Yang Ming responded by saying it has unwavering support of Taiwan’s government and has "proactively reorganized internally to effectively reduce its operating costs."
Orient Overseas Container Line’s parent company said it is not aware or involved in any bid relating to the company or OOCL.
Kansas City Southern’s net income fell 1.1 percent to $479.9 million for the full year in 2016 on revenues that slid 3.5 percent compared to the previous year, according to the company’s most recent financial statements.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line of Denmark, CMA CGM of France and Hapag-Lloyd of Germany issued freight rate increases.
Drewry’s investment research arm said it believes CMA CGM of France is best positioned among the major carriers to be a perfect suitor for Orient Overseas (International) Limited, the parent company of Hong Kong-Based OOCL.
Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.