Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 02/09 · 04:19 PM · LM Editorial
As 2012-13 contract negotiations begin, container shipping lines in the transpacific are readying themselves for tougher bargaining.
Posted 02/04 · 11:13 AM · LM Editorial
In keeping with a trend to shed assets, Maersk Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Maersk Equipment Services Company.
Posted 02/02 · 11:31 AM · LM Editorial
When it comes to economic conditions in Europe, it is not a stretch to say that things are likely to get worse before they get better. That is the consensus of the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 02/01 · 01:01 PM · LM Editorial
The Panama Canal expansion isn’t the only factor driving infrastructure improvement efforts. Count population growth, increased exports, new trade agreements, global competition, and shifting trade lanes as other elements pushing aggressive U.S. port investment and expansion.
Posted 01/31 · 04:47 PM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo shippers can expect a slight surge in business this year, with the economic tide lifting all boats
Posted 01/31 · 10:17 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ocean cargo shippers can expect an improvement in business this year, with the economic tide lifting all boats
Posted 01/24 · 08:54 AM · LM Editorial
The final pieces of the Far East-North Europe jigsaw are falling into place following last week’s confirmation by UASC that the carrier will expand its cooperation with CSCL and CMA CGM on the trade
Posted 01/23 · 05:31 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line for the Middle Harbor property
Posted 01/20 · 04:35 PM · LM Editorial
In an exclusive interview with Logistics Management, Kevin T. Lynskey, Assistant Director, Port Miami, readers are given a current evaluation of this booming ocean cargo gateway.
Posted 01/20 · 04:27 PM · LM Editorial
As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative Agenda, which calls for a doubling of U.S. exports over a five-year period, the Port of Los Angeles continues to focus on assisting businesses throughout the region.