Filed in Shipping
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Ocean freight rates for cargo moving under contracts on the major East-West routes have seen a sharp reduction since the beginning of the year
Monday, September 14, 2015
The California State Senate is withholding pay raises that would have exceeded Pilot's current take home pay of more than $450,000 per annum.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Carriers see a bottom in the market, expect pent-up Q4 demand ahead, as rates hover at or near below-cost levels.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Container shipping companies have had plenty of reasons to avoid inbound calls to California’s Port of Oakland and Port of Richmond this year, including labor disruptions caused by truckers and longshoremen. But the latest concern is being generated by a group of waterfront professionals who are only too eager to work…for extraordinary salaries.
Posted on 09/08 at 09:20 AM
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Six straight days without a ship waiting for berth
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Thursday, July 09, 2015
A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing is threatening liner shipping industry profitability for the rest of 2015, according to the Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
While physical threats to international sea and air cargo gateways have been top of mind ever since the events of 9/11, security analysts say more attention should be given to reduce exposure to internet penetration and hacking attacks. Should existing cyber security processes be compromised, they add, a cascading effect might be created, thereby disrupting huge segments of any given supply chain.
Friday, May 22, 2015
The Chamber of Marine Commerce today joins governments, policymakers, industry and the general public in celebrating the nation’s merchant marine industry, but also urges reforms to ensure greater industrial competitiveness, jobs and prosperity.
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Thursday, May 14, 2015
In the wake of the prolonged Pacific Rim dockside labor crisis, four Republican Senators have introduced what they call “common-sense” sunshine reforms for U.S. port authorities.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:11 AM