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 11/16 · 09:45 AM · LM Editorial
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously this week to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director.
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 11/10 · 07:59 AM · LM Editorial
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported on Wednesday that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.9 percent from in September from August.
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 · 01:35 PM · LM Editorial
The October 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index showed signs of mixed messages, when it comes to figuring out freight trends. While freight shipments and expenditures were up annually, they were both down from September in another sign that the economic recovery is both gradual and unpredictable.
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.