EUF keeping an eye on Alliance situation

EUF Group are keeping their eye on the detail of the forthcoming 1st April launch of two new mega alliances, Ocean Alliance and THE Alliance.

The article published last week by Lloyd’s Loading List quoting container shipping analyst Drewry from its latest Container Insight Weekly report, said that for whatever reasons, the introduction of the two new alliances “has not been plain sailing and some immediate disruption from 1 April seems inevitable”. It believes ports and terminals should privately have a fairly good idea of what they are going to get, “but it’s the shippers who are very much in the dark, and probably other supporting players like truckers and railroads”.

Mel Pipe, Commercial Director, EUF said “This is something we are watching very closely, as we want to make sure we keep our customers fully informed about any disruption or changes to services”.

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