Drewry: US ports not ready for the alliances

Several ports on the US East Coast are far from ready to receive the bigger ships that both the P3 and G6 alliances are expected to deploy, says Drewry in an analysis.
Photo: Maersk Line
Photo: Maersk Line

If the coming global container alliances P3 and G6 deploy their large container ships, as it looks like they will, several ports on the US East Coast will still not be ready to handle the massive ships, says British analyst agency Drewry, pointing out that the port expansions currently underway in most cases will not be ready until 2015, at which time the Panama Canal expansion was expected to be complete.

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