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JD.com to grow own vegetables in tie-up with Mitsubishi Chemical

06.23.17

JD.com to grow own vegetables…

Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Jingdong…

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South African competition authorities reject Japanese container line merger

06.23.17

South African competition…

While focus on regulatory approval normally…

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AM General Sells Indiana Plant to China-Backed SF Motors

06.23.17

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Humvee maker AM General is selling its…

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U.S. leading indicators climb 0.3% in May; economy steady

06.23.17

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June 2017 Industry News
06.23.17 - Samsung in talks to invest $300m in South Carolina plant

South Korean electronics major Samsung is reportedly… link to full story

06.23.17 - Taiwan's Foxconn Eyes Seven States for $10 Billion Investment

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles… link to full story

06.23.17 - USDA Suspends Fresh Beef Imports From Brazil

The U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended imports… link to full story

06.23.17 - U.S. leading indicators climb 0.3% in May; economy steady

The leading economic index climbed 0.3% in May and… link to full story

06.23.17 - AM General Sells Indiana Plant to China-Backed SF Motors

Humvee maker AM General is selling its light-vehicle… link to full story

06.23.17 - South African competition authorities reject Japanese container line merger

While focus on regulatory approval normally focuses… link to full story

06.23.17 - JD.com to grow own vegetables in tie-up with Mitsubishi Chemical

Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Jingdong Group and Japan's… link to full story

06.22.17 - Reverse cascading by carriers could benefit owners of smaller containerships

Owners of smaller container vessels, below 8,000 teu,… link to full story

06.22.17 - OOCL keeps COSCO takeover rumors at bay

After speculation spread yesterday that Hong Kong-based… link to full story

06.21.17 - U.S. Oil Falls Into Bear Market Amid Worries Over Supply Glut

U.S. oil prices suffered another day of big losses,… link to full story

06.21.17 - Cosco Nears $4 Billion Takeover of Orient Overseas

Chinese conglomerate COSCO Group is in advanced discussions… link to full story

06.20.17 - Striking truck drivers slow traffic at LA, Long Beach ports

L.A.’s mammoth hub, the nation’s busiest container… link to full story

06.19.17 - More container shipping M&A activity expected as smaller carriers try to keep up

There is a “high likelihood” of a new wave of M&A activity… link to full story

06.16.17 - U.S. beef shipments to China to resume soon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing… link to full story

06.16.17 - Import Growth Slows at U.S. West Coast Container Ports

Import growth slowed in May at the nation’s dominant… link to full story

06.16.17 - Fed Raises Rates, Sets Out Plan to Shrink Asset Holdings Beginning This Year

The Federal Reserve said it would raise short-term… link to full story

06.16.17 - China Greenlights Imports of Two New GMO Products

China approved imports of two new varieties of genetically… link to full story

06.16.17 - U.S. Industrial Production Unchanged Amid Drop In Manufacturing Output

With a drop in manufacturing output offsetting increases… link to full story

06.16.17 - LA/LB port truck drivers and warehouse workers to strike Monday

Yet another strike. On Monday, some 100 truck drivers… link to full story

06.16.17 - China remains calm in face of U.S. rate hike

With a growing capacity to better manage potential… link to full story

06.15.17 - U.S., Canada Trade Spat Set to Sharpen as Lumber Decision Nears

The U.S. Department of Commerce is scheduled to announce… link to full story

06.15.17 - Port of Los Angeles handles record 796,000 TEUs in May

  Just one day after the Port of Long Beach in Southern… link to full story

06.14.17 - CMA CGM to buy Brazilian line Mercosul from Maersk

Container shipping firm CMA CGM is to acquire Brazil's… link to full story

06.14.17 - US box imports set for record volumes

Transpacific spot rates could see further gains this… link to full story

06.14.17 - Air freight demand growth accelerates in May

With results in from many of the world’s major cargo… link to full story

06.13.17 - COSCO Ports to acquire majority stake in Spanish terminal operator

COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd., the port terminal operator… link to full story

06.13.17 - Ports of LA, Long Beach set new zero-emissions goals

Officials from the cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach,… link to full story

