Container lines are preparing March 1 rate hikes in anticipation of improving demand into the second quarter.
The lack of detail in the schedules of the two mega-carrier alliances launching on April 1 is causing “planning headaches."
Retailers and large direct importers urge restraint in interpreting the January import numbers.
Maersk Line is assessing whether the Vietnamese terminal at Cai Mep can be added to a regular Asia-North Europe schedule in the 2M Alliance.
The legal salvo is the latest sign of how Hanjin containers continue to disrupt the global container shipping market.