Nineteen container ships were anchored outside the congested ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Saturday morning, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.

Months of severe congestion caused container shipping line on-time performance to plunge nearly across the board in 2014, according to Danish research firm SeaIntel Maritime Analysis.

Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are preparing to legally challenge the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and marine terminal operators as soon as union mechanics attempt to detain trucker-owned or leased chassis at the ports under a reported agreement the ILWU reached with employers last week in coastwide contract negotiations.

Container carriers and logistics service providers in Asia are confident that the steady growth in exports from China will not be heavily impacted by a slowing of the mainland economy.

Capacity additions and a significant acceleration in cargo volumes helped drive strong third-quarter results for Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private port infrastructure developer.

The world's largest ocean freight forwarder Kühne + Nagel has vowed to expand its leadership position as it launched a series of global events to commemorate its 125th anniversary in Bremen on Wednesday.

Vessels are backing up at an alarming rate at West Coast ports due to congested marine terminals and work slowdowns by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

The Philippines-based terminal operator ICTSI, which operates the Port of Portland’s only container terminal, said Wednesday it is experiencing even more intensive hard-timing tactics by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union than at other West Coast ports, and continued job actions could threaten the terminal’s viability.

Evergreen Marine Corp. on Wednesday finalized plans to charter an 11-strong fleet of 18,000 TEU ships, becoming the latest carrier to deploy ultra-large container vessels but raising questions about how appropriate such ships designed for an era of slow steaming are after the recent plunge in oil prices.

Low fuel prices and intermodal improvements delivered record fourth-quarter profits to Marten Transport, as the refrigerated carrier got more money out of its rolling assets.

Antwerp posted a 4.7 percent increase in container traffic in 2014, trailing a 5.7 percent rise at close rival Rotterdam but reversing a 0.7 percent decline in 2013.

Jan de Rijk Logistics will provider "road feeder service" for IAG Cargo in Spain, handling the air freight company's Iberian traffic.

diesel
Lower diesel prices at the pump mean lower trucking fuel surcharges, and the loss of fuel surcharge revenue is cutting into the profit margins of less-than-truckload carriers.