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Friday, December 10, 2010
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.
Thursday, December 09, 2010
While the Federal Maritime Commission failed to implement any significant reform, it did address ongoing concern over cartel pricing in the transpacific yesterday.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
The common perception that October is the most active month for trade is a false one, said analysts at Zepol Corporation
Posted on 12/08 at 11:00 AM
Monday, December 06, 2010
The future of two of the few remaining ocean carrier cartels may be determined when the Federal Maritime Commission meets this week.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the port’s annual budget and plan of finance yesterday, approving nearly $500 million in capital projects and maintaining the agency’s tax levy at $73.5 million.
Monday, November 22, 2010
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May
Friday, November 19, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
Thursday, November 18, 2010
America’s waterborne foreign trade in September continued its rebound from last year’s lows, noted the American Association of Port Authorities yesterday
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Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.