The US Federal Maritime Commission, FMC, is expected to contact the Chinese authorities before reaching a decision on the new mega-alliance between Maersk Line and MSC.
BY OLE ANDERSEN
The FMC, the US Federal Maritime Commission, will likely consult the Chinese authorities before making its final decision on the new container alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co.
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.