International Freight Shipping

International Freight Shipping

News & Analysis

29 Aug 2014
Despite the lack of a new West Coast labor contract two months after the expiration of the last agreement, the threat of work stoppages to peak-season merchandise is rapidly receding, according to a retail industry consultant.
29 Aug 2014
Robert Sappio, former longtime executive at APL, has been named chief operating officer at SeaCube Container Leasing.
28 Aug 2014
The container sale and leasing business is not benefiting from rebounding trade volumes on major east-west routes as low rental yields and falling prices in a lacklustre shipping environment put the squeeze on the global market leaders.
26 Aug 2014
Shipping a container from India can cost nearly double what it costs to ship the same container from China, according to a report from the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.
26 Aug 2014
Like a sparkling Ferrari on a showroom floor, the U.S. Southeast ports are sitting pretty when it comes to import and export automobile traffic growth.
Asian Gypsy Moth
26 Aug 2014
Tiny, dirt-like egg clusters are waylaying cargo at ports in the United States, delaying thousands of containers for days at a time.
25 Aug 2014
The world’s largest container manufacturer, China International Marine Containers (CIMC), does not expect the U.S. government’s antidumping and countervailing duty investigation to be resolved before May next year.
25 Aug 2014
German-Russian business ties were on full display at a reception in St. Petersburg hosted by the Port of Hamburg, where politics was a main theme of discussion.
Cyberattack
25 Aug 2014
The International Maritime Bureau said the threat of cyberattacks in the maritime sector has intensified in the past few months, as shipping and supply chains become the “next playground for hackers.”
22 Aug 2014
Containerized furniture imports into the United States saw growth in the first half of 2014, as a strong number of shipments in the second quarter offset weak volumes in the first quarter.