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Regulators Steer Clear of National Bunker Licensing Schemes

12.07.18

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Transpacific Volumes to Soften despite China-US Truce

12.07.18

Transpacific Volumes to Soften…

Container cargo surge on the eastbound…

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Tariffs Aren’t Weaning the U.S. Off Foreign Steel

12.06.18

Tariffs Aren’t Weaning the…

Tariffs aren’t weaning the U.S. off…

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Flat Dry Bulk Rates Can Expect Tonne-Mile Demand Increase from China-US Tariff Truce

12.06.18

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December 2018 Industry News
12.07.18 - Transpacific Volumes to Soften despite China-US Truce

Container cargo surge on the eastbound Transpacific… link to full story

12.07.18 - Regulators Steer Clear of National Bunker Licensing Schemes

Safety regulators at the International Maritime Organization… link to full story

12.06.18 - Flat Dry Bulk Rates Can Expect Tonne-Mile Demand Increase from China-US Tariff Truce

The global dry bulk shipping market is expected to… link to full story

12.06.18 - Tariffs Aren’t Weaning the U.S. Off Foreign Steel

Tariffs aren’t weaning the U.S. off foreign steel.… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Cost of Shipping Online Purchases Could Rise in a Big Way

A Trump administration review is proposing sweeping… link to full story

12.05.18 - A.T. Kearney: U.S.-China Trade War Will Intensify

Despite a “trade truce” worked out over the weekend… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Aging Warehouse

With the economy firing on all cylinders, it is not… link to full story

12.04.18 - Container Industry's Overcapacity Struggle Continuing

“Demand in the container industry is shifting towards… link to full story

12.04.18 - Global Pressures Deress Trade in Most Sectors, but Air Cargo Keeps its End Up

October proved a stronger month for air freight than… link to full story

12.04.18 - E-commerce Shipment Costs to Rise

Two recent and important developments will impact domestic… link to full story

12.04.18 - As Trump Touts Trade War Truce, China Holds its Tongue

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - As White House officials fanned… link to full story

12.03.18 - Soybean Tariff Starts to Affect Freight Markets

Delayed impact of July trade tariffs is hurting panama… link to full story

12.03.18 - Port of Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

The move has been attributed to the port’s efforts… link to full story

November 2018 Industry News
11.30.18 - Transpacific Ocean Pricing 'More Than Double' 2017

Freightos says the FBX shows freight rates from China… link to full story

11.30.18 - Trump’s Threats to Close the Border Add Thousands to Shipping Costs

That doesn’t mean businesses here in Tijuana are resting… link to full story

11.30.18 - Strong Im/Ex Market Fuels South Korea Trade Growth

Air trade in South Korea will remain steady due to… link to full story

11.30.18 - Chinese Manufacturers are Feeling the Pinch

Chinese manufacturers are feeling the pinch as import… link to full story

11.30.18 - Supply Chain Reaction: Trade War Refugees Race to Relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

HONG KONG/BANGKOK (Reuters) - Fred Perrotta spent four… link to full story

11.29.18 - Containership Scrapping Gathers Pace Ahead of IMO 2020

In the last 30 days, 23 container vessels have been… link to full story

11.29.18 - China's Logistics Sector Reports Steady Growth

Beijing - The total value of goods carried by the logistics… link to full story

11.29.18 - Conditions for Shippers Improve as Market Regains Balance

Market conditions for shippers, as measured by FTR’s… link to full story

11.29.18 - U.S. and China 'Have Much to Lose' if Trade Fight Not Sorted Out, DHL Group Says

Freight forwarder’s leading indicator of trade is still… link to full story

11.29.18 - The American Casulaties of Trump's Trade War

Sam Cobb was surprised to see so many people lined… link to full story

11.28.18 - Smaller Vessels are the Biggest Thing Going On in Contaner Shipping

Maritime giant Maersk Line is in talks with Jiangnan… link to full story

11.28.18 - Major Shippers See Costs Skyrocket Next Year

A number of important shippers, including Swiss Nestlé,… link to full story

11.28.18 - ASEAN: Technology Is Crucial in Port Operations of the Future

Technology will play a crucial role in port operations… link to full story

11.28.18 - Forwarders and Airlines Eye Tougher Capacity Negotiations for 2019

Forwarders and airlines are looking to start negotiations… link to full story

11.27.18 - The State of Logistics Outsourcing

In an era where technology continues to migrate consumer… link to full story

11.27.18 - Port of Long Beach Sees Container Volume Hit 8 Million Mark, just Ahead of Tariff Start

