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.

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News & Analysis

24 Mar 2017
Trailer Bridge is developing a new niche with 53-foot containers on a twice-weekly service to Santo Domingo
24 Mar 2017
Steady slide in eastbound Pacific spot rates should be coming to an end.
24 Mar 2017
Hapag-Lloyd said it’s facing a challenging start to 2017.
24 Mar 2017
The Asia-Europe spot market was flat this week, and although Europe-China prices have fallen in the past two weeks, the eastbound rate remains well above the levels reached last year.
23 Mar 2017
The Department of Justice declined to say why CEOs of major carriers were served subpoenas March 15 at the biannual Box Club meeting in San Francisco.
23 Mar 2017
While profit fell by nearly a third, revenue increased 24 percent.
23 Mar 2017
Freight volumes have surged 23 percent in the first two months of 2017.
23 Mar 2017
BCOs are looking to air freight as an alternative to shipping cargo from North Europe to Asia as ocean space remains tight.
22 Mar 2017
A federal judge has allowed a bank to foreclose on and sell its interest in more than 1,500 Hanjin Shipping containers to repay the bank for owed lease payments.
22 Mar 2017
Alphaliner executive consultant Hua Joo Tan's speech at the 17th annual TPM Conference took a look at where ocean capacity currently stands in relation to demand.