Barnard, Bruce
August 2011
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/8/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 29, p16
The article focuses on the trans-Atlantic container shipping trade. It describes how trans-Atlantic trade volumes have been affected by the 2009 economic crisis before it slowly achieved stability and profit potential. Shipments to northern Europe are expected to grow in 2011 according to Drewry Shipping Consultants. Details about the U.S. export and import activities of top ocean carriers including Mediterranean Shipping, Hapag-Lloyd, and Maersk Line from June 2010 to May 2011 are also given.


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