Volumes still strong in run-up to tariffs, as retailers… link to full story

11.27.18 - Trump Signals U.S. Likely to Go Ahead With China Tariff Increase

President Donald Trump said he'll likely push forward… link to full story

11.27.18 - Taiwan Ports to Enforce 0.5% Sulphur Cap from 2019

Taiwan's seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur… link to full story

11.27.18 - Think You’re Done Raising Driver Pay? Think Again, Expert Says

Unless GDP growth stalls or declines, “we’re going… link to full story

11.26.18 - GRA revokes licences of 11 more freight forwarders

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority… link to full story

11.26.18 - Supply Chain Report: Why Suppliers Hold Back

Supplier collaboration and sustainability can drive… link to full story

11.26.18 - Terminal for Sale; FedEx Gets Electric; Retailing Boosts Logistics

One of the Port of Long Beach’s most technologically-advanced… link to full story

11.23.18 - Airfreight Forwarders Model New Service Collections

Digital disrupters have upended shopping, travel planning,… link to full story

11.21.18 - Optimarin consolidates Fednav relationship with retrofit and newbuild orders

Optimarin has signed a contract to supply seven of… link to full story

11.21.18 - Senate GOP Chairman Rebuffs Call for Trade Deal Vote This Year

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate committee… link to full story

11.20.18 - Trump Threatens High-Tech Export Curbs in Latest Swipe at China

The Trump administration is considering tighter curbs… link to full story

11.16.18 - Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says

The U.S. still plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports… link to full story

11.15.18 - Tariffs will increase medical supply chain costs by $160M, hospitals warn

Dive Brief: Tariffs on Chinese imports will cause… link to full story

11.14.18 - China forges ahead with reform despite trade war, MSCI says

China’s stock-market slump and the fallout from a trade… link to full story

11.13.18 - EPA plan to update truck emission standards wins initial praise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won tentative—and… link to full story

11.09.18 - Retail imports remain strong ahead of tariffs increase

Imports at the United States’ major retail container… link to full story

11.05.18 - CMA CGM sets low-sulfur surcharge for China

CMA CGM says it will start imposing a low-sulfur surcharge… link to full story

11.02.18 - Shipping Industry Stares Down New Fuel Restrictions

HOUSTON — Tens of thousands of cargo ships, tankers,… link to full story

11.01.18 - Trump removes 95 country-product pairs from GSP

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the termination… link to full story

October 2018 Industry News
10.30.18 - U.S. consumer spending solid; income gain smallest in 15 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose… link to full story

10.30.18 - China’s Scrap Metal Pioneer Seeks New Bases After Imports Shock

Chiho Environmental Group Ltd., one of the world’s… link to full story

10.29.18 - Chinese Firms Snap Up U.S. Sites to Process Scrap

Pellet, paper makers buy and build plants to reconfigure… link to full story

10.29.18 - Many U.S. firms in China eyeing relocation as trade war bites: survey

SHENZHEN (Reuters) - More than 70 percent of U.S. firms… link to full story

10.26.18 - IMO strikes compromise on experience-building phase proposal for 2020 sulphur cap

Deadlock over the divisive proposal to introduce an… link to full story

10.26.18 - Tariffs Bite U.S. Economy With Record Trade Gap, Cooler Orders

The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened to a record… link to full story

10.26.18 - Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Earnings reporting season is underway, and analysts… link to full story

10.26.18 - Trump's Tariffs Spark Surge in Lobbying by Companies on Trade

Companies and business groups including the U.S. Chamber… link to full story

10.26.18 - Trump trade war galvanizes Canadian lobster exports to China

While tariffs pinch US lobster exports, Canada corners… link to full story

10.23.18 - Revised PierPass OffPeak Start Expected Nov. 19 at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

The members of the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA)… link to full story

10.09.18 - The U.S.-China Trade Battle Spawns a New Era of Tariff Dodges

One day in June, seven months after the U.S. imposed… link to full story

10.08.18 - Auto parts suppliers already experiencing disruption from tariffs

Auto parts represent a significant part of the $200… link to full story

10.08.18 - Rising demand paves the way for new intermodal networks across SE Asia

