New Chinese shipping giant emerges

The merged COSCO and China Shipping has been relaunched as China Cosco Shipping Corporation (COSCOCS). With it, the Chinese government hopes to create a global operator with enough muscle to counteract other major global operators such as Maersk Line and stem the two operators' mounting losses. COSCOCS would own 830 vessels - including bulkers and tankers as well as container ships – which on paper would put it well ahead of ... [+]

China shipping giants to merge

Hot on the heels of CMA CGM’s plan to take over Singapore’s NOL, two giants of Chinese shipping have confirmed that they are to merge after China’s state cabinet approved the deal. China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) and China Shipping Group - currently sixth and seventh largest lines respectively - say ... [+]

New Felixstowe call as Ocean Three tweaks Asia-Europe routes

CMA CGM and its Ocean Three partners China Shipping and UASC have launched a new service to replace its FAL2 and FAL3 services, including a new export call from Felixstowe as well as improved transit times, an new import call at Chiwan and a new call in Vietnam. The operators ... [+]

World’s biggest ship yet debuts in Felixstowe

The world’s largest container ship, the 19,100 teu CSCL Globe, made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe on 7 January. She was on China Shipping Container Line's AEX1 (Asia Europe Express) service. Felixstowe is its first port of call in Europe. Managing director of China Shipping (UK) Agency, Zhang ... [+]

Felixstowe to host Chinese giant

The world’s largest containership, China Shipping's 19,000teu CSCL Globe, will call at the port of Felixstowe on 7/8 January 2015. It will be the first call of the ship anywhere in Europe and Felixstowe will be her only UK port of call. [+]

CMA CGM set to join new box grouping

CMA CGM is to join forces with United Arab Shipping (UASC) and China Shipping in a new east-west trade vessel sharing agreement, according to recent reports. The new CUC Alliance will operate on all major trades, but particularly on the Asia/Europe axis, along with Transpacific services to and from the ... [+]

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