On the first day of a two-day Panama Canal tour, JOC Editor Mark Szakonyi checks out a Hamburg Sud container ship pass through the canal.
Stephen Knott, general vice president of the International Longshoremen's Association, discusses the union's concerns about the introduction of labor-saving technology at Global Terminal in Bayonne, N
Peter Shaerf, managing director of AMA Capital Partners, talks about the debt burden hanging over the shippi
Despite mixed signals in other parts of the global shipping economy, David Schrader, senior vice president for operations at TransCore, says freight shipping demand remains strong in the U.S.
FTR Associates’ Larry Gross says industrial demand is fueling the relatively strong showing in U.S. shipping this fall, but tight capacity is likely to drive up shipper costs in 2012.
Ron Widdows, senior advisor to Neptune Orient Lines, says container lines will have to reduce capacity to sustain freight rates and get away from the 'destructive behavior' that is feeding steep losse
Anthony Hatch, transportation analyst with ABH Consulting, discusses his forecast for intermodal in the upcoming peak season and also gives his final comments after attending RailTrends 2011 in New Yo
Benjamin Gibson, a freight derivatives broker for Clarkson Securities, in the U.K., talks about derivatives trading in the container shipping industry, why he thinks volatility in freight rates will l
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Troy Shortell, senior vice president of HAVI Logistics in Shanghai, discusses how his company maintains a high standard of food quality and safety in the fast food chians they service, and how to driv
Wade Elliott, senior director of marketing at the Tampa Port Authority, discusses working in conjunction with the ports of Houston and Mobile on new opportunities, and what challenges his port faces i
Jorge Sanchez, head of the agricultural trade office in Guangzhou for the USDA's Foreign Agriculture Service, speaks at the TPM Asia conference in Shenzhen on the steps U.S.
Thue Barfod, refrigerated container business development manager at Maersk Line Hong Kong, discusses Maersk's new no-show clause with Stephanie Nall of Cool Cargoes while attending TPM Asia in Shenzhe
John Moseley, general manager of trade management at the Port of Houston Authority, gives his thoughts on the progress of the Panama Canal expansion project and offers his predictions for the industry
Rolf Habben-Jansen, CEO of Damco International in Denmark, discusses whether he thinks ship capacity will be withdrawn in 2012 and how that may affect the industry.
Johnson Leung, senior vice president for transport analysis for Jefferies, Hong Kong, looks at this year's disappointing peak season, gives his forecast for 2012, and offers his opinion on how carrier