Hong Kong’s container throughput could halve in the next decade as a host of factors begin to stack up against the port that has seen a steady decline in volumes over the past year.

The G6 Alliance will cancel another four Asia-Europe sailings in July and August in the latest indication that carriers do not expect much of a peak season this year.

A U.S. Department of Transportation study couldn’t conclude whether larger trucks impact highway safety, but it did find they would not significantly impact intermodal conversions.

European Union competition regulators approved French carrier CMA CGM’s acquisition of OPDR, the German short-sea shipping line.

Maersk has sold its majority-owned offshore support company Esvagt to private equity investors in the latest disposal of non-core operations as it focuses on container shipping and terminals and oil and gas exploration and drilling.

Container volumes via major public ports in India dipped about 1.5 percent in June year-over-year as a slump in the country’s global trade continued, according to the latest port statistics compiled by JOC.com.

A Tokyo-based research firm has downgraded its outlook for Japanese container trade in fiscal 2015, which started on April 1, citing a significantly slower pace of growth in imports than previously anticipated.

A "toxic" mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive pricing is threatening ocean carriers’ profitability for the rest of 2015, according to Drewry Maritime Research.

A dockworker labor shortage at the Port of Oakland that is frustrating shippers and carriers is expected to continue into August, threatening the peak-shipping season, even though the registration of 100 new longshoremen is underway.

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A spot rate index measuring the cost of shipping a 40-foot container from Los Angeles to Shanghai this week fell to its lowest level of the year, reflecting declining Chinese demand for U.S. exports.

APM Terminals has ceased its operations at the Port of Jacksonville, and SSA Marine will provide stevedoring for the 2M Alliance’s recently launched TP10/New Everglades service.