Maritime News

A nervous container business is bracing for the new VGM regulations.


Cargo agents in China being squeezed from both sides as box weighing charges fall in their laps.


United Arab Shipping Company’s shareholders voted for a merger with German carrier Hapag-Lloyd.

The state of U.S. freight growth in 2016 and perhaps next year hangs on inventories.

Zim Integrated Shipping Services might join the 2M Alliance.

The impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to be muted.

Hyundai Merchant Marine’s creditors have extended a suspension of debt repayments that was to expire Wednesday.

How containers moving to on-dock ramps will be weighed is still being worked out just days before the rule takes effect Friday.

Can the notoriously complicated, not to mention technologically hidebound, freight forwarding industry be turned into a streamlined, digitally driven paragon of efficiency?

The not-so-unexpected announcement from the Danish container line was made just as ports, marine terminals and container lines are coming closer to creating a system that will use pre-existing weighing processes to alleviate the burden on U.S. exporters.