The tit-for-tat imposition of embargoes between Russia and the West has opened the door for Brazil beef exporters to significantly expand shipments to Russia in recent months, with greater growth likely in 2015.
07 Oct 2013
Ocean carriers’ tactic of shifting surplus capacity from east-west trades to north-south routes is nearing “saturation point,” according to Drewry Maritime Research.
02 Oct 2013
U.S. containerized imports grew 2.5 percent year-over-year in July, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in July, the highest volume since 1.65 million in August 2007.
30 Sep 2013
SINGAPORE — Emerging nations still offer the most opportunity for businesses and logistics service providers, even if growth rates have slowed, industry leaders told delegates at a major logistics conference held in Singapore last week.
30 Sep 2013
Aliança, a subsidiary of Hamburg Süd, has christened the Fernão de Magalhães, the second of four new container ships for the carrier’s cabotage fleet.
27 Sep 2013
Containers of auto parts imported through U.S. ports reached 220,366 20-foot containers in the second quarter of 2013, their highest volume since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2007. Imports were up year-over-year for a 15thstraight quarter, although it was the smallest rate of increase during this period.
23 Sep 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt’s Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey.