container shipping

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
yantian port

China’s Exports Bounce Back, But Global Risks Darken Trade Outlook

By Ellen Zhang and Ryan Woo BEIJING, July 13 (Reuters) – China’s exports rose at the fastest pace in five months in June as factories

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 809

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
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All Eyes On Container Shipping Where ‘Maybes’ Are Abound

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – As the “R” word, “recession” is increasingly being used by economic forecasters, questions are abounding regarding

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 7421


U.S. Retail Imports Set Another Record Heading Into Peak Season

Retail imports set another record high this spring as the nation’s major container ports worked to reduce congestion and retailers stocked up before

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 931

Thursday, July 7, 2022
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OOCL Proves Carriers Can Still Perform in Softer Market

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carrier average rates per teu appear to have plateaued in the second quarter, as contract rate increases are

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 2118

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Labor Unrest Disrupts Supply Chains From Sea to Sky

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Each wave of supply shock to hit the global economy during the pandemic seems to produce a different scapegoat. First

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 1591

Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Drewry: Beginning of the End for Container Shipping’s Bull Run

Container shipping’s pandemic-fueled boom cycle has undoubtedly taken a turn in recent months, but lingering congestion is likely to prevent a swift

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 21023


Ocean Carriers Blanking Sailings to Mitigate Dip in Demand -Project44

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are resorting to more aggressive blanking strategies to manage a dip in demand, according to the

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 3833


Key U.S. Ports Brace for Expiration of Dockworker Union Contract

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A labor contract for 22,000 US West Coast dockworkers is on the verge of expiring, opening the door to strikes,

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 2196


France Asks CMA-CGA To Lower Rates

by Dominique Vidalon (Reuters) French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Wednesday put fresh pressure on the country’s biggest energy and shipping

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 1654

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

ONE Announces Industry-First Weight Discrepency Surcharge for Overweight Containers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Asia-Europe ocean carriers are cracking down on rogue shippers who incorrectly declare westbound booking container

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 4241

Friday, June 24, 2022

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: 2191

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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: 773

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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: 1306

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

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: 10232

Friday, June 17, 2022

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: 4207

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

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: 2870

Thursday, June 16, 2022

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: 3718


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: 3048


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: 808

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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: 624