Filed in Ocean Freight
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
The tired old cliché, “thinking outside the box,” takes on new meaning when invoked by the world’s leading container shipping company
Friday, May 27, 2011
The San Francisco Heritage Foundation maintains that Port City (by Michael Corbett; San Francisco Architectural Heritage, 248 pages; $65.00) represents a first in terms of providing a comprehensive story of the Port of San Francisco.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
While supply chain velocity is always a shipper concern, cargo security remains one of the highest priorities for seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Friday, May 20, 2011
The Port of Boston announced this week that on May 27 it is rolling out a new service to Southeast Asia via the Suez Canal.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
The European Commission’s investigation of ocean carrier antitrust rules ramped up to a new level this week, as Asian players were also targeted by regulators.
Monday, May 16, 2011
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volume at major United States-based container ports to closely resemble last year, with a leveling off in May volumes.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Both major ocean cargo gateways in San Pedro Bay posted positive numbers for container throughput in April.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
While union dockworkers and truckers have long been criticized for making U.S. West Coast ports weaker, another faction of organized labor may pose an even greater threat to the competitiveness of one major ocean cargo gateway.
Sunday, May 01, 2011
Creative funding for expansion and infrastructure improvement is critical for the top U.S. ports, especially as shippers are slowly reconfiguring their supply chains to become less dependent on the West Coast.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Responding to a request for comments from the Federal Maritime Commission on the effect of slow steaming on U.S. ocean liner commerce, most shippers found little or no rate or service benefit.