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Consolidation

Across the maritime sector, from containers to tankers, from ship owning to ship management, market forces continue to incentivise mergers and acquisitions. Some pursue market share, others seek the scale and market capitalisation to attract long term investors, all are contributing to a changing industry. Lloyd’s List has the latest insights on the impact of consolidation on the wider industry and keeps a weather eye out for the answer to the all-important question: Who is next?

 

 

Japanese boxship lines merger should improve customer perception of The Alliance

Merger will lead to two large-sized carriers in The Alliance

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Big can just become greedy, warn tanker owners

Consolidation seen as a positive, but not if one company grows so large it destroys competition

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Liner consolidation piles pressure on ports

But there are opportunities for container terminals despite the squeeze on costs and revenue

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