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Two new shipper groups formed

Organisation representing cargo owners ‘evolves’ out of the Asian Shippers’ Council, while an alternative global association has also been launched

Price is king, shipper debate concludes

Representatives say discussions between cargo owners and their supply-chain partners too often descend into exchanges about costs

Maersk orders seven ice-class container vessels

Line claims the 3,600 TEU ships will give Seago subsidiary ‘unprecedented economies of scale’

Chinese new orders slow further in March

Preliminary Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index falls to lowest level since May 2014