Jeremy Nixon looking into unpredictable 2019

ONE was born with deficiencies and is now striving to get back on track. "We have recovered most of what was originally lost," CEO Jeremy Nixon says in an interview with ShippingWatch. Still, 2019 is difficult to predict.

Japanese container consortium ONE was aware that not all resources were fully in place when it first went live with the first bookings in February this year. However, it seemed difficult if not impossible to backtrack and postpone the launch of the new major joint venture built on the container activities of MOL, NYK and K-Line.

Most of all, regulatory clearance had taken a surprisingly long time, and it was not until January 2018 that the final approval was received. However, it was too late to recruit and train the entire staff prior to the "grand opening" in February.

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