Container Lines

Business intelligence, news and analysis on the container lines that transport most of the world's trade such as CMA CGM, MOL, Zim Integrated Shipping Services, and others. JOC.com's coverage of container lines ranges from new services to leadership changes and in-depth analysis of pricing and volume trends that directly impact shippers' bottom lines and supply chains. 

The container line landscape is constantly evolving as market dynamics present new challenges to the industry. See how the companies involved have changed as a result of mergers and acquisitions since 1977.

Commentary

Without such guarantees, carriers spending billions of dollars to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO's) rule will be unfairly disadvantaged by competitors who do not meet it.

News & Analysis

26 Jun 2017
The Cape Sounio is the largest vessel in the Israeli ocean carrier’s fleet.
26 Jun 2017
Executive Director Gene Seroka said the container was discharged from an Evergreen Line vessel.
23 Jun 2017
Eastbound Pacific spot rates to East and West coasts edge lower for the third straight week.
23 Jun 2017
Portonave is the second-largest container terminal in Brazil.
23 Jun 2017
Orders from Europe are rising with a strong peak season on the cards, but growing volumes could spell space issues and equipment shortages in the months ahead.
23 Jun 2017
There was little movement in China-Europe spot rates with a week to go to the July 1 rate increases and peak season surcharges also in the pipeline.
22 Jun 2017
Starting Sunday, officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey can discuss a contentious per-container charge with major container lines, after a tied FMC vote.
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22 Jun 2017
Will stability return to container shipping? In Q1 2017, JOC.com posed this question to Robbert Van Trooijen, Asia-Pacific CEO of Maersk Line.
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22 Jun 2017
Maersk Chief Commercial Officer Vincent Clerc on the importance of partnerships in solving problems and creating a better digital environment.
22 Jun 2017
The Taiwanese carrier announced the recapitalization plan in late 2016.