The global containership fleet hit 21m teu of capacity this month, however, fleet growth has slowed according to Alphaliner.
Damco's first block train arrived in France from China on schedule on 16 November as Maersk focuses on transport and logistics.
Following its takeover of UASC German container line Hapag-Lloyd is putting newbuilding orders on hold for the next few years.
Global container port volumes grew at 7.7% in the third quarter, higher than expected, according to a survey by analyst Alphaliner.
This year’s Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) in Hong Kong will focus on three areas – the Belt and Road Initiative, e-commerce and smart logistics.