International Trade News

Trans-Pacific eastbound spot rates are building despite the “unpredictable” market, but the Hanjin effect is ebbing



The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.

After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.

APM Terminals has ordered more than 40 pieces of equipment for its second transshipment terminal under construction at the Tanger-Med port complex in Morocco.

The 2016 US presidential election has been fraught with divisive discourse and reality television-style drama, but the top two leading candidates appear to actually agree when it comes to matters of transportation infrastructure and trade.

The Brazilian Ministry for Transport, Ports, and Civil Aviation has decided to privatize dredging operations at the country’s top three ports of Santos, Paranagua, and Rio de Janeiro.

The competition to develop much-needed modern port facilities in Bangladesh has intensified.

The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.

The most powerful port, shipping, and transportation industry groups in Brazil are banding together to pressure the government to reform the country’s port law.

Hanjin Shipping’s failure put a noticeable dent in US import volumes.