2M

Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. announced the 10-year 2M Alliance vessel-sharing agreement on the Asia-Europe, trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trades as the carriers strived to better utilize capacity in the wake of their failed bid to launch the P3 Network in 2014.

23 Feb 2017
It’s the first of what the small East Coast port hopes will be two new services coming to the gateway as ocean carriers and their alliances sort out port coverage this year.
22 Feb 2017
Just over a month remains until the new alliances go live.
21 Feb 2017
The announcement helps to fill critical gaps in market knowledge about port pairs and services of the new vessel-sharing agreements.
20 Feb 2017
The lack of detail in the schedules of the two mega-carrier alliances launching on April 1 is causing “planning headaches."
17 Feb 2017
The Port of Gothenburg faces fresh strikes.
13 Feb 2017
Maersk Line and MSC have expanded their Asia-North Europe and trans-Pacific services to accommodate the volumes from a slot deal signed with HMM and Hamburg Süd.
10 Feb 2017
In an exclusive interview, MSC CEO Diego Aponte says spring may finally be in the air for container carriers.
09 Feb 2017
Maersk Line managed to grab market share from its competitors during the brutal rate war of 2016, which could be useful as the carrier prepares to compete against the two new alliances from April 1.
08 Feb 2017
After posting a $376 million annual loss, Maersk Line believes rising freight rates in 2017 will have a dramatic effect on its profit.
16 Jan 2017
US ports will face unprecedented operational challenges when ocean carriers on April 1 restructure their vessel-sharing alliances.
12 Jan 2017
If additional carriers go bankrupt, the lines that remain will quickly consolidate their power, enabling them to dictate pricing.
10 Jan 2017
Maersk Line has expanded its footprint in Iran by adding a second port of call.