An Australian fruit exporter has complained at the lack of transparency provided by shipping lines following faulty in-transit cold disinfestation treatment, a problem that can lead to the costly redirection of cargo.
Crime-tracking CargoNet expects a surge in freight theft in the U.S. over the Labor Day weekend, and reports cargo crime is rising in 2015.
CMA CGM and its partners in the Ocean Three Alliance are combining services to form a new string as carriers continue to try to reduce capacity on the oversupplied Asia-Europe trade.
Port Tampa Bay president and CEO Paul Anderson has been named chairman of Florida’s ports council, where all 15 of the state’s public seaports have been making a concerted effort of late to lure new business to the Sunshine State’s marine gateways.
Hyundai Merchant Marine has launched a new service connecting Asia and the west coast of Latin America.
Hong Kong to Los Angeles has long been known as one of the most dominant port pairings in the container trade, connecting the trade’s two largest national players, the United States and China, but what has been happening on the trade recently?
The steep drop in fuel prices year-over-year and over the summer is driving fuel surcharges down, reducing overall spot market truck rates and putting pressure on intermodal pricing, too. DAT saw spot truck rates drop by a penny last week, although line-haul rates were unchanged, thanks to lower surcharges.
While some terminals are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to automate their operations in high-volume ports such as Los Angeles-Long Beach and New York-New Jersey, SSA Marine spent about $400,000 to install a semi-automated crane assist mechanism for a ship-to-shore crane in Long Beach that is so cost-effective it has application even for lower-volume ports.
Cargo thefts are on the rise in Brazil as the economy struggles and has officially entered a recession.
Norfolk Southern Railway announced it will be realigning its executive reporting structure for two key departments, the latest in a series of leadership shakeups the railroad has announced since the start of the year.
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is adding calls at North Europe ports to its Angola Express Service in another sign of West Africa's allure to players in the container trade.
FESCO, one of Russia’s largest privately-owned transportation and logistics companies, posted significant declines in container volumes in the first half but believes that its future is bright.
NYK Line has joined rival container carriers in lifting a port congestion surcharge imposed earlier for all cargo discharged at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, citing an improvement in port operations.