Filed in Shipping
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.
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
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
While maritime industry analysts are questioning the sustainability of global mega-vessel operations, it is now clear that Pacific Rim ports will be asked to accommodate them in the near future.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The recent Iranian seizure of a cargo vessel in the Strait of Hormuz has created a national security problem for the United States
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Container lines must accelerate their internal-transformation efforts and extract more value from their alliances in order to restore profitability, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Posted on 04/15 at 08:39 AM
Monday, April 13, 2015
Another indication of how U.S. ports are paying closer attention to shipper’s needs was signaled today by the Port of Oakland, as it announced its new update service.
Posted on 04/13 at 01:27 PM
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Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Ships bypassing the Port of Oakland to overcome schedule delays elsewhere are resuming weekly calls here.
Posted on 04/07 at 03:58 PM