Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 05/15 · 08:06 AM · LM Editorial
When making a list of the several elements working against the competitive position of the Port of Oakland, we can now add one more: the San Francisco Bar Pilots
Posted 05/14 · 09:29 AM · LM Editorial
With Europe in a recession, it is being reflected in data in the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 05/13 · 09:44 PM · LM Editorial
If a proposed sports stadium plan moves beyond the “Arena Advisory Panel,” and on to a referendum, things could become much worse
Posted 05/08 · 06:01 PM · LM Editorial
Cartel spokesmen say U.S. consumer spending and retail sales trends are on the uptick confirming carrier forward bookings
Posted 05/08 · 08:46 AM · LM Editorial
Gradual economic growth patterns continue to be the norm based on data released in the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 05/01 · 02:00 PM · LM Editorial
The recent surge of U.S. exports has created a more balanced trade picture for U.S. ports and the stakeholders they serve. If this is a sustainable trend, analysts expect to see more investment in infrastructure and increased competition among the leading gateways.
Posted 05/01 · 09:09 AM · LM Editorial
New service launches in the next three months are expected to bring the idle fleet below 350,000 TEU by July
Posted 04/27 · 04:13 PM · LM Editorial
Horizon Lines is, and always has been, a very staunch supporter of the Jones Act and all of its requirements
Posted 04/20 · 08:19 AM · LM Editorial
In a move signaling a commitment to long-term leadership, The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan the port
Posted 04/19 · 10:34 AM · LM Editorial
Company spokesmen said a 25 percent surge in membeship demonstrates “a strong commitment” by the industry to drive major improvements in efficiency and customer experience