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An in-depth breakdown on the capacity implications of the P3 alliance on the transpacific and Asia-Europe trades from Drewry. The bottom line is that the expected vessel deployment might not be as bad as some in the liner trades fear, the London-based analyst suggests. Some useful tables for shippers and forwarders who need to work detailed capacity allocations, but one of the central questions remains unanswered: how will the P3 members – Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM – continue to genuinely compete with each other, other than on price alone?

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