06.13.17 - Latin America draws China freighters with steady rise in charters

Mexico is turning into a magnet for Chinese passenger… link to full story

06.08.17 - The State of Global Shipping in Three Charts

The shipping industry, which has ailed for years, is… link to full story

06.08.17 - Hapag-Lloyd becomes latest carrier to bring in container booking cancellation fee

Hapag-Lloyd has become the latest container shipping… link to full story

06.08.17 - NWSA to invest $55m in cranes, terminal improvements

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA), the entity that… link to full story

06.07.17 - Industry slow to adopt Uber-for-freight model

The Uber model for trucking still may be poised to… link to full story

06.07.17 - Containership supply tight, but carrier clout brings charter rates back down

Despite a limited supply in several sectors, daily… link to full story

06.05.17 - ULCVs will ply the transpacific trade, but the ports are not ready for them

Despite a near doubling of the number of 13,000 teu-or-above… link to full story

06.05.17 - FAA to award US$527.8m in airport grants

As part of its Airport Improvement Program (AIP), the… link to full story

06.01.17 - Commodity Currencies Fall on Oil Decline

The dollar rose against the currencies of commodity… link to full story

06.01.17 - Japan’s ‘Big 3’ to operate as Ocean Network Express

Japan’s three major shipping companies - Kawasaki Kisen… link to full story

May 2017 Industry News
05.26.17 - New England Ports Plot Course to Deal with Changing Shipping Industry

Cargo ships are growing. Shipping rates have plunged.… link to full story

05.26.17 - Rail traffic growth trend continues in U.S., Canada

U.S. railroads' traffic increased 5.5 percent to 534,922… link to full story

05.26.17 - American Wheat Great Again as Exports to Overtake Russia’s

One irony of the situation is that the U.S. is taking… link to full story

05.26.17 - April Drewry price index indicates ongoing recovery

Consider the airfreight recovery to be still alive… link to full story

05.25.17 - World trade flows point to strong global growth

World trade flows grew in the first quarter, continuing… link to full story

05.25.17 - Hapag-Lloyd finally completes merger with UASC

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC today pushed through further consolidation… link to full story

05.25.17 - Vessel Calls from Oakland to Southeast Asia Up by 50 Pct

The Port of Oakland has assumed a more prominent role… link to full story

05.25.17 - Broward County panel OKs Port Everglades expansion

Port Everglades yesterday received approval from the… link to full story

05.25.17 - New record set for largest-capacity vessel to transit expanded Panama Canal

Less than a month after the previous record was set,… link to full story

05.25.17 - U.S. corn yield limited if conditions land below 70 pct -Braun

Corn market participants often dismiss U.S. crop condition… link to full story

05.24.17 - APL turnaround brings significant boost to CMA CGM first quarter results

A dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of recently acquired… link to full story

05.24.17 - Air cargo and global value chains: Made for each other

Each day, semiconductors made in Japan are flown to… link to full story

05.22.17 - Georgia’s ports set new industry standard: Total tonnage climbs by 13 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority handled 333,006 twenty-foot… link to full story

05.22.17 - U.S. Strikes Gentler Tone on Nafta as Countdown to Talks Begins

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator… link to full story

05.18.17 - New shipping alliances causing delays at USWC ports

Tacoma has become the first US west coast port in the… link to full story

05.18.17 - Study shows growth in digital linkages between customers and suppliers

Supply chain software is usually invisible to end customers,… link to full story

05.18.17 - Carriers may be getting containership capacity crisis under control at last

Container shipping lines may be finally getting the… link to full story

05.17.17 - Top passenger airport Atlanta invests heavily to boost its cargo credentials

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport is trying to attract… link to full story

05.17.17 - Will the Panama Canal Authority correct the problem before it gets worse?

Larger ships, known as Neopanamax, were expected to… link to full story

05.16.17 - Shipping Companies’ Alliances Stir Fear Among Farmers

As a strong dollar makes U.S. commodities more expensive… link to full story

05.16.17 - Sneakers Made from Corn? Seat Cushions From Soybeans?

