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CP Railway Union Discussions Near Deadline as Labor Strike Looms

04.20.18

CP Railway Union Discussions…

Hours away from a midnight deadline, Canadian…

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Strong yuan, rising costs are bigger worries than US trade war, say Chinese exporters

04.19.18

Strong yuan, rising costs…

Chinese exporters at a major trade fair…

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Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

04.19.18

Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize…

Globalization has brought the most advanced…

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Savannah port handling 14 percent more containers than last year

04.17.18

Savannah port handling 14…

Georgia's seaports are reporting double-digit…

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April 2018 Industry News
04.20.18 - CP Railway Union Discussions Near Deadline as Labor Strike Looms

Hours away from a midnight deadline, Canadian Pacific… link to full story

04.19.18 - Blockchain Is About to Revolutionize the Shipping Industry

Globalization has brought the most advanced trading… link to full story

04.19.18 - Strong yuan, rising costs are bigger worries than US trade war, say Chinese exporters

Chinese exporters at a major trade fair say a rising… link to full story

04.17.18 - China imposes restrictions on coal imports at southern ports

Thermal and coking coal imports at ports in southern… link to full story

04.17.18 - Savannah port handling 14 percent more containers than last year

Georgia's seaports are reporting double-digit growth… link to full story

04.16.18 - Shipping Regulators Reach Deal to Cut Carbon Emissions

The shipping industry made a historic step toward cleaner… link to full story

04.16.18 - Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses

A shortage of green stickers is holding up millions… link to full story

04.16.18 - Scrubbers seen losing favour as solution to 2020 sulphur cap

The topic of the 2020 sulphur cap and related issue… link to full story

04.16.18 - Asia-Europe carriers in new battle for market share, forcing rates down

As container spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade… link to full story

04.16.18 - Container shipping sector challenges and opportunities are laid out in AlixPartners report

Looking at the many facets that comprise the container… link to full story

04.16.18 - U.S. Rig Count Adds 5; Oil Jumps To Highest Price Since December '14

The active U.S. rig count continued its long-standing… link to full story

04.12.18 - Long Beach touts Q1 record

 Port of Long Beach said it handled 575,258 TEUs in… link to full story

04.12.18 - China blames U.S for trade frictions, but Trump voices optimism

China stepped up its attacks on the Trump administration… link to full story

04.12.18 - 34th Annual Salary Survey: Salary growth slows, tasks soar

As companies continue to search for the next generation… link to full story

04.12.18 - Small businesses: Make trade deals, not wars

 Testifying in front of House lawmakers on Wednesday,… link to full story

04.12.18 - USTR releases list of Chinese products tabbed for tariffs

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

04.12.18 - China slaps tariffs on $3b worth of U.S. goods

  Effective Monday, China is implementing retaliatory… link to full story

04.09.18 - Vidalia growers weigh shipping issues

The onset of federally mandated electronic logging… link to full story

04.09.18 - AAR reports annual U.S. carload and intermodal volume gains in March

Both United States rail carload and intermodal volumes… link to full story

04.09.18 - Calm before the trade storm? State exports surge in February

California’s merchandise export trade continued its… link to full story

04.09.18 - China company doubles CSX factory plan

A China company expects the largest industrial development… link to full story

04.06.18 - WHY LEMONS NOW REPLACE LIMES AT TACO TRUCKS EVERY SPRING

The other day, I went to my favorite lonchera in SanTana,… link to full story

04.06.18 - Port of Long Beach begins pilot program to reduce pollution

The project also includes purchasing 12 batter-electric… link to full story

04.06.18 - South Korea to assist in 200 ship orders

 South Korea will assist companies in placing orders… link to full story

04.05.18 - Shipping faces demands to cut CO2

A battle is under way to force the global shipping… link to full story

04.05.18 - Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Hit a Record Pace

Trucking companies ordered big rigs at a record pace… link to full story

04.05.18 - ELD compliance hits 97% as full enforcement begins

As full enforcement of the electronic logging device… link to full story

04.05.18 - IATA warns over protectionism as cargo traffic continues to grow

Air cargo traffic continued to improve in February,… link to full story

04.05.18 - FMC seeks details of carrier, terminal demurrage practices

 The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has asked… link to full story

04.05.18 - L.A. Harbor Commission president resigns

 Vilma Martinez announced that she’s stepping down… link to full story

04.05.18 - COSCO SHIPPING Holdings swings profit in 2017

 COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co. Ltd. recorded a profit… link to full story

04.05.18 - Port of Long Beach officials launch zero-emissions port project

Officials from the Port of Long Beach, Southern California… link to full story

04.05.18 - Port of Oakland doing more work at night than ever before

More truckers now visit the Port of Oakland at night… link to full story

04.05.18 - The ABCD of Soybean Tariffs Shows America Will Be Okay: Gadfly

If you want to know who’ll suffer most from the 25… link to full story

04.05.18 - Southeast Asia Braces for Trade War by Bolstering Growth

Policy makers across Southeast Asia are bracing for… link to full story

04.05.18 - US Retaliation List vs Imports from China

The US Trade Representative has released their list… link to full story

04.04.18 - COSCO Shipping’s Takeover of OOCL to Close by End-June, Vice Chairman Says

COSCO Shipping’s planned acquisition of Orient Overseas… link to full story

04.04.18 - Trucking Companies Are Struggling to Attract Drivers to the Big-Rig Life

Trucking companies eager to hire more drivers but facing… link to full story

04.04.18 - China Finds California Wine Pairs Well With a Trade War

Cabernet isn’t the most obvious pawn in a trade war… link to full story

04.04.18 - As China Fires Back in Trade War, Here Are the Winners And Losers

In the brewing trade-warbetween the U.S. and China,… link to full story

04.04.18 - China’s Counterpunch to Trump’s Tariffs Sparks Global Selloff

Tit-for-tat tariff threats from the U.S. and China… link to full story

04.04.18 - Trump’s China Tariffs Could Hurt US Ag Exporters & Ports

Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agriculture… link to full story

