BMW to file damage claim against carriers in cartel case

Several of the shipping companies involved in a price fixing case concerning transportation of cars can look forward to a damage claim from German auto maker BMW. The German firm is filing a case in South Africa, according to Business Report.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Matthias Schrader

German auto manufacturer BMW plans to file a damage claim against several shipping companies which have been fined for participating in a large-scale price-fixing cartel.

A group of car carriers, including Norway's Wallenius Wilhelmsen and Japan's MOL, NYK and K Line, have for years been investigated for fixing prices on international transportation of cars.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.

No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Container reliability hit new low at the end of 2021

Schedule reliability in the container industry set a new negative record in December 2021 with one route in particular hit hard with an on-time arrival rate of only 10 percent, show figures from Sea-Intelligence. Problems in supply chains are still ”a huge burden,” says Hapag-Lloyd.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs