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Container lines should learn from airline industry

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Hapag-Lloyd is in talks with United Arab Shipping about a merger.

Frankfurt

AIRLINES long ago cottoned on to the fact that being part of an alliance could save them money and help them offer passengers a greater variety of routes. Container-shipping companies have taken a little longer to figure this out - but are now copying the strategy wholeheartedly