Help Center

What are Ocean Alliances?

Tags: 

Ocean alliances are groups of ocean freight carriers who agree to pool their respective fleets of vessels, in order to extend their geographic coverage and service offerings.

Sind Sie bereit, mit Flexport zu starten?

Setzen Sie auf digitale Logistikprozesse und registrieren Sie sich hier.

Ocean alliances are groups of carriers who have agreed to pool their fleet of vessels to extend their service offerings and geographic coverage.

Three ocean alliances exist as of May 2018:

Alliances are pragmatic arrangements, so their compositions change every few years.

For more details about each alliance, see "Guide to Ocean Alliances" on Flexport's blog.

Why do ocean alliances exist?

Alliances allow carriers to offer more sailing options with fewer vessels. If every carrier bought and operated the number of vessels needed to offer weekly sailings across every port they serve, the supply of vessel capacity would exceed the demand and container rates would fall. Carriers in an ocean alliance share their vessels so they can extend their service offerings and geographic coverage without flooding the market with vessels.

How do ocean alliances affect my shipments?

The merging of new ocean alliances will likely cause blank sailings.

Share the Article

arrowImagearrowImage

Sind Sie bereit, mit Flexport zu starten?

Registrieren Sie sich für Neuigkeiten des Frachtmarktes

Jetzt einfach registrieren und Freight Market Updates erhalten

Erhalten Sie wöchentliche Einblicke und Informationen rund um das Thema globaler Handel – direkt in Ihren Posteingang.

Ich stimme der Speicherung und Verarbeitung meiner persönlichen Daten durch Flexport, wie in den Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen und der Datenschutzerklärung beschrieben, zu.
LEGAL

Customs brokerage services are provided by Flexport’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Flexport Customs LLC, a licensed customs brokerage with a national permit. International ocean freight forwarding services are provided by Flexport International LLC, a licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary FMC# 025219NF. U.S. trucking services are provided by Flexport International, LLC, a FMCSA licensed property broker USDOT #2594279 and MC #906604-B. Cargo insurance is underwritten by an authorized insurance company and offered by Flexport affiliates. Insurance coverage is not available in all jurisdictions. See http://flx.to/insurance-notice for more cargo insurance information and disclosures. All transactions are subject to Flexport’s standard terms and conditions, available at www.flexport.com/terms 沪ICP备16041494号

Copyright © 2021 Flexport Inc.

Nutzungsbedingungen/Datenschutzerklärung