International Freight Shipping

News relating to the import and export business, including customs, current economics and more.

Evolving market dynamics

The container line landscape is constantly evolving as market dynamics present new challenges to the industry. See how the companies involved have changed as a result of mergers and acquisitions since 1977.

Commentary

To be frank, if you missed Maersk’s first-quarter earnings conference call, you missed a lot.

News & Analysis

Maersk Line logistics.
06 Jun 2018
The new digital product, which commenced global operations in early 2017, is designed to offer instant pricing/booking, cost transparency/cargo tracking, simplified/centralized documentation, and proactive/round-the-clock customer services.
Maersk Line.
03 Jun 2018
Maersk’s first-quarter earnings conference call was not only a report card on the ocean carrier, as important as that is. It was also a summary of the major trends and factors affecting container shipping.
Maersk vessel
09 Feb 2018
Maersk Line sailed to a half a billion profit in 2017, but earnings were dragged down by the cyber attack and rising unit costs.
23 Jan 2018
Exchange participants hope the New York Shipping Exchange will increase visibility and certainty for shippers, which they argue will result in a better end-to-end experience for its customers.
08 Jan 2018
On a percentage basis, 2017 was one of the strongest increases registered since the end of the Great Recession.
29 Dec 2017
A key, new container shipping partnership will commence operations in 2018's first quarter, and it will affect the intra-Asia supply-demand equation.