International Logistics

As vessel alliances change, SPRC of Colombia, pictured, and ports around the world will face new challenges.
The days of multiuser container terminals could be coming to an end, according to the head of a Colombian container terminal.

The refrigerated and tank container-leasing sectors are projected to grow at a faster rate than leasing for dry boxes in 2016.
The container-leasing industry is facing its toughest financial challenge since the downturn of 2009.

Samskip, the Icelandic shipping and logistics group, has bought Norway’s Euro Container Line.

Wheat production is expected to rise 13 percent year-over-year in 2016 as other crops are also expected to come in above 2015 levels.

U.S. exporters are bracing for what could be another historic harvest this year.


Maersk Line launched a new feeder service to the western Chinese port city of Yibin.

The combination of Allcargo Logistics' various units comes as the company expands its presence in Indian ports.
Allcargo Logistics Ltd. unveiled a plan to combine all of its third-party logistics businesses into a single entity.

Trans-Pacific volumes have been respectable this year, but they have still been unable to catch up with capacity introduced by container lines in the recent past.
Vessels carrying peak-season imports from Asia are filling up.

A proposal to mandate speed-limiting technology on heavy trucks would increase demand for truck drivers, U.S. regulators admit.

The Port of Hong Kong, pictured, is just one of the many top ports that will soon find themselves facing new challenges on a number of fronts.
The reign of container terminals as profit leaders in supply chains is under pressure.

The days of questions about zero freight on the Asia-Europe trade may be gone, but the market is still a difficult one for container lines.
It may not seem like it, but there has been an upward trend in Asia-Europe freight rates since the March lows.