Ocean Alliance

The Ocean Alliance brings together the recently formed China Cosco Shipping, with Evergreen Line, CMA CGM, and OOCL in a vessel- and slot-sharing agreement. The formation of this alliance means that the members of the other major alliances, the G6, CKYHE, and Ocean Three, will need to form new VSAs with different carriers, creating another level of uncertainty in the shipping industry.
28 Apr 2017
The House of Representatives — and soon the Senate, sources say — will hear the concerns of domestic tugboat operators.
28 Apr 2017
It has been a good first quarter for OOCL with solid increases in revenue and volumes on the east-west trades. Business appears to be looking up for Hong Kong's OOCL.
25 Apr 2017
Although the alliance changes that reshuffled carrier alliances from four to three took effect April 1, the impact is only slowly emerging on routes across the globe.
25 Apr 2017
There are signs potential negative effects of the new alliances on transshipment and tariffs may be overstated, according to the CEO of HPH Trust.
25 Apr 2017
There is not yet any resolution to the Shanghai congestion, but vessel berthing delays are showing a slight improvement.
21 Apr 2017
The prospect of cargo being rolled at Shanghai's choked Yangshan terminals has been raised by forwarder Kuehne + Nagel.
20 Apr 2017
More information is beginning to come in on the mounting vessel delays at Shanghai's Yangshan port.
19 Apr 2017
Poor conditions are exacerbating the challenges brought about by the new alliances at the port of Yangshan off the coast of Shanghai.
10 Apr 2017
It has been a rare sight recently, but Cosco Shipping has issued a positive profit alert for the first quarter after seeing increasing volumes and rising rates.
10 Apr 2017
Jakarta and the US West Coast have been linked by a new direct service offered by the Ocean Alliance and operated by CMA CGM.
31 Mar 2017
West Coast spot rates reverse 10-week decline since Chinese New Year.
30 Mar 2017
In just two days, shippers will be dealing with a totally changed container shipping landscape as the global carriers roll out their new alliances.