04.04.18 - Slow and steady recovery for container shipping

The outlook for the container shipping market in 2018… link to full story

04.04.18 - EU Sours on Reviving Trade-Pact Push With U.S. Amid Tariffs Row

The European Union distanced itself from the idea of… link to full story

04.04.18 - American Farmers Will Plant More Acres of Soybean Than Corn This Year

Soybean acreage in the U.S. this year will exceed corn… link to full story

04.04.18 - Port of Oakland forecasts steady growth as partners invest

Containerized cargo volume moving through this city… link to full story

04.04.18 - China Urges More Trade Talks as Tariffs on U.S. Goods Begin

China urged trade talks with the U.S. to prevent greater… link to full story

04.04.18 - U.S. Pork Producers, Fruit Growers Brace for China Tariffs

The escalating trade tensions between Beijing and Washington… link to full story

04.04.18 - Shipping Faces Demands to Cut CO2

A battle is under way to force the global shipping… link to full story

04.02.18 - U.S. Trucking Prices Are About to Rise Even More

A U.S. trucking shortage that has pushed up freight… link to full story

March 2018 Industry News
03.28.18 - Yang Ming sails back into the black with a $500m improvement

Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming returned to the black in… link to full story

03.28.18 - Lower container dwell time points to efficiency at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach

Container dwell time at the Ports of Los Angeles and… link to full story

03.28.18 - U.S. outlines problematic Chinese IP regulations in WTO complaint

Chinese regulations require foreign license holders… link to full story

03.28.18 - Trump officially signs off on China tariffs

  President Donald Trump on Thursday formally ordered… link to full story

03.27.18 - Cosco Shipping Ports profit more than doubles

Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd. (1199.HK) Monday said its… link to full story

03.26.18 - STB communicates concern over service issues to Class I railroads

Railroad service issues once again have the attention… link to full story

03.26.18 - These Are the Farm Commodities China May Target in Trade Dispute

Now that President Donald Trump has announced punitive… link to full story

03.22.18 - ELD compliance rates jump 10 points as April 1 deadline approaches

CarrierLists just updated its ongoing electronic logging… link to full story

03.22.18 - Port of Charleston reports February volume, strong spring outlook

The number of containers passing through the Port of… link to full story

03.20.18 - Chinese Shipyards See Surge in Orders, Margins Remain Thin

Orders at Chinese shipyards surged 450% in January… link to full story

03.20.18 - For Puerto Rico, the Return to Business as Usual Is Slow

Six months after Hurricane Maria barreled ashore here,… link to full story

03.20.18 - Hong Kong Air Cargo launches trucking service

Freight carrier Hong Kong Air Cargo has launched a… link to full story

03.20.18 - Salt Lake City to gain inland port?

Utah’s Senate this week passed legislation to create… link to full story

03.20.18 - Maersk and MSC unveil new 2M Asia-Europe network, with 17 fewer port calls

2M alliance partners Maersk Line and MSC will launch… link to full story

03.20.18 - US said to offer trade relief for help in pressuring China

The Trump administration is pressing countries to ally… link to full story

03.20.18 - Exemption to escalation: Japan’s options on US tariffs

 Japan will probably be able to avoid the worst effects… link to full story

03.20.18 - US is said to plan heavy China tariff hit as soon as this week

The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs worth… link to full story

03.20.18 - U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its procedures… link to full story

03.19.18 - Technology's mixed blessing

  Technology has always played a key role in globalisation,… link to full story

03.19.18 - CMA CGM thrives in 2017 on the back of APL acquisition

 CMA CGM posted improved earnings, revenues and container… link to full story

03.16.18 - China Won’t Make Soybeans a Weapon in a U.S. Trade War

How could China hit back against President Donald Trump’s… link to full story

03.16.18 - U.S. Cranberry Industry Is Early Casualty of Incipient Trade War

The American cranberry industry is one of the biggest… link to full story

03.16.18 - Maersk ship loses dozens of containers off N.C. coast

 The Maersk Shanghai lost between 70 and 73 cargo containers… link to full story

03.16.18 - What blockchain is and isn't

 It's hard to go anywhere these days without hearing… link to full story

03.16.18 - OOIDA's push against ELD mandate keeps on truckin'

The trucking group has called on the U.S. House Committee… link to full story

03.16.18 - Salt Lake City to gain inland port?

 Utah’s Senate this week passed legislation to create… link to full story

03.14.18 - IATA forecasts FTK growth against stronger trade backdrop

IATA Economics has forecast industry-wide freight tonne… link to full story

03.14.18 - DOT announces nearly $500 million in TIGER grant funding for 41 projects

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) last… link to full story

03.14.18 - Vanilla valuation

 Vanilla is a staple in any baker's pantry, but a recent… link to full story

03.14.18 - February Imports Soared at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

U.S. freight networks saw a steady flow of inbound… link to full story

03.13.18 - APM Terminals Exec Reveals Logistics Strategy Details

An excutive from APM Terminals has provided a clearer… link to full story

03.13.18 - Cargojet: strong Q4 financial performance

Canadian overnight all-cargo carrier Cargojet has posted… link to full story

03.13.18 - CBP details e-commerce strategy

 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last week… link to full story

03.13.18 - U.S. container import growth slows in January

 Import volumes at major retail container ports in… link to full story

03.12.18 - U.S. Ports Say Tariff Retaliation Could Cut Shipping Trade

Officials at big U.S. trade gateways say they’re worried… link to full story

03.12.18 - Ocean freight rates 'continue to spiral down' on major east-west trades

Spot ocean freight rates on  major east-west shipping… link to full story

03.12.18 - Mack: It's a good time to be in trucking

Even before the end of the first quarter, market conditions… link to full story

03.12.18 - OOCL sees growth ahead on improving fundamentals

Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL)… link to full story

03.12.18 - Warehouse boom in St. Louis region fueled by internet

Ed Lampitt wasn't concerned about hyperbole when he… link to full story

03.12.18 - Dockworkers to Resume Contract Talks with East, Gulf Coast Ports

Labor negotiations are back on between employers and… link to full story

03.12.18 - Truckers Boosted Hiring at Fastest Pace Since 2015

Trucking companies hired new workers at the fastest… link to full story

03.12.18 - California export trade gets off to strong start in 2018

Coming off a strong 2017, California’s merchandise… link to full story

03.12.18 - Lufthansa to charge €12 for paper air waybills

Luthansa Cargo will charge a €12 per consignment fee… link to full story

03.09.18 - Starsky Robotics raises a $16.5 million Series A for its self-driving trucks

San Francisco-based autonomous trucking company Starsky… link to full story

03.09.18 - Refiners, traders brace for fuel-market volatility ahead of sulfur caps

