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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
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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

Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Shipping

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: 2661

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: 150

Monday, December 18, 2017
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Maritime News

London Gateway Set to Lose Asia-Europe Service as THE Alliance Revamps Network

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – London Gateway is to lose one of its much-prized Asia-Europe services next year after THE Alliance partners unveiled

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Lack of Ultra-Large Containerships Could Cost THE Alliance Members
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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: 23

Friday, September 15, 2017
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News

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Applauds THE Alliance’s $50 Million Contingency Plan

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) yesterday approved THE Alliance’s plan for a $50m contingency fund in case one of

September 15, 2017
Total Views: 11

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

March 31, 2017
Total Views: 29

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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THE Alliance Draws Up Plan to Protect Group from Member Bankruptcy

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – THE Alliance is to set up an independently managed trust fund to safeguard cargo operations should one of its liner

March 9, 2017
Total Views: 48

Thursday, December 15, 2016
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News

U.S. Clears Vessel-Sharing Alliance ‘The Alliance’

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has completed its review of the proposed vessel-sharing alliance “THE Alliance”, allowing the grouping

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 20

Monday, December 5, 2016
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News

Shipping Alliance Prepares Contingency Plans for Another Bankruptcy

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – In the wake of the Hanjin bankruptcy, THE Alliance has devised a “catastrophic instrument” funding mechanism, to be

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 8

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

November 8, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, May 16, 2016
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Maritime News

Drewry Warns New Container Alliance May Have “Too Many Cooks in its Kitchen”

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – “Alliances are only as stable as their member carriers,” was maritime consultant Drewry’s first comment on plans

May 16, 2016
Total Views: 8

Loss-Making Container Ships Turn to Airlines – View
Maritime News

Loss-Making Container Ships Turn to Airlines – View

By Chris Bryant (Bloomberg) — Airlines long ago cottoned on to the fact that being part of an alliance could save them money and help them offer

May 16, 2016
Total Views: 41

Friday, May 13, 2016
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Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd Unveils Container Shipping’s Newest Mega-Alliance

By Jonathan Saul and Vera Eckert LONDON/FRANKFURT, May 13 (Reuters) – German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd has formed a new alliance with five

May 13, 2016
Total Views: 30
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