High inventories continue to drag on demand for trucking and transportation services.
Tonnage drops in June despite other improving indicators for trucking.

Kansas City Southern Railway found the second quarter a dud for intermodal volume growth.

New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.

The new CEO of Hyundai Merchant Marine will be quite busy as he or she tries to return to profitability a company that was on the brink of receivership just two months ago.
Hyundai Merchant Marine will get a new CEO in August.

The terminals overseen by the Itajai Port Authority, pictured, are in desperate need of emergency dredging that was promised by the government but has failed to materialize.
Shippers using the container terminals overseen by the Itajai Port Authority are livid with the government of Brazil.

Container traffic at Japanese ports sank for the first time in six years.

The 18,000-TEU CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, pictured in San Francisco Bay during a call to the Port of Oakland in February, could be one of the mega-ships the Ocean Alliance plans to deploy to the U.S. West Coast.
The Ocean Alliance plans to deploy the largest ships ever seen by U.S ports on the trans-Pacific trade.

The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).

Terminals in India's busiest port are facing heat over allegations of unnecessary container weighing to meet SOLAS.

News that the recently merged China Cosco Shipping would honor existing contracts until the Ocean Alliance takes effect follow industry rumors of mass shipper desertions from the company's constituent carriers, Cosco Container Lines and China Shipping Container Lines
China Cosco Shipping says all its shipper contracts are safe until the new Ocean Alliance kicks off next year.