Maritime News

Eimskip’s acquisition spree continued this week with the purchase of a Belgian refrigerated freight forwarder. 


Beneficial cargo owners that book through non-vessel-operating common carriers should be aware that spot rates can vary dramatically and those that seek the lowest rates have the highest risk.


The trans-Atlantic continues to slide down the container route rankings.

Taiwanese carrier Yang Ming Line tells customers of plans to improve its liquidity and stem the tide of losses.

Vehicle buyers and dealers sought treble damages.

Spot rates in eastbound Pacific stabilize at a high level as Chinese New Year approaches.

Largest container terminal in Oakland falls victim to ILWU Trump protest.

The deployment of larger ships and economic weakness in some eastern markets will weigh on spot rates, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.

The group at the Danish Maritime Forum called for the establishment of an industry taskforce to come up with a plan to reduce the emissions in a unified and global context.

The spot rates on Asia-Europe are slowly losing their gains made in late December, but have been surprisingly resilient into January.