Maersk and ONE have to decline bookings in Asia due to overheated market

CMA CGM is not alone in having to decline container transport in Asia. Maersk and ONE have also had to impose limits on vessel access ahead of New Year's, the companies tell ShippingWatch. Freight forwarder DHL calls the situation "very tight".

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French container line CMA CGM is not the only carrier that has had to decline booking requests out of Asia in the overheated container market.

Maersk and ONE both tell ShippingWatch that they have had to decline some of the inquiries they have received. Meanwhile, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd calls the situation normal.

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