Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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Maritime News

Ocean Alliance Takes the Lead on Asia-Europe Market Share

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The Ocean Alliance has overtaken the 2M alliance, adding the market share lead on the Asia-Europe tradelane to its already dominant position on the...

July 1, 2020
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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Maritime News

Ocean Alliance to Blank Ten Transpacific Sailings as Spot Rates Plummet

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The Ocean Alliance has announced plans to cancel 10 transpacific sailings in March and April, as the early signs of weak volumes on the...

March 6, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Maritime News

Ocean Alliance Faces Major Network Shake-Up as ULCV Arrivals ‘Rock the Boat’

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The Ocean Alliance is facing a profound network shake-up as its members prepare to welcome a large tranche of ultra-large containership (ULCV) capacity...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 31, 2017
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Maritime News

Shippers Draw Up Contingency Plans as New Shipping Alliances Launch

By Gavin van Marle & Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As the new alliance structure prepares to get underway tomorrow, with the Ocean and THE alliances launching services, shippers and...

March 31, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, January 26, 2017

CMA CGM and COSCO Shipping Strengthen Port Partnership Ahead of ‘Ocean Alliance’ Launch

The port operating units of French shipping company CMA CGM and China’s COSCO Shipping have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their strategic partnership in ports around the world with...

January 26, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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Maritime News

THE Alliance Container Grouping Unveils Service Lineup

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar). – THE Alliance – Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, MOL, NYK and Yang Ming – have announced their pro-forma east-west tradelane network for April next year. It...

November 8, 2016
Total Views: 7

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Federal Maritime Commission Throws Another Hurdle At The Containership Ocean Alliance

By Mike Wacket (TheLoadstar) It might not be easy for one of the new mega east-west vessel-sharing alliances to appease the regulators. The Ocean Alliance, comprising CMA CGM (including APL), Cosco, Evergreen and OOCL, needs...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 18

Thursday, May 12, 2016

New Container Shipping Alliance Players Revealed – WSJ Report

Some of the world’s largest (free agent) container shipping companies are set to unveil a new global shipping alliance to rival the existing 2M and planned Ocean Alliance, according to...

May 12, 2016
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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Maritime News

New Challenges for Mega Groups as Ocean Alliance Prepares for Launch

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen and OOCL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a new mega-alliance designed to challenge...

April 20, 2016
Total Views: 9

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Container Shipping Companies Form Asia-Focused “Ocean Alliance”

By Brenda Goh and Gus Trompiz SHANGHAI/PARIS, April 20 (Reuters) – China COSCO Shipping and France’s CMA CGM sought to reinforce their growing global scale in the container line market...

April 20, 2016
Total Views: 12