Asia-Europe

16 Apr 2014
The “Daily Maersk” product was supposed to solidify Maersk’s position as the leading carrier on the Asia-North Europe trade, but less than three years after its launch, Maersk has lost market share in the lane and triggered a rate war, setting the stage for a carrier showdown, Alphaliner said in its latest newsletter.
CMA CGM Media in France
13 Nov 2013
Capacity growth in the Asia-Europe liner trade will increase 6.5 percent in 2014 unless carriers cancel services or introduce more blank sailings, according to the latest analysis by SeaIntel.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Nov. 8, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
08 Nov 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index slipped in the week ending Nov. 8, seeing some gains from last week’s substantial increase erode. Both Mediterranean and northern European lanes rates fell more than $100 per 20-foot-equivalent unit following last week’s jumps of between $700 and $800 per TEU.
Wake of a ship
04 Nov 2013
The service schedule for the launch of the P3 Network in May 2014 indicates that its three member carriers intend to maintain or even accelerate vessel speeds.
01 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Nov. 1, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
01 Nov 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index soared in the week ending Nov. 1. Both Mediterranean and northern European lanes saw rate increase of between $700 and $800 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, in response to a Nov. 1 general rate increase.
Thumbnail of P3 infographic
28 Oct 2013
The three container lines partnering on the proposed P3 Network last week released details of their proposed alliance to serve the major east-west trades.
25 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Oct. 25, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
25 Oct 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw their first increase in eleven weeks in the week ending Oct. 25.
22 Oct 2013
Mario Cordero, chairman of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, has called on fellow regulators in the European Union and China to join him in a global regulatory summit on the proposed P3 Network.
20 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
20 Oct 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. released details of the massive vessel-sharing alliance that also will include Maersk Line and CMA CGM and will launch next spring if it wins regulatory approval.

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