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Filed in Ocean Freight

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:25 AM
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

More talking remains before the deal is done
Posted on 08/27 at 07:54 AM
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Friday, August 01, 2014

In 2013 we saw multiple attempts by carriers to firm up ocean freight pricing in trans-Pacific lanes. In the meantime, trans-Suez lanes were regularly defeated by rapid additions to available ship capacity in other key lanes as prices started to look better.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:00 AM
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Friday, July 18, 2014

The good news is that while there is no contract extension in place, both parties have pledged to keep cargo moving.
Posted on 07/18 at 06:50 PM
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Monday, July 14, 2014

While many shippers are concerned about the progress (or lack thereof) in West Coast labor relationships, ocean carriers serving the trade have expressed optimism by announcing a proposed rate hike.
Posted on 07/14 at 08:18 PM
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Monday, July 07, 2014

Terminal operations and normal cargo activity were minimally disturbed said spokesmen for both ports.
Posted on 07/07 at 07:26 PM
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Shippers have been assured that negotiations for a new labor contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports will continue to move forward.
Posted on 07/02 at 08:39 AM
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Rollercoaster demand levels and uneven freight volumes in 2013 created havoc in one of the more complicated years on record. In 2014, shippers will need to manage with all the savvy and experience that they can muster to get the capacity they need at a rate that’s fair.

Analysts and observers of global ocean cargo movement see a number of emerging trends surfacing in the ocean carrier arena later this year.
Posted on 07/01 at 08:30 PM
FeaturesTransportation TrendsOcean FreightJuly 2014Permalink


Monday, June 23, 2014

At the same time, however, the FMC says future carrier collaborations should not be ruled out
Posted on 06/23 at 08:08 AM
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