Facing overstuffed silos and forecasts for another… link to full story

05.16.17 - Drewry: Global container volumes up sharply in Q1

Container volumes in the first quarter of 2017 were… link to full story

05.15.17 - Port of Cleveland continues to make strategic infrastructure investments in its facilities

The Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County… link to full story

05.15.17 - Oakland volumes grow 4% in April

The Port of Oakland handled 196,247 TEUs of containerized… link to full story

05.15.17 - Europe's Fashion Brands Expand in U.S. Even as American Stores Close Doors

European retailers hungry for growth are pushing deeper… link to full story

05.15.17 - Industry-wide data platform an inevitability

The air cargo industry should develop a sector-wide… link to full story

05.12.17 - Trump administration praises deal expanding trade with China

The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. and… link to full story

05.12.17 - Port’s container volumes climb in April; ‘Big Ship Era’ is underway in Virginia

The Port of Virginia® moved 225,196 twenty-foot equivalent… link to full story

05.11.17 - US containerized imports forecasted to grow in coming months

US containerised imports are predicted to see steady… link to full story

05.11.17 - Shippers squeezing margins 'pushed carriers toward bigger ships and alliances'

Container shipping lines yesterday shrugged off accusations… link to full story

05.11.17 - Fitch Affirms ‘A’ Rating for Broward County’s Port Everglades

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘A’ rating on Broward… link to full story

05.10.17 - RFP to study Cross-Harbor Rail Freight Tunnel connecting NJ and Brooklyn

The Port Authority will soon be issuing an RFP (Request… link to full story

05.10.17 - NRF: Major U.S. retail container ports can expect imports to rise

Major retail container ports in the United States should… link to full story

05.10.17 - Fashion’s move to immediacy has resulted in a shipping race

In March, Uniqlo announced a short-term goal of speeding… link to full story

05.09.17 - Biggest Vessel in Port’s History Calls the Port of Virginia

At 1,200 feet long and 158 feet wide, the containership… link to full story

05.09.17 - SC Ports announces strongest April on record for container cargo

South Carolina Ports Authority announced its strongest… link to full story

05.09.17 - Port of Long Beach Sees April Boost

Hyundai Long Beach arrives at the Port of Long Beach’s… link to full story

05.08.17 - April Jobs Report Hints at Growth in Logistics Industry

Businesses tied to e-commerce fulfillment resumed hiring… link to full story

05.08.17 - Trudeau Says He Will Consider Retaliating Against U.S. Over Tariff

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday… link to full story

05.08.17 - Soybeans are Shipping Out at Record Pace

The world can’t seem to get its fill of soybeans. Exports… link to full story

05.08.17 - Port of Coos Bay proposes $400 million in dredging

The Port of Coos Bay has stepped up its public outreach… link to full story

05.05.17 - U.S. Trade Activity Picks Up in First Quarter

The U.S. trade gap widened in the first quarter compared… link to full story

05.05.17 - Charleston CBP intercepts two invasive pests

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of… link to full story

05.04.17 - Virginia Doubles Down on Mexico Trade Push After TPP Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S.… link to full story

05.04.17 - Trump’s Nafta Threats Push Mexico to Play Catchup on Innovation

Senosiain is an innovator who helped build his family’s… link to full story

05.04.17 - Air cargo demand growth reaches six year high

Air cargo traffic grew at its fastest rate since late… link to full story

05.04.17 - China Box Congestion Spreads

Congestion at Chinese boxports is spreading causing… link to full story

05.04.17 - New shipping alliances jam up truck traffic for Port of Seattle

Truck traffic often generates complaints around the… link to full story

05.03.17 - U.S. Maritime Regulator Rejects Japanese Shipping Deal

The U.S. maritime regulator has rejected an application… link to full story

05.03.17 - U.S. ends ban on importing Argentine lemons, angering California citrus growers

The California citrus industry was livid Tuesday over… link to full story

05.03.17 - Governor Christie Announces Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” Ahead of Schedule

