Container Lines

In-depth coverage of container freight, including TEUs, iso containers, container standards and relevant issues.

The container carrier landscape is constantly evolving. See how the companies involved have changed as a result of mergers and acquisitions since 1977.

Commentary

The SOLAS verified gross mass requirement is not a panacea, but it is a definite safety improvement over the status quo.

News & Analysis

27 May 2016
Rise ends three consecutive weeks of decline.
26 May 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine has said its financial restructuring will allow it to acquire mega-ships.
26 May 2016
Zim Integrated Shipping Services swung to a loss in the first quarter despite an increase in container volume.
26 May 2016
The fleet of idled container ships has fallen to its lowest level since November 2015.
25 May 2016
Maersk Line continues to outperform competitors.
25 May 2016
Hapag-Lloyd has postponed its annual shareholders’ meeting scheduled for June 1.
25 May 2016
Chinese regulators have approved the French line's takeover of NOL.
24 May 2016
APL has unveiled a new tool to help shippers understand SOLAS around the globe.
24 May 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine said Tuesday that it had met the requirements necessary to proceed with bondholder meetings scheduled for May 31 and June 1.
24 May 2016
Eimskip wants to connect Greenland to the global container trade.