The new Ocean Alliance will have the largest market shares of critical east-west trades.
05 Aug 2015
The idle containership fleet is continuing to grow amid a muted peak-shipping season and an increasing number of cancelled sailings on the Asia-Europe route, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.
07 Jul 2015
APL announced Monday that its PA2 service from North Asia will skip calls to the Port of Oakland through the end of July because of the port’s congestion problems.
07 Jul 2015
The G6 Alliance will cancel another four Asia-Europe sailings in July and August in the latest indication that carriers do not expect much of a peak season this year.
30 Jun 2015
The G6 Alliance continues to add port calls to its Asia-North Europe services, this time in China, in a bid to secure additional cargo loads on the trade during the much hoped for peak season.
22 Jun 2015
The G6 Alliance is seeking to pick up additional cargo in a weak market by extending one of its Asia-Europe routes to include the Baltic Sea port of Gdansk, Poland, and has revised a separate loop to include a stop at Port Said, Egypt.
15 Jun 2015
Container lines in the G6 Alliance have revised two of their trans-Pacific routes by adding eastbound calls at Pusan, South Korea, and Kaohsiung, Taiwan, a move that could help them challenge CKYHE as the dominant alliance on the trade.
02 Jun 2015
In the latest sign of the challenge facing Asia-Europe carriers to make money in the busiest global shipping lane, the G6 Alliance said it would cancel two sailings, citing low demand. Yet canceling individual sailings will likely do little to quell analysts’ view that significantly more capacity, such as entire services, would need to be suspended in order to meaningfully impact supply and demand in the Asia-Europe market.
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