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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
Posted on 09/29 at 08:03 AM
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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.
Posted on 09/14 at 03:15 PM
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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.
Posted on 09/09 at 08:16 AM
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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
Posted on 09/02 at 08:41 AM
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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
Posted on 07/21 at 10:57 AM
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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.
Posted on 07/09 at 09:16 AM
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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.
Posted on 06/09 at 08:47 AM
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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.
Posted on 05/22 at 08:59 AM

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

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