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Global container shipper Hapag-Lloyd records H1 loss of 122 million on higher operational costs

08.13.18

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Yang Ming sinks deeper into red

08.13.18

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July container volumes dip in Long Beach

08.13.18

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

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August 2018 Industry News
08.13.18 - U.S. built Mercedes-Benz SUV's held up by Chinese customs

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

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

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

08.13.18 - July container volumes dip in Long Beach

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

08.13.18 - Yang Ming sinks deeper into red

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

08.08.18 - China announces date to match 16 billion US tariffs

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

08.08.18 - Chinese exports accelerate even as Trump escalates trade war

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

07.31.18 - Commerce lifts ZTE export ban

 After Chinese telecommunications company ZTE placed… link to full story

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

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

07.26.18 - First of 60 RMGs Arrive in Virginia

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

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

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

07.26.18 - Port operations reach new highs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

07.24.18 - Trump’s trade war squeezes perishables’ market

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

07.23.18 - Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits

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

07.20.18 - Tariffs force proactive risk approach

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

07.20.18 - Cherry Exports Souring with China Tariffs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

07.17.18 - Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

07.10.18 - Autos fuel record May for Port of Baltimore

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

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

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

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

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

07.09.18 - USTR details China tariff exclusion process

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

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

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

07.09.18 - Container volume growth continues in May

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

07.09.18 - Spot container rates down from last year

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

07.09.18 - COSCO-OOCL deal gets green light

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

07.05.18 - U.S. duties wrap Chinese rubber bands

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

07.02.18 - U.S. steel imports tumble in May

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

07.02.18 - Blockchain can link supply chain steps from start

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

07.02.18 - Ports call for national freight policy

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

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

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

06.27.18 - 2M Alliance suspends transpacific loop

 The 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping… link to full story

06.27.18 - Uncertain outlook for container shipping

 A study published this month by the insurer T.T. Club… link to full story

06.26.18 - N.Y.-N.J. rail barge service expansion possible

 The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has signed… link to full story

06.26.18 - Nippon Cargo Airlines extends suspension of flights

Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has extended the suspension… link to full story

06.26.18 - Container shipping lines push for rates increase as capacity begins to tighten

Asia-North Europe ocean carriers are looking to hike… link to full story

06.26.18 - ‘PierPass 2.0’ pushed back to fourth quarter

 Container terminal operators in the Ports of Los Angeles… link to full story

06.25.18 - Shipments to U.S. Ports Soar on Rising Retail Demand, Trade Worries

The increase in consumer spending and growing concern… link to full story

06.25.18 - Convey announces $10M in new round of venture capital funding

Convey, an Austin, Texas-based provider of cloud-based… link to full story

06.25.18 - India hikes tariffs on US products as trade tensions spread

India has increased duties on a range of agricultural,… link to full story

06.20.18 - CSX, NS to serve new Savannah port logistics center

Capital Development Partners has begun construction… link to full story

06.20.18 - Six Shipping Act agreements filed

 The Federal Maritime Commission has provided notice… link to full story

06.20.18 - USTR finalizes first round of China tariffs

   The United States will follow through with 25 percent… link to full story

06.20.18 - U.S. fuel prices shift downward

U.S. on-highway diesel fuel prices averaged $3.244… link to full story

06.20.18 - Maersk closes Chile reefer factory

 Less than three years after it opened a factory in… link to full story

06.20.18 - U.S. steel imports surge in anticipation of tariff

 Steel imports to the United States surged 12.1 percent… link to full story

06.19.18 - Trump's New Tariffs Could Hit U.S. Shoppers Where It Hurts

President Donald Trump is searching for more China-made… link to full story

06.18.18 - New month, new intermodal rail record

Rail freight continues to benefit from tight trucking… link to full story

06.18.18 - Port of Long Beach Approves Nearly $1 Billion for Projects

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved… link to full story

06.13.18 - GDPR’s impact on the use of Blockchain to facilitate international trade

Companies involved in global supply chain services… link to full story

06.13.18 - Maersk Line introduces new service from Asia to East Canada

Maersk Line will launch its own weekly all-water service… link to full story

06.13.18 - U.S. steel exports steady in April

 Exports of steel from the United States were relatively… link to full story

06.13.18 - MSC, Maersk slowing ships, modifying rotations

The two largest containership carriers are looking… link to full story

06.13.18 - Record container imports forecast despite tariff talk

 The National Retail Federation is projecting record… link to full story

06.13.18 - U.S. beefs up security of air cargo imports

 The United States increased security measures for… link to full story

06.12.18 - Low-sulphur fuel laws will see container lines 'all go bust', says MOL CEO

