LONG BEACH, Calif. — As North American container ports compete fiercely for market share, it’s becoming clear that the winners will be those that reliably and efficiently handle mega-ships on the water and land side of the berths.
19 Apr 2013
Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said the GPA is anticipating calendar 2013 growth in the 3 to 5 percent range in container volumes handled by the Port of Savannah.
18 Mar 2013
The G6 Alliance, which recently announced its expansion into the Trans-Pacific trade, has now provided details on the port rotations of the new services.
14 Mar 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission’s commissioners have voted to allow a new agreement with the G6 Alliance to go into effect, permitting the six carriers to deploy more than 50 ships in the trans-Pacific trade, particularly increasing the frequency of vessel port calls on the U.S. East Coast.
11 Mar 2013
04 Mar 2013
Ocean shippers worry that the advent of ultra-large container ships on the trans-Pacific trade will extend transit times of their imports and lead to more problems in the pickup of containers at port terminals.
05 Feb 2013
The G6 Alliance today announced it is moving into the trans-Pacific with the launch of joint services on the Asia-North A
22 Jan 2013
Freight rates on the Far East-Europe trades will face renewed downward pressure in March due to ocean carriers’ reluctanc
18 Jan 2013
German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has revised its Europe-Asia Loop 5 service. It will now call Southampton, England, instead of London’s Thamesport.
17 Jan 2013
The G6 Alliance today announced that it will maintain the current five-loop product structure for its Asia-North Europe service in 2013.
03 Dec 2012
The carriers of the G6 Alliance are canceling multiple sailings in early 2013, in anticipation of lower demand, according
12 Oct 2012
Maersk Line will scrap one of its Asia-Europe services and suspend a second loop in the face of persistent overcapacity a