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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.
30 Sep 2016
The Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy may be behind a recent surge in freight moving inland from West Coast ports.
30 Sep 2016
Colombo International Container Terminals this week hosted the MSC Maya, reportedly the largest container ship ever to call Sri Lankan shores.
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
With chassis shortages in Los Angeles-Long Beach reaching a crisis level, a Southern California warehouseman is ready to accept and store empty and leased Hanjin Shipping containers.
29 Sep 2016
The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.
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.
29 Sep 2016
Cosco Shipping Ports on Wednesday entered into an agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port.