Continuing to build on his commitment to growing New… link to full story

05.02.17 - ILWU members to vote on longshore contract extension

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)… link to full story

05.02.17 - Steel imports spike in March

Steel imports spiked by nearly a quarter in March,… link to full story

05.01.17 - Milk Wars Curdled U.S.-Canada Ties Long Ago

Donald Trump sent much of the presidential campaign… link to full story

05.01.17 - Maersk Line to pay $4 billion for Hamburg Sud

The world's biggest container shipping company Maersk… link to full story

05.01.17 - Massive ships threaten Portland’s container export prospects

Increasingly massive container ships threaten the relevance… link to full story

05.01.17 - U.S. soy exports big beneficiary of Brazil's price woes: Braun

The Brazilian farmer’s reluctance to sell newly harvested… link to full story

April 2017 Industry News
04.28.17 - Alliance revamp 'a disaster', bringing chaos to Asia-Europe tradelanes

“Organized chaos” – that’s how one carrier describes… link to full story

04.28.17 - Trump Administration Launches Probe of Aluminum Imports

The Trump administration launched a wide-ranging probe… link to full story

04.28.17 - Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO

A Chinese consumer backlash against genetically modified… link to full story

04.26.17 - Soy Growers Look to White House Task Force to Lead on Key Issues

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed today’s… link to full story

04.26.17 - Some restrictions lifted at Bayonne Bridge

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said… link to full story

04.26.17 - Airfreight rates climb in March

Global average airfreight rates increased in March… link to full story

04.25.17 - Japan imports more chipping potatoes to offset domestic shortage

Japan will have to import more potatoes for chipping… link to full story

04.25.17 - Trump Slaps Duty on Canada Lumber, Intensifying Trade Fight

Trump announced the new tariff at a White House gathering… link to full story

04.24.17 - Three Hard Lessons the Internet Is Teaching Traditional Stores

With brick and mortar stores shuttering at a record… link to full story

04.24.17 - Port of Los Angeles March volumes up 29 percent

March cargo volumes jumped 29 percent at the Port of… link to full story

04.21.17 - North American freight market growth continues in March

The North American freight market showed continued,… link to full story

04.21.17 - Port of Charleston setting cargo records as container ships grow larger

A pair of record-setting months has put the State Ports… link to full story

04.21.17 - Shanghai port, world's busiest, grapples with traffic congestion

The world's busiest container port, Yangshan in China's… link to full story

04.20.17 - Next round of port contracts likely to be settled without strife, expert forecasts

U.S. maritime labor, concerned about retaining shipper… link to full story

04.20.17 - Slow start to U.S. corn planting may lead to tug-of-war with soy: Braun

U.S. farmers are off to a slow start on corn plantings… link to full story

04.20.17 - Strong demand means air freight shippers must expect higher prices

Signs that the airfreight market is finally correcting… link to full story

04.20.17 - Trump Can’t Stop California Bullet Train Fueled by New Bond Sale

The state on Thursday plans to sell $1.25 billion in… link to full story

04.19.17 - IMF Boosts Global Growth Forecast to 3.5% Despite Geopolitical Angst

The global economy is on course for its best performance… link to full story

04.19.17 - America's cattlemen want it back

One question loomed large Tuesday during the vice president's… link to full story

04.19.17 - Expanded rail capacity for Port of Everett

The Port of Everett, Wash., has begun construction… link to full story

04.19.17 - Shanghai's Yangshan Port suffers massive delays

Bad weather and shrinking capacity following a recent… link to full story

04.19.17 - Homebuilders Could Be Losers in Early Test of Trump Trade Policy

A long-simmering trade dispute between the U.S. and… link to full story

04.18.17 - The New Shopping Hubs for Cities: Warehouse Distribution Centers

Past scrapyards, railroad tracks, stacks of old wooden… link to full story

04.18.17 - Empire State manufacturing index slows in April

A gauge of New York area manufacturing slowed considerably… link to full story

04.18.17 - Congestion at Yangshan Port causes delays for lines

Shanghai’s Yangshan Port has been suffering from severe… link to full story

04.17.17 - U.S. Retail Sales Fall for Second Straight Month

U.S. retail sales fell for the second straight month… link to full story

04.17.17 - Frank Murkowski tries to revive dream of rail link to Canada

Frank Murkowski has never lost his railroad dream.… link to full story

04.14.17 - What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?

