The merits of Caribbean ports’ terminal overbuild depends on one’s stake. It's good news for container lines considering hub options in the Caribbean Basin but bad news for terminal operators seeking to entice them.
30 Oct 2018
The new ILWU president and his team are certified and now face the challenge of rebuilding the image of West Coast ports for labor reliability, as BCOs still remember the labor disruptions of 2002 and 2014-2015.
30 Jul 2018
Cosco Shipping Lines was able to contain the damage from last week’s cyber attack to its operations in the Americas, and cargo handling in the United States, Canada, and South America at its marine terminals was largely unaffected because Cosco isolated its internal networks across its global operations.
11 Jul 2018
The new Panama Canal’s larger locks appear to have hit the shipping industry at the right time, given at least one, and possibly two, global trends in international trade.
14 Feb 2018
US imports from Central America surpassed 1 million TEU for the first time ever in 2017.
29 Dec 2017
Key north-south parties expect the positive trade pattern to continue in the year ahead, but there are challenges that could dent that forecast.
23 Aug 2017
The Panama Canal has the same number of weekly loops as it did before its expansion.
08 Aug 2017
Behind the new services are surging volumes of key commodities.
02 Aug 2017
Seaboard, which specializes in Caribbean, Central America, and South American trades, is Miami’s largest carrier.
15 Jun 2017
The long-anticipated sea change in trans-Pacific shipping networks is well underway a year after the Panama Canal opened its expanded lock system.
15 Jun 2017
A Panama Canal Authority plan to build a big new container terminal in Corozal near the Pacific entrance has foundered on legal challenges.