Carriers Expect To Recoup IMO 2020 Fuel Costs Through Shipper Contracts

We're finally seeing news on how carriers will pass higher fuel costs, which are on the way, to shippers.

It seems that all the news around the International Maritime Organization's [...]


What’s Happening with Ocean Freight Rates?

What kind of freight rates are shippers getting right now on their ocean shipping? The last time we posted on freight rates was in August with a blog titled Freight Rate Wars: Carriers Strike [...]


Maersk Sells Oil Division, Focusing on Shipping

Maersk is the biggest name in international shipping. It is the largest ocean carrier by capacity and sets industry trends with the moves it makes. Another advantage Maersk has over its [...]


Shrinking Carrier Competition: Cosco Buying OOCL

On Sunday (July 9th, 2017), Cosco Shipping Holdings Co., Ltd. (Cosco); Shanghai International Port Group Co., Ltd (SIPG); and Orient Overseas International Limited (OOIL) announced jointly that [...]


3 Things to Allay Shippers’ Fears About HMM’s Agreement with 2M Partners

As of today (March 30, 2017), the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) approval of the cooperation agreement between Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and the 2M alliance members, Maersk and MSC [...]

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