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News & Analysis

26 Sep 2016
SeaLand announced Monday it has added the Port of Hueneme, California, to its weekly west coast Central America service.
22 Sep 2016
“K” Line accuses APL Logistics of telling the latter’s customers that the Japanese container line could go bankrupt.
22 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping containers at the port have been cleared for release.
APM Terminals has a new leader for the first time in 12 years.
22 Sep 2016
Morten Engelstoft is to take up the position of CEO of APM Terminals as part of a set of changes in the executive management of the Maersk Group.
22 Sep 2016
The government of India has announced more port tariff incentives to get roll-on, roll-off shippers to use coastal shipping more.
22 Sep 2016
Maersk Group will be reorganized into two separate divisions, with the synergy efforts expected to deliver cost savings of around $600 million over the next three years.
Although the Hanjin Shipping crisis has challenged the global supply chain, it also provides lessons for shippers unique to national and regional industry dynamics.
21 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy filing has once again exposed how fragile the new chassis regime is in the United States.
The latest batch of Hanjin Shipping containers at the Port of Houston is not expected to be stranded for long.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping had agreed to pay terminal charges to clear the way for the port authority’s release of 380 Hanjin containers.
21 Sep 2016
The failure of Hanjin Shipping has raised profound questions regarding the risks of ocean container transportation in corporate boardrooms throughout the world.
21 Sep 2016
Growth in trans-Pacific volumes has been fairly static this year for non-vessel-operating common carriers, but consolidation, new alliances, and Hanjin’s collapse present new opportunities.
The MacAndrews and Company's Pollux is pictured at the Port of Bilbao. Credit: Capt. Niels Johannes.
21 Sep 2016
North European short-sea operators of the CMA CGM group are expanding their container capacity.