Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 07/18 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
The first United States Department of Agricultural Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report should be welcomed by beneficial cargo owners
Posted 07/18 · 08:24 AM · LM Editorial
SeaIntel’s measurements with the actual container delivery reliability based on INTTRA’s data, identified a significant gap between these performance measures
Posted 07/17 · 02:44 PM · LM Editorial
With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted 07/17 · 09:54 AM · LM Editorial
June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Posted 07/16 · 03:47 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in our news section, the NRF is asking that both labor and management issue a statement committing to continue negotiating and working without interruption, even if negotiations extend beyond the September 30th contract expiration.
Posted 07/16 · 03:40 PM · LM Editorial
The National Retail Federation is calling on labor and management officials to work together to avoid cargo disruptions
Posted 07/16 · 02:44 PM · SCMR Editorial
Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and was below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
Posted 07/16 · 02:32 PM · LM Editorial
Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
Posted 07/11 · 10:20 AM · LM Editorial
The recent successful implementation of significant rate restoration initiatives by carriers in the core east-west trade lanes means that most are now operating above break-even, said analysts with Drewry’s Container Research – a London-based industry think tank
Posted 07/11 · 08:56 AM · LM Editorial
The report is calling for July import cargo volume to increase 1.6 percent annually, with modest annual gains expected in subsequent months into the holiday shipping cycle.