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

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.
24 Jun 2016
World's biggest shipping company to focus on container transport.
23 Jun 2016
Soren Skou, the chief executive officer of Maersk Line, was Thursday appointed CEO of the parent Maersk Group.
14 Jun 2016
CMA CGM named a new CEO and CFO for NOL.
14 Jun 2016
Damco, the global logistics and freight forwarding group, Tuesday launched container weighing services.
09 Jun 2016
CMA CGM takes yet another major step toward its NOL acquisition.