container shipping


Friday, June 24, 2022
Matson-containership-Daniel-K.-Inouye
Shipping

Matson’s 2018-Built ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ to Undergo LNG Engine Conversion

U.S. shipping company Matson Navigation has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to retrofit the main engine on board the 2018-built containership

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 2173

containers at port of los angeles
Uncategorized

Spot Container Freight Rates Dip Below Long-Term on Transpacific

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Spot container freight rates on the main east-west deepsea headhaul trades continued to edge downwards this week,

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 755

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Shipping

Shipper Complaint Accuses Yang Ming and HMM of Collusion and Profiteering

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – An Illinois shipper is suing Taiwanese operator Yang Ming and South Korean carrier HMM, claiming they benefited

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 1298

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Old Is Gold: Sky-High Cost of Ageing Ships Sounds Inflation SOS

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, June 21 (Reuters) – Shipping companies are transforming rust buckets into gold mines in a modern-day alchemy that

June 21, 2022
Total Views: 10214

Friday, June 17, 2022
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Truck Gates Go Unused as Peak Season Approaches

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains and as US ports prepare for an earlier peak season, more

June 17, 2022
Total Views: 4194

Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Reports Third-Busiest Month Ever in May: ‘No Precipitous Drop’ in Ships Leaving China

The Port of Los Angeles, the biggest in the United States, is reporting its third busiest month on record in May with a busy summer and early peak shipping

June 17, 2022
Total Views: 2860

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Shipping

World Shipping Council Responds to Ocean Shipping Reform Act Enactment:

U.S. President Joe Biden has signed into law the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, the first major change to federal regulations related to the international

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3705

Shipping

President Biden Signs The Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden has signed into law the S. 3580, the “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022,” marking the first major change to federal regulations for

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3038

Ports

Carriers Battle to Ease Congestion at Northern European Ports

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Maersk is looking to overland Asian containers at less-congested North European ports and evacuate long-stay imports to

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 800

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Ports

West Coast Ports Strike Unlikely Even If No Labor Deal By July Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers and the union representing more than 22,000 dockworkers at 30 US ports on the West Coast are unlikely to

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 622

Shipping

Ocean Shipping Reform Act Headed to President Biden’s Desk After Passing House

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 369 to 42 to pass the Senate’s version of the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act, designed to give the

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 2912

Monday, June 13, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Fitch: Port Congestion Will Prevent Container Shipping’s Return to Normal in 2022

Fitch Ratings is calling for another solid year for container shipping industry earnings as port congestion will continue to prevent a return to pre-pandemic

June 13, 2022
Total Views: 3167

Friday, June 10, 2022
Shipping

Spot Rates Set to Spike as Strikes and Congestion Hit North Europe

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite a softening in demand, container spot rates from Asia to North Europe could be set to spike in the coming

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 830

Thursday, June 9, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Ports

Port of Long Beach Reports Second-Busiest Month Ahead of Summertime Cargo Surge

The Port of Long Beach has reported its second busiest month on record in May as it looks ahead to a summer cargo surge that could follow China’s

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 2395

Ports

Port of Charleston Imports Jump 18% in May

South Carolina Ports is reporting its 15th conecutive month of cargo records at the Port of Charleston as sustained retail imports continue to drive record

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 815

Shipping

China’s Exports Surge on Easing COVID Restrictions

BEIJING, June 9 (Reuters) – China’s exports grew at a double-digit pace in May, shattering expectations in an encouraging sign for the

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 637

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Shipping

FMC Launches New Initiatives to Help Shippers with Supply Chain Challenges

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is launching three new initiatives aimed at assisting U.S. shippers and improving performance in the ocean supply chain.

June 8, 2022
Total Views: 620

Shipping

Major Transpacific Carriers Expect Contract Earnings to Soar in Second Half

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers with a greater percentage of their business focused on the Asia and North America trades are likely to

June 8, 2022
Total Views: 722

Monday, June 6, 2022
lng bunkering rotterdam
Environment

CMA CGM Orders Its First Methanol-Powered Containerships

French shipping giant CMA CGM has placed newbuild orders for 16 dual-fuel containerships, including six powered by carbon neutral methanol—a first for the

June 6, 2022
Total Views: 1917

port of shanghai yangshan at dusk
Ports

Shanghai Port Waiting Times Returning to Normal -VesselsValue

Port congestion at Shanghai, home to the world’s busiest port, is returning to normal levels as the city emerges from its two-month COVID-19 lockdown. This

June 6, 2022
Total Views: 1457