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30 Sep 2016
US ports so far have been doing a reasonably good job loading and unloading mega-ships within the required berthing windows, but carriers’ relentless deployment of ever-larger vessels will soon catch up with terminal operators.
30 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping has set up a yard to accept and store its empty containers in central New Jersey.
30 Sep 2016
Spot freight rates in the Asia-US trade edged lower for the fourth consecutive week.
Even the immediate withdrawal of 150,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units of capacity on the Asia-Mediterranean trade after the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping could not lift rates for a sustained period of time.
30 Sep 2016
Container shipping on Asia-Europe enters its slack season that will last until the pre-Chinese New Year pick up.
29 Sep 2016
Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.
29 Sep 2016
APL Logistics and its parent company have retracted statements made by their employees that said “K” Line could go bankrupt, after the Japanese container line threatened legal action.
28 Sep 2016
Two more Hanjin Shipping vessels are heading for the Port of New York and New Jersey.
28 Sep 2016
Rapid advances in technology, coupled with e-commerce expansion, will magnify pressure on shippers and logistics companies to deliver for customers.
The failure of Hanjin Shipping is just the latest example of the importance of supply chain durability and versatility.
28 Sep 2016
Largest US logistics provider to scrutinize vessel-sharing agreements, urges more "resilient" supply chain strategies.
28 Sep 2016
Japan is seeking to re-establish a leading position of investment and influence in Africa.
The challenges of the Hanjin Shipping collapse are often unique to the position of actors in the supply chain.
28 Sep 2016
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.