Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
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.
Posted 01/19 · 10:28 AM · LM Editorial
Panama is moving closer to its goal of becoming a logistical hub with the announcement of a major new shift in container vessel deployments.
Posted 01/18 · 11:15 AM · 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 01/17 · 02:02 PM · LM Editorial
For the second consecutive year, the Port of Los Angeles experienced record-breaking exports as outbound container volumes surged 14.5 percent in 2011 compared to 2010
Posted 01/16 · 01:07 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers should not lose sleep over the recent, short-lived jump in spot rates, but ought instead focus on ways to mitigate the risk of another sudden capacity crunch later in the year, urges Drewry Maritime Research.??
Posted 01/12 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Amid concerns that over capacity will continue to haunt the container shipping industry comes news that U.S. imports have gone into a slump
Posted 01/09 · 11:30 AM · LM Editorial
As if U.S. West Coast ports didn’t have enough to worry about, a new competitor is surfacing South of the Border to challenge them.
Posted 01/09 · 11:09 AM · LM Editorial
The latest saga in the grounding of the cargo vessel, Rena, has the government of New Zealand taking emergency actions.
Posted 01/06 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
The total container capacity of ships deployed on liner trades grew by 7.3 percent in 2011 to reach 15.90 million TEU according to Alphaliner, the Paris-based shipping consultancy.
Posted 01/06 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
A major breakthrough toward a more sustainable cargo network has been announced by the “niche” Port of Stockton, California.