2M Alliance and ZIM Partnership

ZIM, Maersk Line and MSC enter a strategic operational cooperation on the Asia-US East Coast trade 2M Alliance partners, Maersk and MSC have teamed up with carrier ZIM Lines on voyages from Asia to the U.S. East Coast.     The deal will become effective […]

Update on Carrier Alliances

Carrier Alliances in the United States have recently undergone a major transformation. Previously, there were four shipping alliances, which have now merged to form three updated alliances. Ocean Alliance and THE Alliance are new alliances that have formed as a result of a merger. 2M […]

‘THE Alliance’ to commence operations in 2017

‘THE Alliance’ to commence operations in 2017 Excerpt from: American Shipper | By : Chris Dupin | May 13, 2016 Six of the eight “orphan” ocean carriers not included in the proposed OCEAN Alliance or the existing 2M Alliance have established a new vessel sharing […]

Top Ocean Carriers Announce New Alliance

Some of the world’s largest carriers will be joining together in an agreement called the “Ocean Alliance.”  Carriers include CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL). American Shipper’s Chris Dupin states, “The carriers said the vessel sharing alliance will […]

FMC Approves New Carrier Alliance

FMC Approves New Carrier Alliance, Takes Steps to Prevent Potential Reduction in Competition Excerpt from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report |  Monday, March 24, 2014 The Federal Maritime Commission approved March 20 the P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement, which authorizes the world’s three largest […]