The saving grace for carriers on the Asia-Europe trade battling record low freight rates has been lower bunker costs, but even at their present lows, with weakening load factors many ships will not be covering their unit costs, according to Drewry.

Throughput jumped 7.2 percent year-over-year at the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter, driven in part by strong container traffic at Europe's largest port.

Schedule reliability for the core east-west trade lanes hit a five-month peak in March, according to Drewry Maritime Research.

There was an average of three major cargo thefts every day in Europe last year, driven in part by the growing p


Nunzio LaGrasso, a former International Longshoremen’s Association official in New Jersey, was sentenced this week to state and federal prison terms for his role in an organized-crime scheme to extort money from union members.

U.S. diesel prices have fallen to a low not seen since Avatar raked in hundreds of millions of dollar at movie theaters across the country.

Spot rates in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade lane continue to drag as major U.S West Coast ports make headway on reducing the backlog of cargo that began stacking up at marine terminals since the early fall.

The Port of Virginia plans in June to start pilot testing of a trucker appointment system it hopes to eventually implement port-wide.

China’s grand dream of a maritime Silk Road for the 21st Century is paving the way for Chinese port operators to spread their way of conducting domestic business beyond Chinese borders.

Gateway Terminals India at Nhava Sheva (APM Terminals)
APM Terminals at India’s Port of Nhava Sheva, or Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, said its terminal gates are operating normally and that truck queues outside the terminal are not “unusually” long.