Peter Tirschwell, JOC Group executive vice president and chief content officer, is a prominent thought-leader in maritime transportation with more than 20 years as journalist and business leader at The Journal of Commerce.
With the odds growing that a global ballast water treaty will come into force next year, concern is building among shipowners, including container carriers, that its implementation will be chaotic, expensive and ineffective.
The tit-for-tat imposition of embargoes between Russia and the West has opened the door for Brazil beef exporters to significantly expand shipments to Russia in recent months, with greater growth...
The new CEO at the Port of Seattle takes over at a time when the port is losing volume and market share to competitors to its north and south.
With the exception of Zim Integrated Shipping Services, all traditional east-west carriers now are entrenched in alliances that cover all three east-west trades. That’s never happened, and, although...
The early 2016 date for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal was endorsed this week by the president of Panama.
Official arrival times for ships that qualify for the Panama Canal's Just-in-Time transit service will be determined by new rules, and not the time they arrive at the sea buoys at either end of the...
Mark Szakonyi, senior editor for JOC.com, has been promoted to associate managing editor for JOC.com, the subscription website of JOC Group Inc. for professionals in the container shipping industry.
The ECT Delta terminal at Rotterdam says that congestion problems that has led to diversion of a weekly G6 service to Antwerp since August have been resolved, but one carrier that uses the terminal...
The Containerization & Intermodal Institute said it will present its 2014 Connie Award for industry leadership to Claudio Bozzo, president and CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA)
Shares of Long Beach, Calif. based forwarder UTi Worldwide shot up over 20 percent after an earnings release in which the company announced the virtual completion of a multi-year global IT rollout
Hapag-Lloyd diverts three more Asia Loop 4 services, part of the G6 alliance Asia-Europe service network, to Antwerp as Rotterdam congestion continues
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