The agreement between Maersk Line and MSC knocks Maersk Line's collaboration with CMA CGM off the field. A bad thing, though it could open up for new opportunities, partner and CEO of SeaIntel tells ShippingWatch.
BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT
The new collaboration between Maersk Line and MSC comes as bad news for French CMA CGM, Lars Jensen, partner and CEO of analyst agency SeaIntel, tells ShippingWatch.
The long-term lockdown of major city Shanghai has seriously affected land logistics at one of the world trade’s crucial hubs. It will take time to get infrastructure back to normal, predicts DSV regional head to ShippingWatch.
Industry stakeholders and NGOs describe meetings last week leading up to IMOs climate session in June as a breakthrough for a global CO2 levy considered the single most important tool to decarbonize shipping. ”A huge step forward,” says researcher Tristan Smith.
Coffers are filled with money ready to be spent on investments, but German Schulte Group holds on to its capital for the time being. ”There is simply too much uncertainty,” says Group Chair Heinrich Schulte.
To replace Kristian Mørch, the Odfjell family has chosen a new chief executive who truly knows the chemical tanker carrier from within and aims to ensure continuity. ShippingWatch has interviewed Harald Fotland regarding his plans and priorities for the Norwegian carrier.