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Bruce Barnard

CMA CGM
Is the decision by CMA CGM to take a 25 percent stake in CEVA the beginning of a wave in which ocean carriers seek to become one-stop shipper shops?

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A surge in trucking traffic combined with a truck driver shortage is taxing European shippers.
There’s not much confidence that the UK government will meet the deadline.
Poland's bid to become a European hub was sealed when the leading ocean carriers opened Gdansk up to direct calls from Asia.
These are the best of times for the global airline industry but look like the worst of times for UK carriers and airports as they sweat over Brexit.
A growing market share doesn’t translate to an improving economic environment and rising profits for the trucking business across Europe.
The trans-Atlantic spot market has barely budged when compared with the yo-yo swings on other trades.
Big container ships make the big headlines, but vessels at the other end of the size spectrum are also making waves as the market braces for an uncertain year ahead.
Transporters of outsized cargoes now must obtain permits to cross borders and even to move from region to region within countries.
European airlines are bystanders in the long simmering “open skies” dispute between US and Gulf airlines that looks like it is about to shoot up to the top of President Trump’s “America First” agenda.
The shipping industry is about to register a significant milestone.