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.

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT
Maersk Line will deploy the same size ships on the new Panama routing as it did via the old routing through the Suez Canal.
21 Jul 2016
Maersk Line said it would reroute one of its Suez Canal strings just days before the Panama Canal opened June 26.
The new CEO of Hyundai Merchant Marine will be quite busy as he or she tries to return to profitability a company that was on the brink of receivership just two months ago.
19 Jul 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine will get a new CEO in August.
HMM will be part of 2M from April 2017, and although container lines hope to have a smooth roll-out of the two new alliances, forwarders are not so sure and are planning accordingly.
15 Jul 2016
HMM joining the 2M Alliance has pushed carrier management to the top of the forwarder agenda.
Joining the 2M Alliance will lower Hyundai Merchant Marine's operating costs and help it gain access to much-needed capital.
14 Jul 2016
After much uncertainty and speculation Hyundai Merchant Marine on Thursday announced that it would join the 2M Alliance.
29 Jun 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services might join the 2M Alliance.
27 Jun 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine discussions with Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. to join their 2M Alliance could indicate any number of scenarios.
24 Jun 2016
The 2M Alliance plans to shift one of their Asia-to-U.S. East Coast services to the newly expanded Panama Canal.
23 Jun 2016
The 2M Alliance might be getting a third member.
14 Jun 2016
A new Panama Canal container route to the U.S. Gulf from Asia will replace and build on an intermodal rail service that Maersk Line launched via Mexico.
06 Jun 2016
Carriers on the oversupplied Asia-Europe route have worked out a way to reduce transit times without speeding up ships.
30 May 2016
2M restructures its Asia-North Europe services to better manage its scale.
16 May 2016
If lack of profitability was an excluding factor for the founding members of THE Alliance, it would have been an alliance of one.