Is the Ocean Freight Market a Buyer's or Seller's Market?

2016 has been a year of turmoil and upheaval within the ocean freight market – the formation of new alliances, mergers and acquisitions and a bankruptcy of a major ocean liner. With these changes in mind, we asked the opinion of some...

[Live Video Broadcast] Container Shipping 2016 Year-in-Review with Patrik & Thomas

If you follow the container shipping industry, you know that 2016 has been a hectic year. In a market as dynamic as ours, where rates constantly fluctuate and structural shifts can happen overnight it for sure provides rather...

What's the Future Bringing for HMM?

The last few weeks have not been kind to Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM). One of the many carriers struggling to find a niche after the Hanjin bankruptcy and Japan 3 restructuring brought the rot in the box carriers out into the sunlight,...

CMA-CGM: Has the NOL Acquisition Come at a Heavy Price?

“In 2016, most probably, none of the 20 top companies will be profitable, consolidation will continue because small shipping lines will not be able to survive; the small to medium operators will be looking for a big brother to acquire...

[Survey Says] Who Does a Better Job in Ocean Freight Risk Mitigation?

The function of shipping, freight and supply chain is exposed to several forms of risks including natural disasters, war, piracy, terrorism, delayed delivery and more. Our recent social media survey asked, “Who does a better job in risk...

Container Shipping 2016 Year-in-Review
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