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

02.20.18

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Southwest Cargo set to begin international shipments in May

02.20.18

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

02.19.18

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Imports Rose Again at U.S. Ports Last Month

02.19.18

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February 2018 Industry News
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

02.08.18 - Transpacific Eastbound Market Update 02.08.2018

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update February 8, 2018… 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 - Transpacific Westbound Market Update

Transpacific Westbound Market Update January 2018   To… 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

01.17.18 - Transpacific Eastbound Market Update 01.17.2018

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update January 17, 2018            To… 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

01.08.18 - Transpacific Eastbound Market Update 01.08.2018

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update January 8, 2018… 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 - Transpacific Westbound Market Update - December 2017

Transpacific Westbound Market Update December 2017   To… 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

12.05.17 - Electronic Logging Devices (ELD's) for US domestic truckers

Electronic Logging Devices (ELD's) for US domestic… 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

12.04.17 - Transpacific Eastbound Market Update 12.04.2017

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update December 4, 2017… 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

10.25.17 - DP World Sees 14% Q3 Container Surge

On a nine-month basis, gross container volumes grew… link to full story

10.25.17 - Record-setting cargo moved through Jacksonville Port Authority terminals

Aided by a rising economic tide, the Jacksonville Port… link to full story

10.25.17 - No U.S. antitrust violations found in proposed COSCO-OOIL merger

 U.S. government regulators have found no antitrust… link to full story

10.25.17 - Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles “Clean Air Action Plan” Nears Adoption

Prior to the November 2nd meeting to consider adoption… link to full story

10.25.17 - Port Houston continues to grow

 September container activity at Port Houston’s Barbours… link to full story

10.23.17 - There’s So Much Pain in Agriculture That Traders Are Leaving

The success of modern farmers has become the misery… link to full story

10.23.17 - China’s tariffs on caprolactam carry on

China's Ministry of Commerce said Saturday that it… link to full story

10.23.17 - Port of Brunswick aiming for 1.4m car handling capacity

The Port of Brunswick – the second largest roll-on/roll-off… link to full story

10.18.17 - Hong Kong sees soaring cargo growth in September

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) handled 430,000… link to full story

10.18.17 - China delivers first ultra-abyssal underwater support vessel to foreign company

A Chinese firm delivered an ultra-abyssal underwater… link to full story

10.18.17 - Port of Charleston back on record-breaking track in September

After missing the mark in August, the State Ports Authority… link to full story

10.17.17 - Hurricane Harvey Causes Loss of Half of US Production of Key Chemical Copolymers

 In late August, Hurricane Harvey’s flooding rains… link to full story

10.17.17 - Georgia to build third inland port in state's Northeast region

 The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which operates… link to full story

10.17.17 - Contanda to build automated terminal on Houston Ship Channel

 The Port of Houston Authority and Contanda Terminals… link to full story

10.17.17 - Qingdao Port Looks to Raise $1.28bn from Shanghai IPO

Qingdao Port is looking to raise RMB8.48bn ($1.28bn)… link to full story

10.16.17 - Qatar Airways commences freighter service to Pittsburgh

The first Boeing 777 freighter of Qatar Airways Cargo’s… link to full story

10.16.17 - Shortage of Drivers May Weigh on Earnings of Trucking Companies

Trucking companies are convincing shippers to pay more… link to full story

10.14.17 - Dry van spot rates hit near three-year high, DAT says

The average non-contract, or "spot," market rate for… link to full story

10.14.17 - GPA announces sweeping port-wide infrastructure developments

 Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff… link to full story

10.14.17 - Port of Los Angeles grows monthly, quarterly TEU volumes

More than 763,00 TEUs moved through the Port of Los… link to full story

10.14.17 - Issuance of Penalties as a Consequence of Wood Packaging Material Violations

TRADE NOTICEIssuance of Penalties as a Consequence… link to full story

10.12.17 - Optimism grows for significant freight rate increases

 Trucking industry reports indicate capacity continues… link to full story

10.12.17 - Cosco Shipping Expects To Return To Profit In January-September Period

