Trans-Pacific eastbound spot rates are building despite the “unpredictable” market, but the Hanjin effect is ebbing



The International Maritime Organization ruling avoids the creation of a patchwork of different national rules for sulfur in vessel fuel.

Shippers may end up paying higher rates via fuel surcharges depending on how well the oil industry can meet demand for low sulfur fuel.

Maher Terminals and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have been at odds over a number of issues over the past decade.
Maher Terminals and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have agreed to settle an eight-year-long legal dispute.

India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.

Terminal operators and stevedores make up the second-largest group of organizations making financial claims against bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.

Shippers are warning that the Russian government’s raising of stevedoring tariffs to boost port infrastructure investment may squeeze out some operators and force importers and exporters to eat the higher costs.

The fleet of idle container ships is racing to an all-time high.

The value of M&A deals fell 30 percent in the third quarter, but the Port of Melbourne sale saw Asia and Oceania leading the way.

As good as Los Angeles and Long Beach are in attracting strong demand, they must contend with the fractured nature of 15 million TEUs being spread out over 13 terminals.

US ports could be an unexpected beneficiary of the historic settlement between the US government and German automaker Volkswagen.