cmacgmAs per Alphaliner, the French container shipping major CMA-CGM and the Chineses shipping major COSCO have been discussing to set up a new Mega alliance. There has also been talks of seeking possibilities to include the Evergreen and OOCL into the plan to from a powerful and secure alliance that could challenge the East–West trades and to isolate the alliance from the weaker partners within the current alliances, which could be facing financial distress.