2M Alliance removes Seattle from Eagle/TP1 service

2M Alliance, the world’s largest container shipping alliance, has decided to temporarily omit Seattle call on its Eagle/TP1 service, until further notice.

The alliance partners, Maersk and MSC, explained that the revision on the service, which starts on week 43 of the year (25-31 October) with the 5,610TEU Akinada Bridge, voyage 5N, is due to the increased waiting time for vessel berthing at the port of Seattle.

“We apologise for any disruption to your cargo shipments,” said MSC in its statement.



Maersk takes actions to confront supply chain issues

Speaking on a panel at the South Atlantic International Trade Conference, Maersk North America Regional Managing Director, Narin Phol discussed the current supply chain challenges in the United States and ways to confront them with a range of solutions.

“The current situation is a growth story in the US and the supply chain disruption you are seeing is a by-product of this growth,” said Phol, and added that the challenge is every part of the US supply chain needs to build more resilience and...


Yang Ming lets out ship to Maersk for a year

Τaiwanese liner operator Yang Ming Marine Transport has agreed to charter one of its container ships to Maersk Line for a year at nearly US$63 million.

Based on the average daily rate of around US$172,600, the vessel is likely to be a Panamax boxship.

Yang Ming said that Maersk Broker had negotiated the transaction. No other information about the vessel was released.

The company said in a Taiwan Stock Exchange filing on 22 October that it has already met its deployment obligations with THE...


Port of Salalah partners with Maersk on a new end-to-end logistics service

Port of Salalah in Oman has partnered with Maersk to launch a new multimodal transport solution to the Al-Mazyunah free zone, as part of their regional strategy, aiming to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and to attract new investors in Oman and Yemen.

The new offering, extended beyond the major Arab Gulf regional gateway port, includes securing customs clearances and bonded trucking services to Salalah and Al-Mazyunah free zones hubs under carrier haulage.

“Our ambition is to...


Μaersk: Στρατηγική συνεργασία για την παροχή ολοκληρωμένων υπηρεσιών logistics

Η Maersk ανακοίνωσε προ ολίγων ημερών την υπογραφή συμφωνίας με την επίσης δανέζικη εταιρεία εξαγωγής κρεάτων Danish Crown, βάσει της οποίας η εταιρεία τακτικών γραμμών θα αναλάβει σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο την παροχή υπηρεσιών logistics κατά μήκος της εφοδιαστικής αλυσίδας για τα προϊόντα της τελευταίας.

Ειδικότερα, η τριετής συμφωνία που υπεγράφη καλύπτει όλες τις επιχειρησιακές μονάδες της Danish Crown, παρέχοντας μεταφορικές λύσεις που μεταξύ άλλων περιλαμβάνουν τη θαλάσσια και ενδοχώρια μεταφορά...


2M Alliance revises sailing programme on Asia to North America services

The largest container shipping alliance, 2M Alliance will adjust the sailing programme on its Asia to the United States and Canada network in order to match the actual departure dates from the Asian continent.

The two carriers of the alliance, Maersk and MSC explained that the revision of several services will be conducted due to the current challenging market situation which impacts port activities and generates congestion across the supply chain.

“As such, we will revise the voyage numbers on...


2M Alliance reschedules European services due to congestion issues

The largest container alliance in the world, 2M Alliance has decided to change the rotation of several services in Europe, due to port congestions and supply chain issues.

In particular, the alliance, which comprises Maersk and MSC, has announced that its Condor/AE7 service will be calling at Wilhelmshaven instead of Felixstowe until the end of the year, due to the ongoing congestion issues at Britain’s major port.

The first ship that will sail under the updated rotation will be the 15,908TEU MSC...


Prologis to host inaugural industrywide thought leadership event

Prologis facility in San Francisco

On Oct. 27, Prologis is hosting its inaugural thought leadership event: Breaking New Ground 2021. The event will take place at Prologis headquarters in San Francisco from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. PT, with the option for attendees to attend virtually. 

Consumers are struggling with shortages of daily necessities amid ongoing port bottlenecks. The solutions to the supply chain crisis are complex, making it urgent for the industry at large to work collaboratively. Join the Prologis event to gain...


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