Ocean Cargo

By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2011
In an exclusive interview, Unisys Corporation noted that it had reduced supply chain costs by an impressive 62 percent at Brazil’s major ocean cargo gateways
By Patrick Burnson · September 19, 2011
In keeping with a national trend, The Massachusetts Port Authority is developing its own “Clean Trucks Program.”
By Patrick Burnson · September 15, 2011
Daily Maersk, the Danish carrier’s new service on the Asia–North Europe trade lane, will dramatically change the way shipping is done overseas. But can the same be said for calls to the States?
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2011
At the same time, however, Maersk and other carriers may soon be holding shippers accountable for freight that is promised, but does not appear
By Patrick Burnson · September 11, 2011
Port and industry leaders gathered in Seattle for the 100th Annual Convention of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) paused for a moment of silence on Sunday to honor those lost in the tragic event of 9/11.
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 2011
Organized labor is showing bad faith with its blatant disregard for law and property at the The Port of Long View this week
By Patrick Burnson · September 7, 2011
As the Massachusetts Port Authority was bracing itself for Hurricane Irene late last month, its executive director shared some of the plans in place for growth in 2012 and beyond.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2011
Seaports are essential to economic prosperity, and federal funding pays dividends for our country
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2011
Some of the world’s biggest importers and exporters announced that is has engaged Maersk Line in response to the ocean carrier’s recently announced “Manifesto”
By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2011
Since the Massachusetts Port Authority first announced a new weekly cargo service connecting Boston with Halifax, Nova Scotia last June, shippers have been keen on learning more about the “New England-Halifax Shuttle.”
By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2011
The American Association of Port Authorities will have some prominent shippers and rail partners sharing insights at its upcoming annual convention and expo
By Patrick Burnson · August 11, 2011
While the U.S. economy may be languishing in inertia, California exporters racked up their 20th consecutive month of vigorous growth in June
By Patrick Burnson · August 11, 2011
In its quarterly statement to investors, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that Matson would withdraw one of its two U.S.-China ocean carrier services.
By Patrick Burnson · August 11, 2011
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports will remain below last year’s levels for the remainder of the summer before seeing year-over-year gains again this fall as retailers begin to stock up for the holiday season.
By Patrick Burnson · August 10, 2011
In its monthly report on inbound shipments, Zepol Corporation noted that Maersk Line showed the highest number of recorded containers for the year

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