Maritime News

Orders from Europe are rising with a strong peak season on the cards, but growing volumes could spell space issues and equipment shortages in the months ahead.


There was little movement in China-Europe spot rates with a week to go to the July 1 rate increases and peak season surcharges also in the pipeline.

Starting Sunday officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey can discuss a contentious per-container charge with major container lines, after a tied FMC vote.


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Will stability return to container shipping? In Q1 2017, JOC.com posed this question to Robbert Van Trooijen, Asia-Pacific CEO of Maersk Line.


Although May’s inventory-to-sales ratio, the final test for the theory, is still unavailable, other factors suggest the turnaround has begun.

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Maersk Chief Commercial Officer Vincent Clerc on the importance of partnerships in solving problems and creating a better digital environment.


The Taiwanese carrier announced the recapitalization plan in late 2016.

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The industry has needed consolidation for years, said Maersk Line North America President and CEO Michael White.


The unemployment rate of the global fleet continues to edge higher.

The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.