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Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO

04.28.17

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Trump Administration Launches Probe of Aluminum Imports

04.28.17

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Alliance revamp 'a disaster', bringing chaos to Asia-Europe tradelanes

04.28.17

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“Organized chaos” – that’s how one carrier…

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Airfreight rates climb in March

04.26.17

Airfreight rates climb in…

Global average airfreight rates increased…

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

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

04.28.17 - Trump Administration Launches Probe of Aluminum Imports

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

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

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

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

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

04.26.17 - Some restrictions lifted at Bayonne Bridge

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

04.26.17 - Airfreight rates climb in March

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

04.25.17 - Japan imports more chipping potatoes to offset domestic shortage

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

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

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

04.24.17 - Three Hard Lessons the Internet Is Teaching Traditional Stores

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

04.24.17 - Port of Los Angeles March volumes up 29 percent

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

04.21.17 - North American freight market growth continues in March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04.19.17 - America's cattlemen want it back

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

04.19.17 - Expanded rail capacity for Port of Everett

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

04.19.17 - Shanghai's Yangshan Port suffers massive delays

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

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

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

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

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

04.18.17 - Empire State manufacturing index slows in April

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

04.18.17 - Congestion at Yangshan Port causes delays for lines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04.14.17 - When Robots Take to City Sidewalks

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

04.14.17 - Port of Indiana welcomes first carrier of shipping season

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

04.13.17 - Americas Cargo Monthly: Demand flies at US carriers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04.11.17 - Lumber Logs a 12-Year High

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04.10.17 - Trucking Sector Hiring Slows in March

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

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

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

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

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

04.06.17 - Destructive weed threatens U.S. corn fields

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

04.03.17 - Lower Mississippi River could gain new container port

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

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

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

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

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

03.30.17 - Wood chip trade hits record high in 2016

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

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

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

03.29.17 - Senators introduce legislation to prevent port slowdowns

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

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

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

03.28.17 - Port of Houston invests in container terminals

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

03.21.17 - Focus: Miami targets sea-air

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

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

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

03.20.17 - China Risk – The Escalating Threat to Foreign Business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

03.16.17 - WCS17: Air cargo digital disruption takes center stage

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

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

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

03.16.17 - SC Ports Container Volume Up Nine Percent

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

03.14.17 - North Carolina Ports Attracts Additional Transpacific Container Service

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

03.08.17 - Port of Oakland marine terminal night gate breakthrough hailed

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

03.08.17 - Alliance reshuffle gives containership charter market a welcome boost

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

03.07.17 - Airfreight's positive momentum continues in January

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

03.06.17 - Port of Baltimore Starts 2017 Off With Record Month

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

03.01.17 - Shippers want progress on air cargo digitization

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

02.23.17 - Airlines heartened by Hong Kong cargo policy boost

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

02.23.17 - Mississippi ports eye Cuba, sign agreements in Havana

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

02.23.17 - States Push to Raise Gasoline Taxes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

02.16.17 - Virginia Port Authority begins work on terminal expansion

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

02.15.17 - Imports Surge at U.S. Ports

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

02.15.17 - Qatar's new South America freighter operation underway

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

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

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

02.14.17 - Panama Canal Sets New Monthly Tonnage Record

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

02.13.17 - US importers epitomize diversity of products

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

02.10.17 - Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes

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

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

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

02.09.17 - The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

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

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

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

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

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

02.09.17 - Georgia Ports Authority announces new developments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

02.02.17 - Mount Vernon port shatters quarterly tonnage record

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

02.02.17 - Record cargo year for Singapore's Changi airport

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

02.01.17 - Japanese Shipping Industry Suffers Huge Losses

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

January 2017 Industry News
01.31.17 - Healthy Orderbook for Reefers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.25.17 - HMM to receive support from South Korean government

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

01.24.17 - SC Ports Authority Container Volume Climbs 5 Percent

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

01.23.17 - Freight Rail Industry Issues Statement on Historic Presidential Inauguration

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

01.19.17 - Chinas Cosco in Talks to Buy OOCL

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

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

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

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

Companies are increasingly exploring the economics… link to full story

01.18.17 - Businesses Push Donald Trump to Salvage Pacific Trade Pact

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

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

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

01.16.17 - Container Cargo Imports Surged at End of 2016

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.17 - OOCL parent stock rises amid merger speculation

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

01.11.17 - Ningbo Zhoushan in $18 Billion Project Deal

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

01.11.17 - U.S. continues Canadian lumber import investigations

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

01.10.17 - China Rolls Out Emissions Controls at Ports

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

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

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

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

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

01.09.17 - Ocean carriers unveil skipped voyages around Chinese New Year

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

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

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

01.04.17 - Shipping Alliances Shore Up Industry, Unsettle Customers

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

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

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

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

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

12.29.16 - Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Sawlog prices are in a declining trend throughout the… link to full story

