Marsha is a veteran insider of the shipping industry with experience in sales and business development. Marsha is the data expert for all things shipping. She has the unique expertise of looking at how yesterday’s experience and today’s metric build the maritime industry of tomorrow.

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U.S. containerized trade increased 2.6 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2014, with just three carriers — Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and Evergreen Line — accounting for 28.4 percent of all trade.

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