Maritime News

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.


The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.

Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.


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.

Cosco Shipping Ports on Wednesday entered into an agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port.

Two more Hanjin Shipping vessels are heading for the Port of New York and New Jersey.

As Hyundai Merchant Marine is scaling down its deployment of extra loaders, Maersk Line is continuing to add vessels to handle Hanjin Shipping cargo.

Rapid advances in technology, coupled with e-commerce expansion, will magnify pressure on shippers and logistics companies to deliver for customers.

The failure of Hanjin Shipping is just the latest example of the importance of supply chain durability and versatility.
Largest US logistics provider to scrutinize vessel-sharing agreements, urges more "resilient" supply chain strategies.

The challenges of the Hanjin Shipping collapse are often unique to the position of actors in the supply chain.
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.