There have been record-high levels of imports over the past several months, primarily due to raised inventories ahead of expected tariff increases. But we are projecting declining volumes in the coming months and an overall weakness in imports for the first half of the year.
Hackett Associates founder Ben Hackett
THE Alliance — ACL/StreamLines - Transatlantic Loop 2-AL2 has increased the total transit time from 28 days to 35 days. The AL2 removed the vessel Shanghai Trader and added Brevik Bridge and Berlin Bridge , increasing capacity by 3,998 TEUs or 20 percent while remaining a weekly service.