Database Update: Intra-Europe Completely Mapped

Database Update: Intra-Europe Completely Mapped

After mapping all North-South and East-West container shipping services in 2016, we’re excited to announce that our team in Denmark has now mapped all intra-Europe services and feeders. In total 254 new services have been added from 48 companies calling 205 ports.

The Definitive Guide to Maritime Piracy

The Definitive Guide to Maritime Piracy

To some, the word “pirate” seems rather archaic; it evokes images of swashbuckling marauders with gold earrings and hook hands on the decks of old wooden ships. Sadly, pirates don’t just live on in period pieces and on torrent websites: piracy is still a major issue for shipping merchants in different parts of the world.

Environmental Progress in the Container Shipping Industry

When you think about the hundreds of giant ships crossing oceans and seas every single day, or read about oil spills that massively impact an area for years, the concept of “being environmentally friendly” does not seem closely related to the shipping industry.

eeSea Weekly Update: Hamburg Süd and the Long Process of Takeovers

Back in November, Germany’s Oetker Group announced they were interested in selling off their shipping business, Hamburg Süd, at that time the seventh-largest container shipper in the world in terms of capacity. Within days, Maersk Line was revealed to be taking over the line, increasing its global share of the market from 15.7% to 18.2%.

eeSea Weekly Update: Latest Ocean Alliance News

After last week’s analysis of THE Alliance’s slow and irregular updates on upcoming services, this week we’re taking a look at the other new alliance set to start sailing on 1 April: Ocean Alliance, consisting of CMA CGM, Evergreen Line, China COSCO Shipping, and Overseas Orient Container Lines.

eeSea Weekly Update: Latest THE Alliance News

We’re inching closer and closer to April 1st, when three of the four current shipping alliances are set to break and two new bigger alliances will launch. The members of THE Alliance have been surprisingly slow at revealing any details about the services they’ll be operating in just a couple of weeks’ time.

eeSea Weekly Update: 2016 Port Volumes

We’re already more than two months into 2017, and so far it’s been a lot calmer than the tumultuous 2016 that led to a lot of dramatic changes in the container shipping industry. We’re also in the time of year when major ports around the world begin to release data about their previous year volumes, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the reports that have been shared so far.

Newsletter #4: How to Use the Services Module

On 1 January we officially shut down our beta platform and moved to a two-tier subscription service. We’d like to sincerely thank everyone who has signed up for the Pro platform so far. In the coming weeks, we want to highlight how you can use our main features to make more market intel-based decisions in your work.

eeSea's Company, Terminal & News Modules

eeSea's Company, Terminal & News Modules

In this issue, the spotlight is on eeSea's Company, Terminal and News modules. Our intention is to use APM Terminals as a showcase for what we would like to achieve with eeSea; to combine market intelligence and a curated news stream with a pleasant and intuitive user interface.

Launching eeSea

Launching eeSea

We're immensely proud to be launching eeSea today: the market intelligence portal for the global container transport industry. It is built on the premise that with all the challenges facing the industry today and in the coming years, we genuinely need better information. We need more transparency. And if we are to truly build a 21st century transport industry, we need to make the ecosystem much, much smarter.