 Cosco Shipping Holdings said it expects to return… link to full story

10.12.17 - NRF: Container imports at major U.S. ports set another record in August

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

10.12.17 - Report: Barge rates skyrocket amid Ohio, Mississippi river closures

Spot rates for barges are skyrocketing as portions… link to full story

10.12.17 - Port of Long Beach sets record for September

Caps off best quarter ever with 2.1 million cargo containers… link to full story

10.12.17 - Metals Scandal Forged Over a Decade Rocks Japan Inc. to Core

 The industrial scandal engulfing Kobe Steel Ltd. began… link to full story

10.10.17 - Boatloads of bananas and pineapples are idling in the Gulf because of Nate

Boatloads of bananas and pineapples are idling in the… link to full story

10.10.17 - Bulk Terminal Market to Gain Over 40% Growth by 2023

Stratistics MRC, a market intelligence company, stated… link to full story

10.10.17 - Cargo fire creates dramatic scene at Hong Kong airport

Cargo equipment burst into flames near an American… link to full story

10.10.17 - Metals Scandal Forged Over a Decade Rocks Japan Inc. to Core

The industrial scandal engulfing Kobe Steel Ltd. began… link to full story

10.10.17 - Crowley delivers around-the-clock response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

 With employees working around the clock and its vessels… link to full story

10.05.17 - IATA hopeful on cargo yields as demand continues to soar

IATA is hopeful that cargo yields could be set to improve… link to full story

10.05.17 - Port of NY/NJ benefits from the past, looks forward to the future

The raising of the Bayonne Bridge at the port of New… link to full story

10.05.17 - World Direct Shipping to double Port Manatee service

Ocean carrier World Direct Shipping is doubling its… link to full story

10.05.17 - WTO raises 2017 growth forecast as global trade accelerates

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has upgraded its… link to full story

10.05.17 - Report: Insured losses from Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean could reach $85b

 Industry insured losses for Hurricane Maria in the… link to full story

10.02.17 - Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Due to Expire December 31, 2017

Barring Congressional action, the Generalized System… link to full story

September 2017 Industry News
09.28.17 - Strong August for Furniture and Home Furnishing Stores

Strong August for Furniture and Home Furnishing Stores According… link to full story

09.28.17 - Baxter Says Saline Shipments Disrupted in Hurricane-Wracked Puerto Rico

Drug and hospital-product manufacturer Baxter International Inc. says… link to full story

09.28.17 - China postpones food import controls after global outcry

China has delayed enforcing sweeping new controls on… link to full story

09.28.17 - Talk of State shipyard merger buoys shares

Shares in CSSC Science & Technology Co jumped by almost… link to full story

09.28.17 - Transpacific Westbound Market Update

Transpacific Westbound Market Update September 26,… link to full story

09.28.17 - ACE Transaction Details

As the platform that enables the United States’ Single… link to full story

09.25.17 - Indiana signs purchase deal on possible Ohio River port site

State officials say they've reached a purchase agreement… link to full story

09.22.17 - Puerto Rico After Maria: No Power, No Cell Signal, and Lots of Damage

 Puerto Rico is emerging crippled after the most powerful… link to full story

09.22.17 - Harvey damages keep Port from operating without restrictions

 The Port of Corpus Christi may look like it is fully… link to full story

09.22.17 - Port of Virginia aims to have channels deeper and wider than the Port of Los Angeles

 Deeper, wider, safer. Or wider, deeper, safer. Either… link to full story

09.22.17 - August U.S. waterborne shipments meet expectations, reports Panjiva

Heading into August, analyst at global trade intelligence… link to full story

09.22.17 - Port of Virginia begins double-stack rail service to Pittsburgh

The Port of Virginia is now offering access into Western… link to full story

09.21.17 - Maersk, COSCO divert cargo due to congestion at Prince Rupert

Port congestion at Prince Rupert has led to the diversion… link to full story

09.21.17 - Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, pounding… link to full story

