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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Cleared to Merge

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding and Wallenius have received all the necessary approvals from competition authorities, bond holders and general meetings for a merger between the two companies. Under the agreement, the companies will combine ownership in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, EUKOR Car Carriers and American Roll on Roll off...

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Alphaliner: Global Box Volumes Prosper

FOLLOWING A SLOW FIRST HALF OF 2016, PORT THROUGHPUT REBOUNDED IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR PUSHING THE GLOBAL CONTAINER VOLUMES UP BY AN ESTIMATED 1.8% DURING THE YEAR, COMPARED TO 1.4% SEEN IN 2015, ACCORDING TO ALPHALINER. Alphaliner stated that the fourth quarter of 2016 was...

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Greek Flag Loses 62 Ships

The fleet registered under the Greek flag saw a significant loss of 62 ships during the year until March 1st, 2017, equivalent to 3.7 million DWT and 2.3 million GT. The country’s fleet is now comprised of 747 ships, totaling 43.7 million GT and 75.2 million DWT, the Greek...

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