Increased freight demand across South-east Asia has… link to full story

10.08.18 - Port of Wilmington sustained $50 million in Florence damage

Warehouse walls sheared away. Containers tossed about.… link to full story

10.08.18 - Vietnam to approve TPP-11 by November, prime minister says

Vietnam will likely ratify the 11-member Trans-Pacific… link to full story

10.02.18 - Belt and Road Trade Worth $5 Trillion

Trade in the past five years between China and countries… link to full story

10.02.18 - Cathay Pacific continues to roll out ULD track and trace trial

Cathay Pacific Cargo and its partners have continued… link to full story

10.02.18 - 2019 3PL Study highlights ongoing changes in shipper-3PL dynamics

The intersection of supply chain technology, changing… link to full story

10.01.18 - Port Workers Plan Strike in L.A. to Challenge Logistics Firms

Warehouse workers and truck drivers at Los Angeles… link to full story

10.01.18 - U.S.-China trade war triggers seafood supply chain shake-up

  The U.S.-China trade war has triggered a seafood… link to full story

10.01.18 - Texas pecans in crosshairs of trade war as harvest gets underway

Texas pecan growers are about to find out what the… link to full story

10.01.18 - California port drivers, warehouse workers intend to strike

  Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers and… link to full story

10.01.18 - HMM signed a formal contract for 20 mega container ships

[HMM PRESS RELEASE] September 28, 2018 HMM signed a… link to full story

10.01.18 - Myanmar cuts cost of China-funded port project by 80%

Myanmar has agreed to scale down a Chinese-led port… link to full story

September 2018 Industry News
09.27.18 - China to cut tariffs on imports Including machinery, textiles

China will cut import tariffs on goods including machinery,… link to full story

09.27.18 - Long Beach OKs $870 million for on-dock rail work

An $870 million project at the Port of Long Beach aims… link to full story

09.26.18 - Shippers forum says planned 2019 surcharges ‘stink’

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) said it is suspicious… link to full story

09.26.18 - CBP working to curb illicit e-commerce traffic

 The rapidly increasing wave of e-commerce shipments… link to full story

09.26.18 - In a U.S. manufacturing hub, no illusions about tariffs and jobs

In a town where a 30-feet tall chair is the chief landmark,… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade court to review constitutionality of steel tariffs

The U.S. Court of International Trade in a rare move… link to full story

09.25.18 - Evergreen denies rumor about CMA CGM purchase

 Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) has denied a report that… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade War Reality Sets In as U.S and China Stick to Their Guns

The world’s two biggest economies are digging in for… link to full story

09.25.18 - China says U.S. putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade

A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday it is difficult… link to full story

09.21.18 - Trump and Xi Are Destined to Divorce

In their own individual ways, the leaders of the U.S.… link to full story

09.20.18 - China Plans Broad Import Tax Cut as Soon as October

China is planning to cut average tariff rates on imports… link to full story

09.20.18 - Port of Oakland night gates will expand to speed up cargo flow

Another Port of Oakland marine terminal operator said… link to full story

09.20.18 - Maersk Line in new fuel surcharge to recover $2bn in extra costs from 2020 sulphur cap

Maersk Line rolling out a new Bunker Adjustment Factor… link to full story

09.20.18 - BlackRock's Fink: U.S. a short-term 'big winner' in China trade war

Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock (BLK.N), the… link to full story

09.17.18 - Trump Wants $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks, Sources Say

President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday… link to full story

09.14.18 - Trump tariffs spark industry campaign to de-escalate trade war

Trade associations representing farmers, retailers… link to full story

09.07.18 - Kudlow Says U.S. Willing to Talk With China as Tariffs Loom

President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese… link to full story

09.07.18 - U.S. Department of Commerce announces ruling on rubber bands from China and Thailand

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the… link to full story

09.06.18 - Rail Traffic for August and the Week Ending September 1, 2018

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported… link to full story

09.06.18 - Port of Oakland receives $1.35 million in security grants

FEMA, Homeland Security funds bolster round-the-clock… link to full story

09.05.18 - Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade… link to full story

09.04.18 - Trump tariffs are roadblock for firms hoping to grow in US

The maker of Sylvania light bulbs wants to expand its… link to full story

August 2018 Industry News
08.30.18 - US scraps tariffs on Canadian paper in win for publishers