Global executives and traders are bracing for higher… link to full story

03.09.18 - 65% of procurement execs lack visibility past tier 1 suppliers

Dive Brief: Cost reduction continues to be a high… link to full story

03.09.18 - Metal tariffs could exclude NAFTA partners

 Pending broad tariffs on steel and aluminum expected… link to full story

03.09.18 - Liner consolidation on the horizon for regional, niche carriers

 The container shipping industry is “near the end game… link to full story

03.09.18 - Transpacific contract rates outlook appears foggy

  Beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) and other industry… link to full story

03.09.18 - U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum to enter force in 15 days

Global tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent… link to full story

03.09.18 - Trumps announcement on new tariffs for steel and aluminum imports

 Trump made his tariff announcement yesterday regarding… link to full story

03.08.18 - Rio expands driverless haul trucks program to fifth mine

Rio Tinto’s iron ore president Chris Salisbury has… link to full story

03.08.18 - PMSA: US Atlantic and Gulf ports gained on West Coast Ports In 2017

Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports are gaining ground against… link to full story

03.07.18 - GE Unit Expands Program to Speed U.S. Imports Through Supply Chains

Companies that ship and handle goods moving through… link to full story

03.07.18 - KCS-served rail park to be built in southern Illinois

  The Mid-American International Gateway will be served… link to full story

03.07.18 - BIMCO: US Oil Product Exports Hit All-Time High

The US sea exports of oil products have hit an all-time… link to full story

03.07.18 - GSL takes major impairment hit in 2017, but stays bullish about recovery

Containership owner Global Ship Lease (GSL) reported… link to full story

03.07.18 - 3 tons of sulfuric acid is in one of 70 missing containers off the Outer Banks

One of the containers lost in rough seas off the Outer… link to full story

03.07.18 - Cash-strapped Cuba imposes new restrictions on imports

Cuba has imposed new restrictions on imports by state-run… link to full story

03.07.18 - Chinese planner vows industrial production cuts will continue

The Chinese government on Tuesday hailed success in… link to full story

03.06.18 - FMC initiates detention, demurrage investigation

  The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Monday voted… link to full story

03.06.18 - Storm clouds are gathering over box line business in 2018, says Fitch

Credit rating and research firm Fitch Ratings has warned… link to full story

03.06.18 - Wilmington studies what it can do about 2-mile long trains

Officials in a North Carolina coastal city are discussing… link to full story

03.02.18 - VesselsValue sees high tanker scrapping in 2018, better returns for owners

With 3.5m dwt of tankers scrapped so far this year… link to full story

03.02.18 - DP World says Ethiopia takes stake in Somaliland port

Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera… link to full story

03.02.18 - Boxship owner Seaspan looks to second-hand vessels to boost its bottom line

Containership owner and manager Seaspan Corporation… link to full story

03.02.18 - Port of Virginia launches truck reservation system to handle rising volumes

 The Port of Virginia today officially launched the… link to full story

03.02.18 - Air cargo demand grows ahead of expectation in January

Air cargo demand and revenues improved in January,… link to full story

03.01.18 - CBP reaches historic milestone with final core trade processing deployment in ACE

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reached a… link to full story

03.01.18 - Trump Says U.S. to Impose Harsh Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald Trump said the U.S. will slap tariffs… link to full story

February 2018 Industry News
02.28.18 - SCPA's box volumes off to rocky start in 2018

 South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) box volumes… link to full story

02.28.18 - Charleston maritime agency sees inland port costs soar on unexpected expenses

The cost of building an inland port to handle cargo… link to full story

02.28.18 - Truckers Propose a Gasoline Tax Increase to Pay for Infrastructure Plan

The country’s biggest trucking group thinks it has… link to full story

02.28.18 - Successful Blockchain Trial Concludes in Singapore

The Proof of Concept (PoC) exercise was built on the… link to full story

02.27.18 - Trucking Rates Come Down a Bit but Problems Persist for Shippers

Manufacturers and retailers are enjoying a breather… link to full story

02.27.18 - How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

The Internet of Things would seem ideally suited to… link to full story

02.27.18 - Container shipping striking a balance?

 The international shipping organization BIMCO said… link to full story

02.27.18 - Drewry: World Container Index - 22 Feb

The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite… link to full story

02.23.18 - Maersk Expects Uptick in Fuel Costs Due To New Maritime Regulations

Denmark’s A. P. Moeller-Maersk A/S is bracing for higher… link to full story

02.23.18 - US grain rail shipments down 5.8% on year: rail group

US rail transportation of grain products for the week… link to full story

02.23.18 - ITA reports third consecutive year of record-breaking forklift sales in 2017

The Industrial Truck Association has announced that… link to full story

02.23.18 - Truckers to Pull Ahead of Other Transport Options in 2018, Analysts Say

Transport will be a mixed bag for investors in 2018,… link to full story

02.22.18 - The Port of Silicon Valley: Giari’s Transformation of the Port of Redwood City

Michael Giari, executive director, Port of Redwood… link to full story

02.22.18 - Grains-Soybeans climb to seven-month top on Argentina dryness

Chicago soybean futures rose to a seven-month high… link to full story

02.22.18 - Iron ore defies falling global commodity prices

Global stock markets are down from their recent peaks… link to full story

02.22.18 - ELD: It's not just affecting trucking

The ocean carrier comes to port and there’s no one… link to full story

02.21.18 - HMM returns to Asia-Europe with panamax vessels

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is to launch a standalone… link to full story

02.21.18 - Japan crude steel output rises for a third straight month in January

Japan’s crude steel output in January rose 0.3 percent… link to full story

02.21.18 - Macroeconomics: Economic Growth Around The World Is Supporting Shipping

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published… link to full story

02.21.18 - Opening of the 2018 Navigation Season on St. Lawrence Seaway

The opening of the 2018 navigation season is scheduled… link to full story

02.20.18 - Russian wheat exports up 39% on year so far to 24.5 million mt: Ministry

Russian wheat exports from July 1 to February 14 of… link to full story

02.20.18 - CMA CGM to take delivery of more 20,600 teu ships in 2018

French liner operator CMA CGM expects to take delivery… link to full story

02.20.18 - Southwest Cargo set to begin international shipments in May

Southwest Airlines is getting serious about cargo,… link to full story

02.20.18 - Yang Ming approves 20-ship fleet renewal plan

Yang Ming Marine Transport, the ocean shipping company… link to full story

02.20.18 - Poland's coal imports from U.S. rose five-fold in 2017

Poland’s coal imports from the United States jumped… link to full story

02.19.18 - U.S. seeks to boost output of 35 minerals, reduce import reliance

The United States should boost domestic production… link to full story

02.19.18 - India Inaugurates Its Largest Container Terminal

The Fourth Container Terminal (FCT) of Jawaharlal Nehru… link to full story

02.19.18 - Japan exports grow, manufacturers mood sours as yen rise clouds outlook

