Air freight carried by Asian carriers grew by a solid 12.8 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to data from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).

Earlier this year before the three major equipment-leasing companies formed a gray chassis pool in Los Angeles-Long Beach, Direct ChassisLink Inc. was positioning 300 chassis into a marine terminal in Long Beach while Flexi-Van Leasing was pulling 280 of them out of the same facility. Thanks to the gray, or neutral chassis pool that went into operation on Mach 1, that type of inefficiency has very quickly become a thing of the past.

U.S. shippers’ potential shifting of imports from the West Coast to the East Coast would give the major eastern railroads more business, but how much the railroads will actually benefit depends on how much of the cargo is destined for the Midwest.

A year before its scheduled completion of a $5 billion-plus expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is discussing the idea of building even larger locks to allow head-to-head competition with the Suez Canal.

The Nigerian government has closed its ports, including Lagos, and land borders, and won’t open them until midnight Saturday to allow for “the peaceful conduct of the (presidential) elections.”

Officials at the Panama Canal are working their way through a significant vessel backlog after an “unusual” increase in the number of ships awaiting transit began to back up on either side of the waterway weeks ago.

Maersk Line has kick started its $15 billion ship investment program with its first order in more than four years for seven ice-class container vessels.

Gulftainer’s goal to triple volume over the decade through aggressive investment came a step closer in 2014 after the terminal operator increased handling 8 percent year-over-year.

The Port of Virginia is shifting three rubber-tired gantry cranes to the newly reopened Portsmouth Marine Terminal to handle overflow from larger terminals, and expected to have two of the the yard cranes ready for use today.

Members of Baltimore’s largest International Longshoremen’s Association voted to end 18 months of uncertainty b


HONG KONG — Kerry Logistics plans to build a regional express delivery platform in China and across the Asean region to c


HONG KONG — Speculation has been rife in the Singapore media about a possible tie-up between Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) a


The recent plunge in U.S. diesel fuel prices is mixed news for less-than-truckload carriers, who are spending less at the pump but getting less in fuel surcharges.