Lines in pricing plan deal

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Fifteen container carrying lines trading with Europe will change the way that they announce their general rate increases (GRIs). The move, w...

CMA CGM to buy APL

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The Marseilles-headquartered shipping line is spending US$2.4B on its acquisition of APL....

Consolidation in the air

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There is a growing feeling that 2016 will be the year that finally sees significant consolidation taking place in the container liner shippi...

Wan Hai inks new transpacific deal

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Taipei-based Wan Hai Lines has expanded its operations in the transpacific trade by making deals with Coscon and K Line. The moves strengthe...

Black Sea challenges

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While the Black Sea market offers the liner shipping industry significant growth opportunities, it is a very challenging place to do busines...

TSA ups TransPac rates

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The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), which is a research and discussion agreement made up of ocean carriers serving the Asia/US t...

Short-term pain‚ long-term gain

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Despite economic difficulties in several Central and South American countries, major investment projects are underway....

All go for the Silk Road

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Keen to revive the ancient Silk Road trading route, China is investing in overland and maritime projects in its quest to develop a 21st cent...

Evergreen Asia/ East Africa deal

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In a further bid to increase its profile in the African trades, Evergreen Line has revamped an existing operation and signed slot deals with...

Birth of a new order

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The start of 2015 will signal the beginnings of a new structure for the container shipping industry, as services across the world’s main e...

Cosco adding five ships

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China Cosco Holdings is spending close to US$620M on five 14,500 TEU super post-Panamax vessels....

Asean powerhouse

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Strong intra-Asia trade and robust performances in Asean countries’ two-way cargo exchanges with China are prompting ocean carriers and po...