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27.02.2019

Multipurpose rates cool as handysize competition heats up

Daily charter rates for multipurpose/heavy lift vessels stood at $7,457 in February, down 1.8 percent from the previous month but up 7.6 percent year over year, […]
27.02.2019

LA-LB port congestion finally easing

The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex handled more than 38 percent of US containerized imports in 2018, according to PIERS, a JOC.com sister product within IHS […]
27.02.2019

Video: With ELDs looming, Canada faces 2019 trucking capacity crunch

With an electronic logging device (ELD) rule set to take effect this year, the Canadian container shipping industry is working to mitigate anticipated trucking pressures as […]
27.02.2019

With ELDs looming, Canada faces 2019 trucking capacity crunch

JOC Senior Editor Mark Szakonyi, Groupe Robert Vice President Martin Roy, and OEC Group President & CEO Marc Bibeau examine 2019 cargo concerns, from the combined […]
26.02.2019

Fastest-growing US truckers don’t expect slow 2019

The 10 fastest-growing truckload and less-than-truckload carriers saw revenue increase by an average of 29.8 percent and 15.2 percent, respectively, in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trucking […]
26.02.2019

Matson: Trans-Pac contracting at ‘stalemate’ over fuel costs

Container carriers estimate the IMO 2020 rules will cost the industry an additional $13-15.7 billion in annual fuel spend. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) […]
26.02.2019

Australian renewables thrive despite policy uncertainty

Goldwind Australia’s planned 149-turbine Stockyard Hill Windfarm will generate enough electricity to power 390,000 homes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Australia’s renewable energy market is thriving despite wavering […]
26.02.2019

Concerns delay India’s advance manifest rules again

Throughput at major public ports in India increased 8.3 percent year over year to 8.2 million TEU during the first 10 months of the country Unresolved […]
26.02.2019

US antitrust probe of container shipping ends

Under limited US antitrust authority granted by federal maritime regulators, container lines that belong to discussion agreements are permitted to meet to discuss and agree on […]
26.02.2019

UPS doubles down on Asia-Europe network

UPS has invested heavily in its European hub of Cologne and is increasing its airborne capacity by 19 percent to capture growing Asia-Europe trade. Photo credit: […]