Ocean Freight

By Patrick Burnson · October 10, 2011
An excess of capacity on key routes, as well as poor discipline from carriers means that container shipping lines will not cover their cost of capital in 2011, and many will lose money once again.
<p>Senator Carper is one of our country’s leading public servants dedicated to advancing and growing the competitiveness of the nation’s transportation system and the maritime industry.</p> By Patrick Burnson · October 7, 2011
Senator Carper is one of our country’s leading public servants dedicated to advancing and growing the competitiveness of the nation’s transportation system and the maritime industry.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2011
The timing of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a ban on drayage owner-operators at the Port of Los Angeles could not have been better
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2011
Shippers and truckers hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a ban on drayage owner-operators at the Port of Los Angeles late yesterday
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2011
Analysts with the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner, are advising shippers to cast a critical eye on ocean carrier promises for “daily cut-offs.”
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2011
Inbound figures provided by online market intelligence companies may be reliable, but they only tell part of the story
By Patrick Burnson · September 23, 2011
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced that the Port of San Francisco was awarded $2.97 million for rail improvements aimed at improving segments of its freight rail track
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 Jeff Berman · September 15, 2011
August volumes for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were both down compared to the same timeframe in 2010.
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.

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