The G6 Alliance is taking steps to counter the planned P3 Network in a battle for east-west dominance.
05 Dec 2013
The majority of public comments sent to the Federal Maritime Commission regarding the proposed P3 Network were supportive of the vessel-sharing alliance among the world’s three largest global container lines.
03 Dec 2013
The G6 Alliance unveiled plans to expand into the trans-Atlantic and Asia-U.S. West Coast trade lanes in a widely expected response to the proposed P3 Network partnership between the world’s three largest carriers, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM.
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — Container rates will be even more volatile over the next 12 months, as liner consolidation is unlikely and the proposed alliance between the top three carriers will only make the trio and others more competitive with pricing, said an executive consultant at Alphaliner.
09 Oct 2013
Members of the G6 Alliance have withdrawn eight Asia-to-Europe sailings, effective from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand during the winter season.
23 Sep 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt’s Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey.
05 Sep 2013
Members of the G6 Alliance have canceled two voyages scheduled for early October, as a result of vessel maintenance and a national holiday week in China.
05 Aug 2013
The members of the G6 Alliance will modify their trade route between the Far East and the Black Sea or east Mediterranean, starting week 36.
18 Jul 2013
The Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia has welcomed the Berlin Express, one of Hapag Lloyd’s three super-post-Panamax vessels with 7,506 20-foot-equivalent units of capacity.
11 Jul 2013
Average spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade held onto most of the general rate increase that took effect on July 1, in part because the wreck of the MOL Comfort has taken some vessel capacity out of the trade.
16 May 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. — As North American container ports compete fiercely for market share, it’s becoming clear that the winners will be those that reliably and efficiently handle mega-ships on the water and land side of the berths.
19 Apr 2013
Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said the GPA is anticipating calendar 2013 growth in the 3 to 5 percent range in container volumes handled by the Port of Savannah.