BlueWater Reporting Carrier Report: ZIM remains confident amidst poor financial performance
The all new, in-depth Carrier Report from BlueWater Reporting is here! BlueWater Reporting tracks the weekly TEU capacity of competitive direct liner services on 170 individual lanes operating globally, taking into account skipped sailings and slow steaming, and estimates the allocation of that capacity within each specific trade lane. BlueWater ’s Carrier Reports are designed to help ocean carriers, non-vessel-operating common carriers, freight forwarders, shippers, ports and...
Shippers and BCOs divert cargo to avoid West Coast port congestion
Click here to register for this report! New research from American Shipper finds more than 40 percent of retailers and manufacturers plan to shift volume from West Coast ports to East Coast ports on a long-term basis as a result of chronic congestion on the West Coast over the past nine months. The findings are part of a new American Shipper report, "Won’t Be Fooled Again: How BCOs Plan to Avoid the Pitfalls of West Coast Port Congestion," which also details what percentage of ...
Report: Alliance Consolidation Continues
Two months after Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. joined forces to form the 2M vessel-sharing agreement, following the denial of regulatory approval for the proposed P3 Network due to antitrust concerns, the last of the former three P3 members—French carrier CMA CGM—has moved on as well. CMA CGM announced Sept. 9 that it has signed three agreements with CSCL and UASC, dubbed the “Ocean Three,” on the Asia-Europe, transpacific and transatlantic trades. Expected to star...
Carrier Group Market Share by Nominal Weekly Capacity
Access BlueWater Reporting Reports Now! Ben Meyer, American Shipper and BlueWater Reporting’s research analyst, has dedicated much of this year to researching and reporting on the G6 and P3 Alliances. During the 2014 American Shipper Executive Summit, Ben examined the P3-G6 Effect, the domino effect of consolidating ocean carrier alliances and VSAs that, despite being delayed earlier this summer by China’s rejection of the P3 alliance, is expected to continue in the coming years. &nb...