Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 12/21 · 06:31 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers told the Port of Oakland that it’s time to get tough with the “Occupy” movement, or they will be moving their cargo through other ocean cargo gateways next year.
Posted 12/19 · 04:28 PM · LM Editorial
Having brought the storied container line back to profitability, Eivind Kolding will soon be leaving Maersk Line as its chief executive officer
Posted 12/18 · 09:41 PM · LM Editorial
In a little over three years, the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program has helped clean up the busiest drayage truck fleet in the country and cut related air pollution by 90 percent.
Posted 12/16 · 01:37 PM · LM Editorial
Once again the driving force behind monthly POLA numbers was exports at 197,878 TEU, which is the single highest monthly total for exports, topping October’s 193,548 TEU. November POLA exports were up 15.01 percent annually.
Posted 12/15 · 05:59 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in our news section, there are several deserving projects directly related to seaports included in TIGER III awards.
Posted 12/15 · 05:54 PM · LM Editorial
Transportation projects in 33 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $511 million from the third round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s popular TIGER grants program
Posted 12/15 · 10:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
An alliance agreement between INTTRA – a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for the ocean shipping industry – and Kewill was announced yesterday.
Posted 12/14 · 05:06 PM · LM Editorial
An alliance agreement between INTTRA – a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for the ocean shipping industry – and Kewill was announced today.
Posted 12/14 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/12 · 09:06 PM · LM Editorial
As expected, the “Occupy” movement’s plans to shut down West Coast ports proved to be largely symbolic, having a minimal impact on cargo operations at most major ocean cargo gateways