From rural strip-malls to Manhattan’s avenues, it has… link to full story

04.14.17 - When Robots Take to City Sidewalks

On a sunny day here in the residential Potrero Hill… link to full story

04.14.17 - Port of Indiana welcomes first carrier of shipping season

Officials with the Port of Indiana at Burns Harbor… link to full story

04.13.17 - Americas Cargo Monthly: Demand flies at US carriers

March was a bumper month for US carriers as the big… link to full story

04.13.17 - Shippers want to be partners with carriers not just 'customers'

Shippers would prefer to be treated by container lines… link to full story

04.13.17 - New U.S. pipelines to drive natural gas boom as exports surge

U.S. energy firms are scrambling to finish a slew of… link to full story

04.13.17 - Diesel taxes in California heading higher as state passes funding plan

Starting Nov. 1, truckers will pay more to fill up… link to full story

04.12.17 - Truckers Warn of Squeezed Profits on Weak Volumes, Oversupply

Surging trade at U.S. ports isn’t translating into… link to full story

04.12.17 - Container ports expect strong import numbers for spring and summer

Major American retail container ports are expected… link to full story

04.12.17 - First freight train from UK sets off as China-Europe rail services soar

The first train from the UK to China left London Gateway… link to full story

04.11.17 - Eastbound box shipping capacity crunch could last for months, says Drewry

The backhaul North Europe-Asia capacity crunch could… link to full story

04.11.17 - Lumber Logs a 12-Year High

Lumber prices hit a 12-year high Monday on expectations… link to full story

04.11.17 - Expanded U.S. Beef Sales to China a `Big Prize,’ Spicer Says

President Donald Trump achieved a “big prize” during… link to full story

04.11.17 - Port of Virginia box volumes jump 8.9% in March

The Port of Virginia handled 232,148 TEUs of containerized… link to full story

04.11.17 - European Commission approves Maersk acquisition of Hamburg Sud with conditions

The Europe Commission (EC) has approved Maersk Line’s… link to full story

04.10.17 - Trucking Sector Hiring Slows in March

Trucking firms slowed their roll in March, adding half… link to full story

04.10.17 - Wilbur Ross says U.S. wants ‘tangible results’ with China — and soon

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S. wants… link to full story

04.07.17 - Port of Oakland import volume spiked 19 percent in March

Port of Oakland import cargo volume increased 19 percent… link to full story

04.06.17 - Destructive weed threatens U.S. corn fields

A U.S. government program designed to convert farmland… link to full story

04.06.17 - Port of Vancouver USA tonnage breaks the 7 million mark in 2016

For the first time in its 105-year history, the Port… link to full story

04.06.17 - India allows duty-free imports of 500,000 tonnes of raw sugar

India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, will allow… link to full story

04.05.17 - Global Shipping Fleet Braces for Chaos of $60 Billion Fuel Shock

Little more than 2 1/2 years from now, the global fleet… link to full story

04.05.17 - U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks as Exports Rise

The U.S. trade gap with China shrank in the first two… link to full story

04.05.17 - Cargo owners complain of ‘total mess’ shipping goods to Asia

The launch of two global container-shipping alliances… link to full story

04.04.17 - Guest Voices: Supply Chains and the Trump Roller-Coaster

Managing unpredictability is an intrinsic part of a… link to full story

04.04.17 - U.S. Factory Activity Continued to Expand in March

Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded… link to full story

04.03.17 - Lower Mississippi River could gain new container port

Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District (PPHTD) and American… link to full story

04.03.17 - Air cargo rides the wave of an improving world economy

Air cargo rode the “wave of an improving world economy”… link to full story

March 2017 Industry News
03.30.17 - Cargo Container Trade Expected to Grow in 2017

Panelists take questions from the audience at the 13th… link to full story

03.30.17 - Wood chip trade hits record high in 2016

Global trade of wood chips has seen spectacular development… link to full story

03.30.17 - FMC green light for 2M Alliance co-operation with HMM on transpacific

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has approved… link to full story

03.29.17 - Senators introduce legislation to prevent port slowdowns

The ILA & ILWU contracts expire September 30, 2018… link to full story

03.28.17 - U.S. Farmers Seek Shelter From Nafta Storm

U.S. agricultural producers are lobbying hard on both… link to full story

03.28.17 - Port of Houston invests in container terminals

The Port of Houston said its port commission authorized… link to full story

03.28.17 - FAA forecasts 3.1% average total annual RTM growth for next 20 years

US aviation regulator FAA has issued its long term… link to full story

03.27.17 - NYK, K Line and MOL pass first marker buoy en route to the merger

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has become… link to full story

