The trans-Atlantic trade will report significant volume growth in 2021 as heavy US demand fills all available capacity and pushes rates to record levels.
Ports and marine terminals say that more containers can be moved through on-dock rail now that service has improved, and rail car supply has eased.
Wan Hai has come under scrutiny from the US Federal Maritime Commission for assessing detention charges on containers that shippers assert could not be returned to a container terminal.
The Port of Oakland opens an off-site container yard that aims to make it easier for ag shippers to access empty containers to use for exports.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to hang over the air cargo business, and until regular international travel resumes, shippers will find space in tight supply and rates at elevated levels.