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07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
08 Jun 2015
Declining U.S. exports are offsetting U.S. imports and confronting container lines with tough decisions in the Mediterranean-North America trade.
08 Jun 2015
Swire Shipping, the liner shipping division of China Navigation, is teaming up with Rickmers-Linie, the breakbulk and heavy-lift carrier, to enhance services in India and the Mideast.
08 Jun 2015
LONDON – Eurotunnel, the operator of the subsea rail link between the U.K. and France, has sold its ferry operation to rival carrier DFDS a year after British regulators demanded its withdrawal from the cross-Channel route.
08 Jun 2015
The U.S. West Coast port disruptions have forced non-vessel operating common carriers to review their Asia-U.S. cargo flows, but it is part of a worldwide trend in the less-than-container-load (LCL) business.
08 Jun 2015
Shipping line executives don’t like to give a rule of thumb for the freight rate break-even point on the Asia-Europe trade, but analysts generally regard it as being somewhere around $1,000 per 20-foot container, perhaps slightly less with cheaper fuel.
05 Jun 2015
CMA CGM has ordered six ships with capacities of 14,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units for delivery in early 2017 by South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Ulsan shipyard.
05 Jun 2015
Container ship lines are shaking up their alliances operating between Asia and the West Coast of South America.
05 Jun 2015
Belgian container ship owner and operator Delphis has doubled its order for two liquefied natural gas-ready ships that will be carry up to 1,900 twenty-foot-equivalent units and be strengthened for operation in ice.
05 Jun 2015
A bill introduced in Congress on Friday would empower the president to intervene to halt port labor slowdowns as well as strikes, and would allow state governors to initiate the process for federal back-to-work injunctions.
05 Jun 2015
ST PETERSBURG — Western sanctions and the fall in oil prices that devalued the rouble have devastated Russian container volume and sent shockwaves through the sectors dependent on the business. But there is some hope that fortunes will begin to improve in the coming months.