ESC: European Exporters to Monitor Current Developments in Container Shipping

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April 6, 2017 The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) Board of Directors has decided to set up a temporary observer group comprised of representatives of European exporters to monitor closely the situation related to the capacity crunch in container shipping. The group will analyze the changes in capacity, the time of delays, and the fluctuation of […]

ESC: Shippers Facing Obstacles amid Alliance Changes

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March 28, 2017 Shippers who regularly export goods to Asia have been facing a large drop of available slots for containers on almost every shipping line due to changes being introduced by alliances, European Shippers’ Council (ESC) members informed. The main reason given by carriers of the two new alliances is the reshuffling of their […]