2022
matson ship

Judge Rules Antitrust Lawsuit Against Matson Units Can Proceed

By Mike Scarcella (Reuters) – Two Matson Inc subsidiaries must face claims from rival container shipping company American President

October 3, 2022
Total Views: 2413

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
port of los angeles

FMC Fact Finding Investigation Finds ‘Vigorous’ Competition in Container Shipping

FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye on Tuesday released her long-awaited final report from her fact finding investigation into the effects of COVID-19 on the ocean

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 8399

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
brexit port

Cargotec and Konecranes Abandon $5 Billion Merger Plan Over Competition Concerns

Finnish-based Cargotec and Konecranes have cancelled plans for a proposed merger after UK competition regulators blocked the transaction over concerns that it

March 30, 2022
Total Views: 804

Monday, February 28, 2022

Supply Chains: Shipping Lines in the Cross Hairs of U.S. Authorities

Supply chains are back in the news, perhaps a welcome distraction from the coverage of events in Ukraine. Late last week, the Biden Administration followed up

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 8211


Biden Administration Ramping Up Competition Enforcement in Ocean Shipping

Biden Administration is stepping up it’s scrutiny of container shipping alliances and enforcement of competition laws. The U.S. Justice Department and the

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 1612

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

British Freight Lobby Calls for Investigation Into Container Shipping ‘Profiteering’

By Charlotte Ryan (Bloomberg) — The British International Freight Association is calling on the U.K. government to investigate the state of competition

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 2563

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

International Competition Authorities Hold Meeting on Container Shipping Issues

Maritime competition authorities from across the world are continuing to keep a close eye on the actions of ocean carriers amid the unprecedented cargo boom

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 1813

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Port of long beach

MSC ‘Shocked’ By Shipper’s Anti-Trust Complaint

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Switzerland-based carrier MSC has roundly rejected complaints made by Pennsylvania home décor supplier MCS

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2476

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Regulator Steps Up Scrutiny of Ocean Carriers’ Detention and Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of ocean carriers by establishing a new audit program and dedicated team to assess carrier

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 2267

Monday, July 12, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

FMC and DOJ Agree to Collaborate on Liner Shipping Antitrust Issues

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice have signed an agreement to increase cooperation and communication in oversight and

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1412

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Watching Ocean Carriers for Competition Violations

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – US ocean regulator the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has fired a warning shot across the bows of container

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 78

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship
Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Enters Guilty Plea in Australian Cartel Investigation

Norwegian-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS is likely facing millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty today in Australian federal

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 560

Thursday, April 2, 2020
daewoo shipbuilding
Maritime News

EU Antitrust Regulators Halt Hyundai, Daewoo Deal Probe

BRUSSELS, April 2 (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators have halted their investigation into world No. 1 shipbuilding group Hyundai Heavy Industries’

April 2, 2020
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Maersk CEO Skou
Maritime News

Maersk Chief Warns EU Antitrust Policy Benefits China, U.S.

COPENHAGEN, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Strict EU enforcement of competition rules prevents the development of the global champions necessary to compete with

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 59

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
world's largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas
Maritime News

European Commission Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Fincantieri’s Bid for Chantiers de l’Atlantique Shipyard

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Italy’s bid to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry faces difficulty

October 30, 2019
Total Views: 25

Friday, August 23, 2019
Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship
Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Charged with Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

SYDNEY, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO) has been charged with criminal cartel conduct, Australian

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 131

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
maersk containership
Maritime News

India to Probe Alleged Antitrust by Maersk, DP World at Mumbai Port, Sources Say

By Aditya Kalra and Aditi Shah NEW DELHI, Nov 20 (Reuters) – India’s antitrust regulator has ordered a probe into alleged anti-competitive

November 20, 2018
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
car carrier

European Commission Fines Car Carriers 395 Million Euros for Participating in Cartel

The European Commission on Wednesday fined four shipping companies a total of 395 million euros for taking part in cartel relating to the transportation of new

February 21, 2018
Total Views: 44

Thursday, August 3, 2017
NYK car carrier
Maritime News

Australia Fines NYK $25 Million for ‘Criminal Cartel Conduct’

The Federal Court of Australia has convicted Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) of criminal cartel conduct and ordered it to pay a

August 3, 2017
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Container Shipping Companies Ordered to Testify in U.S. Antitrust Probe

By Jonathan Saul and Keith Wallis LONDON/SINGAPORE, March 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container

March 22, 2017
Total Views: 33