The much-hyped north-south liner routes aren’t living up to their billing as the future of container shipping in the new low-growth environment that followed the global financial crisis.
28 Apr 2014
The opening of the enlarged Panama Canal in 2016 likely will trigger a “massive” surplus of 4,000- to 5,000-TEU container ships, many of which will have to be scrapped regardless of their age, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
03 Apr 2014
CMA CGM plans to revise two service loops between North Europe and South America’s east coast as of mid-April.
23 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV have much to gain by joining forces, but the German and Chilean ocean carriers will face difficulties striking a financial deal, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
12 Dec 2013
Cascading of large container ships from the Asia-Europe market into North-South trades is significantly eroding pricing in those markets, according to Drewry.