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 08/03 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
Shipper demand for ocean carrier capacity has failed to match the rise in supply during a slack peak season, said industry analysts
Posted 08/01 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
Posted 07/22 · 12:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Matson name represents ocean transportation, domestic and international rail intermodal service, long haul and regional highway brokerage, supply chain services, LTL transportation, specialized hauling, and company-operated warehousing and distribution
Posted 07/21 · 11:43 PM · LM Editorial
The ongoing drama at the Port of Long Beach took another turn this week when a federal judge ruled that the port made a crucial mistake three years ago by modifying its clean trucks program as part of a settlement with the American Trucking Associations
Posted 07/21 · 10:55 PM · LM Editorial
Regarding Matson and its suite of services offered by the three entities – Matson Integrated Logistics, Matson Global and Matson America – the single brand will differentiate its
full range of services.
Posted 07/19 · 10:39 PM · LM Editorial
Just when U.S. exports are ramping up, comes news that the American Association of Port Authorities and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration have signed a Memorandum of Intent at the Port of Oakland.
Posted 07/18 · 04:38 PM · LM Editorial
After the critical shortages of containers of last year, production has picked up again, but high container prices and a tight ratio of containers to vessel slots will continue to constrain the availability of boxes
Posted 07/17 · 04:38 PM · LM Editorial
The American Association of Port Authorities recently commended the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its chairman, Cong. John Mica (R-Fla.), for rolling out a comprehensive, multi-year transportation reauthoriztion proposal that is focused on improving our nation’s transportation infrastructure and, for the first time, includes a maritime title.
Posted 07/12 · 06:13 PM · LM Editorial
The container shipping industry is not the only segment of ocean carriage under severe pressure, said Moody's Investors Service
Posted 07/11 · 07:36 PM · LM Editorial
When the National Industrial Transportation League’s ocean transportation committee meets next month in Louisville, Kentucky, the agenda will be rich indeed.