12.28.16 - How Trump Could Accidentally Fuel a Global Trade Boom

Far from President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist… link to full story

12.28.16 - Descartes acquires Datamyne

Descartes Systems Group announced that it has acquired… link to full story

12.23.16 - China to ban more poultry imports from countries with bird flu outbreak

China will ban imports of poultry and related products… link to full story

12.22.16 - Southwest Airlines cargo to go international in 2017

Southwest Airlines, a carrier that flies only 737 narrowbody… link to full story

12.21.16 - Hanjin to Sell Stake in US Terminal to Mediterranean Shipping

South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co. signed a deal to… link to full story

12.21.16 - China just gave the clearest signal yet that its economy is bouncing back

Chinese trade data has beaten across the board in October,… link to full story

12.16.16 - FMC grants ‘THE Alliance’ approval for U.S. trades

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) approved a proposed… link to full story

12.15.16 - Cargo Volume Surges at Nation’s Largest Port Complex in November

In November, Los Angeles and Long Beach, the nation’s… link to full story

12.15.16 - Zinc Rally Driven by Demand for Better Cars in China and India

The automotive supply chain is giving a boost to zinc.… link to full story

12.13.16 - Protectionist Impulse Poses Threat to Global Growth, Warns BIS

A top official of the Bank for International Settlements… link to full story

12.12.16 - Hyundai Merchant Marine forms tie-up with 2M alliance

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd (HMM) reached an agreement… link to full story

12.12.16 - GOP Proposal to Change Tax Treatment of Imports and Exports Raises Questions

House Republicans have started to revamp the tax code,… link to full story

12.12.16 - USDA Forecasts Record Crop Stockpiles

The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts that global… link to full story

12.09.16 - Hyundai Merchant, Mediterranean Shipping Favorites to Buy Long Beach Terminal

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. and Mediterranean Shipping… link to full story

12.09.16 - Maersk, Hyundai Merchant Marine Alliance Talks in Doubt

Despite Hyundai Merchant Marine Co.’s efforts to join… link to full story

12.08.16 - Alphaliner: Carriers in Operating Losses for 5th Successive Quarter

No surprise with carriers posting a 5th consecutive… link to full story

12.08.16 - FMC Urged to Address Force Majeure Fees

  The Federal Maritime Commission has been asked to… link to full story

12.08.16 - Top Five Consolidated Container Fleets Worth USD 33.4 Bn

With the recent flurry of consolidation, the top five… link to full story

12.07.16 - U.S. trade deficit jumps 18% in October

The U.S. trade deficit boosted 18% in October, resulting… link to full story

12.07.16 - Competition From Chinese Imports Weakened U.S. Innovation, Economists Say

Many U.S. industries, especially those that face strong… link to full story

12.06.16 - European Companies With Chinese Supply-Chains Brace for New Anti-Dumping Framework

A World Trade Organization deadline on Dec.11 is urging… link to full story

12.06.16 - Taiwan Shipping’s Perilous Straits Call for Marriage

The drums of carrier consolidation continue to beat… link to full story

12.05.16 - E-Commerce Fueled Logistics Hiring in November

The development of online shopping has boosted the… link to full story

12.01.16 - Chinese manufacturers are setting up shop in the U.S.

As costs of labor, resources, energy and transportation… link to full story

November 2016 Industry News
11.29.16 - HMM is the leading bidder for Hanjin's Algeciras, Spain terminal

South Korea’s Hyundai Merchant Marine is the leading… link to full story

11.29.16 - Consolidation will bring stability to liner shipping industry

The shipping community does not want to see a Hanjin… link to full story

11.29.16 - Major Carrier NYK Acquires 20% Stake in Maher Terminals

On November 16, 2016 NYK Ports, a subsidiary of Japanese… link to full story

11.29.16 - The European Commission approved Hapag-Lloyd, UASC Merger

The European Commission gave approval to German shipping… link to full story

11.29.16 - Maersk Line looking to acquire entire Hamburg Süd business

Maersk Line, the world’s leading container-shipping… link to full story

11.28.16 - A $300 million investment will be made in the Port of Philadelphia

A $300 million investment will be made in the Port… link to full story

11.25.16 - HMM will not be included as a full partner into the 2M Alliance

The 2M Alliance formally announced that HMM will not… link to full story

11.22.16 - Donald Trump Poised to Pressure Mexico on Trade

While an abrupt withdrawal from Nafta trade deal is… link to full story

11.22.16 - Hyundai Merchant Marine denies 2M partnership failure

Hyundai Merchant Marine on Sunday denied a news report… link to full story

11.22.16 - Korea Line Signs $31.5 Million Deal to Buy Some Hanjin Assets

Shipping operator Korea Line Corp. signed a 37 billion… link to full story

11.22.16 - Florida warehouse rents soar, but still below 2007 peak

Florida’s warehouse tenants are seeing huge rent increases.… link to full story

11.21.16 - Farmers’ Grain Bounty, Crop Exports Buoy U.S. Railroads

A record fall harvest and surging crop exports are… link to full story

11.21.16 - Charleston ports agency files permit application for Dillon inland port

