Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 11/10 · 06:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
When the NITL’s 105th annual meeting & TransComp exhibition convenes in Anaheim this week, there’s bound to be considerable attention paid to the pending expansion of the Panama Canal. Shippers will learn that West Coast ports will not remain complacent.
Posted 11/10 · 05:13 AM · LM Editorial
A promising new cargo enterprise was unveiled at the Port of San Francisco late last month when it welcomed the Rt. Hon. Paul E. Martin – a 71,900-deadweight-ton self-unloading bulk carrier.
Posted 11/05 · 11:25 AM · LM Editorial
Officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey report that cargo operations are being restored in the wake of last week’s devastating storm.
Posted 11/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion in 2014, the fight for market share of inbound cargo remains fierce among top U.S. ports.
Posted 10/31 · 08:29 AM · LM Editorial
A confluence of ongoing events, including the debt crisis hitting exports, domestic sales and consumer confidence and imports, which have added to declining trade volumes, has led to a recession being formally declared in the European Union, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report.
Posted 10/19 · 08:56 AM · LM Editorial
Some shippers are using Matson’s China service as an alternative to air freight, clearly an option that delivers significant value for their supply chains.
Posted 10/19 · 08:48 AM · LM Editorial
Miami-Dade County announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen the Port of Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun
Posted 10/11 · 03:04 PM · LM Editorial
While executives in the container-shipping industry would probably like to forget 2011, the resiliency of industry players will prove itself once again, said analysts at the Boston Consulting Group.
Posted 10/03 · 09:50 AM · LM Editorial
In anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion if 2014, the fight for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports
Posted 10/01 · 05:04 PM · LM Editorial
Renewed market discipline has helped the world’s leading ocean carriers to restore rates while delivering on enhanced service. Could this be the “turnaround year” on the high seas?