Consolidation the saving grace for container lines in a ‘new competitive landscape’
MAY 6, 2020
Shipping lines have realised the benefits of consolidation during the coronavirus crisis, with the sector seeing a “new competitive landscape”. According to Lars Jensen, CEO of SeaIntelligence Consulting, carriers’ ability to control capacity is better than ever, since there are now only “seven or eight” global carriers and just three alliances on the deepsea trades. “In In the three months impacted by the virus, demand has dropped, in some cases 20%-30%, and the.