The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
The South Atlantic Port is now equipped with 20 new Panamax cranes and six post-Panamax cranes.
Marseilles, France-based ocean carrier CMA CGM said that since Oct. 17, U.S. Lines’ services have been rebranded as ANL on the Oceania trades and APL on the transpacific trades.
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Danish ocean carrier Maersk Line said the acquisition of Hamburg Süd would boost its share of the world container fleet from 15.7 percent to 18.6 percent, and increase its capacity from 3.14 million TEUs to 3.76 million TEUs.
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The new container service will operate with five vessels averaging 4,200 TEUs and will connect ports in China, Korea and Southeast Asia with Chennai in East India, according to statements from the carriers.