Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 02/27 · 05:28 PM · LM Editorial
INTTRA, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, reports an increase in usage of their global e-commerce solutions by the containerized shipping industry
Posted 02/27 · 05:05 PM · LM Editorial
APM-Maersk has reported an operating loss of $386 million for its container shipping and logistics activities for 2011.
Posted 02/27 · 03:23 PM · LM Editorial
Seaports on the U.S. eastern seaboard will be getting new business as the Atlantic North South Service gets underway next month
Posted 02/27 · 10:28 AM · LM Editorial
Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced a new round of incremental dry cargo rate increases
Posted 02/22 · 06:32 PM · LM Editorial
The ongoing conflict between the Port of Los Angeles and the American Trucking Association may be finally drawing to a close.
Posted 02/21 · 05:42 PM · LM Editorial
The number of containers passing through Hamburg rose 14 percent in 2011
Posted 02/20 · 06:44 PM · LM Editorial
While mainstream media reports suggest that open seas piracy has decreased, shipping experts note that the crisis is worse than ever
Posted 02/20 · 02:16 PM · LM Editorial
In 2011, the port handled 5.5 million TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent units), which is 4 percent better than 2010 and topped the previous record from 2007.
Posted 02/17 · 10:54 AM · LM Editorial
Total January volume was 474,960 TEU, which was down 3.9 percent annually.
Posted 02/16 · 05:48 PM · LM Editorial
The uncertainty over the level of container freight rates in the next few months has severely disrupted trading on the freight futures market, said analysts at the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner.