US port strike fears hit supply chains

Shippers anticipating stoppage divert cargo to Canada

Week in Review

Week in Review, July 12

Samsung takes some knocks; Maersk, HSBC and insider trading case also in the news

Maersk forms new alliance with MSC

Move follows collapse of planned alliance of three freight lines

Djibouti pulls DP World terminal contract

Corruption allegations over concession

China signs $4bn of deals with Greece

Li and Samaras open 17km rail link from port

Maersk: all at sea

Irrationality triumphs as China scuppers proposed alliance

Maersk runs into Beijing on shipping deal

Rejected transaction did not involve Chinese group

China blocks three-way shipping alliance

Shares in Denmark’s Maersk suffer biggest fall in two years

MPs warn over ship emissions rules

Fears that tougher pollution regime will cost 2,000 jobs

Maersk rejects tanker deal bribery claims

Danish group denies bribing Petrobras official via broker

Maersk: naut yet

Some of the group’s divisions are not pulling their weight

Maersk raises profit guidance

Italy set to launch privatisation drive

State-owned shipbuilder Fincantieri to apply to list in Milan

China family’s ship comes in, after 64 years

War reparations deal seals decades of wrangling

Probe into S Korea ferry’s finances

Death toll from disaster rises to 157

Peel signs £100m Liverpool crane deal

Agreement is next step in construction of £300m deep water quay

S Korea arrests ferry captain

Two other crew members taken into custody

Hapag-Lloyd joins forces with CSAV

Deal will create world’s fourth-largest fleet of container ships

Nanjing Tanker to delist after losses

Shanghai stock exchange penalty seen as overdue step

Shipbuilders: full steam ahead

Higher average new vessel prices suggest that the industry has at least bottomed


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