Buoyant sales of cars and electronics led Japan’s exports… link to full story

02.19.18 - Imports Rose Again at U.S. Ports Last Month

Imports rose steadily at the nation’s seaports in January,… link to full story

02.19.18 - U.S. set to lose top spot as global corn exporter to Brazil

Brazil could eclipse the United States as the world’s… link to full story

02.16.18 - Tightening Colombian coffee supplies shrink U.S. inventories

U.S. importers are buying up Colombian coffee from… link to full story

02.16.18 - Port of Oakland reports 2.1 percent increase in export volume

Weak dollar, gains in beef and pork shipments spurred… link to full story

02.16.18 - MIA foreign trade zone opens its doors

Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Miami… link to full story

02.16.18 - Anchorage sees a 7.4% rise in 2017 cargo volumes

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) saw… link to full story

02.15.18 - Committee Approves Two Rail Data Security Bills at Full Committee Markup

This morning, the Transportation and Infrastructure… link to full story

02.15.18 - Port of Los Angeles moves 808,728 TEUs

Second-busiest January in port’s history SAN PEDRO,… link to full story

02.15.18 - India’s Palm Imports Surge on Weaker Prices Before Summer Season

India’s palm oil imports climbed in January as a drop… link to full story

02.15.18 - Container Volumes Boost Growth in Rotterdam

A strong growth of 12.3% in container throughput pushed… link to full story

02.14.18 - Appetite for Sushi, Hummus Boosts Nigeria Sesame Seed Export

A burgeoning global demand for sesame seed for hummus,… link to full story

02.14.18 - Airfreight at Munich Airport totals 379,000 tons for 2017

Take-offs and landings up 2.6% to over 400,000 Munich… link to full story

02.14.18 - Nebraska repeats as top U.S. beef exporter in 2017

Nebraska topped all other U.S. states for beef exports… link to full story

02.14.18 - It All Boils Down to China

Chinese seaborne imports of iron ore and crude oil… link to full story

02.14.18 - Ivory Coast heat and patchy rain mixed for cocoa midcrop

Above average rainfall helped Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing… link to full story

02.13.18 - There Aren't Enough Truckers, and That's Pinching U.S. Profits

A scarcity of truck drivers is biting into corporate… link to full story

02.13.18 - America's Supertanker Terminal Set to Export Oil for the First Time

The flood of crude leaving the U.S. could be about… link to full story

02.13.18 - London Heathrow reports record-breaking freight numbers for January

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) got off to an optimistic… link to full story

02.13.18 - Carriers expect big cargo week for Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year holidays

The one-two punch of Valentine’s Day on Wednesday and… link to full story

02.12.18 - Rising Hummus Prices? Blame a Drought Half a World Away

British shoppers began noticing in recent weeks that… link to full story

02.12.18 - How one cargo ship delay sends ripples through Alaska’s food supply chain

It's not an uncommon problem in Alaska groceries: A… link to full story

02.12.18 - US pork demand strong, but trade disputes could hit exports

American consumers are snapping up plentiful low-cost… link to full story

02.12.18 - U.S. meat exports heat up in 2017

The United States exported $7.27 billion worth of beef… link to full story

02.09.18 - US jobless claims unexpectedly drop to near 45-year low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits… link to full story

02.09.18 - IMO moves to ban non-compliant fuel on board ships in 2020

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee… link to full story

02.09.18 - Agility to participate in IBM-Maersk blockchain

Global third-party logistics provider Agility said… link to full story

02.08.18 - Barcelona’s throughput rockets by 32% in 2017

Container traffic at Spain’s Port of Barcelona shot… link to full story

02.08.18 - IATA warns airlines headed for crisis on rising infrastructure costs

The growing cost of airport infrastructure poses risks… link to full story

02.08.18 - Apparel Import Share Shifts as China Holds Steady and Ethiopia Expands

Patterns of change are emerging in U.S. apparel imports,… link to full story

02.08.18 - GDOT looks to build "truck only" interstate

Thousands of trucks travel through metro Atlanta every… link to full story

02.08.18 - NWSA approves Clean Truck Program despite trucker opposition

Managing members of the Northwest Seaport Alliance… link to full story

02.08.18 - Port of Virginia TEU volume continues to grow despite 3.5% dip in January cargo

The Port of Virginia has processed 1.67 million twenty-foot… link to full story

02.08.18 - Port Canaveral awarded $8.3 million state grant for North Side Roadway Project

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded an $8.245… link to full story

02.08.18 - Evergreen orders eight 11,000 TEU containerships

 Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) entered into an agreement… link to full story

02.06.18 - Trucking Companies Ordered Most Big Rigs In 12 Years

 Trucking companies in January ordered the most new… link to full story

02.06.18 - Kirby Corp. to acquire Higman Marine

Houston-based Kirby Corp., the country's largest operator… link to full story

02.06.18 - Loading Dock Wait Times Cost Truckers Over $1 Billion Annually

Truck drivers lose an estimated $1,281 to $1,534 a… link to full story

02.02.18 - Intermodal volumes are strong to finish 2017, reports IANA

Both fourth quarter and full-year 2017 intermodal volumes… link to full story

02.02.18 - IATA: 2017 air freight traffic up 9%, expected to slow to 4.5% in 2018

Strong demand for manufacturing exports stoked the… link to full story

02.02.18 - China aims to boost rail freight capacity to ensure coal supplies

China will add at least 200 million tonnes of rail… link to full story

02.02.18 - Port of Virginia to launch new truck reservation system

 The Port of Virginia on March 1 will launch the first… link to full story

02.02.18 - Drewry: World Container Index jumps 5%

The World Container Index (WCI) - a composite of container… link to full story

02.02.18 - PhilaPort cargo volumes rise as expansion nears completion

 The Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) has seen cargo… link to full story

02.02.18 - FTR: Shipping Conditions Index remains in negative territory

The Shippers Conditions Index, which tracks the changes… link to full story

02.02.18 - Booming e-commerce industry presents new challenges for retailers, logistics providers

 There’s an old mantra that the personal computing… link to full story

January 2018 Industry News
01.31.18 - Sequoia leads $21 million raise to help Next Trucking match carriers with shippers

