Transatlantic shippers can look forward to an increase in capacity on the trade, as both the 2M and THE alliances introduce larger ships.
According to liner analyst Alphaliner, 2M partners Maersk and MSC are upgrading the TA2/NEUATL2 service by replacing the five 4,800 teu ships with vessels in the 5,500-8,800 teu range.
It noted that the 8,044 teu Maersk Kotka had already been assigned to the service, with the 7,250 teu Maersk …
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Source: The Loadstar