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Between the lines: Information blackout

Carriers’ point-to-point online tools still leave much to be desired

International Containers

Between the lines: Blank sailing into the void

All but three of the major main lane service offerings have suffered from blank sailings since their inception

International Containers

Between the Lines: Alliance reshuffle to shake up transpacific

With roughly half of US imports from China now subject to a 25% tariff, and almost the entirety of Chinese imports from US subject to a 25% tariff, the transpacific trade is likely to be adversely affected this peak season

Asia Pacific China

Between the lines: front-loading heavily tilted towards US west coast

West coast ports won a bigger share of growth than east coast rivals in the last quarter of 2018, but were hit harder during the related slowdown in the first quarter of 2019

International Containers

Between the Lines: Carrier results show benefits of scale

Liner shipping has increasingly become a size-driven industry, with the smaller carriers recording most of the losses

International Maersk Group

Between the lines: Ultra large tonnage impacts Asia-Europe trade

The liner industry is braced to receive around 400,000 teu of ‘mega vessel’ capacity this year, which is destined for the Asia-Europe trade, and a further 600,000 teu in 2020

Asia Pacific Europe
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