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Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 11
11 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
CMA CGM containers
22 Nov 2013
French container line CMA CGM reported its operating profit more than halved in the third quarter of 2013, compared with the same period last year...
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
Relief sculpture of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk at Izmir
15 Nov 2013
Maersk Line is reorganizing the eastbound port rotation of its Europe-Middle East 3 (ME3) Service connecting India, the Middle East and Europe, effective this month.
Suez Canal
11 Nov 2013
The Suez Canal is steadily luring Asia-to-east coast of North America traffic from the Panama Canal thanks to the economies of scale it offers ocean carriers...
08 Nov 2013
Is the Panama Canal losing its position as the dominant route for East Coast importers of cargo from Asia? Will it be able to regain the services it has been losing to the Suez route when it’s finally able to open its large new locks to post-Panamax ships at the end of 2015?
01 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
25 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
20 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
15 Oct 2013
A suspected Somali pirate chief has been arrested in Belgium after he was lured to the country by police posing as filmma

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