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Thursday, November 11, 2010
A.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Like preceding months, October rail volumes were up and down when compared to the last two years, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for October—at 1,196, 432—were up 8.7 percent from October 2009 and down 7.9 percent from October 2008. And the weekly October average of 299,108 carloads was the highest since October 2008, topping September’s 297, 502 weekly carload average.
Friday, November 05, 2010
While various freight trends have seen numerous stops and starts in 2010, intermodal transportation is not one of them, according to the results of the third quarter Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). In the third quarter, IANA stated that third quarter intermodal loadings—at 2,995,043—were up 20.3 percent year-over-year. This was ahead of the second quarter’s 2,829,971 and behind the first quarter’s 3,019,310.
Railroad volumes for the week ending October 30 showed continued year-over-year improvement, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 292,884 was up 6.3 percent year-over-year, but down compared to the weeks ending October 23 and October 16 at 302,855 and 303,664, respectively.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Yet another partnership with a U.S. port has been initiated by the Panama Canal Authority
Monday, October 25, 2010
As part of their commitment to environmental stewardship, Hamburg Süd and Aliança have decided to extend their tests with low-sulphur fuels to include Asia.
Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased over the first nine months of 2010 by 13.4 percent to 321 million tons.
Posted on 10/25 at 02:07 PM
Thursday, October 21, 2010
The port, along with 41 other capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states, received funding from $600 million awarded nationwide.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010
While U.S. shippers have yet to measure Intra-Asia trade will have on their sourcing strategies, one prominent ocean liner executive maintains that it will be significant