Less than 18 months before the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap… link to full story

06.12.18 - South Carolina Ports Authority reports record month

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

06.11.18 - Container spot rates in retreat as 'gung-ho' carriers jockey for market share

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) lost… link to full story

06.11.18 - Supreme Court Turns Aside J.B. Hunt on Truck Driver Suit

A lawsuit over California’s ability to set work and… link to full story

06.07.18 - ILA, employers reach tentative contract agreement

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

06.07.18 - FMCSA looking at ELD exemption for small carriers

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

06.07.18 - FMC simplifying service, rate arrangements

 The Federal Maritime Commission voted Wednesday to… link to full story

06.07.18 - Illinois freight system to undergo major upgrades

 Freight projects across Illinois are slated to receive… link to full story

06.05.18 - Truck Orders Soaring on Growing Freight Demand

The market for new heavy-duty trucks is growing at… link to full story

06.05.18 - Yangzijiang adds orders for nine ships worth $578m in May

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding is keeping up its steady pace… link to full story

06.05.18 - U.S. Xpress shift back into Wall Street lane

A decade after taking the company private, the owners… link to full story

06.05.18 - Dayton Freight introduces truckload service

 Regional LTL provider Dayton Freight Lines Inc. has… link to full story

06.05.18 - Vietnam to restrict containerised waste imports due to congestion

Vietnam is to temporarily stop accepting scrap plastic… link to full story

06.05.18 - Philadelphia Shipyard Struggles to Survive on Order Drought

Philly Shipyard, a remnant of America’s commercial… link to full story

06.05.18 - Ports See Growth in Exports of Partly-Assembled Cars

The burgeoning growth in U.S. auto exports may be coming… link to full story

06.01.18 - Hapag-Lloyd announces operations surcharge

 Following other leading container carriers that have… link to full story

06.01.18 - CP conductors, locomotive engineers back at work

 Canadian Pacific reached a tentative four-year agreement… link to full story

06.01.18 - Every foot counts in warehousing

 Escalating demand for freight storage in the United… link to full story

06.01.18 - Port of New Orleans growth on the horizon

 Growth is on the horizon at the Port of New Orleans… link to full story

06.01.18 - Shippers’ Law: Can cities, states control terminals?

  To what degree can state and local governments regulate… link to full story

May 2018 Industry News
05.30.18 - Women Climbing Supply-Chain Ranks Find a Growing Salary Gap

More women are pursuing careers in supply chain, industry… link to full story

05.30.18 - HMM, Evergreen withdraw transatlantic services

 Two container carriers, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)… link to full story

05.30.18 - Amid Ice Melt, New Shipping Lanes Are Drawn Up off Alaska

Early this month, the Colorado-based National Snow… link to full story

05.30.18 - CP Teamsters go on strike

 Canadian Pacific’s 3,000-plus conductors and locomotive… link to full story

05.29.18 - How will an inland port affect Utah County business?

Four local experts say there are challenges, but also… link to full story

05.29.18 - Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Nobody asked for it, few seem to want it and yet the… link to full story

05.25.18 - Advance Auto Parts Grapples With Higher Fuel Costs

An unexpected jump in fuel prices during the latest… link to full story

05.25.18 - FMC wants more information on PierPass changes

The Federal Maritime Commission said Thursday that… link to full story

05.25.18 - First marine insurance blockchain platform live

 The world’s first marine insurance blockchain platform… link to full story

05.25.18 - Seeing the future of logistics

In 2012, Google announced to the world that it had… link to full story

05.25.18 - Is blockchain logistics’ ‘next frontier’?

If there’s one thing we’ve all been hearing a lot about… link to full story

05.24.18 - Rivals reject blockchain solution from Maersk and IBM

Maersk's ambitions of developing a new technical platform… link to full story

05.21.18 - The global logistics business is going to be transformed by digitisation

THE Munich Maersk, which entered service in June 2017,… link to full story

05.21.18 - Getting Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry on the Map

It’s been just over five years since the collapse of… link to full story

05.21.18 - Supply Chain Execs Still See Role as Support Instead of Growth Enabler

