|German trade bodies back Angela Merkel’s tough stance over Brexit
Two of largest business associations say letting UK opt out of aspects of free movement could endanger EU. Two of the largest German trade associations have come out in support of Angela Merkel taking a firm stance during negotiations over Britain’s exit from the EU, even if it comes at a short-term cost.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/13/german-trade-bodies-back-angela-merkels-tough-stance-over-brexitInfographic: Asian Maritime Crimes Down 65 Pct
The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asia from January to September 2016 decreased by 65%, compared to the same period in 2015, according to The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP).A total of 59 incidents were reported during the period, including 3 piracy and 56 armed robbery incidents, ReCAAP said.
Infographic: World’s Container Shipping Alliances
The infographic below, published by Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight Xeneta, shows current shipping alliances as well as upcoming alliance reorganizations.
As of 18 July 2016, the world’s shipping alliances include the 2M alliance (Maersk and MSC), the Ocean Three alliance (CMA CGM, UASC, COSCO Shipping), the G6 alliance (NYK Line, OOCL, APL, MOL, Hapag-Lloyd* and HMM) and the CKYHE alliance (K Line, COSCO, HANJIN, Evergreen, Yang Ming).
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