International Freight Shipping

News relating to the import and export business, including customs, current economics and more. 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

The transloading trend is placing severe pressure on the largest container gateway in the Americas, where the adjacent Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handled a combined 14.4 million 20-foot-equivalent units last year.

News & Analysis

The synergies APM Terminals provides for Maersk Line make it unlikely the Maersk Group will choose to divest itself of its terminal operating arm.
17 Aug 2016
Maersk will announce the results of its ongoing strategic and structural review of group operations at the end of September.
Damco's strong performance could renew speculation that the Maersk Group will try to sell the unit as the company is in the middle of a strategic and structural review.
12 Aug 2016
Damco’s recovery continued as it was the only Maersk Group unit to boost earnings in the second quarter of 2016.
12 Aug 2016
Volumes were up, but profit was well down at APM Terminals in the second quarter.
12 Aug 2016
All-time low rates dragged Maersk Line to a worse-than-expected loss.
11 Aug 2016
Analysts do not expect Maersk Line to come out of the second quarter in the black.
18 Jul 2016
CMA CGM Monday closed its all-cash offer for Neptune Orient Lines.
14 Jul 2016
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics reaches settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, ending an investigation into anti-competitive practices.
06 Jul 2016
Maersk's container shipping business is facing freight rate volatility and downward pressure on primary and secondary routes
28 Jun 2016
The not-so-unexpected announcement from the Danish container line was made just as ports, marine terminals and container lines are coming closer to creating a system that will use pre-existing weighing processes to alleviate the burden on U.S. exporters.
27 Jun 2016
CMA CGM will delist its shares of NOL on the Singapore stock exchange after crossing the 90 percent ownership threshold.