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Monday, January 16, 2012
Shippers should not lose sleep over the recent, short-lived jump in spot rates, but ought instead focus on ways to mitigate the risk of another sudden capacity crunch later in the year, urges Drewry Maritime Research.??
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Amid concerns that over capacity will continue to haunt the container shipping industry comes news that U.S. imports have gone into a slump
Monday, January 09, 2012
As if U.S. West Coast ports didn’t have enough to worry about, a new competitor is surfacing South of the Border to challenge them.
The latest saga in the grounding of the cargo vessel, Rena, has the government of New Zealand taking emergency actions.
Friday, January 06, 2012
The total container capacity of ships deployed on liner trades grew by 7.3 percent in 2011 to reach 15.90 million TEU according to Alphaliner, the Paris-based shipping consultancy.
A major breakthrough toward a more sustainable cargo network has been announced by the “niche” Port of Stockton, California.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The Port of Baltimore – which has been gaining U.S. market share over the past two years – announced that yet another major ocean cargo carrier will be calling in 2012
Competition on the Asia-Europe trade will get even more intense next year as carriers are to restructure their networks and reshape their alliance partnerships, with more capacity additions on the horizon.
Monday, December 26, 2011
During this season of giving, shippers should consider one organization that remains devoted to their interests
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Shippers told the Port of Oakland that it’s time to get tough with the “Occupy” movement, or they will be moving their cargo through other ocean cargo gateways next year.