Diversions related to the ongoing negotiations on the U.S. West Coast between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continue to have an impact elsewhere.
06 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has expanded its fixed day, weekly Gulf Caribbean Service to include eastbound and westbound calls in Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.
03 Dec 2013
Maersk Line has announced a new weekly intra-America service, which is the result of a slot charter agreement with Hapag-Lloyd.
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.
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?
04 Nov 2013
CMA CGM has added a weekly call at the Port of Vitoria, Brazil, to its fixed-day, weekly BRAZEX service connecting South America’s east coast to the Caribbean.
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.
30 Oct 2013
Crowley Maritime’s liner services group and Seaboard Marine have entered into a vessel-sharing agreement in the South Florida-Costa Rica-Panama trade.
30 Oct 2013
The Panama Canal expansion’s completion date has been delayed from April 2015 to June 2015 in the Pacific locks, according the Panama Canal Authority.
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...