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Commentary

Cleaning up shipping and its emissions is a hot topic, pushing the whole industry and its regulators towards a greener future. Since January, the latest regulations require shipowners to use low-sulphur fuel oils in emission control areas or to retrofit their vessels with scrubbers or use alternative energy sources.

News & Analysis

Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
07 Dec 2016
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.
07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
14 Nov 2016
Cameron Roberts, partner at Roberts & Kehagiaras, offers ways drayage and trucking companies can protect themsleves from financial and legal exposure to Hanjin Shipping assets.
03 Nov 2016
The Port of Long Beach will chip away at the backlog of empty Hanjin Shipping-leased containers in Southern California that has built up since the container line declared bankruptcy on Aug. 31 when a ship calls to pick up some of the empties.
01 Nov 2016
A company has successfully tested a hybrid container designed to make it easier to move breakbulk and oversized cargo.
26 Oct 2016
US ports could be an unexpected beneficiary of the historic settlement between the US government and German automaker Volkswagen.
25 Oct 2016
A federal judge on Tuesday allowed a chassis company to terminate leases with Hanjin Shipping.
24 Oct 2016
APM Terminals has ordered more than 40 pieces of equipment for its second transshipment terminal under construction at the Tanger-Med port complex in Morocco.
15 Oct 2016
Deliveries of ship-to-shore container gantry cranes, which are transported by specialized heavy-lift vessels, rose slightly in 2015.
The willingness of Total Terminals International's terminal in Long Beach, pictured, to accept Hanjin Shipping containers won't be enough to solve the problem of Hanjin boxes stranded throughout Southern California.
12 Oct 2016
A Long Beach container terminal's willingness to collect Hanjin Shipping containers only solves part of the problem.