Container Lines

Business intelligence, news and analysis on the container lines that transport most of the world's trade such as CMA CGM, MOL, Zim Integrated Shipping Services, and others. JOC.com's coverage of container lines ranges from new services to leadership changes and in-depth analysis of pricing and volume trends that directly impact shippers' bottom lines and supply chains. 

The container line landscape is constantly evolving as market dynamics present new challenges to the industry. See how the companies involved have changed as a result of mergers and acquisitions since 1977.

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News & Analysis

29 Mar 2017
Fostering cooperation among supply-chain sectors is the main challenge LA-LB faces in handling the new alliances.
29 Mar 2017
How can the shipping industry reach a model where everyone can succeed?
29 Mar 2017
The report of deep losses comes as the Taiwanese government pressures the carrier to reform or face a considerable shakeup.
29 Mar 2017
The new rules underscore a recent trend of greater government scrutiny of the pricing practices of the world’s leading ocean carriers.
28 Mar 2017
Although the 2M Alliance will launch April 1, the HMM agreement will go into effect as soon as March 30.
28 Mar 2017
CMA CGM said the terminal has achieved an average gross berth productivity of more than 160 moves per hour.
27 Mar 2017
“We should expect a general development wherein networks will gradually migrate toward designs with fewer but larger hubs.”
27 Mar 2017
The April 1 rate increases will coincide with the launch of the new alliances and the closing out of BCO contracting season.
24 Mar 2017
Trailer Bridge is developing a new niche with 53-foot containers on a twice-weekly service to Santo Domingo
24 Mar 2017
Steady slide in eastbound Pacific spot rates should be coming to an end.