Fostering cooperation among supply-chain sectors is the main challenge LA-LB faces in handling the new alliances.
How can the shipping industry reach a model where everyone can succeed?
The report of deep losses comes as the Taiwanese government pressures the carrier to reform or face a considerable shakeup.
The new rules underscore a recent trend of greater government scrutiny of the pricing practices of the world’s leading ocean carriers.
Although the 2M Alliance will launch April 1, the HMM agreement will go into effect as soon as March 30.
Supply and demand are moving in the right direction for MPV operators.
Ships calling Yokohama can stack various incentive schemes to get discounts of up to 100 percent on port dues.
CMA CGM said the terminal has achieved an average gross berth productivity of more than 160 moves per hour.
A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.
“We should expect a general development wherein networks will gradually migrate toward designs with fewer but larger hubs.”