Cargo equipment back in the tariff crosshairs

Port officials worry placing a 25 percent tariff on cranes, which cost $10 million to $15 million each,will slow investments in terminal upgrades. Photo credit: […]

More rain needed to avoid Panama Canal draft limit crunch

Since the opening of the locks, the average size of container ships traversing the canalhas risen 14 percent on a compound annual growth rate between fiscal […]

US surface freight contraction deepens in spring

The Cass Freight Shipments Index has dropped for five straight months, and other indicators spell trouble for US transport operators as well. Photo credit: US […]

Vancouver works to head off rising port trucker tension

Regulations contained in last month’s B.C. Container Trucking Commissioner’s Rate and Remuneration report call for a 2 percent pay increase and a new $25 fee for […]

Authorities work to settle JNPT inter-terminal rail dispute

  Effective May 15, a fee of Rs. 400 (about $6) per TEU would apply on non-BMCT inland containers connecting at its railhead and are to […]

J.B. Hunt licensed as NVOCC, forwarder

The Federal Maritime Commission has authorized J.B. Hunt as a non-vessel operating common carrier. A source told that J.B. Hunt obtained the license to have […]

NY-NJ drayage drivers oppose latest truck ban

The largest trucking group in the Port of New York and New Jersey has expressed concern at the impact on the drayage fleet of a proposed […]

Tariff hikes send trans-Pacific air freight rates soaring

Trans-Pacific air cargo rates are up as forwarders report rising interest from shippers spooked by the US-China trade war. Photo credit: Shutterstock Air cargo rates between […]

Shippers warned to plan for more US-Mexico border congestion

Truck congestion at the US-Mexico border has eased, but could recur as migrants continue to head toward the US. Photo credit: Business is returning to […]

Maersk’s inland move builds on integrator strategy

Maersk Line is absorbing a collection of 36 landside business units with 100 locations currently operated by APM Terminals in the latest move toward becoming an […]