FMC approves The Alliance

The US Federal Maritime Commission has cleared container collaboration The Alliance, which is spearheaded by Hapag-Lloyd and now set to come into force on Dec. 19 on tradelanes to and from the US.

Mario Cordero at Danish Maritime Forum in Copenhagen

The Federal Maritime Commission, FMC, has approved the container vessel sharing agreement (VSA) The Alliance, which is now set to come into force on Monday, Dec. 19 on trades to and from the US, informs the FMC in a statement Thursday.

The Alliance consists of Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Asian carriers: K Line, MOL, NYK, and Yang Ming.

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