Peter T. Leach

Peter T. Leach is editor-at-large with the JOC. He is based in New York.

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The volume of cargo handled by the container trade around the globe this year will increase by a relatively “decent” 4 to 5 percent, but this growth will not be nearly enough to make a dent in the...
The world is awash in steel, but it won’t solve the problems of breakbulk carriers struggling with overcapacity, flat demand and low rates for their multipurpose vessels.
The Panama Canal Authority is shooting to open its third set of larger locks that can handle post-Panamax ships in May, but it doesn’t expect the larger locks to attract new services for several...
The Panama Canal Authority is betting its future on more than a third set of massive new locks that can handle post-Panamax ships and attract more container services. It is counting on construction...
When the Panama Canal’s third set of larger locks open to commercial traffic this spring, the massive expansion project will be more than a year and a half behind the original target date of October...
Like a mirror image of the ocean container shipping industry, the shipping lines that operate the multipurpose ships that carry breakbulk and project cargoes are suffering from overcapacity, lack of...
With two and possibly three mergers or acquisitions among container lines scheduled to occur this year, beneficial cargo owners are wondering how their supply chains will be impacted.
The building of a terminal with an initial capacity of 500,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units annually in Nova Scotia inched closer to reality after a China infrastructure construction company earlier...
The 2M Alliance stands to gain from the pending consolidation of the container line industry because the alignment of the five alliances to which the other major carriers belong will change and with...
It’s a boom time at U.S. Gulf ports for imports of steel and project cargoes. From Florida to Texas, the region’s ports are enjoying a second year of increased import volumes, driven by a strong...