Angry dockers in Santos that are disrupting operations at four Santos container terminals have stepped up their rhetoric.


Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.

An agreement to extend contracts early from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and International Longshoremen’s Association would usher in an unprecedented era of labor peace at US ports.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association on Tuesday raised shippers’ hopes for a longer period of labor peace at US West Coast ports.

Damco's new CEO Klaus Rud Sejling has held positions within the Maersk Group across its transportation and energy divisions.
Damco has named a long-time executive as its new CEO as the company’s parent Maersk Group reorganizes itself.

There are no negative consequences to the shipper for its container missing a ship. For the ocean carrier, the costs are huge.


The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”

A prominent Russian maritime lawyer said the companies should appeal the decision in the hopes of having the decision overturned.

Shippers are being urged to have a good look at the financial situation of carriers before committing their cargo, but that is going to be a complicated procedure.

A US federal maritime commissioner on Monday said that alliances may have to prove they have emergency procedures in case a member carrier collapses after Hanjin Shipping did just that.

A strong harvest in the United States could prove crucial to helping railroads and shippers effectively reposition empty containers.
One way railroads can make their international intermodal services more cost effective is by gaining a load on the backhaul. At first glance, it’s a simple idea.