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Shippers call Joe Biden's attack on container lines "dynamite"

Container carriers may finally have the instrument they’ve been missing for years, with the Global Shippers Forum deeming the latest move by US President Joe Biden pure dynamite. Now, they will bring the clear US statement before the European Commission.

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Shippers gathered in the Global Shippers Forum are highly satisfied with the surprisingly clear statement that US President Joe Biden is set to make on container carrier influence on rates, which are currently soaring.

In particular, the part of the White House stance pertaining to immunity, which customers hold is built into competition legislation, pleases the organization’s director, James Hookham, who calls it ”dynamite.”

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