Lloyd's List is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By



From containers to tankers, from ship owning to ship management, market forces continue to incentivise mergers and acquisitions

HSH Nordbank confirms feedership loan sale

Bank sells JR Shipping debts to UK-based fund ahead of privatisation

Europe Germany Containers

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Hot Topics :: Consolidation

Changing Lanes: The emerging picture on the Asia-South America trade lane

Mergers and acquisitions have required reshuffles to meet regulatory requirements

Asia Pacific South America

FMC commissioner open to two carrier alliances

However, Mr Maffei doubts whether such a move would gain regulatory approval from Brussels and China, particularly given the latter’s strong opposition of P3

Containers Consolidation

OOIL finance executive confident on merger with Cosco

All parties are working together with CFIUS to obtain approval ‘with the same timeframe’/p>

Asia Pacific China

Songa’s merger with Star Bulk reflects bullishness of Billung

Oslo-listed owner opts to swap its fleet for Star Bulks shares, betting on more upside in bulker markets

Greece Norway

NDRC gives approval for OOIL acquisition

The last pre-condition yet to be met is the go-ahead from China’s Ministry of Commerce

Asia Pacific China

Fears grow for Yang Ming and HMM as carrier consolidation reaches ‘end game’

Entering the group of super carriers is a ‘tall order’, SeaIntelligence Consulting chief executive says

Asia Pacific South Korea

Full effect of carrier consolidation forecast to come in 2019

Rolf Habben Jansen expects further mergers in the months ahead, but not on the scale seen in recent years

International Europe

Star Bulk to add 18 ships to fleet

New York-listed Star Bulk says the acquisitions are expected to provide it with economies of scale

Europe North America

What's behind Japanese shipbuilder co-operation?

Japanese business remains an enigma to non-Japanese observers

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk
See All