03.23.17 - Banker queries delay completion of Hapag-Lloyd-UASC merger

The delay in the merger between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC… link to full story

03.23.17 - First of four new cranes starts work at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has commissioned the first… link to full story

03.23.17 - How smart ULDs and better data can help the cargo terminal of the future

Cargo warehouses of the future will have smart devices,… link to full story

03.22.17 - Port of Oakland set for alliance changes: ‘we’re confident’

Port of Oakland officials said today that they expect… link to full story

03.21.17 - Focus: Miami targets sea-air

A 10-ton consignment of snow peas on board a vessel… link to full story

03.20.17 - Philly port is poised to get new cranes, bigger ships, more cargo, and more jobs

More cars, more containerized freight, and more cargo… link to full story

03.20.17 - China Risk – The Escalating Threat to Foreign Business

Whilst much attention has been focused on United States/China… link to full story

03.17.17 - Good news at last for shipowners in the container charter market

Brokers are reporting good news for embattled containership… link to full story

03.16.17 - U.S.-Bound Ocean Imports Fell in February Amid China Slowdown

China’s exporting slowdown weighed heavily on U.S.… link to full story

03.16.17 - U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in February

U.S. consumer prices rose further in February, the… link to full story

03.16.17 - WCS17: Air cargo digital disruption takes center stage

The digitization of air cargo is a hot topic at the… link to full story

03.16.17 - Air Canada’s Chief Says U.S. Becoming More Competitive

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to cut taxes and… link to full story

03.16.17 - SC Ports Container Volume Up Nine Percent

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nearly nine… link to full story

03.15.17 - The mood in air cargo is upbeat, but watch for pressure on profitability

An upbeat air cargo industry is this week celebrating a… link to full story

03.15.17 - Aussie Bank's 7000-Mile Blockchain Experiment Could Change Trade

When the Marie Schulte rounds the breakwater off the… link to full story

03.15.17 - Global Supply Chains Are About to Get Better, Thanks to Blockchain

When an E.coli outbreak at Chipotle Mexican Grill outlets left… link to full story

03.14.17 - North Carolina Ports Attracts Additional Transpacific Container Service

North Carolina Ports is pleased to announce a new partnership… link to full story

03.13.17 - Trump’s Plan to Bring Back Manufacturing Isn’t Crazy

The head of President Donald Trump’s National Trade… link to full story

03.10.17 - THE Alliance draws up trust fund to protect group from member bankruptcy

THE Alliance is to set up an independently managed… link to full story

03.09.17 - Cargo iQ: Air cargo should focus on reliability not speed

Putting the spotlight on reliability is key, which… link to full story

03.09.17 - Port of Long Beach cargo declines during Lunar New Year

Dockworkers move containers at the Port of Long Beach’s… link to full story

03.09.17 - Check the terminal choices before you pick your carrier, shippers advised

As the annual shipper and carrier contract season moves… link to full story

03.08.17 - Port of Oakland marine terminal night gate breakthrough hailed

California’s trucking industry has honored a Port of… link to full story

03.08.17 - Alliance reshuffle gives containership charter market a welcome boost

Chartering activity by member lines of the Ocean and… link to full story

03.07.17 - Airfreight's positive momentum continues in January

Air cargo demand growth continued its “positive momentum”… link to full story

03.06.17 - Port of Baltimore Starts 2017 Off With Record Month

Coming off a record 2016, the Helen Delich Bentley… link to full story

03.06.17 - Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Rose for Fourth Straight Month

Orders for new heavy-duty trucks rose in February for… link to full story

03.03.17 - How trade jitters made lumber February’s best-performing commodity

Lumber futures scored the biggest gain among major… link to full story

03.02.17 - Port of South Louisiana: Channeling a bold Trump infrastructure plan

Of the ten states that border the main stem of the… link to full story

03.02.17 - U.S. Consumer Comfort Hits 10-Year High on Economic Outlook

Consumer comfort rose to an almost 10-year high in… link to full story

03.02.17 - Rate Bets Boost Dollar as Stocks Slip From Records: Markets Wrap

The bullish tone on global financial markets evaporated… link to full story

03.01.17 - Shippers want progress on air cargo digitization

A new position paper from TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory… link to full story

