Interim result season is in full swing, and the financial reports reveal carriers in the container-shipping industry searching for a silver lining.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
13 May 2014
U.S. containerized import volume climbed 7.8 percent year-over-year in April 2014.
07 May 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was flat this week, but the analyst anticipates a short-term boost around the general rate increases planned for mid-May.
25 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have scheduled general rate increases in various trade lanes in May, June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
15 Apr 2014
Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) said port operators, contractors and workers — who have reached a settlement in wage negotiations that will give dockworkers a potential increase of 10.1 percent — were “all in the same boat” and would have to work together if the port was to remain competitive.
13 Apr 2014
The Hong Kong port faces challenges on several fronts.
09 Apr 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was flat in the week of April 9, remaining at its lowest level since December 2013 at $1,836 per 40-foot container.
09 Apr 2014
Despite growing concerns about tight supplies and rising prices, U.S. red meat exports performed well in February...
08 Apr 2014
Contracted dockworkers at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung Container Terminals have been told they will receive a 12 percent pay increase, but after last year’s successful strike...
07 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized exports tumbled 9.0 percent year-over-year in February to 923,493 TEUs, the lowest monthly volume in 32 months, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group. This 9.0 percent drop was also the steepest year-over-year decline since August 2009.