The Harbor Trucking Association will explore the possibility of filing a class action lawsuit against the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland as congestion worsens at the California ports, the association announced today.

The global shipping community is feeling the effects of Ebola in the form of vessel delays and schedule changes, along with potential quarantines and ship health screenings.

Canadian Pacific said its exploratory discussions with CSX Corp. about a possible merger have ended and that no further talks are planned.

More than 100 national, state and local organizations have signed a letter urging a speedy agreement on a West Coast port labor contract “to allay growing concerns of thousands of businesses” that rely on the ports.

Officials celebrated the opening of Katoen Natie's new $50 million terminal extension with a ribbon cutting at


India will invest $85.21 million in the development and operation of cargo facilities at Iran’s Chabahar port, as New Delhi seeks to enhance its strategic interest in Central Asia.

A sharp drop in spot rates from Asia to the Mediterranean was facilitated by slowing cargo volumes and overcapacity, Drewry Maritime Research says.

The South Carolina Ports Authority today received the first ship call of a new consolidated South American east coast service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston.

State and federal politicians are balking at the potential privatization of the Port of Boston’s busiest terminal, an option brought forth by the port authority as it continues to look for ways to erase a funding shortfall totaling $200 million.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection should improve its analysis and circulation of border security data, a new report from the Government Accountability Office says.

Members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have filed for their 11th general rate increase this year in a continuing effort by carriers to shore up spot rates from Asia to North America.

A stronger, steadier North American economy is generating more intra-Canada truckload freight and cross-border shipping demand from U.S. partners and customers.

Nicaragua canal
The HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. estimates it can complete a Nicaragua canal in five years at a cost of $40 billion, but more realistically, it will cost at least twice that amount and take 10 or more years to build the 173-mile-long waterway.