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Port of Shanghai
12 Mar 2014
Carriers’ schedule reliability from Shanghai to Oakland, Calif., showed the greatest variation in eastbound Asia-to-Southern California route performances...
28 Aug 2013
Port Everglades recently celebrated the first vessel call of the Grand Alliance’s Gulf Atlantic Express (GAX) service.
23 Aug 2013
The Port of Seattle reported container volume dropped 16.0 percent year-over-year in July to 134,864 20-foot-equivalent units...
21 Aug 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported container volume of 1.08 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first seven months of 2013, an increase of 24 percent year-over-year.
22 Jul 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported its container volume in the first six months of 2013 was 930,794 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 29 percent year-over-year.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
11 Jul 2013
Average spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade held onto most of the general rate increase that took effect on July 1, in part because the wreck of the MOL Comfort has taken some vessel capacity out of the trade.
19 Jun 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported its container volume in May was 758,071 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 31 percent year-over-year.
23 May 2013
The Port of Tacoma in Washington reported container volume from January to April was 617,076 20-foot-equivalent units, up 35 percent year-over-year.
30 Apr 2013
Direct ChassisLink will initiate pool management operations for the Grand Alliance Chassis Pool on May 1.
24 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle reported container volume fell 30.1 percent in March compared with the same month in the previous year, and decreased 19.4 percent year-over-year from January to March...
Port of Tacoma dockworkers handling container.
28 Jan 2013
Port of Tacoma, Wash., handled 1.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2012, making it the best year since 2008.
Da  Chan Bay
15 Oct 2012
SHENZHEN, China — While overall container volumes in the Pearl River Delta region struggle to maintain rapid growth amid
12 Oct 2012
Maersk Line will scrap one of its Asia-Europe services and suspend a second loop in the face of persistent overcapacity a
07 Sep 2012
The Grand Alliance and Zim Integrated Container Services plan to merge two of their joint trans-Pacific services to the U.S.
12 Mar 2012
OOCL will launch two new services from Asia to the U.S. West Coast this spring that it says will enhance the Grand Alliance service and replace one existing loop.
08 Mar 2012
The game of musical chairs in the Pacific Northwest will continue this summer when Grand Alliance carriers NYK Line, Hapag-Lloyd and Orient Overseas Container Line leave the Port of Seattle and move t
09 Feb 2012
Vessel layups and new shipping alliances will help push up container shipping freight rates in coming months but many operators still will struggle to return to profitability, one analyst.
20 Dec 2011
Members of the New World and Grand alliances, moving to match the expansion of larger rivals, said Tuesday they will forge a new vessel-sharing alliance operating 90 vessels on Asia-Europe trade lanes
01 Apr 2011
Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd, NYK Line and OOCL, together with alliance partner Zim Integrated Shipping Services, are teaming up with Hyundai Merchant Marine to launch an all-water service from
29 Mar 2011
The Grand Alliance is resuming service to the Japanese city of Nagoya operated by Hapag-Lloyd on March 31, according to a bulletin by OOCL.
22 Mar 2011
The three member carriers of the Grand Alliance are adding a direct Vietnam call at the Cai Mep deepwater port in Vung Tau on Loop D of their Asia-Europe service starting on March 30.
10 Mar 2011
The three carrier members of the Grand Alliance plan to overhaul their trans-Pacific services to the U.S. West Coast in advance of the peak season.
12 Jan 2011
The Federal Maritime Commission is ordering three global vessel alliances to provide more timely reports on changes in vessel capacity in the U.S. trades.
13 Oct 2010
Grand Alliance members Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL said Wednesday they are reducing capacity for the slow winter season between Europe and the Far East.