SeaIntel: P3 will dominate on fuel

Bigger mega-ships will make the future container alliance between Maersk Line, MSC, and CMA CGM far more efficient on fuel consumption - as much as eight percent compared to the competition - according to SeaIntel.

The future P3 collaboration between the world's three largest container carriers, Maersk Line, MSC, and CMA CGM, will achieve significantly bigger savings on fuel consumption than the two rival alliances on the the main trade lanes between the Far East and Northern Europe.

According to an analysis by SeaIntel, the two rival alliances, G6 and CKYHE, will be up to eight percent less efficient in terms of fuel consumption, and this fact will bring the two alliances under considerable pressure from P3, a collaboration that was cleared by the EU Commission last week.

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