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 04/12 · 05:12 AM · LM Editorial
The Port Tracker report is calling for March to come in at 1.2 million TEU for an 11 percent annual gain. April is expected to reach 1.24 million TEU for a 9 percent annual increase.
Posted 04/11 · 06:14 PM · LM Editorial
Evergreen Line, COSCO Container Lines, Pacific International Lines, and Wan Hai Lines will jointly launch a new service linking the Far East and the West Coast of South America
Posted 04/07 · 06:21 PM · LM Editorial
Many shipping industry insiders were caught off guard when Richard D. Steinke announced his intention to retire as executive director of the Port of Long Beach this week.
Posted 04/06 · 09:38 AM · LM Editorial
The person selected to replace Richard Steinke as executive director at the Port of Long Beach will have tremendous shoes to fill
Posted 04/06 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
When ocean shipping’s “peak season” comes to end next fall, one of the industry’s leading port directors will be stepping down.
Posted 04/05 · 03:47 PM · LM Editorial
As this nation struggles back from the Great Recession, one must wonder what really is behind Big Labor’s agenda. It certainly can't be job creation.
Posted 04/04 · 11:58 AM · LM Editorial
A labor action at the Port of Oakland has shippers scrambling for distribution alternatives
Posted 04/01 · 03:05 AM · LM Editorial
Leading trucking company CEOs say it’s time to pay down debt and put profit to work to recapitalize their businesses - all at a time of tightening capacity. For shippers, the days of rock bottom rates could be long gone.
Posted 03/31 · 08:19 AM · LM Editorial
Various transportation interests met on Capitol Hill this week for a two-day hearing hosted by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, which focused on pending surface transportation reauthorization.
Posted 03/25 · 10:27 AM · LM Editorial
European import and export volumes are off to a decent start, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.