UASC Ventures into North Atlantic Trade

UASC Ventures into North Atlantic Trade

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), the French liner CMA CGM and Germany’s Hamburg Süd have agreed to form a ...

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2M Links Gothenburg with Japan

2M Links Gothenburg with Japan

Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new deep sea service to Japan through the newly formed 2M Alliance ...

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Term of the Day: Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA)

A Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) is usually reached between various partners within a shipping consortium who agree ...

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FMC Commissioner Says Hanjin Can Join Ocean Three

FMC Commissioner Says Hanjin Can Join Ocean Three

The U.S. Commissioner William P. Doyle voted for the Federal Maritime Commission to take no further action on the ...

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ESC: Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

ESC Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) says that shipping industry needs a global authority to keep Vessel Sharing ...

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GSF: Alliances Worry Shippers

GSF Alliances Worry Shippers

The recent Containerisation International (CI) shipper sentiment survey has shown that shippers are worried about ...

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ESC Urges Shippers to Drop Congestion Surcharges

ESC Urges Shippers to Drop Congestion Surcharges

It is unacceptable to hit European businesses with the new so-called congestion surcharges, the European Shippers’ ...

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Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd., have entered into a new vessel ...

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US Clears 2M Alliance

US Clears 2M Alliance

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has approved the planned 2M vessel sharing agreement between ...

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Maersk, MSC to Start 2M Alliance in January

Maersk Line, part of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, and Swiss firm Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) are planning to ...

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Maersk, MSC Establish Ten-Year VSA

Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have signed a 10 year Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) on the ...

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