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Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 19
19 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
11 Sep 2014
The Kremlin has approved Russian Railways’ financial contribution to an intermodal joint venture with the state railroads of neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan...
10 Sep 2014
The chief of Hamburg port police says security at European ports needs a boost and is calling for greater cooperation among northern European port authorities.
10 Sep 2014
Looming global requirements for low-sulfur fuel are prodding ocean carriers to consider liquefied natural gas to power container ships on long-haul international routes as well as regional feeder services.
10 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo saw traffic dip 1.1 percent in August from a year ago as an increasingly weak European market offset growth on reviving Asia-Pacific and North and South America routes.
08 Sep 2014
European economic growth might be flatlining, but you wouldn’t know it by the strong container import growth in the first half, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
08 Sep 2014
The gap between the sluggish European air cargo sector and the resurgent global market looks set to widen with two of the region’s leading carriers posting declines in freight traffic in August.
Maersk container ship
08 Sep 2014
A decade-long revamp of its culture is driving profitability gains at Maersk Line, the world's largest global container line.
06 Sep 2014
Chinese factories are still expanding production even though most orders for the holiday season in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere have already been shipped, suggesting global demand is building.
The spot rate to the U.S. East Coast was $4,636 per 40-foot container this week.
05 Sep 2014
Spot rates on major trade lanes worldwide increased this week, with peak shipping season to Europe and North America in full swing.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 5
05 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in September and October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.