It turns out that many chief supply chain officers… link to full story

05.21.18 - Shippers with cargo on Maersk Honam must pay to get it released

  Shippers with cargo aboard the fire-stricken Maersk… link to full story

05.21.18 - Boeing 747s, given up for dead, find new life in air-cargo surge

A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing… link to full story

05.21.18 - Vietnam Airlines plans to build logistics hub in Can Tho city

 The 30ha centre will be built next to Can Tho International… link to full story

05.21.18 - Trade war fears ebb as U.S., China agree to continue talks

 Washington and Beijing both claimed victory on Monday… link to full story

05.21.18 - Oil Gains Near $72 as World’s Top Economies Reach Trade Truce

Oil advanced near $72 a barrel as an economic truce… link to full story

05.18.18 - Maersk doubling fees for canceled, rolled cargo

  Maersk Line said it is increasing both the fee charged… link to full story

05.18.18 - Best Buy exec Mike Mohan speaks against tariffs on Chinese TVs

 Best Buy’s chief merchandising and marketing officer… link to full story

05.18.18 - Manzanillo tunnel in Mexico to be completed

The tunnel has a 500-metre length and 8.5-metre altitude… link to full story

05.16.18 - Exports from California Ports Surged in April on Trade Unease

Shipments from the biggest U.S. West Coast ports to… link to full story

05.16.18 - Food banks struggle to receive produce under new trucking mandates

The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County prides… link to full story

05.16.18 - U.S.-flag cargo on lakes down 14 percent in April

 U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 6.1 million… link to full story

05.16.18 - The Fishing Port That May Become a $10 Billion Chinese Debt Bomb

The town of Kyaukpyu, nestled around a small fishing… link to full story

05.15.18 - Haiphong International Container Terminal opens North Vietnam to 14,000 teu containerships

  A joint venture terminal, including Mitsui OSK Lines… link to full story

05.15.18 - AAPA reports on Asia Pacific airlines’ 2017 performance

According to the latest figures from the Association… link to full story

05.14.18 - L.A. vetoes CalCartage port operating agreement

  The Los Angeles City Council has taken away the ability… link to full story

05.14.18 - Yang Ming loss deepens in Q1

  Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. had a total comprehensive… link to full story

05.14.18 - What to do if your ELD malfunctions

With the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in… link to full story

05.14.18 - U.S. container imports steady in March

 Major retail ports in the United States handled 1.54… link to full story

05.14.18 - Port of Québec gears up for upgrades

  The Port of Québec is receiving $15.5 million Canadian… link to full story

05.14.18 - Infrastructure bill unlikely this year

 President Donald Trump and Congress are unlikely to… link to full story

05.14.18 - ICS airs clean fuel mandate concerns

 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is raising… link to full story

05.11.18 - Spoiled Relations: U.S. Goods Stuck at China Ports as Tensions Heat Up

Ford cars and California fruits are among the goods… link to full story

05.11.18 - US tariffs spin up record increase in washing machine prices

Months after the Trump administration imposed a combination… link to full story

05.11.18 - Trump is right on China but wrong on tariffs

The U.S. and China continue to head toward a possible… link to full story

05.11.18 - Iran’s door to the West Is slamming shut, and that leaves China

Tehran traffic is gridlocked half the time, and the… link to full story

05.11.18 - Truck shortage has shippers luring US drivers with coffee, TV

Once at the mercy of shippers, truckers now are turning… link to full story

05.11.18 - Japan Catches Up With Shipping Consolidation

Japan has caught up with a wave of consolidation sweeping… link to full story

05.10.18 - Freight Demand Pushes Truck-Order Backlog to Near Record Level

Freight-hauling firms slowed their roll in ordering… link to full story

05.10.18 - Freight Operators Dismiss Threat of Digital Startups

Established U.S. logistics firms say digital-friendly… link to full story

05.10.18 - Container rates trending up after lengthy decline

After a week in which two of the primary indices tracking… link to full story

05.10.18 - U.S. Customs hopes to set e-comm standards

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hoping… link to full story

05.10.18 - Invoicing, payment inefficiencies cost $34.4 billion

 The shipping consultants Drewry claim in a new white… link to full story

05.10.18 - Panama Canal tug captains push for more hands

 Panama Canal tug captains have raised concerns about… link to full story

05.10.18 - Ocean Transport: Consolidation knock-ons

 As the majority of consolidation among global ocean… link to full story

05.07.18 - U.S.-China trade talks end in discord as demands show wide rift

China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday… link to full story

05.07.18 - Where will the wood come from?

US demand for softwood lumber is forecasted to increase… link to full story

05.07.18 - Port of Oakland’s four-year journey to record cargo volume

Boss credits ‘all links in the supply chain’ with comeback… link to full story

05.03.18 - China's importance to Charleston, SC growing even as trade war rumors stir

South Carolina has vaulted to the nation's fourth-largest… link to full story

05.03.18 - March sees air cargo growth slow to its lowest level in 22 months

Air cargo growth slipped to its lowest level in 22… link to full story

05.03.18 - China Shunning U.S. Soybeans on Trade Tensions, Bunge CEO Says

The world’s biggest oilseed processor just confirmed… link to full story

05.02.18 - The Trump Effect May Finally Be Weighing on China’s Exports

China’s exporters may be finding it harder to avoid… link to full story

05.02.18 - Panama Canal pumps up LNG shipping volume

The Panama Canal’s role in the liquefied natural gas… link to full story

05.02.18 - G&W holds strong in Q1

 Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) reported a net income… link to full story

05.02.18 - Port of Seattle, airlines form Sea-Tac fuel pact

 The Port of Seattle announced Tuesday that 13 airlines,… link to full story

05.02.18 - FMC blames chassis, driver shortage for no-shows

  A shortage of chassis and truck drivers is contributing… link to full story

05.02.18 - L.A., Long Beach terminals agree on pickup windows

 The container terminal operators in the Port of Long… link to full story

05.02.18 - Port of NY/NJ container volumes up 9.6 percent

 The Port of New York and New Jersey, the busiest cargo… link to full story

05.02.18 - Diesel prices rise to highest mark since 2014

Another weekly increase in diesel fuel prices has driven… link to full story

05.01.18 - Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets

Freight railroads are capitalizing on a historically… link to full story

05.01.18 - Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies

AP Moller-Maersk AMKBY 0.75% A/S Chief Executive Soren… link to full story

05.01.18 - Freight Costs Weighing on Earnings at Consumer-Goods Makers

High freight costs are weighing on earnings at big… link to full story

April 2018 Industry News
04.25.18 - Prince Rupert and Vancouver confront growth challenges

For Canadian ports on the Pacific Coast, spring did… link to full story

04.25.18 - FMC investigating final-leg delivery cancellations

 The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission said Monday that… link to full story

04.25.18 - Freight Costs Weighing on Earnings at Consumer-Goods Makers

High freight costs are weighing on earnings at big… link to full story

04.24.18 - Japan sees manufacturing industry growth increase in April following three months of decline

The manufacturing industry in Japan has had a successful… link to full story

04.24.18 - Canadian Pacific Railway strike still ‘inevitable’, say unions

After agreeing at the last minute to stave off a strike,… link to full story

04.24.18 - Earnings recovery at Japan's top shipping lines picks up steam

Profits at Japan's three leading maritime shippers… link to full story

04.24.18 - New ro-ro terminal to be built in Alabama

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and AutoMobile… link to full story

04.23.18 - U.S. Questions Cosco’s Takeover of Cargo Terminal in Long Beach

A U.S. national-security review has raised concerns… link to full story

04.23.18 - US sorghum grain ships change course at sea after China slaps on import charges

Sorghum is used in animal feed and alcohol production,… link to full story

04.23.18 - China extending ban on solid waste imports

 China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced Thursday… link to full story

04.23.18 - Chinese companies investing $1bn in Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone

Chinese companies have signed agreements to invest… link to full story

04.23.18 - A Trump Win on China Tariffs Could Aid Auto Plants in US —Just Not American Ones

President Trump may be able to get China to lower its… link to full story

04.23.18 - Christening of the “Grande New York” held in the Port of NY/ NJ

 The Grande New York, part of the fleet of the Grimaldi… link to full story

04.23.18 - The new world of ocean shipping regulations

From reducing emissions to adopting new technologies For… link to full story

04.23.18 - Shipbreaking: breaking badly

Shipbreaking is essential to not only the shipping… link to full story

04.23.18 - Strike at CP Railway is postponed, with commuter and freight service set to continue

A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the… link to full story

04.23.18 - Financial institutions buying into mandate for safer shipbreaking practices

In January, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global,… link to full story

04.23.18 - The power of two – The Northwest Seaport Alliance posts gains

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a partnership between… link to full story

04.23.18 - U.S. Oil Rush Spurs `Triangle’ Trade as Output, Exports Soar

Rapid increases in U.S. oil output and exports over… link to full story

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

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