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New bill in US House seeks repeal of carriers’ antitrust immunity

Hace 6 horas 41 mins
The legislation also aims to provide a boost for US exporters by prioritizing getting their products into foreign markets and better defending them against container rate increases and detention and demurrage fees.

US resin exports start 2023 strong, but growth outlook cloudy

Hace 8 horas 44 mins
Recovering US supply and lower shipping costs are benefiting resin exports, but the uncertain forecast for the global economy makes the outlook for more growth a guessing game.

APM Terminals to develop Haiphong container terminal with Vietnam's Hateco

Hace 11 horas 18 mins
APM Terminals said the new facility would specifically target North American and European export and import markets.

German strikes over pay dispute cripple transportation network

Hace 11 horas 23 mins
German unions demanding inflation-busting wage increases walked off the job Monday, bringing the country’s transport system to a halt.

Owner puts heavy-lift giant Mammoet up for sale

Vie, 03/24/2023 - 13:46
Dutch conglomerate SHV’s planned divestment of Mammoet, the world’s largest heavy-lift and engineered transport company, could have a “very important impact” on the sector, according to one consultant.

Shipping interests urge White House intervention in West Coast labor talks

Vie, 03/24/2023 - 10:23
The plea to the Biden administration comes just days after the Pacific Maritime Association said the latest job action by dockworkers caused “significant delays” at some marine terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Fossil fuel price may outstrip green alternatives by 2025: research report

Vie, 03/24/2023 - 09:47
For carriers, accelerating the shift from existing fuel oil to a low-carbon fuel alternative could bring cost-saving benefits, according to Longspur Capital.

Ports America strikes deal to develop Gulfport container terminal

Jue, 03/23/2023 - 15:01
Mississippi’s Gulfport is looking to add more container handling capability with Ports America planning to redevelop a shuttered terminal for cargo handling.

FMC querying carriers, terminals on free time billing practices

Jue, 03/23/2023 - 13:44
Ahead of a June deadline to issue new rulemaking on detention and demurrage billing, the Federal Maritime Commission is seeking clarity from carriers and terminals about billing shippers when container pickups and drop-offs are not possible.

Ocean carriers delay GRI attempts on India-US trades as rate slide continues

Jue, 03/23/2023 - 11:33
Local freight forwarder sources in India say they view GRIs more as a tool to slow the erosion in rates rather than effectively trying to increase prices.

Europe agrees to ‘ground-breaking’ shipping decarbonization deal

Jue, 03/23/2023 - 10:02
The provisional agreement between the European Parliament and European Council negotiators sets out a fuel standard for ships that steadily increases the use of renewable and low-carbon fuels.

Hamburg strike action closes vital waterway to container shipping

Jue, 03/23/2023 - 09:50
The Port of Hamburg is once again being disrupted by strike action that is causing significant disruption to vessel schedules at Europe’s third-largest container hub.

MSC adds Jaxport stop on trans-Atlantic service

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 15:09
The Scan Baltic to USA service, which will begin calling Jaxport in late April, marks the port's second trans-Atlantic service and fifth container service.

Charleston gets expedited hearing in appeal over ILA’s Leatherman lawsuit

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 13:32
The fast-track hearing schedule came after the South Carolina State Port Authority told the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals the port could become “bottlenecked” if ships can’t call the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal.

Maersk going it alone, so far, on policy changes to free time billing

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 10:31
Maersk in April will stop collecting detention and demurrage fees on days terminals are closed and shippers can’t pick up or drop off containers, a move yet to be followed by competing ocean carriers.

MPV carrier Swire Projects eyes growth in Australian project market

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 09:46
New operator Swire is growing its fleet and gearing up to move cargo for the busy Australian minerals and energy markets.

Tale of two halves as OOCL banks $10 billion net profit for 2022

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 09:29
OOCL is so confident its balance sheet can withstand current market challenges that the carrier has returned 70 percent of its net profit to shareholders.

ILWU Canada triggers federal intervention in contract talks with employers

Mié, 03/22/2023 - 02:57
ILWU Canada is seeking significant wage increases, while automation of cargo-handling equipment, a source of tension in past contract negotiations, will likely once again be a prominent issue.

ILWU Canada triggers federal intervention in contract talks with employers

Mar, 03/21/2023 - 12:24
ILWU Canada is seeking significant wage increases, while automation of cargo-handling equipment, a source of tension in past contract negotiations, will likely once again be a prominent issue.

New IMO rules muddying vessel strategy for MPV, heavy-lift owners

Mar, 03/21/2023 - 10:20
MPV and heavy-lift vessel owners need clarity on emissions, alternative fuels, and regulations before committing to new vessel schemes.


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