A new player approaches in the container industry, Oldendorff and Hapag-Lloyd talk about the future sulphur regulations, new developments at Torm, and the differences between the two alliances G6 and P3. These were just some of the top stories on ShippingWatch this week.
BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN
When the sulphur regulations come into force
Carriers are preparing for the impending sulphur regulations that are set to come into force on January 1st 2015. This week Oldendorff and Hapag-Lloyd talked about their preparations, while manufacturer Alfa Laval is experiencing a rise in orders:
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV signed a memorandum of understanding this week concerning the merger of the two carriers, a move that could result in a challenge to Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd, particularly their reefer business in South America: