Marsha is a veteran insider of the shipping industry with experience in sales and business development. Marsha is the data expert for all things shipping. She has the unique expertise of looking at how yesterday’s experience and today’s metric build the maritime industry of tomorrow.

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CMA CGM container ship at Port of Oakland
Despite a 2014 cargo spillover and March cargo frenzy, U.S. containerized trade in the first quarter slipped 0.9 percent year-over-year to 7.4 million 20-foot-equivalent units as cargo owners diverted shipments to Canada and Mexico, or shifted to air freight. Overall, 18 of the JOC Top 40 container carriers moving goods into and out of the U.S. posted volume declines in the first quarter.

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