Short-Sea Shipping

Coverage of barge and cargo shipping, as well as the coastal trade industry.

Commentary

Through much of the 1990s and early 2000s, short-sea shipping was the next great thing for U.S. ports. Then it got forced into the shadows. Why the Marine Highway is stuck in reverse, and why we need to give it a better shot.

News & Analysis

21 Jul 2017
“It’s unethical.”
17 Jul 2017
“The coastal shipping deal will reduce cost as well as time. To us, time is also money.”
07 Jul 2017
The duo will develop a container feeder service to cater to the needs of exporters, importers, and local coastal traders.
13 Jun 2017
The move spurred by the diplomatic row that effectively cut off supply chains to and from Qatar.
06 Jun 2017
The digital transformation of Singapore and Rotterdam will play a crucial role in their competitiveness and both ports have launched new technology initiatives.
17 May 2017
Finnlines’ extended its four-year run of record results.
24 Mar 2017
Arkon Shipping manages a fleet of more than 120 seagoing vessels.
24 Feb 2017
Barge routes have had varied success around the United States.
24 Feb 2017
“For a fourth year in a row, we recorded an improvement in operating profit.”
21 Feb 2017
Eimskip said it has 15 working days to reply to the preliminary objection.