Trans-Atlantic

Port of New York and New Jersey container ship.
27 Jul 2018
Although trade tensions between the United States and the European Union and their impact have been muted so far in 2018, trade stakeholders know that could change dramatically and quickly.
20 Jul 2018
Could a looming trade war shake up one of the most stable global shipping lanes?
Port of Hamburg.
09 Jul 2018
However, far from being an omen of declining demand, headhaul rates from Europe to the United States have strengthened as peak season gets under way.
An Evergreen ship.
25 May 2018
However, freight forwarders and shippers said they did not expect the disappearance of two carrier’s trans-Atlantic services to have much impact on capacity on the United States-Northern Europe route.
A container ship crosses the Atlantic Ocean.
26 Feb 2018
Shippers sending goods between Europe and the United States should track the goods carefully and be ready to cope with delays, after a year of decreasing carrier schedule reliability on the trans-Atlantic routes.
29 Jan 2018
A new schedule outlined by Mediterranean Shipping Co. will substantially cut the time needed to send cargo from Europe to the US East Coast.
11 Dec 2017
APL was No. 13 on the trans-Atlantic trade in the first three quarters.
08 Nov 2017
The trans-Atlantic spot market has barely budged when compared with the yo-yo swings on other trades.
06 Sep 2017
Container lines are attempting to hike westbound rates on the trans-Atlantic.
31 Aug 2017
The MESA service between the east coast South America and the Mediterranean operates weekly and will have northbound and southbound calls.
15 Aug 2017
Niche carriers either greatly overperform or dramatically underperform the top 16 carriers.
15 Aug 2017
Trade between Charleston and the United Kingdom is growing faster than trade between the United States and the United Kingdom as a whole.
06 Aug 2017
The strong US dollar underpins strong growth in the westbound trade, but exports stagnate.
05 Aug 2017
The trans-Atlantic trade remains an oasis of calm, but political threats and opportunities could shake up the trade.
12 Jun 2017
Freight rates are soaring.
10 May 2017
Weco, formerly known as Nordana Lines, exited the Americas-Mediterranean trade in March.
05 May 2017
“These underlying volumes offer great opportunities to other shippers who can utilize our steady westbound capacity.”
25 Apr 2017
Although the alliance changes that reshuffled carrier alliances from four to three took effect April 1, the impact is only slowly emerging on routes across the globe.
24 Apr 2017
The upside is that spot freight rates likely will stabilize.
20 Apr 2017
Mobile officials had been seeking a North Europe service.
10 Apr 2017
Jakarta and the US West Coast have been linked by a new direct service offered by the Ocean Alliance and operated by CMA CGM.
24 Feb 2017
Eimskip says more acquisitions are on the way in 2017.
06 Feb 2017
The deal takes effect April 1 along with the reordering of global shipping alliances.
23 Jan 2017
The trans-Atlantic continues to slide down the container route rankings.
05 Jan 2017
The last time the WCI composite index exceeded $1,700 per 40-foot-equivalent unit was in March 2015.
26 Dec 2016
The Atlantic container trade is heading for another year of fine-tuning as major carriers focus on the pivotal Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific routes ahead of the spring launch of two new mega-alliances.
07 Dec 2016
The members of THE Alliance on Wednesday announced a revamped Mediterranean-East Coast North America service via a link with Israeli ocean carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Service.
03 Nov 2016
The Ocean Alliance has released information on its network that begins on April 1, 2017, with the trans-Pacific to see the largest number of loops and port calls.
16 Sep 2016
APL is about to launch a new trans-Atlantic service just as import spot rates on the route are at a five-year low.
15 Sep 2016
The outlook for overall container trade growth, and particularly transshipment, is bleak.
The ACL Atlantic Star is the first of the G4 class ships, whose combination of container and roll-on, roll-off capacity has helped the liner get through the onging downturn in the container sector.
22 Aug 2016
ACL expects its new ships to provide an edge.
Few shippers see prices going up substantially this year, and some say the rates won’t change until at least April, when the new carrier alliances take effect.
17 Aug 2016
The dramatic descent of spot prices to five-year lows in both directions on the trans-Atlantic shipping route has sparked questions about how low the price can go, and if the once sleepy, stable route has changed.