container shipping

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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: 1685

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: 4267

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: 2240

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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: 803

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: 1322

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
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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: 10256

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: 4224

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: 2884

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
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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: 3086


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: 813

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


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: 2981

Monday, June 13, 2022
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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: 3227

Friday, June 10, 2022

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: 839

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

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: 2457


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: 820


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: 693

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

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: 628


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: 724