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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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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: 1680

Thursday, March 24, 2022

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
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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: 3601

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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: 2279

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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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: 1002

Friday, November 27, 2020
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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: 2456

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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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: 34

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

July 1, 2020
Total Views: 102

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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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: 129

Friday, January 17, 2020
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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: 31

Monday, July 1, 2019
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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: 120

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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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
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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: 36

Thursday, July 19, 2018
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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: 75

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: 14

Friday, January 5, 2018
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Japanese Carriers Looking Forward to ‘ONE’ Network Launch

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – K Line, MOL and NYK are banking their future group profitability on the success of the Ocean Network Express (ONE)

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 21, 2017
cosco containership off Rotterdam
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

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Maritime News

BBC Chartering, Jumbo Shipping Launch Project Cargo Alliance

Netherlands-based heavy lift shipping company Jumbo Shipping has teamed up up German project cargo specialist BBC Chartering to launch an exclusive alliance

October 17, 2017
Total Views: 92

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Lack of Ultra-Large Containerships Could Cost THE Alliance Members

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – THE Alliance could find itself on the wrong side of a $500 per teu cost differential on the key Asia-North Europe

October 4, 2017
Total Views: 17