The latest news and insight on the current state of U.S. Ports, including infrastructure investment, new services, labor issues, and global trade volumes.
Posted 04/16 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Zepol Corporation reported last week that U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in TEUs, increased 11.9 percent from February
Posted 04/11 · 04:19 PM · LM Editorial
Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition met with Federal Maritime Commisssion Chair, Richard A. Lindinsky, last week to discuss confidential service contracts and their negative impact on U.S. exports
Posted 04/10 · 03:58 PM · LM Editorial
Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement are recommending a further round of incremental rate increases to dry and selected refrigerated commodities
Posted 04/10 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
As the economy continues to show moderate signs of growth, the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates expects import cargo volumes at U.S. ports to post a 3.2 percent annual gain in April.
Posted 04/10 · 10:16 AM · LM Editorial
March shipments at 1.094 were up 2.1 percent compared to February and down 1.3 percent compared to March 2011. Expenditures at 2.317 were up 1.0 percent compared to February and up 4.3 percent compared to March 2011.
Posted 03/31 · 10:51 AM · LM Editorial
In an ongoing effort to keep readers informed on the current state of ocean cargo shipping and contracting, we conducted a brief interview with one of the founders of Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm.
Posted 03/31 · 10:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
In an ongoing effort to keep readers informed on the current state of ocean cargo shipping and contracting, Logistics Management (a sister publication) conducted a brief interview with one of the founders of Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm
Posted 03/26 · 04:10 PM · LM Editorial
Oversupply of container vessels operating on the Asia – Europe trade lane has pushed Maersk Line’s container freight rates to unsustainably low levels.
Posted 03/23 · 09:07 AM · LM Editorial
Flags of Convenience should be reigned in to provide more opportunity for U.S. mariners
Posted 03/22 · 08:15 AM · LM Editorial
Amid all the fanfare made yesterday with the arrival of MSC’s “mega” vessel at the Port of Oakland, industry experts remain doubtful that this signals a Transpacific trend