Maritime News

US importers are riding an increase in rolled cargo, as trans-Pacific eastbound spot rates hold at levels at twice that of some contracted prices.

A group of Asian container lines is injecting capacity into the Asia-Australia trade.

Spot rates remained flat this week ahead of a range of rate increases planned by the container lines.

Legal battles over cost and equipment liabilities related to Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy continue to play out in courts around the world.
The court is hearing issues related to the bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping, which left its more than 90 ships and 500,000 containers around the world in limbo.

Maersk Line has resumed calls to Iran after a five-year hiatus.

SAL Heavy Lift has won a contract from the Dutch offshore construction company Van Oord.

A Hanjin ship just released from arrest outside the Panama Canal is one of two expected to stop at the Port of New York and New Jersey in the next week.

The Panama Canal Authority said increased rainfall has permitted an increase in maximum allowable drafts at the canal’s new locks.

Seatrade's order underscores the strength of the reefer market.

CMA CGM has signed a memorandum of understanding to promote liquefied natural gas as the marine fuel of the future.