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Thursday, December 09, 2010
While the Federal Maritime Commission failed to implement any significant reform, it did address ongoing concern over cartel pricing in the transpacific yesterday.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
With the introduction of its NVOCC e-commerce platform, ECU LINE is now connected to the INTTRA network to receive shipping instructions from their shippers.
Monday, December 06, 2010
The future of two of the few remaining ocean carrier cartels may be determined when the Federal Maritime Commission meets this week.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the port’s annual budget and plan of finance yesterday, approving nearly $500 million in capital projects and maintaining the agency’s tax levy at $73.5 million.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Even with consumer confidence shaken by government austerity measures, individuals and businesses continued to purchase PCs in the third quarter, "driving up global shipments smartly.”
While “the new austerity” is shaping public policy in Washington DC these days, there is concern among ocean shippers that there may be a negative impact on some supply chains.
Monday, November 22, 2010
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
In a unique regional act of cooperation, harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach came together for a special joint session yesterday, approving a new version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan
Posted on 11/22 at 10:34 PM
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May
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Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.