Posted 10/19 · 08:48 AM · LM EditorialMiami-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 EditorialWhile 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 EditorialIn 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 EditorialRenewed 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?
Posted 09/26 · 08:25 AM · LM EditorialTranspacific shippers will be facing a new wave of price hikes next year, as carriers collectively agree on a future rate structure
Posted 09/21 · 12:04 PM · LM EditorialZepol Corporation, a leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for August, measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), is down from July by 3 percent and 0.3 percent from August of 2011
Posted 09/18 · 06:28 AM · LM EditorialWith Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.
Posted 09/13 · 10:11 AM · LM EditorialThe long term implications of a strike at U.S. ports – no matter how short-lived – can be severe
Posted 09/13 · 09:35 AM · LM EditorialAs the International Longshoreman's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance prepare to resume negotiations, The Agriculture Transportation Coalition is telling its members that the disruptive impact is already being felt in locations far from the coastal seaports
Posted 09/11 · 01:15 PM · LM EditorialPrior to 9/11, security was not a top concern for most U.S. ports, said Bethann Rooney, member of the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) Security Committee, chairperson of the AAPA Port Security Caucus, and security manager at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.