An independent U.S. federal agency ruled that Canadian… link to full story

08.28.18 - CBP launching blockchain testing

CBP launching blockchain testing Technology will be… link to full story

08.28.18 - Spot container rates float back up

Drewry’s World Container Index (WCI) — a composite… link to full story

08.28.18 - India plans to fill gap left by US exports to China

India has drawn a list of goods it can export to China,… link to full story

08.28.18 - Trade war pushes Japanese supply chains out of China

Asahi Kasei and Komatsu juggle global production to… link to full story

08.28.18 - SC Ports gate schedules - Labor Day 2018

CHARLESTON CONTAINER TERMINALS: Monday, September… link to full story

08.28.18 - Trump’s focus on Mexico trade dashes hope for quick progress on China

The Trump administration is putting trade negotiations… link to full story

08.27.18 - COSCO Ports revenues jump

Excluding one-offs, net profit increases 70.1 percent… link to full story

08.22.18 - CEOs trying to temper Trump tariffs as US-China talks open

As China prepares to send officials to the U.S. to… link to full story

08.20.18 - Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades… link to full story

08.20.18 - Hapag-Lloyd Expands Reefer Fleet

Hapag-Lloyd will increase its reefer fleet to over… link to full story

08.17.18 - CBP to kick off blockchain pilot next month

Since foreign documents carry a plethora of seals and… link to full story

08.17.18 - Trump’s tariffs will make fixing your car more expensive

Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. may shift its China supplier… link to full story

08.17.18 - China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for ‘New Cold War’

Perhaps nowhere outside America’s heartland is Donald… link to full story

08.16.18 - The challenge of recruiting drivers

As the workload for delivery companies heats up, the… link to full story

08.16.18 - 2018 may be a write-off as shocking H1 numbers all but sink the liner industry

Just halfway through the Q2 reporting period, some… link to full story

08.13.18 - U.S. built Mercedes-Benz SUV's held up by Chinese customs

Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicles built in Tuscaloosa,… link to full story

08.13.18 - China expects its U.S. agricultural imports to fall sharply

China’s imports of U.S. agricultural products will… link to full story

08.13.18 - July container volumes dip in Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach saw a decline in container volumes… link to full story

08.13.18 - Yang Ming sinks deeper into red

Yang Ming’s net loss sank deeper into the red in the… link to full story

08.10.18 - Maersk, IBM say 94 organizations have joined blockchain trade platform

Shipping group Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) said on Thursday… link to full story

08.10.18 - Handling of U.S. trade dispute causes rift in Chinese leadership: sources

A growing trade war with the United States is causing… link to full story

08.10.18 - U.S., China mobilize for trade war round two

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday… link to full story

08.10.18 - Big spike in containership lay-ups mid-peak season a worry for owners

Alphaliner’s bellwether containership idle tonnage… link to full story

08.10.18 - Maersk revises Q1 bullish forecast and follows Hapag-Lloyd with profit warning

Maersk has been obliged to issue a profit warning ahead… link to full story

08.09.18 - Airfreight growth continues to slow in June as the trade outlook weakens

Air cargo traffic growth continued to slow in June… link to full story

08.08.18 - China announces date to match 16 billion US tariffs

China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs… link to full story

08.08.18 - Chinese exports accelerate even as Trump escalates trade war

China's exports surged more than expected in July despite… link to full story

08.03.18 - China unveils proposed tariffs on 60 billion of U.S. goods in latest trade war salvo

China proposed retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth… link to full story

08.01.18 - North Carolina Ports achieves unprecedented growth in 2018 fiscal year

North Carolina Ports moved a record number of containers… link to full story

July 2018 Industry News
07.31.18 - COSCO networks ‘safe and stable’ after cyberattack

China’s state-run COSCO Shipping Lines said Monday… link to full story

07.31.18 - Commerce lifts ZTE export ban

 After Chinese telecommunications company ZTE placed… link to full story

07.31.18 - China to loosen rules for foreign firms buying strategic stakes

China plans to make it easier for foreign buyers to… link to full story

07.26.18 - First of 60 RMGs Arrive in Virginia

The first of 60 new Konecranes rail-mounted gantry… link to full story

07.26.18 - CSX fined $2.2 million for 2015 West Virginia oil spill

 The Justice Department on Tuesday said the Class I… link to full story

07.26.18 - Port operations reach new highs

Drones to deliver for port authorities Earlier this… link to full story

07.26.18 - Multi-purpose cargo berth construction moves ahead at Port Canaveral

North Cargo Berth 8 will provide flexible capacity,… link to full story

07.26.18 - Cosco Shipping U.S. offices battling cyber attack

 Yesterday, July 24th, COSCO’s U.S. offices fell victim… link to full story

07.26.18 - The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved a monthly record for June

