Container terminal operators can’t invest if shipping alliances squeeze prices too tight

//Container terminal operators can’t invest if shipping alliances squeeze prices too tight

Container terminal operators can’t invest if shipping alliances squeeze prices too tight

By | 2016-12-05T13:34:50+00:00 December 5th, 2016|feed news|Comments Off on Container terminal operators can’t invest if shipping alliances squeeze prices too tight

Heavy-handed negotiating tactics by container alliances could drive down future port investments if terminal operators find the risk of return too high, according to Drewry.
In its Ports and Terminals Insight report, global shipping consultancy Drewry says terminal operators are facing a “perfect storm” as ever-increasing alliances seek to leverage their position to drive down handling costs, while at the same time expecting operators to invest in the necessary equipment to handle bigger …

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