The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is keeping busy with an increasing number of complaints from shippers.
The latest two to emerge involve Israeli carrier ZIM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC).
“The softened market – and space situation – may well cause a flurry of suits and FMC complaints to be filed,” commented Bjorn Vang Jensen, a vice president at liner consultancy Sea-Intelligence, in a post on LinkedIn last month.
“The collective, pent-up anger and PTSD in the BCO community at large now wants out, and rate reductions won’t cut it for some,” said Jensen.
Read more in an article from Splash.