 Total volume for June 2018 was 625,366 TEUs (357,382… link to full story

07.24.18 - Trump’s trade war squeezes perishables’ market

Although only in early stages, the tit-for-tat exchange… link to full story

07.23.18 - Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits

Trucking companies are hoping to turn the most robust… link to full story

07.20.18 - Tariffs force proactive risk approach

Tariffs have become a favorite trade policy tool of… link to full story

07.20.18 - Cherry Exports Souring with China Tariffs

Cherry producers in the Pacific Northwest are experiencing… link to full story

07.18.18 - Trade war puts the hoof into U.S. pig part exports to China

 Before the U.S.-China trade war, American pig processors… link to full story

07.18.18 - Sharp slowdown in Singapore's exports raises growth fears

 Singapore exported far fewer goods than expected in… link to full story

07.18.18 - Multiple ship groundings and collisions send Suez Canal into chaos

Egypt’s Suez Canal, one of the busiest waterways in… link to full story

07.18.18 - HK port June throughput falls 5% to 1.7m teu

Container throughput at the Port of Hong Kong continued… link to full story

07.17.18 - J.B. Hunt Profit, Revenues Soar on Surging Freight Demand

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. JBHT -0.01% reported… link to full story

07.17.18 - Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul aid shipbuilders as rivalry deepens

Shipbuilders in China, Japan and South Korea are locked… link to full story

07.17.18 - Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international

 Four years after it started ferrying passengers across… link to full story

07.17.18 - Antonov Airlines sees revenues grow by 42% in first five months of 2018

Antonov Airlines registered an 81% revenue increase… link to full story

07.13.18 - China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

Chinese and U.S. officials have raised the prospect… link to full story

07.13.18 - Coming Soon to an Ocean Near You: Ships Moving a Tiny Bit Slower

If you happen to be at the beach this summer, make… link to full story

07.13.18 - China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record as exporters rush to beat tariffs

China’s trade surplus with the United States swelled… link to full story

07.11.18 - CMA CGM pulls out of Iran ahead of US sanctions

CMA CGM has become the latest high profile container… link to full story

07.11.18 - China says will hit back after U.S. proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion in goods

China accused the United States of bullying and warned… link to full story

07.10.18 - SC Ports achieves record container volume in 2018 fiscal year

 South Carolina Ports Authority announced record container… link to full story

07.10.18 - Autos fuel record May for Port of Baltimore

The state-owned public marine terminals at the Helen… link to full story

07.09.18 - Airbus expects freighter fleet to increase by 65% over the next 20 years

Airbus expects the world’s freighter fleet to grow… link to full story

07.09.18 - Global automakers hail more ships as trade battles heat up

 Automakers are scrambling to ship vehicles to the… link to full story

07.09.18 - USTR details China tariff exclusion process

 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)… link to full story

07.09.18 - Mexico executes retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports

 Mexico on Thursday completed its second round of retaliatory… link to full story

07.09.18 - Container volume growth continues in May

 Global transport volumes of containerized cargo grew… link to full story

07.09.18 - Spot container rates down from last year

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange’s Shanghai Containerized… link to full story

07.09.18 - COSCO-OOCL deal gets green light

 COSCO Shipping Holdings said Friday that antitrust… link to full story

07.05.18 - U.S. duties wrap Chinese rubber bands

The Commerce Department has found that U.S. imports… link to full story

07.02.18 - U.S. steel imports tumble in May

 Steel imports to the United States tumbled 16 percent… link to full story

07.02.18 - Blockchain can link supply chain steps from start

 Dan Gardner, vice president of supply chain at Lakeshore… link to full story

07.02.18 - Ports call for national freight policy

 The United States needs a national freight policy,… link to full story

June 2018 Industry News
06.29.18 - Customs outlines process for tariff collection

 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Thursday… link to full story

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