03.01.17 - Soy Growers: Water Regulation Must Focus on the Farmer as Environmentalist

The American Soybean Association (ASA) cheers a direction… link to full story

February 2017 Industry News
02.28.17 - Longshoreman Union Leader Stalls Planned Work Shutdown

The president of the International Longshoremen’s Association… link to full story

02.28.17 - Port Authorities of Georgia and Virginia File East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement

The Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority… link to full story

02.27.17 - Port of Oakland cranes going higher at largest marine terminal

Up to six 366-foot-tall cranes will soon be raised… link to full story

02.27.17 - For More Chinese Firms, It Pays to Make It in the U.S.A.

A hefty U.S. import tax on goods produced in China… link to full story

02.23.17 - Airlines heartened by Hong Kong cargo policy boost

Hong Kong's financial secretary, Paul Chan, has outlined… link to full story

02.23.17 - Mississippi ports eye Cuba, sign agreements in Havana

The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed… link to full story

02.23.17 - States Push to Raise Gasoline Taxes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is putting his fellow Republican… link to full story

02.22.17 - APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200 million

APM Terminals, in close dialogue with the bi-state… link to full story

02.21.17 - World’s largest container ship docks at Vietnam’s Cai Mep

Margrethe Maersk container ship with the deadweight… link to full story

02.21.17 - Cass Freight Index Report indicates the freight recession appears to be over

Even with mixed annual and sequential results, the… link to full story

02.17.17 - Longshore Union, Employers Seek Early Pact at U.S. East Coast Ports

Cargo companies and the union representing longshore… link to full story

02.16.17 - Bunge Earnings, Sales Rise as Trump Talk Hasn't Disrupted Trade

The flow of basic foodstuffs from U.S. farms to overseas… link to full story

02.16.17 - Latest Data Signal Solid Momentum for U.S. Economy

Stronger consumer spending, rising factory production… link to full story

02.16.17 - Virginia Port Authority begins work on terminal expansion

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) said work has commenced… link to full story

02.15.17 - Imports Surge at U.S. Ports

Imports surged at the nation’s ports in January, buoyed… link to full story

02.15.17 - Qatar's new South America freighter operation underway

Qatar Airways Cargo will today begin its new freighter… link to full story

02.14.17 - Trump expects only 'tweaking' of trade relationship with Canada

President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States… link to full story

02.14.17 - Panama Canal Sets New Monthly Tonnage Record

In January 2017, the Panama Canal set a new monthly… link to full story

02.13.17 - US importers epitomize diversity of products

The Select U.S. Importers chart epitomizes what every… link to full story

02.10.17 - Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes

The Port of Virginia® moved 228,516 twenty-foot equivalent… link to full story

02.10.17 - Maersk, Sanity Is Returning to Shipping as Freight Rates Gain

The bankruptcy of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co.… link to full story

02.09.17 - The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

The U.S. farming business is facing a tough period… link to full story

02.09.17 - Port of Oswego set for major expansion of rail capabilities

The Port of Oswego is ready for a major expansion of… link to full story

02.09.17 - Talks break off between PSAC, Treasury Board in fight for CBSA contract

Thousands of Canada Border Services Agency workers… link to full story

02.09.17 - Georgia Ports Authority announces new developments

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has just announced… link to full story

02.07.17 - Soy Growers, Soyfoods Association Defend Soymilk, Oppose Dairy Pride Act

In a letter to Senate Health, Education, Labor and… link to full story

02.03.17 - Alabama State Port Authority Signs MOU with Cuba’s Transport Ministry

The Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port… link to full story

02.02.17 - Strength in Cotton Spinning in Vietnam Benefits U.S. Exports

For the sixth year in a row, Vietnam’s demand for raw… link to full story

02.02.17 - Port Everglades moves forward with plan for new logistics center

Florida's Broward County Commission approved a request… link to full story

02.02.17 - Mount Vernon port shatters quarterly tonnage record

The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled nearly 2.5… link to full story

