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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
CMA CGM mega-ship Marco Polo
Shipping

Cross-Alliance Cooperation on the Rise as Market Weakens

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are pulling capacity from Chinese export routes and redeploying the ships to more robust tradelanes with

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 1255

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Shipping

MSC and Maersk to End 2M Alliance in 2025

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Denmark’s Maersk and Swiss-based MSC, the world’s largest container shipping

January 25, 2023
Total Views: 1748

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
oocl containership
Shipping

Amid Container Market Turmoil, Shipping Alliances Prepare to Deploy New Megaships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – THE Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd, ONE, Yang Ming and HMM have finalised their April network plans, which feature vessel

December 20, 2022
Total Views: 1852

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Shipping

Could MSC Be Mulling a 2M Split?

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Since August 2020, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company brokers have completed the acquisition of nearly 250 second-hand

December 1, 2022
Total Views: 5985

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Shipping

Carriers Blank More Sailings as China’s COVID Lockdowns Continue

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carrier alliances are preparing to blank more than a third of their sailings from Asia over the coming weeks in

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 1699

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Shipping

Senator Warren Blasts Shipping Alliances for Adding to Inflation

By Brendan Murray and Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Senator Elizabeth Warren blamed rising U.S. inflation in part on the largest ocean shipping companies,

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 1276

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

President Biden to Target Container Shipping Alliances in ‘State of the Union’ Address

By Nick Savvides in Long Beach (The Loadstar) – US President Joe Biden will today take aim at shipping’s exemption from competition law,

March 1, 2022
Total Views: 3621

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Alliances Drop Hundreds of Asia-North Europe Port Calls Due to Congestion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Nearly a quarter of the scheduled port calls of Asia-North Europe alliance loops were omitted in the past five months,

December 8, 2021
Total Views: 2292

Thursday, November 18, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

U.S. Exporters Call for More Scrutiny of Carrier Alliances

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Agricultural exporters in the US have called on authorities to impose greater scrutiny on shipping alliances and the

November 18, 2021
Total Views: 1009

Friday, November 27, 2020
port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Cracks Down on Ocean Carrier Alliances

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has tightened the screws on the three major ocean carrier alliances,

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 2457

Thursday, July 23, 2020
container port
Maritime News

Strong Demand Sees Carriers Pile Back Capacity Into East – West Trades

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Due to continued increased demand, THE Alliance is extending its Asia – North Europe ‘extra loader’ programme with

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
cosco shipping
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

July 1, 2020
Total Views: 108

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
ships at port of rotterdam
Maritime News

EU Extends Vessel Sharing Agreement Exemptions Until 2024

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, March 24 (Reuters) – Cargo shipping companies will be exempt from antitrust rules against anti-competitive agreements for a

March 24, 2020
Total Views: 136

Friday, January 17, 2020
hapag-lloyd ship
Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd Secures Space Charter Deal with Maersk and MSC

Hapag-Lloyd has secured a space charter agreement with Maersk and MSC, giving the German carrier access to certain 2M services in the Asia-Europe trade.

January 17, 2020
Total Views: 32

Monday, July 1, 2019
hyundai containership
Maritime News

Hyundai Merchant Marine to Join THE Alliance After 2M Expiration

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is to join THE Alliance when its slot charter agreement with the 2M

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 127

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
ultra large containerships
Maritime News

End of Shipping Alliances Would Send Freight Rates Soaring

By Gavin van Marle in Rotterdam (The Loadstar) – Shipper opposition to deepsea liner shipping alliances may be dangerously misplaced, delegates at the

June 19, 2019
Total Views: 11

Monday, November 5, 2018
container ship
Maritime News

Container Shipping Alliances Reduce Shipper Choice, Says ITF Amid EC Review

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The EU should end the block exemption against forming consortia the liner shipping industry currently enjoys, says a

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 40

Thursday, July 19, 2018
zim containership
Maritime News

Maersk Line, MSC and ZIM Enter Strategic Cooperation on the Asia – U.S. East Coast Trade

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has reached a deal with 2M alliance members Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company on a new strategic

July 19, 2018
Total Views: 13

Monday, April 30, 2018
ONE Container ship
Maritime News

ONE Unveils Strategy for Billion-Dollar Cost Savings and Million-Dollar Profits

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Japanese shipping groups K Line, MOL and NYK, now operating as the Ocean Network Express (ONE) joint-venture, have

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 76

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Maritime News

Japan’s ONE Alliance ‘Plays it Safe’ with Inaugural Service Network

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Alphaliner’s analysis of Ocean Network Express’s Day ONE service network from April 1 – outside THE Alliance

February 7, 2018
Total Views: 16