Next Trucking, which matches shippers and truck carriers… link to full story

01.31.18 - Steel imports rose by 15 percent in 2017

The year 2017 started with optimism that a new administration… link to full story

01.30.18 - Port of Virginias harbor deepening project gets approval from Army Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday approved… link to full story

01.29.18 - China reveals ‘Polar Silk Road’ ambition in Arctic policy white paper

 Beijing on Friday released its first official Arctic… link to full story

01.29.18 - Bitcoin freight deals emerge in sanctions-hit countries

 Varamar and Prime Shipping trial cryptocurrency deals… link to full story

01.29.18 - NonPetya ransomware forced Maersk to reinstall 4000 servers, 45000 PCs

 The shipping giant has suffered millions of dollars… link to full story

01.29.18 - Fall in intra-Asia volumes a drag on OOCL figures, but deepsea trade grows

Renewed demand on the Asia-Europe and transpacific… link to full story

01.26.18 - Port of Long Beach thrives in 2017

The Port of Long Beach experienced its busiest year… link to full story

01.26.18 - Liner conferences reaching the end of the road as TSA shuts its doors

 Once powerful liner conferences would seem to be going… link to full story

01.26.18 - Tax cuts boost Norfolk Southern's fourth-quarter profit

 Norfolk Southern said the recent tax cuts added nearly… link to full story

01.26.18 - Protein plight: Brazil steals U.S. soybean share in China

 U.S. soybean growers are losing market share in the… link to full story

01.26.18 - Trump opens door to TPP return

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would… link to full story

01.26.18 - U.S. Gas Market Faces Long-Awaited Test as Cold Spurs Demand

A polar blast across the eastern U.S. is proving to… link to full story

01.26.18 - Mnuchin: US doesn’t want trade war

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. is… link to full story

01.26.18 - Steep Tariffs Force LG to Hike Washer Prices in U.S

 LG will hike prices of washing machines in the U.S.… link to full story

01.25.18 - Trump could reveal long-promised infrastructure plan within two weeks

 A top White House official told conservative groups… link to full story

01.24.18 - Prairie grain movement not perfect, but not in crisis

Canadian grain exports are moving out of the country… link to full story

01.24.18 - Georgia Ports Surpass 4 Mln TEUs

 The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot… link to full story

01.24.18 - A Shortage of Trucks Is Forcing Companies to Cut Shipments or Pay Up

 A nationwide truck shortage is forcing thousands of… link to full story

01.24.18 - Trucking Companies Race to Add Capacity, Drivers as Market Heats Up

 Trucking fleets are charging higher prices to move… link to full story

01.23.18 - Citing increased bombing risk, TSA mandates additional security on Middle East airfreight

 Citing the increased threat of a bomb being smuggled… link to full story

01.23.18 - FMCSA Grants Truck Leasing Group 90-Day ELD Exemption

 Federal Regulators have granted the Truck Renting… link to full story

01.23.18 - With cargo containers on the rise, Charleston ports agency looks for more space

Stack 'em higher and tighter. That's been the mantra… link to full story

01.23.18 - Mid-Atlantic ports benefit from 2017 coal-export revival

Nearly 20 ships were anchored off Cape Charles early… link to full story

01.23.18 - IMF says tax overhaul will help boost US and global growth … for now

It added that "the effect on U.S. growth is estimated… link to full story

01.22.18 - Cordero Says 2017 Was Turn-Around Year For Port of Long Beach

 In an interview, Mario Cordero, executive director… link to full story

01.22.18 - State breaks ground on long-awaited Kapalama Container Terminal

 State officials broke ground Tuesday on a long-awaited… link to full story

01.22.18 - Carriers, terminals tell FMC free time issues are not a systemic problem

   Liner carriers and marine terminal operators on… link to full story

01.22.18 - Soy growers join new initiative to protect & modernize NAFTA

 The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports the… link to full story

01.22.18 - Stormy Nafta Talks May Set U.S. Markets’ Future

Markets opened the year with two conflicting sets of… link to full story

01.22.18 - Gross Domestic product by industry: Third quarter 2017

Finance and insurance led growth in the third quarter Finance… link to full story

01.22.18 - Record cargo year at Port of Montreal

As early winter’s deepest freeze in many years hampered… link to full story

01.22.18 - PORT OF LOS ANGELES BREAKS ALL-TIME CARGO VOLUME RECORD IN 2017

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2017 than… link to full story

01.18.18 - Japan's shipbuilding industry turning corner as orders double

Buoyancy appears to be returning to Japan's shipbuilders… link to full story

01.18.18 - Cargo interests press FMC to establish free time guidelines

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Tuesday heard… link to full story

01.18.18 - Record month caps record year for containerized cargo at the Port of Charleston

The State Ports Authority ended 2017 the same way it… link to full story

01.17.18 - Cloud Peak to export U.S. coal to new power plants in Japan

 U.S. miner Cloud Peak Energy said on Tuesday it will… link to full story

01.17.18 - LTL rates seen zooming in excess of 5 percent this year, veteran truckers say

Less-than-truckload (LTL)shippers are facing what top… link to full story

01.17.18 - Evergreen Moves Ahead with 20-Ship Fleet Expansion

Evergreen is planning to construct eight ships of the… link to full story

01.16.18 - No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore

 For decades, the donation bin has offered consumers… link to full story

01.16.18 - Pork Imports Now Allowed from Mexico

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture finalized a regulation… link to full story

01.16.18 - Singapore port container volumes grow 8.9% to 33.7m teu in 2017

 Singapore container port handled 33.7m teu last year… link to full story

01.16.18 - Trailer orders close 2017 at record levels

 December U.S. net trailer orders were an all-time… link to full story

01.16.18 - Finished steel exports surge 29% in Dec; imports fall 26% in Dec; imports fall 26%

 India's total export of finished steel in December… link to full story

01.16.18 - Waste Management: Headwinds From China Ban On Foreign Waste

Summary China started a ban on 24 types of recyclables… link to full story

01.16.18 - Furniture chain improves supply chain visibility

 The key to omnichannel success is visibility — both… link to full story

01.15.18 - Challenges Ahead for Portland's Container Terminal

 A team of consultants has advised the Port of Portland… link to full story

01.15.18 - Japan confirms bird flu has been found in livestock and now will cull 91,000 chickens

 An outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu was confirmed… link to full story

01.15.18 - China Reports Biggest-Ever Annual Trade Surplus With U.S.

