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2M and O3 have lost their lead on mega-tonnage

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Alliances 2M and O3's lead in terms of ultra large container vessels seems to be shrinking as the two smallest alliances, G6 and CKYHE, establish mega-vessel fleets, according to SeaIntel.


BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
Published 17.03.15 at 09:32

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Chairman: Maersk has developed 15 digital prototypes

michaelpram.jpg Container:

Maersk has developed 15 digital prototypes, says Maersk's departing chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen at the Maersk General Assembly in Copenhagen on Tuesday. He also expresses "pride" at the work being done by Maersk at shipbreaking facilities in India.

Hapag-Lloyd: Aggressive Maersk Line conquered market shares

Container:

It was an aggressive Maersk Line which conquered nine percent of the global container market in 2016, says Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen, who now risks losing longtime cooperation agreements with "neighbor carrier" Hamburg Süd to Maersk Line.

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Hyundai Merchant Marine, currently ranked 13th among the world's largest container carriers, says that it would not be difficult to reach 5th place in the foreseeable future, reports Korea Times.

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