Monday, November 22, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Ports

Is The U.S. Moving Cargo And Filling The Shelves?

Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. Last week the White House released their second statement on the current supply-chain crisis.  The initial blog utilized several metrics, or periscopes, to measure their progress. ...

9 mins ago
Total Views: 41

Sunday, November 14, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Logjam Is Forcing Major Companies To Rethink Their Manufacturing Hubs In Asia

By Siddharth Cavale and Corina Pons (Reuters) – Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European stores, smarting from a resurgence in...

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 3982

Sunday, November 7, 2021
Port Of Vancouver, Canada
Shipping

Canada Goose Sidesteps Supply-Chain Snarls

By Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) –Parka maker Canada Goose Holdings Inc. has long touted its made-in-Canada approach to boost the brand’s appeal. It’s now pointing to it as an asset against the...

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 2827

Sunday, August 29, 2021
cargo ships in rio de janeiro
Ports

Beef Accumulating In Ports Due To Lack of Refrigerated Containers

By Ken Parks (Bloomberg) –Global shipping disruptions and drought-stricken rivers in the heart of South America threaten to pinch meat exports from two major beef-producing nations as rising food prices stoke...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2096

Saturday, August 28, 2021
Finance

Navios Merges Into Largest U.S. Listed Shipping Company

The Monaco-based Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) is acquiring the debt-laden Navios Maritime Acquisition Company (NNA) to create a massive containership, bulker, and tankship company with over 140 ships. This will...

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 1485

Monday, June 14, 2021
Home depot
Shipping

Home Depot Chartering Its Very Own Ship to Avoid Shipping Problems

How bad is the container shipping crisis? So bad that The Home Depot has chartered its own ship. This isn’t a joke. Between soaring freight rates, a lack of ship...

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 9667

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
containers at port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. Saw Record Goods-Trade Gap in November

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened to an all-time high in November as American companies imported a record value of consumer goods. The shortfall grew to $84.8...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 871

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
shipping container
Maritime News

Electronic Bills of Lading Could Save Shipping Billions Per Year

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The container shipping industry could save itself up to $4bn a year if half of all bills of lading (B/Ls) were dealt with...

May 19, 2020
Total Views: 73

Monday, January 20, 2020
ship emissions
Interesting

Shipping’s Decarbonization Target Seen Costing At Least $1 Trillion

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet U.N. targets for...

January 20, 2020
Total Views: 57

Friday, November 1, 2019
Maritime News

Shipping Execs Advocate Carbon Levies to Fund Fuels of the Future

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Executives at some of the world’s top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on shipping in an effort to...

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
u.s. china trade war
Maritime News

How the Trade War and a Changing China Are Roiling Global Shipping

By Ann Koh and Serene Cheong (Bloomberg) –The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to reverberate through the industry,...

October 30, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

UK Urged to Include Shipping and Aviation in Net Zero Emission Goal

By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The aviation and shipping sectors should formally be included in Britain’s target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by...

September 24, 2019
Total Views: 3

Monday, September 23, 2019
containership
Maritime News

Shipping Sets Course for Zero Carbon Vessels, Fuel by 2030

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Leading ports, banks, oil and shipping companies on Monday launched an initiative which aims to have ships and marine fuels with zero...

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
maersk blockchain
Maritime News

Shipping’s Carbon-Neutral Dream Seen Drifting Further Away

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) –Big ocean-going ships are not moving fast enough towards energy transition, contributing to rising emissions of carbon dioxide for the entire fleet and undermining efforts to...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
containership
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Expresses Concern Over Recent Trade Developments

The international shipping industry, as represented by multiple major shippowners’ associations, is concerned over recent trade developments, particularly increases in protectionist measures which add a significant burden and cost to...

May 14, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, September 7, 2018
Maritime News

China Ranks as Top Maritime Nation in the World, Report Says

The study benchmarks the 30 leading maritime nations around the world in four key maritime pillars: shipping, finance and law, maritime technology and ports & logistics, in an attempt to understand the key drivers behind national maritime success.

September 7, 2018
Total Views: 281

Friday, June 8, 2018
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Say EU Tax Pressure Could Make Brexit ‘Not a Bad Thing’

ATHENS, June 8 (Reuters) – Greek shipowners could relocate to Britain after it leaves the European Union if European regulators demand changes to favourable shipping taxes in Greece, a top...

June 8, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, February 19, 2018
ship at anchor
Maritime News

All Aboard for Hedge Funds as Trade Tide Lifts Shipping

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Forced to abandon ship after mistiming their investments five years ago, hedge funds are venturing back in a bid to...

February 19, 2018
Total Views: 42

Thursday, October 12, 2017
shipping containers
News

Digitization Won’t Provide the Predicted Revolution in Container Shipping, Says Alphaliner

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Predictions that the current crop of disruptive digital start-ups will revolutionize container shipping has been disputed by a leading liner analyst. Alphaliner this...

October 12, 2017
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Grindrod shipping
News

South Africa’s Grindrod to Spin Off Shipping Business

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Grindrod, the South Africa-listed freight logistics and shipping services firm, is planning to separate and list its shipping business in order to unlock its value,...

August 23, 2017
Total Views: 6