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Drewry: P3 will have huge consequences for ports

The recently announced P3 alliance between the world's three largest carriers should make the port sector worry, writes Drewry in an analysis.

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It will result in major consequences for the port sector should the alliance between Maersk Line, CMA CGM, and MSC become a reality, and the carriers begin sharing ships on Asia-Europe, across the Pacific, and on trans-Atlantic routes starting from the second half on 2014, writes Drewry in an analysis.

According to Drewry, the decision regarding which ports the P3 alliance will call in will be based on a variery of factors, not just which terminal or port is best.

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