The State Ports Authority on Friday filed an application… link to full story

11.21.16 - Port of Oakland a ‘center of gravity’ for trade and travel

The Port of Oakland can be a “center of gravity” for… link to full story

11.21.16 - Japan Imports Continue Decline, Exports Fall More Than Forecast

Japan posted a trade surplus for a second straight… link to full story

11.18.16 - Shipping Tycoon Angelicoussis Expects Trump Bump, Not Trade War

Greek shipping magnate John Angelicoussis expects President-elect… link to full story

11.18.16 - Major Carrier Acquires NY-NJ Terminal Share

On November 16, 2016 NYK Ports, a subsidiary of NYK,… link to full story

11.18.16 - Revolutionizing Global Draft Beer Supply Chain

Two Largest Keg Companies Join Forces Two Largest Keg… link to full story

11.18.16 - China shipbuilding figures fall across the board in first 10 months

Chinese shipbuilder figures on new orders, orderbook… link to full story

11.17.16 - California Ports See Delayed Import Surge as Hanjin Unwinds

The big trade gateways in Southern California felt… link to full story

11.17.16 - A Snag in Donald Trump’s Pledge to Make America Make Again: Asia

China’s workers and region’s supply chain are integral… link to full story

11.17.16 - Taiwan Approves $1.9 Billion Aid Package to Troubled Shipping Companies

Taiwan package involves loans to Evergreen, Yang Ming. Taiwan’s… link to full story

11.17.16 - ‘Shipping Gets Weird’: Shares Surge as Analysts Struggle for Explanations

Diana Containerships, Globus Maritime and Sino-Global… link to full story

11.17.16 - India’s Cash Crunch Starts to Choke the Food Supply Chain

India is learning the hard way just how much it runs… link to full story

11.16.16 - Freight line plan predicts up to 85 daily trains

An official with Great Lakes Basin Transportation said… link to full story

11.16.16 - Airports need to rethink as belly freight grows and cargo villages go out of style

Cargo villages on airports are an anachronism, according… link to full story

11.15.16 - Port of Los Angeles Records Best Month Ever for a Western Hemisphere Container Port

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased… link to full story

11.15.16 - Shippers fear competition erosion in new alliance structure

The consolidation of the container shipping market… link to full story

11.15.16 - Lighter Inventory Boosts Retailers, for Now

For U.S. retailers, lighter inventory is in vogue.… link to full story

11.15.16 - Cuomo announces $30 million airstrip for drone traffic testing in central NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $30 million dollar airstrip… link to full story

11.15.16 - Shipping Lines Riled by Pakistan’s Move to Raise Port Tariffs

Shipping companies are threatening to scrap their Pakistan… link to full story

11.15.16 - Donald Trump’s China Trade Stance Could Harm Japan, South Korea

President-elect Donald Trump’s promised trade tariffs… link to full story

11.15.16 - Port of Oakland: What’s behind the 2016 export rally

Growth in high-value agricultural shipments is driving… link to full story

11.14.16 - Obama Administration Gives Up on Pacific Trade Deal

A sweeping Pacific trade pact meant to bind the U.S.… link to full story

11.14.16 - Korea Line Is Winning Bidder for Hanjin Assets in Fire Sale

The company beat larger rival Hyundai Merchant Marine… link to full story

11.11.16 - Hanjin Assets Draw Two Final Bids

Hanjin Shipping Co. has drawn two final bids, including… link to full story

11.11.16 - Should freight firms fear a Trump trade slump?