 China's chronically high trade surplus with the U.S.… link to full story

01.12.18 - Port of Virginia breaks container-volume record for 6th year

 The Port of Virginia has broken its record for container… link to full story

01.12.18 - US producer prices fall for first time in nearly 1½ years

 U.S. producer prices fell for the first time in nearly… link to full story

01.10.18 - Arizona airport targets Mexican e-commerce traffic with new cargo facility

Plans have been revealed for the development of a cargo… link to full story

01.10.18 - Incheon Port Surpasses 3 Million TEU

 The result means that its moved ten places in the… link to full story

01.09.18 - China Cosco Shipping launches new projects in Greece at start of 2018

Since Cosco acquired a majority stake in Piraeus Port… link to full story

01.08.18 - State officials launch new plan to protect I-82 near the Rattlesnake Ridge crack

 In an effort to stop rocks or other debris from falling… link to full story

01.08.18 - ContainerPort Group merges with ASF Intermodal

 ContainerPort Group, Inc., a Cleveland, Ohio-based… link to full story

01.08.18 - Boston, New Bedford see expansion of seafood processing and cold storage facilities

 Demonstrating the growth of the seafood industry in… link to full story

01.08.18 - 4.6M SF of warehouses are under construction in Houston

Industrial construction is making a comeback in Houston,… link to full story

01.08.18 - Solar modules stuck at Indian ports due to import duty dispute

 Solar modules worth more than $150 million are stuck… link to full story

01.05.18 - Port of Portland Adds New Rail Service

The Port of Portland has created another new option… link to full story

01.05.18 - ICAC lifts cotton price forecast - but still sees decline ahead

The International Cotton Advisory Committee nudged… link to full story

01.05.18 - Global Factory Boom Sends Commodities Prices Soaring

 The strongest manufacturing activity since the aftermath… link to full story

01.05.18 - Asian coal prices hit late 2016 high amid huge shipping congestion

 Asian benchmark thermal coal prices have pushed to… link to full story

01.05.18 - Tight Trucking Market Has Retailers, Manufacturers Paying Steep Prices

Retailers and manufacturers grappling with an unusually… link to full story

01.04.18 - COSCO SHIPPING Lines Announces: US East Coast Hazardous Weather- Terminal and Rail Update

COSCO SHIPPING Lines Announces:- US East Coast Hazardous… link to full story

01.04.18 - U.S. soybean shippers brace for new Chinese phytosanitary rule

U.S. soybean shippers are preparing for new Chinese… link to full story

01.03.18 - Air freight prices rise at highest rate since 2009 recovery

Global air freight prices have been rising at their… link to full story

01.03.18 - Korean shipyards raise 2018 order targets

South Korean shipyards have sharply raised their order… link to full story

01.03.18 - CN, CP exceeded grain revenue limit for 2016-17 crop year

 CN and Canadian Pacific have exceeded their maximum… link to full story

01.03.18 - YRDL to acquire Wuhan Economic Development Port Co.

International infrastructure company Yangtze River… link to full story

01.03.18 - Savannah Area Inclement Weather

 Dear MOL Customer: Please note that, due to a forecasted… link to full story

01.02.18 - Liège Airport to invest €50 million in future cargo services during 2018

 In 2018, Liège Airport plans investing €50 million… link to full story

01.02.18 - Peloton holds 1,000-mile platooning demo in Florida

 Peloton Technology logged more than 1,000 miles in… link to full story

01.02.18 - China's manufacturing activity expands slower in December

 China's manufacturing sector expanded at a slower… link to full story

01.02.18 - Demand for U.S.-made durable goods rises in November

Orders for long-lasting factory goods rose in November,… link to full story

December 2017 Industry News
12.28.17 - CSMS# 17-000789 - Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Due to Expire on December 31, 2017

Automated Broker Interface Generalized System of Preferences… link to full story

12.27.17 - Seeking to close the gender equality gap in shipping and logistics

 Passionate or emotional? Assertive or overbearing?… link to full story

12.27.17 - Maersk Line launches online platform to combat booking cancellations

 Maersk Line has launched a new online platform for… link to full story

12.27.17 - U.S. ag exports harvest $140.5 billion in 2017

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) registered… link to full story

12.27.17 - K + N exec: Carrier alliances not to blame for container shipping’s systemic ills

 There will seemingly forever be debate about the merits… link to full story

12.27.17 - THE Alliance shuffles service offerings for 2018

 The ocean carrier members of THE Alliance - Hapag-Lloyd,… link to full story

12.27.17 - Port of Gävle launches $83m expansion to double capacity

The Port of Gävle, the largest container port on Sweden’s… link to full story

12.27.17 - Sea-Tac airport to compel all airlines to begin using sustainable fuels

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) has… link to full story

12.27.17 - Port of Virginia uses federal grant for reefer barge, terminal forklift

The Port of Virginia received a grant from the federal… link to full story

12.27.17 - Maersk looks to increase client prices in 2018

The third quarter of 2017 saw demand fall behind oversupply… link to full story

12.27.17 - Hong Kong Set to Lose Spot Among Top 5 Container Ports in 2018

Sea freight processed in the city dropped for a second… link to full story

12.27.17 - America’s Hottest Oil Play Just Needs a Few Thousand Truckers

When the price of oil collapsed in 2014 and disrupted… link to full story

12.27.17 - China’s LNG Imports Surge to Record Amid Winter Heating Crunch

China’s imports of liquefied natural gas in November… link to full story

12.27.17 - 2017: the year the West woke up to the opportunities of the Belt and Road

In recent years, a global reorientation of global trade… link to full story

12.27.17 - Cyber penetration tests underscore maritime industry’s nightmare security scenario

Naval Dome has demonstrated the maritime industry’s… link to full story

12.27.17 - Global sawlog prices were higher throughout the world in the 3Q/17

Prices likely to continue upward into 2018 because… link to full story

12.22.17 - Swedish Port to Double Terminal Capacity

Port of Gävle has reported large volume increases in… link to full story

12.22.17 - Factories Hum from Detroit to Dortmund as World Economy Perks Up

 Factories from America’s Rust Belt to Germany’s Ruhr… link to full story

12.22.17 - Slow Start for Truckers Under New Rule on Logging Hours

A new rule requiring truckers to electronically log… link to full story

12.20.17 - Port of Oakland to overhaul Maritime Air Quality Improvement Plan

 The Port of Oakland’s Maritime Air Quality Improvement… link to full story

12.20.17 - Japan exports, imports surge on strong demand in China, US

 Japan's exports rose 16 percent in November from a… link to full story

12.20.17 - 25 percent of small trucking firms miss electronic logging device deadline