09.21.17 - Rare-earth prices surge on higher demand, supply constraints

The prices of rare-earth metals used in motors for… link to full story

09.19.17 - Beijing starts banning American recyclable scrap imports

BEIJING has notified the World Trade Organisation that… link to full story

09.19.17 - U.S. chipping potatoes returning to Japan after 11-year halt

Japan is expanding market access for U.S. chipping potatoes,… link to full story

09.19.17 - Driver turnover rate swelled in second quarter

The driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets… link to full story

09.19.17 - Hurricane Irma causes glitch in floral pipeline

Saying it with flowers may become more expensive as… link to full story

09.19.17 - Breathing room for U.S.-Canada softwood lumber talks

The Commerce Department has postponed its final determinations… link to full story

09.19.17 - USCG establishes regulated navigation area for vessels in Florida Keys

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) over the weekend established… link to full story

09.18.17 - August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah

Vessel operations at the Port of Brunswick resumed… link to full story

09.18.17 - Port of LA ready for next generation of container ships

The Port of Los Angeles TraPac Terminal is a 24 hour… link to full story

09.18.17 - Hurricanes Harvey and Irma lead to higher gasoline prices in Florida

Hurricane Irma significantly disrupted gasoline markets… link to full story

09.18.17 - Port Canaveral resumes waterside operations

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) removed… link to full story

09.18.17 - THE Alliance reveals it has set aside $50m in the event one of its members does a Hanjin

THE Alliance, a new container grouping which launched… link to full story

09.14.17 - After Hurricane Irma, Virgin Islands Recovery Picks Up With Federal Help

Federal officials are ramping up relief efforts this… link to full story

09.14.17 - Cargo Ships Cause Lighting Strikes

 Diesel emissions from ships cause twice as many lighting… link to full story

09.13.17 - India’s Investment in Port Technology Boosts Productivity

India’s 12 major ports handled 273.96 million tonnes… link to full story

09.13.17 - The Energy 202: Hurricanes Irma and Harvey renew calls to ax obscure shipping law

After Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston, the shutdown… link to full story

09.13.17 - Herculean Task as Crews Race to Restore Power Cut by Irma

 Block by block and city by city, utilities face one… link to full story

09.12.17 - Best Q2 for container lines in two years as they eye a $10bn profit swing

Container lines have enjoyed their most profitable… link to full story

09.12.17 - Seaports Prepare to Reopen After Irma

Several Southeast seaports that shut down ahead of Hurricane… link to full story

09.12.17 - Port of Virginia exports drop 11% in August

The Port of Virginia handled a record 240,605 TEUs… link to full story

09.11.17 - Irma Weakens to Tropical Storm After Lashing Florida

One of the most powerful hurricanes to cross the Atlantic… link to full story

09.11.17 - Irma Cuts Power to 4.5 Million, Shuts Ports and Imperils Crops

 Hurricane Irma has knocked out power to at least 4.5… link to full story

09.11.17 - South Carolina Ports: Empty yard closures due to weather conditions and high winds

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to closely… link to full story

09.11.17 - Accelerated Funding and PPA for Corpus Christi ship channel improvement project

 The Port of Corpus Christi made a vital step for continued… link to full story

09.11.17 - South Carolina Ports Hurricane Irma Update

 The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to closely… link to full story

09.11.17 - U.S. Southeast ports hunker down for Hurricane Irma

 U.S. Southeast ports are bracing for Hurricane Irma… link to full story

09.11.17 - Chinese regulators green light COSCO-OOIL deal

 China COSCO SHIPPING’s acquisition of Orient Overseas… link to full story

09.11.17 - Port of Long Beach posts third-best monthly container volumes ever

 Port of Long Beach terminals processed over 690,000… link to full story

09.11.17 - Port of LA approves 10-year project labor agreement

 The Port of Los Angeles’ harbor board on Sept. 7 unanimously… link to full story

09.11.17 - Hurricane Irma: Coast Guard shuts down ports in Tampa Bay area

The Coast Guard has shut down Port Tampa Bay, Port… link to full story

09.11.17 - Hurricane Irma: Port of Palm Beach closed to commercial traffic

Commercial traffic and transfer operations at the Port… link to full story

09.11.17 - Miami, Fort Lauderdale airports remain closed; West Palm to reopen Monday afternoon

Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood… link to full story

09.11.17 - TPEB Airfreight Forecast - September 2017

TPEB Airfreight Forecast - September 2017   Global… link to full story

09.08.17 - Ports in Savannah, Brunswick to close for Hurricane Irma

In response to Hurricane Irma, the Georgia Ports Authority… link to full story

09.08.17 - PORTS OF SAVANNAH AND BRUNSWICK HURRICANE UPDATES

GEORGIA PORTS AUTHORITY – HURRICANE IRMA Garden City… link to full story

09.08.17 - Metro Atlanta, North Georgia face greater threat as Irma shifts

An updated prediction released by the National Hurricane… link to full story

09.08.17 - Port Wentworth warning about closing utilities after Hurricane Irma evacuation

From the city: The safety of our citizens is of the… link to full story

09.08.17 - Thousands Flee as Irma Churns Toward U.S.

Authorities on Thursday ordered more than 650,000 people… link to full story

09.08.17 - Hurricane Irma Set to Shut Down Major Florida Ports

Just as the U.S. oil refining industry works to recover… link to full story

09.08.17 - EIA: Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

 Hurricane Irma, one of the largest hurricanes ever… link to full story

09.08.17 - Port Everglades at Port Condition YANKEE

 The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has notified… link to full story

09.08.17 - Irma on Collision Course With Miami After Wrecking Caribbean

 Hurricane Irma continued on a collision course with… link to full story

09.08.17 - Georgia CBP Officers Continue Harvey Missions

 The dangerous winds and torrential rain of Harvey… link to full story

09.08.17 - Port Condition Whiskey Set at the Port of Palm Beach

 Due to the possibility of gale force winds (39 to… link to full story

09.08.17 - South Carolina Ports Hurricane Irma Update

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to closely… link to full story

09.08.17 - South Carolina International Trade conference postponed

  South Carolina, along with the states of Florida,… link to full story

09.08.17 - Hurricanes causing supply chain chaos across U.S.

  The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey coupled with Hurricane… link to full story

09.08.17 - U.S.: Port Everglades set to close as Hurricane Irma approaches

 Logistics company Crowley says it expects disruptions… link to full story

09.08.17 - Hurricane Irma Update

Hurricane Irma Update September 8, 2017   To Our… link to full story

09.08.17 - Transpacific Eastbound Market Update 09.08.207

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update September 8,… link to full story

09.07.17 - EY teams with Microsoft, Maersk to use blockchain for marine insurance

Accounting giant EY said Wednesday that it plans to… link to full story

09.07.17 - Hurricanes Disrupt Freight Sector, Send Rates Soaring

 Trucking costs are surging in the wake of Hurricane… link to full story

09.07.17 - Container carriers continue to order new capacity in flooded market

Despite the container shipping industry being bogged… link to full story

09.07.17 - FEMA unveils FY 2017 Port Security Grant Program recipients

 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal… link to full story

09.07.17 - U.S., Caribbean ports brace for Hurricane Irma

 Ports in the Caribbean and southeastern United States… link to full story

09.07.17 - COSCO, PIL enter into 12-vessel charter agreement

 China’s COSCO Shipping Lines Co. and Singapore’s Pacific… link to full story

09.05.17 - Nippon Express eyes raising $900m for labor-saving moves

Nippon Express plans to raise 100 billion yen ($912… link to full story

09.05.17 - Monsoon rains suspend operations at Mumbai port

 The Indian port of Jawaharlal Nehru, also known as… link to full story

09.01.17 - Harvey Ripples Through U.S., Global Energy Markets

Tropical Storm Harvey’s crippling of Gulf Coast refineries,… link to full story

09.01.17 - Port Houston Container Terminals to Resume Operations Friday

The Port of Houston is reopening to ships Friday, a… link to full story

09.01.17 - A Nightmare Named Harvey

At 10 pm on Friday August 25th, a Category 4 Hurricane… link to full story

August 2017 Industry News
08.30.17 - Harvey Makes Landfall in Louisiana as Waters Keep Rising in Texas

The largest tropical rainstorm to hit the continental… link to full story

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