Deciphering the policies of US President-elect Donald… link to full story

11.10.16 - Mining Companies Seen as Winners After Trump Victory

Mining and metals company stocks surged on Wednesday… link to full story

11.10.16 - Shipping Industry Feels Shock Waves From Donald Trump Election

Ship operators fear antitrade rhetoric that took center… link to full story

11.10.16 - Donald Trump Win Raises Farm Belt Trade Questions

Also raises new questions for multibillion-dollar agribusiness… link to full story

11.10.16 - Trucking Group Starts Meeting With Donald Trump’s Transition Team

Trucking companies greeted Donald Trump’s election… link to full story

11.10.16 - WTO sets up panel for U.S. in China raw materials trade dispute

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has agreed with… link to full story

11.10.16 - Maersk refines fleet of second-generation Triple-E box ships to carry 20,000 teu

Maersk Line’s 11 second generation Triple-E class vessels,… link to full story

11.09.16 - China’s Exports Hurt by Weak Demand

Chinese exports fell in October for the seventh consecutive… link to full story

11.09.16 - Cargo traffic at India's top ports up 6.27% in Apr-Oct

Cargo traffic at India's top 12 ports went up by 6.27%… link to full story

11.09.16 - Maine ports gearing up to export wood chips to Europe

Maine is poised to finally begin shipping wood chips… link to full story

11.08.16 - U.S. trade deficit hits 19-month low

The U.S. trade deficit totaled $36.4 billion in September,… link to full story

11.08.16 - Containership supply-demand outlook improving

Record containership demolition levels and the lowest… link to full story

11.08.16 - Port of Oakland export boom reaches a three-year high

Port of Oakland export volume reached a three-year… link to full story

11.08.16 - IANA: Intermodal traffic remained sluggish in Q3

Total intermodal traffic fell 4.6 percent in the third… link to full story

11.08.16 - IATA: Global air freight perks up in September on Europe, Asia growth

Worldwide air freight traffic in September grew 6.1%… link to full story

11.08.16 - Israel’s Zim Looking to Sell Most Global Shipping Operations

Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd., Israel’s biggest… link to full story

11.08.16 - Maritime Watchdog Sees No Evidence of Shipping-Alliance Price-Fixing

The Federal Maritime Commission, the U.S. maritime… link to full story

11.08.16 - Cargo owners in flight to safety after Hanjin collapse, shipping lines say

Cargo owners are becoming more concerned about risks… link to full story

11.08.16 - Global supply chain risk grows

The risk in global supply chains is on the rise, according… link to full story

11.07.16 - Shipping industry in crisis: Los Angeles and Long Beach ports on uncertain ground

With analysts estimating that oceangoing shippers could… link to full story

11.07.16 - Long Beach charters ship to clear Hanjin empties

The US Port of Long Beach has chartered a ship to clear… link to full story

11.04.16 - Truck Orders Tumbled 46% in October

Orders for heavy-duty commercial trucks in North America… link to full story

11.04.16 - Amazon Prods Its Sellers to Free Up Warehouse Space

Amazon.com Inc. has a holiday message for the millions… link to full story

11.04.16 - Port Sets Plan to Return Stranded Hanjin Shipping Containers to Asia

The Port of Long Beach will work with a cargo terminal… link to full story

11.04.16 - Auto-Parts Makers Revive Rust Belt Cities

China’s Fuyao Glass Industry is part of a wave of foreign… link to full story

11.04.16 - How Cubs Championship Hats Get to Your Store So Fast

The moment Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant scooped… link to full story

11.04.16 - Ocean Alliance releases service info, planned port rotations

The Ocean Alliance is quickly moving ahead with its… link to full story

11.03.16 - A Little-Noticed Fact About Trade: It’s No Longer Rising

The constant flow of goods from Asia to the United… link to full story

11.03.16 - More Pain Ahead for Ocean Shipping

The overcapacity that has plagued ocean shipping firms… link to full story

11.03.16 - Air freight shows signs of improvement

After a torrid few months, international air freight… link to full story

11.03.16 - Maersk’s Profit Tumbles on Weak Freight Rates, Low Oil Prices

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S’s third-quarter profit plunged… link to full story

11.03.16 - Pressure grows on dockworkers, port employers to extend contract

Pressure is mounting on the dockworkers union and employers… link to full story

11.02.16 - Maersk Shares Sink as Shipping Industry Woes Hurt Profits

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest… link to full story

11.02.16 - Japan shippers face stormy seas despite consolidation

Integrating containership operations could prove just… link to full story

11.01.16 - China as Factory to World Mulls the Unthinkable: Price Hikes

China’s factories may be on the cusp of delivering… link to full story

11.01.16 - GDP Takeaways: More Soybeans, Less Spending

The U.S. economy in the third quarter posted its best… link to full story

11.01.16 - More Countries Using Yuan for Trade with China and Hong Kong

The list of countries using China’s yuan currency for… link to full story

11.01.16 - Port of Oakland terminal OK to expand, could start in November

Work could begin next month to nearly double the size… link to full story

11.01.16 - South Korea Throws Its Shipbuilders a $9.6 Billion Lifeline

South Korea plans to spend $9.6 billion on ships from… link to full story

October 2016 Industry News
10.31.16 - Japan’s Largest Shipping Firms to Merge Container Operations

Nippon Yusen K.K., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. and Kawasaki… link to full story

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