Reduced harvesting in Asia has created additional demand for agricultural goods from the US and Australia, but a shortage of intra-Asia feeder ships is preventing exporters from taking full advantage.
26 Feb 2019
A sunny climate and pro-wind and solar policies have contributed to a boom in renewable energy development in Australia, but the country’s power grid has struggled to adapt, prompting concern from the government.
29 Nov 2018
Alphaliner offered telling data on ocean carrier third-quarter operating margins compared with a year ago, and despite higher shipping demand and revenue, the margins are a source of concern.
15 Nov 2018
Anti-crime experts, in a 2018 advisory and intelligence report, had a specific point of advice for cargo owners, and it’s a change from an anti-theft stance most likely deployed by many owners.
06 Nov 2018
A report on the status of instant quotes in container shipping.
02 Nov 2018
The World Shipping Council, which represents the container shipping industry, said the paper by the OECD’s International Transport Forum that wants the European Commission’s block exemption for container shipping lines to end without renewal in April 2020 demonstrated “a fundamental misunderstanding” of how the consortia block exemption works.
18 Oct 2018
"I’m not optimistic we are going to see a grand bargain with all the tariffs coming off,” Lance Noble, senior analyst at Gavekal Dragonomics, said at the TPM Asia Conference on Oct. 10.
11 Oct 2018
CMA CGM’s investment in CEVA is consistent with a customer-centric vision announced in March to move away from commodity container shipping and increasingly tailor end-to-end logistics solutions for customers.
08 Oct 2018
End-to-end visibility will make supply chains more efficient, Chicago-based project44’s President Tommy Barnes says, but only if shippers use data received to collaborate with partners.
01 Oct 2018
Global port-moves-per-hour, the top-line measure of port call productivity, decreased 4 percent, effectively meaning ships spent an extra 70,000 hours in port in the first half of 2018 compared with the first half of 2017, according to an analysis of JOC Port Productivity data.
28 Sep 2018
The International Air Transport Association said this slowing growth was coming against a backdrop of rising trade protectionism measures, and wider momentum in global trade was weakening.