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07.02.2020

More ancillary carrier charges under Indian regulatory radar

The Container Shipping Lines Association of India says off-dock charges are critical to providing “extended cargo liability” service during transit. Photo credit: PSA India. Indian officials […]
05.02.2020

Coronavirus to cost China ports 6 million TEU in Q1: analyst

Truck drivers in China must apply for permits to make cross-provincial cargo transits, in which they must prove that there is an urgent need for their […]
04.02.2020

Savannah expands with 2030 goal of 9 million TEU

The Georgia Ports Authority outlined ambitious plans to increase its capacity of 5.6 million TEU to 9 million TEU by 2030. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. The […]
29.01.2020

Intermodal turnaround not expected until summer

Norfolk Southern intermodal volume dropped 8 percent in the fourth quarter and fell 4 percent for the full year compared with 2018. Photo credit: Norfolk Southern. […]
27.01.2020

FlexiVan grows chassis fleet with AIM merger

FlexiVan Leasing said the merger with AIM was an easy process because both companies believe in open choice and trucker-friendly chassis policies. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. […]
22.01.2020

US East Coast port growth dragged to three-year low in 2019

The top 10 US East Coast ports saw their combined throughput growth slow from 5.1 percent in the first 11 months of 2018 to just 2.5 […]
17.01.2020

SAL adds executives, gears up for 2020

The SAL Frauke loading a shiploader in Sillamäe, Estonia. Photo credit: SAL Heavy Lift. Super-heavy carrier SAL has added a new executive function to its C-suite […]
13.01.2020

Carrier customers spell out dislike for EU block exemption

Recent feedback on the consortia block exemption regulation (BER) for liner shipping mirrored an earlier call for comments in 2018, with carriers firmly in favor of […]
11.01.2020

Retailers cautiously predict return to normal seasonal import flows

Retailers say US import comparisons with early 2019 will be skewed due to tariffs and the timing of the Lunar New Year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Retailers […]
10.01.2020

Fuel surcharge variations muddy container spot market

Container line executives and analysts say they expect confusion over just how much cargo owners have to pay to help carriers cover higher operating costs. Photo […]