Hollywood movies and classic country music often portray… link to full story

12.20.17 - Ocean Alliance unveils new Day Two Product offering

 Expanded US east coast services will start in April… link to full story

12.19.17 - Canadian Oil Shippers Find Rail Space Is Scarce as Prices Slide

  The trains are running late for Canada’s oil producers… link to full story

12.19.17 - U.S. biodiesel production still increasing despite expiration of tax credit

Through the first nine months of 2017, U.S. biodiesel… link to full story

12.19.17 - Sol Shipping expands Port Everglades operations

 Florida-based produce importer Sol Shipping Services,… link to full story

12.19.17 - Spot container rates spike on Shanghai-U.S. trades

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

12.19.17 - FTR: LA wildfires having limited overall impact on Calif. freight market

Although there are disruptions in the Los Angeles area… link to full story

12.19.17 - Asian volumes still switching to Canadian ports from US hubs as fears grow over rates

Growth at US west coast ports has been overshadowed… link to full story

12.19.17 - Barge congestion continues at key European box ports

Intermodal operator Contargo is maintaining its congestion… link to full story

12.19.17 - FRA approves high-speed passenger-rail projects in Florida, Texas

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) late last… link to full story

12.18.17 - US industrial production rose 0.2 percent in November

 U.S. industrial production rose 0.2 percent in November… link to full story

12.18.17 - Trucking Industry Worries New Rule Could Raise Costs

 A new rule requiring most big rigs to be equipped… link to full story

12.15.17 - LA to consider blocking trucking companies that use independent contractors

  The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Tuesday… link to full story

12.13.17 - Vibrant Holiday Sales Spur Late-Season Surge in Imports

Stronger-than-expected holiday sales have spurred a… link to full story

12.13.17 - Indonesia seeks control of aluminum supply chain

Employees at Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, the country's… link to full story

12.13.17 - FMCSA to grant 90-day exemption from ELD mandate for short-term rental trucks

 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has… link to full story

12.13.17 - Congestion leads Maersk to cut Shanghai and Chiwan calls

 Maersk Line has announced that it will temporarily… link to full story

12.13.17 - Sri Lanka Hands $1 Billion Port to China

Sri Lanka has officially handed over its main port… link to full story

12.12.17 - More imported cars arrive at Port of Virginia in November

The number of 20-foot-equivalent units traveling in… link to full story

12.12.17 - Khalifa to Handle World’s Largest Vessels

 As part of the agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be… link to full story

12.12.17 - A Caution From the World’s Biggest Shipping Line

 The world’s largest container shipping line says international… link to full story

12.12.17 - California looks at dumping gas tax for per-mile fee as cars use less fuel

 Weeks into a new gas tax hike, California transportation… link to full story

12.12.17 - U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders At Full Steam Ahead For October

 Orders for manufacturing technology kept their momentum… link to full story

12.12.17 - Japan and EU reach free trade deal

Tokyo and Brussels have agreed a free trade accord,… link to full story

12.12.17 - Samsung Heavy names new CEO after forecasting losses

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (010140.KS)… link to full story

12.12.17 - Dockworkers Walk Out of Labor Talks

Labor negotiations between employers and unionized… link to full story

12.11.17 - 74 vessels cross Suez Canal in 24 hours

The Suez Canal recorded on Saturday the highest number… link to full story

12.11.17 - Oil prices climb for the session, post a loss for the week

Oil ended higher on Friday, with tensions in the Middle… link to full story

12.11.17 - China exports growth hits 8-month high, imports defy pollution curbs

China’s exports and imports unexpectedly accelerated… link to full story

12.11.17 - U.S. Consumer Sentiment Fell Again in December

A key measure of U.S. consumer sentiment slid in December… link to full story

12.11.17 - U.S. beef, pork exports heat up in October

U.S. beef and pork exports in October increased in… link to full story

12.11.17 - NRF: Container imports at major U.S. ports hold strong in October

 Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports… link to full story

12.11.17 - Customs to test launch electronic payment system for commercial vessel fees

An 18-month pilot test of the electronic payment of… link to full story

12.11.17 - Port of Oakland expects record cargo volumes for 2017

Record cargo volumes are expected at the Port of Oakland… link to full story

12.11.17 - Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America in the 3Q/17

Global Lumber Trade Demand for imported softwood lumber… link to full story

12.11.17 - Survey reveals nearly half of trucking professionals unprepared for upcoming ELD deadline

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)… link to full story

12.06.17 - Airline Earnings to Jump 11% as Fares Rise and Cargo Rebounds

Global airline earnings this year will top previous… link to full story

12.06.17 - Investment in JFK air freight infrastructure seeks to revitalise New York gateway

New York’s JFK Airport is poised for a $132m investment… link to full story

12.06.17 - Developer Plans 300,000 SF Industrial Facility Near Wilmington Port

Jacksonville, Florida-based industrial and office developer… link to full story

12.06.17 - Da Nang Port Nears Finish Line For Container Berths

Construction on the Tien Sa phase II expansion project… link to full story

12.06.17 - China Launches World’s First All-Electric Cargo Ship, Will Use It To Haul Coal

China has launched the first all-electric cargo ship.… link to full story

12.06.17 - U.S. fuel distributors rushing to Mexico's newly free market

From oil majors to tradingcompanies to pipeline operators,… link to full story

12.06.17 - Global Cotton Production to Increase in 2017-18 Season After Two-Year Drop-off

The planting area for growing cotton around the world… link to full story

12.06.17 - U.S. hits Vietnam with massive duties over Chinese steel

The U.S. is slapping heavy taxes on steel imports from… link to full story

12.05.17 - China Likely to Overtake U.S. as Largest Importer Within 5 Years

 From iron ore to baby formula, electronic parts to… link to full story

12.04.17 - October confirms its reputation with record air cargo volumes

 The latest worldwide air cargo figures - as reported… link to full story

12.04.17 - Ukrainian Shipper Varamar Plans to Accept Bitcoin Payments

 A Ukrainian shipping company will start accepting… link to full story

12.04.17 - Manufacturing Expands at Slower Rate in November

 A gauge of U.S. manufacturing activity cooled modestly… link to full story

12.04.17 - October gets fourth quarter off to a strong start, says IATA

 The fourth quarter of 2017 has got off to a strong… link to full story

12.04.17 - "We have a serious problem if utilization stays like this"

