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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
While “collaboration” was the watchword for supply chain managers reliant on ocean carriage, it appears that in 2012 it is going to be “accountability.”
Monday, August 06, 2012
As noted in today’s news, utilization levels of vessels on the Transpacific route have averaged only 73 percent, “given in good faith but without guarantee.”
Posted on 08/06 at 07:49 PM
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Ocean cargo carriers are running out of options to hold down capacity, said analysts for Alphaliner.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A short-sighted provision contained in the highway bill, MAP-21, is being challenged by legislators seeking to protect U.S.-flagged vessels
Monday, July 23, 2012
Officials from the International Longshoremen’s Association, the largest union of maritime workers in North America, and the United States Maritime Alliance, an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, recently reported progress is being made on negotiations for a new labor contract.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Each of these projects directly support vital logistical hubs and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s manufacturing and agricultural industries sell their goods overseas
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The first United States Department of Agricultural Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report should be welcomed by beneficial cargo owners
SeaIntel’s measurements with the actual container delivery reliability based on INTTRA’s data, identified a significant gap between these performance measures
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted on 07/17 at 02:44 PM
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June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.