Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 11/14 · 09:58 AM · LM Editorial
The League explores "slow steaming" alternatives as well as vessel redeployment scenarios
Posted 11/10 · 05:33 PM · LM Editorial
With several terminals closed at West Coast seaports due to Veterans Day, shippers are hoping that cargo operations will return to normal next week
Posted 11/09 · 01:24 PM · LM Editorial
According to CargoSmart Limited, their product is available now, along with a sailing schedule application for the iPhone
Posted 11/09 · 12:35 PM · LM Editorial
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s quarterly performance and other industry-related items.
Posted 11/09 · 11:20 AM · LM Editorial
As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 11/08 · 05:33 PM · LM Editorial
Only two of the original challengers remain in the trade lane, according the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner
Posted 11/04 · 07:47 AM · LM Editorial
The news comes as a relief to shippers, who as late as yesterday were worried about a prolonged disruption caused by the “Occupy Oakland” movement.
Posted 11/03 · 09:35 AM · LM Editorial
Three mechanics have been killed, causing dockworkers to cease discharging the boxes until the risk can be identified
Posted 11/03 · 09:13 AM · LM Editorial
According to port spokesmen, operations will not resume until “it is safe and secure to do so.”
Posted 10/27 · 01:20 PM · LM Editorial
Container handling at Bangkok’s seaport has so far not been affected by the storm that has hit the Thai capital, although the Port Authority of Thailand is taking preventive action against the possibility of flash floods