Trans-Atlantic

The ACL Atlantic Star is the first of the G4 class ships, whose combination of container and roll-on, roll-off capacity has helped the liner get through the onging downturn in the container sector.
22 Aug 2016
ACL expects its new ships to provide an edge.
Few shippers see prices going up substantially this year, and some say the rates won’t change until at least April, when the new carrier alliances take effect.
17 Aug 2016
The dramatic descent of spot prices to five-year lows in both directions on the trans-Atlantic shipping route has sparked questions about how low the price can go, and if the once sleepy, stable route has changed.
06 Aug 2016
Concern over the fate of negotiations toward the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the snail’s pace of eurozone economic growth, growing fears of an imminent Italian banking crisis and the U.K.’s unexpected vote to quit the European Union is undermining the calm of the trans-Atlantic container trade.
02 Aug 2016
Overall U.S. container trade with European countries increased in the 12 months ending Mar. 31, 2016.
22 Jul 2016
Orient Overseas Container Line moved more containers in the second quarter of 2016 than the same period a year before.
26 May 2016
Forwarders see little sign of a rate rebound in spot and contract rates on the trans-Atlantic.
13 May 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine is working to assure the shipping public that it will continue to remain operational after the revelation that the South Korean carrier had been left out of the world’s newest shipping alliance, THE Alliance.
THE Alliance Mitsui O.S.K Lines, NYK Line, "K" Line, Hanjin Shipping , Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming Line
13 May 2016
The line up of the new alliance aimed at competing with the 2M and Ocean Alliance has been announced.
03 May 2016
Trans-Atlantic spot rates are forecast to rise.
13 Mar 2016
The trans-Atlantic built on its reputation as one of the few reliable trades in a troubled container shipping market in 2015, but it faces tough challenges this year that might tarnish its image.
01 Feb 2016
In an increasingly uncertain container shipping market, price volatility is one of the few entirely predictable things left, was Drewry’s wry assessment of the wildly fluctuating freight rates on East-West trades.
29 Jan 2016
The usually buoyant Europe-U.S. ocean and air cargo markets have suffered a significant decline in European freight forwarders’ confidence, while the long troubled Asia-Europe trades have posted an equally strong improvement.