OOCL, its G6 Alliance partners and other ocean carriers can't seem to find the magic formula needed to bring trans-Pacifc capacity in line with demand.
Container lines in the eastbound trans-Pacific this week were unable to hold on to their rate increases of last week.

Project cargo officials say spending on power generation, infrastructure and oilfield equipment will bolster gradual increases in cargo flow during the next few years.

Swift Transportation's efforts to control capacity weren't enough to stave off a decline in earnings.

Ship-to-shore power, pictured, is just one of the many ways the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are working to transform themselves into zero-emissions operations.
The Port of Long Beach says its power needs won't be threatened by ongoing green efforts.

Asia-Europe spot freight rates continued their steady march down from the year’s high reached on July 1.

Span Alaska gives Matson Logistics greater reach into The Frontier State, and door-to-door service capabilities increasingly needed to compete.

Employees of the Brazilian customs agency, pictured, are pressuring interim President Michel Temer to live up to the promises of his predecessor, and in the process are threatening to gridlock essential customs functions during the Olympics.
Brazilian shippers are suffering from a double whammy of industrial action this week.

The Port of Baltimore, pictured, has rail access, but would stand to gain much if that access could accommodate double-stacked trains.
The Port of Baltimore is not giving up on a project to raise the Howard Street tunnel enough to allow the passage of double-stacked freight trains.

Maersk Line will deploy the same size ships on the new Panama routing as it did via the old routing through the Suez Canal.
Maersk Line said it would reroute one of its Suez Canal strings just days before the Panama Canal opened June 26.

Inventories have fallen from their recent seven-year high, but they are still a drag on growth throughout the transportation industry.
"I think if you look at the absolute volumes, they are not strong,” Eric Butler, UP’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, said.