02.02.17 - Record cargo year for Singapore's Changi airport

Singapore Changi Airport recorded a 6.3% rise in airfreight… link to full story

02.01.17 - Japanese Shipping Industry Suffers Huge Losses

NYK Line and K Line, two of Japan’s largest shipping… link to full story

January 2017 Industry News
01.31.17 - Healthy Orderbook for Reefers

The maritime transport of fresh produce grew faster… link to full story

01.30.17 - Strong demand for wood in China in the second half of 2016 resulted in record highs

The high demand for softwood lumber in China helped… link to full story

01.30.17 - Retailers are increasingly pushing for “drop shipping.”

Retailers are increasingly pushing for “drop shipping.”… link to full story

01.26.17 - The governor of FL, Rick Scott says no to ports doing business with Cuba.

The governor of Florida, Rick Scott is warning state… link to full story

01.26.17 - Canada, US auto industry co-ordinating on Trump response

U.S. and Canadian auto makers and auto parts producers… link to full story

01.26.17 - S.C. Ports Authority agrees to close Georgetown port

South Carolina’s Port Authority has decided to close… link to full story

01.25.17 - HMM to receive support from South Korean government

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is expected to receive… link to full story

01.24.17 - SC Ports Authority Container Volume Climbs 5 Percent

The port authority of South Carolina reported a increase… link to full story

01.23.17 - Freight Rail Industry Issues Statement on Historic Presidential Inauguration

The Association of American Railroads and the freight… link to full story

01.19.17 - Chinas Cosco in Talks to Buy OOCL

Shipping companies explore new combinations to battle… link to full story

01.19.17 - Prime Minister Theresa May Says U.K. Won’t Seek Membership of EU Single Market

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said the U.K.… link to full story

01.18.17 - Companies Examine Shifting Production to U.S. Ahead of Tax Code Overhaul

Companies are increasingly exploring the economics… link to full story

01.18.17 - Businesses Push Donald Trump to Salvage Pacific Trade Pact

Business and agricultural groups are lobbying Trump… link to full story

01.17.17 - Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

The port of Savannah received 4 Super Post Panamax… link to full story

01.16.17 - Container Cargo Imports Surged at End of 2016

Container cargo imports surged during the final weeks… link to full story

01.16.17 - Sale of Container Terminal Takes Center Stage in Hanjin Bankruptcy

The sale of the operator of a Long Beach, Calif., container… link to full story

01.13.17 - Port of Virginia Sets New Volume Record in 2016 Having Handled 2.65 Million TEUs

The Port of Virginia experienced a 4.2% volume increase… link to full story

01.12.17 - OOCL parent stock rises amid merger speculation

With the speculation that a merger may happen to ocean… link to full story

01.11.17 - Ningbo Zhoushan in $18 Billion Project Deal

Chinese port Ningbo Zhoushan is the busiest cargo handler… link to full story

01.11.17 - U.S. continues Canadian lumber import investigations

Imports of softwood lumber products from Canada has… link to full story

01.10.17 - China Rolls Out Emissions Controls at Ports

Ships at major commercial ports in emission control… link to full story

01.10.17 - ‘HMM + K2’ consortium to start in March

  Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced… link to full story

01.09.17 - U.S. Trade Deficit Widened in November to a Nine-Month High

The U.S. trade deficit boosted 6.8% in November, resulting… link to full story

01.09.17 - Ocean carriers unveil skipped voyages around Chinese New Year

The 2M Alliance will skip various sailings on the Asia-North… link to full story

01.05.17 - Maersk, Alibaba team up to offer online booking of ship places

  Growing cooperation has been built between e-commerce… link to full story

01.04.17 - Shipping Alliances Shore Up Industry, Unsettle Customers

After a tumultuous year in the shipping industry, overcapacity… link to full story

01.04.17 - SM Group to operate Hanjin business separately from Korea Line

The board members of Korea Line Corp, a major bulk… link to full story

December 2016 Industry News
12.29.16 - Dollar’s Rise Threatens Manufacturing Recovery

A 14-year high dollar is a threat to U.S. manufacturers… link to full story

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