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Container industry faces several more years of oversupply, warns Maersk’s Andersen

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Danish line unlikely to order more tonnage before 2017 and rules out acquisitions despite strong profits

Volcanic eruption threat to supply chain re-emerges

Forwarders examine contingency plans as Icelandic Meteorological Office raises aviation warning level from yellow to orange

Shipping lines unclear if Russian embargo will alter schedules

Services currently maintained as normal, although Latin America seen as likely region to fill ‘supply gap’

Auckland reports ‘outstanding’ 18% rise in box volumes

But CEO says container growth was a one-off recovery

Truck drivers take brewery giant Anheuser-Busch to court

Employees claiming US$5 million for failure to pay overtime and forbidding rest breaks