The two biggest container carriers MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and AP Moller-Maersk are ending their 2M alliance in 2025. The world’s biggest container carriers decided to go their own ways after a roller-coaster ride for box freight markets as strategies have diverged. The decision has prompted more questions than answers though, as TradeWinds looked at what might happen next.

John Fredriksen has once again increased his stake in Belgian tanker owner Euronav to become the joint-biggest shareholder.