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Container shipping pioneer calls for creation of new US containerline

Liner veteran John McCown, who worked with container shipping pioneer Malcom McLean for 20 years, is calling for the creation of a dedicated American carrier shifting 53 foot boxes from China, an idea that has been widely shot down by leading container analysts contacted by Splash Extra this week.

"My own hope is that current conditions become a catalyst for a new US flag express service between China and the US with vessels moving just 53' containers that result in economic cost benefits th...

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