Together with Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou, Morten Engelstoft,… link to full story

12.04.17 - Port of Oakland aims to increase U.S. meat exports with new intermodal facility

  The Port of Oakland is already somewhat unique in… link to full story

12.01.17 - E-Commerce Boosts U.S. Shipping Networks

Resurgent demand in the long-stagnant industrial sector… link to full story

12.01.17 - Maersk Line completes Hamburg Süd acquisition

Maersk Line has obtained the final regulatory approval… link to full story

12.01.17 - Footwear a Growth Leader for Cambodia’s Exports, as Economy Expands

 Increased exports of footwear, electrical machinery,… link to full story

12.01.17 - FMC proposes rule to ease NSA, NRA burdens

 The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has issued a… link to full story

November 2017 Industry News
11.29.17 - U.S. consumer confidence near 17-year high; goods trade deficit widens

 U.S consumer confidence surged to a near 17-year high… link to full story

11.29.17 - New Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Four Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah… link to full story

11.29.17 - U.S. Sets China Aluminum Probe as It Presses on Trade

The Trump administration took new action Tuesday in… link to full story

11.28.17 - CBP ag specialists the front line against invasive pests

The world is full of hungry pests and noxious weeds… link to full story

11.28.17 - FMCSA issues temporary ELD waiver for agricultural transporters

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor… link to full story

11.28.17 - USDOT: Major challenges for 2018 include cybersecurity, highway and rail safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) says… link to full story

11.28.17 - Seeking to break the age-old cycle of container overbooking, no-shows

  Carrier overbooking and shipper no-shows is a story… link to full story

11.27.17 - Good times may be over for overseas shopping agents as China cuts import tariffs

As China unleashed a new round of import tariff cuts… link to full story

11.27.17 - Japanese companies' capital spending plans jump 15.8%

Major Japanese companies sharply upgraded their plans… link to full story

11.27.17 - Natural Disasters Hinder Mexico's Economic Growth This Year

The natural disasters that struck Mexico last August… link to full story

11.21.17 - Hong Kong cargo ship likely breached Japan's N. Korea sanctions

A Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel that recently made… link to full story

11.20.17 - Port of Houston Sets $275 Million Budget to Fund Projects

Port Houston has projected that it will reach 2.4 million… link to full story

11.20.17 - Ports Press Congress to Keep Tax Advantages for Private Activity Bonds

  Seaports and construction companies are pressing… link to full story

11.20.17 - U.S. ag exports reach $140.5b in FY 2017

 Agricultural exports from the United States totaled… link to full story

11.20.17 - Summer Hurricanes Affecting Missouri's Log Trucking Industry

 After a summer full of hurricanes, the aftermath of… link to full story

11.20.17 - WTO forecasts 'moderate' trade growth at year’s end

 While trade volumes are expected to continue increasing… link to full story

11.20.17 - Port of Long Beach receives $2.4m pollution reduction grant

The Port of Long Beach has been awarded a $2.4 million… link to full story

11.17.17 - Multinationals grapple with Republican excise tax surprise

The Republican tax bill unveiled last week in the U.S.… link to full story

11.17.17 - JAXPORT to gain new auto processing terminal

The Port of Jacksonville in northern Florida is set… link to full story

11.16.17 - October imports turn in strong performance, reports Panjiva

The ongoing trend of very positive momentum for United… link to full story

11.16.17 - Port of Los Angeles box volumes slip in October

Last month was the third-best October in Port of Los… link to full story

11.16.17 - Port of Long Beach awards $440,000 to community groups

To raise awareness about maritime trade and promote… link to full story

11.16.17 - Houston Port Commission approves 2018 Budget

The Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget was… link to full story

11.16.17 - Hapag-Lloyd: Chilean Port Union Stevedores’ Strike

Hapag-Lloyd announced that the ports of San Vicente,… link to full story

11.16.17 - Port of Virginias October volumes break all-time record

The Port of Virginia® moved 265,490 twenty-foot equivalent… link to full story

11.16.17 - California gas tax increase is now law. What it costs you and what it fixes

Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law billions… link to full story

11.16.17 - Forwarders and shippers caught in the updraught of an air cargo 'perfect storm'

Forwarders and shippers are “feeling the pain” of a… link to full story

11.16.17 - Europe Is Falling Behind Russia in the Global Wheat Market

The world’s top shipper is proving a fierce competitor… link to full story

11.08.17 - U.S. department stores tap brakes on stocking for holiday season

This holiday season, retailers are making a list, checking… link to full story

11.08.17 - Georgia Ports leaders seek more federal funds for Savannah River dredging

Georgia Ports Authority officials plan to hit Capitol… link to full story

11.08.17 - With little fanfare, Port of Oakland addresses “Clean Air” issue

While San Pedro Bay megaports were making headlines… link to full story

11.08.17 - Various CBP User Fees scheduled to increase 01/01/2018

Minimum Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF): Currently… link to full story

11.07.17 - Digital Disruption Will Cause Waves in Container Shipping

The Digital Age–new technologies, big data and the… link to full story

11.07.17 - Chinese ban on Australian beef is lifted after only three months

A Chinese ban on Australian beef exports has been lifted,… link to full story

11.02.17 - U.S. Hospitals Wrestle With Shortages of Drug Supplies Made in Puerto Rico

One of the workhorses of Clarke County Hospital, a… link to full story

11.02.17 - WH Group's Smithfield establishes strategic partnership with Chinese e-commerce company

WH Group Limited, the world’s largest pork company,… link to full story

11.02.17 - U.S. GDP grows 3% in Q3 2017

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual… link to full story

11.02.17 - SC Ports announces Supply Chain Authority Service

Amid discussions of the world container shipping industry… link to full story

11.02.17 - SC Ports board approves $69.5 million crane purchase

The South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors… link to full story

11.02.17 - Port of Le Havre inaugurates a new sugar silo

 Port of Le Havre inaugurate today a new sugar silo.… link to full story

11.02.17 - City, Port of Oakland work with neighbors to get trucks on track

City and Port of Oakland officials are meeting with… link to full story

October 2017 Industry News
10.26.17 - New partnership with shipping port could lead to thousands of jobs in the Valley

A union between North Valley leaders and Southern California… link to full story

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