Shanghai meeting brings French-Chinese alliance into play

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The Chinese container merger has reopened the entire alliance scenario and created hectic activity in places such as Shanghai, where a meeting a few days ago could mark the beginning of an alliance between CMA CGM, the Chinese carrier and OOCL, well-informed sources tell ShippingWatch.

Rickmers Maritime: Things are really tough right now

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Making a living leasing container vessels to a market in a historical crisis is quite a roller-coaster, explains Søren Andersen, CEO of Rickmers Maritime Trust, and the company has been forced to impair the values of its vessels by a total of USD 173 million in the past two years.

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