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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Stock photo of a ONE containership at berth

The Alliance Reinstates Transpacific Service to Reassure Shippers

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) – To reassure shippers that its transpacific coverage will remain strong, THE Alliance (Hapag-Lloyd, ONE, HMM and

March 19, 2024
Total Views: 1579

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen stacked up on the container ship CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin at the port of Antwerp, Belgium September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman//File Photo

Ocean Alliance Carriers Squash Defector Rumors with Extension Until 2032

By Mike Wackett The Ocean Alliance east-west liner services vessel-sharing agreement between CMA CGM, Cosco, OOCL and Evergreen, has been extended until 31

February 27, 2024
Total Views: 1469

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Hapag-Lloyd's newbuild containership Manila Express

Major Shipping Alliances Shaken Up by Maersk-Hapag-Lloyd Partnership

Last week’s surprise announcement from Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd on the formation a new long-term operational collaboration named the Gemini Cooperation is

January 24, 2024
Total Views: 11662

Thursday, January 18, 2024
Yantian Express photo provided by Hapag-Lloyd.

Gemini Partners Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Opt for ‘Hub & Spoke’ Operation

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The liner industry’s new vessel-sharing alliance, the Gemini Cooperation, will buck the recent trend of direct port

January 18, 2024
Total Views: 3895

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Container vessel Maersk Hangzhou sails in the Wielingen channel, Westerschelde, Netherlands, July 15, 2018. Rene van Quekelberghe/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Form New ‘Gemini Cooperation’ Operational Agreement

Shipping giants Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd have announced the signing of a long-term operational collaboration agreement, named the Gemini Cooperation, set to

January 17, 2024
Total Views: 3644

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Maersk ship entering the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shutterstock

Container Shipping Lines to Lose EU Antitrust Exemption from 2024

BRUSSELS, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Cargo shipping companies will from next year no longer enjoy a decades-long exemption from EU rules

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 1469

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Vytautas Kielaitis /

Alliance Rivals Ready to Cash In if 2M Divorce Gets Messy

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – THE Alliance and Ocean Alliance vessel-sharing partners are taking full advantage of the 2M’s potentially messy

May 10, 2023
Total Views: 1405

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
World Shipping Council Responds to Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act: Why?

World Shipping Council Responds to Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act: Why?

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has voiced its opposition to the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act, introduced this week by U.S.

March 29, 2023
Total Views: 1695

Thursday, March 16, 2023
AFIF Hapag-Lloyd

THE Alliance Ships End Backhaul Cape Diversions

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed that THE Alliance vessels deployed on the Asia-North Europe tradelane are no longer making a

March 16, 2023
Total Views: 2664

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

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: 1361

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
An MSC containership passes a Maersk containership

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: 1982

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
oocl containership

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

December 20, 2022
Total Views: 1907

Thursday, December 1, 2022
An MSC containership passes a Maersk containership

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: 6039

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Vytautas Kielaitis /

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: 1711

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Senator Warren Blasts Shipping Alliances for Adding to Inflation

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: 1278

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

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: 3646

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Shipping Alliances Drop Hundreds of Asia-North Europe Port Calls Due to Congestion

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: 2325

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

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: 1010

Friday, November 27, 2020
port of los angeles

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: 37


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