A squeeze of sweet orange: more flexibility granted to CH Robinson
Flexible is good
Yesterday, the inevitable happened – MSC overtook Maersk to become the world’s largest shipping line, as measured by teu slot capacity.
It’s on all the news headlines – yesterday, Alphaliner’s Top 100 registered MSC’s fleet capacity at 4,284,728 teu, compared with Maersk’s 4,282,840 teu, the difference equivalent to a 1,888 teu mid-sized feeder ship.
[Editor’s note ? the table above was published on 5 January, the day before MSC overtook Maersk]
Everyone in the liner business has known for a while that sooner or ...