Spot rates remained flat this week ahead of a range of rate increases planned by the container lines.
Precariously low West Coast vacancy rates for warehouse and distribution space are sending a stark message to shippers: Expect to pay even more to carry your goods, or rework your containerized supply chains.
The court is hearing issues related to the bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping, which left its more than 90 ships and 500,000 containers around the world in limbo.
A Hanjin ship just released from arrest outside the Panama Canal is one of two expected to stop at the Port of New York and New Jersey in the next week.
Seatrade's order underscores the strength of the reefer market.
The attorney for a fuel company with a lien for services provided to a ship operated by Hanjin Shipping has accused attorneys for the carrier of failing to report when the charter for the vessel was terminated.
Eimskip’s acquisition spree continues with the purchase of a Netherlands-based forwarder.
Los Angeles and Long Beach have served as a laboratory for creative measures to cope with the growing container volumes and the surges of cargo from mega-ships that have also challenged other US ports.
Trans-Pacific service contracts in early 2017 will have the shadow of Hanjin falling over the negotiations.
A system aims to provide a single collection point for information on container status, vessel schedules, and empty-container returns, among other information.