Short-Sea Shipping

Coverage of barge and cargo shipping, as well as the coastal trade industry.

Commentary

Through much of the 1990s and early 2000s, short-sea shipping was the next great thing for U.S. ports. Then it got forced into the shadows. Why the Marine Highway is stuck in reverse, and why we need to give it a better shot.

News & Analysis

17 Aug 2017
Log-In Logistica is reeling following the loss of 47 containers into the sea and a decline in volumes in the second quarter.
17 Aug 2017
The increase in earnings was driven mainly by higher freight traffic on North Sea and Baltic Sea routes.
07 Aug 2017
Brazilian coastal carrier Mercosul Line last week suffered two accidents.
03 Aug 2017
First-quarter revenue increased 15.8 percent.
27 Jul 2017
Finnlines posted the best first-half results in its history.
25 Jul 2017
The move would build upon Samskip’s penetration of the shipping market between Norway and Northern Europe in recent years.
21 Jul 2017
"It’s unethical,” says the Shippers Council of Bangladesh chairman.
17 Jul 2017
“The coastal shipping deal will reduce cost as well as time. To us, time is also money.”
07 Jul 2017
The duo will develop a container feeder service to cater to the needs of exporters, importers, and local coastal traders.
13 Jun 2017
The move spurred by the diplomatic row that effectively cut off supply chains to and from Qatar.