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Wednesday, December 02, 2015
The pending implementation of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) verified gross mass (VGM) regulations will add yet more complexity to the troubled global ocean container industry.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Christopher L. Koch., who just retired from a 15-year tenure as president and CEO of the World Shipping Council (WSC), and continues to serve as its senior advisor, is still telling shippers to stay the course.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Containership reliability “took a small step backwards” in October as the average on-time performance across all trades reached 77.9 percent.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Logistics leadership at the Port of Oakland continues to keep up a torrid pace to position the gateway as a cargo distribution hub.
Posted on 11/13 at 11:50 AM
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
If logistics managers needed any more proof that ocean container lines are “on the ropes,” the latest move by Maersk demonstrates just how dire their situation has become.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
While there’s always been a lot of talk about ocean shipper/carrier collaboration, most of the examples have been largely symbolic. A recent exception to that rule, though, surfaced this week with the announcement that
AgTC and TSA would work together to address fresh amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.
Monday, November 02, 2015
In the wake of a summer-long labor shortage hampering dockside operations, the Port of Oakland now maintains that its “efficiency task force” is ready to establish new benchmarks for cargo throughput.
Monday, October 12, 2015
“We’re pleased with the ongoing buildup of import cargo,” said Maritime Director John Driscoll. “Our job now is to maintain the momentum.”
Posted on 10/12 at 12:02 PM
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Thursday, October 08, 2015
Slowing global trade and a bloated orderbook of large vessel capacity mean that container shipping is set for another three years of overcapacity and financial pain, according to the latest Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.