Container market woes and a booming bulk market are cutting competition and boosting freight rates for the multipurpose/heavy-lift sector.
04 Dec 2018
The port authorities involved believe the current total is good enough for now, but how long that remains the case, and what action they would take moving forward, depends on several factors.
06 Sep 2018
Its status may change in the future, but at least for now, instant pricing is a bit of a two-edged sword for ocean carriers.
06 Jul 2018
With supply and demand in more of a balance, sector analysts say shippers should expect higher reefer rates.
03 Feb 2018
More than 500 third-party providers are listed in this directory, which is managed by industry research and consulting firm Armstrong & Associates.
27 Sep 2017
Truckload freight demand was already nearing peak fall levels in August, Werner’s Derek Leathers said, and hurricanes only increased pressure on capacity and pricing.
05 Oct 2014
With piracy in West Africa on the rise, a newly released report highlights how pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are far more violent than in Somalia and less-focused on ransom, requiring the industry to take a different approach to curb attacks.
27 May 2014
APM Terminals is to expand capacity at its container terminal in Georgia’s Poti Sea Port by nearly 70 percent to keep pace with rapid traffic growth in the Black Sea region and to accommodate larger vessels.
02 May 2014
The International Maritime Bureau reported the lowest first-quarter level of global piracy attacks this year since 2007, although the agency warned that the threat of piracy is still present.
28 Mar 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
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