According to consultancy Drewry some of the major shipping lines have informed that they shall not seek the construction of new container, because the obsolete fleet available in different routes.
Port operators belonging to shipping lines are making alliances among themselves and with traditional multinational operators (that with reason are defending the space gained on the market), approaching among all 50% of the world market and gradually reducing the space to national operators. Is this oligopoly suitable for trade?
For the seventh time the Organization Port of Cartagena was recognized as the best port in the Caribbean for the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), which brings together the most important maritime companies in the region.
According to Leonard Field, manager in charge of TOC Americas 2015, “this year the Conference has exceeded all expectations, positioning the sample as the event number one in the field of the supply chain for containers in America”.
A new cause for concern is born to this project and is its financial stability which, in addition to its apparent non-commercial viability, its construction would be unworkable.
Agreement constitutes about 40% of the world economy, with a market of 800 million people