“This is an important strategic milestone and a big step forward for Hapag-Lloyd.”


“The first quarter was in line with our expectations.”


The company did not provide details of volumes handled at its individual terminals.

The strong showing may reflect some additional business due to the resetting of the alliances, but is more likely a sign of the good trade performance by the overall economy over the past months.

According to analysts, low freight demand, overcapacity, and the consequent tightening of profit margins has placed shipbuilding on a sort of hiatus, but it won't last.

The debate shows the growing maturity of the industry’s embrace of a slew of startups using digital and other technology.

Brad Jacobs Keynote TPM 2017

The e-commerce boom helped balance 2016's weakened intermodal market, said XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs. In this interview, the TPM 2017 Keynote Speaker summarizes the main points of his presentation -- importance of technology and globalization of trade -- and integration future for XPO.


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It's not so much disruptive technology that we need to consider, it's the points of tech evolution that will change customer expectations, said Panalpina's Senior Vice President Joshua Bowen.


The launch of the new BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line follows BBC’s addition this month of westbound capacity on its Mediterranean-America service.

The Swedish government is coming under increasing pressure to intervene in the year-long industrial dispute at APM Terminals Gothenburg.