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12.11.2019

Evergreen clings to profitability in third quarter

Evergreen has managed to stay in the black during the third quarter, but not by much. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine reported a significant decline […]
12.11.2019

JNPT aims to stem north India diversions with new rail offering

JNPT’s railed cargo intake from India’s northern hinterlands has taken a hit in recent months, as shippers said they were constrained by a lack of connectivity […]
12.11.2019

Evergreen ties up with BlueX to provide online booking

Evergreen Line has joined competitors Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line, and CMA CGM in offering online booking for container freight. Photo credit: Igor Grochev/Shutterstock.com. Evergreen Line has entered […]
12.11.2019

South Asia infrastructure to slow production shift from China

While the imposition of tariffs on Chinese imports into the US has prompted some shippers to shift production to South Asia instead, the logistical and transportation […]
12.11.2019

Rails, trucking hauling light this US peak season

Domestic intermodal volume in the first four weeks of the final quarter are the lowest they have been since 2016. Photo credit: Fred Frailey. It’s shaping […]
11.11.2019

Forwarder pushback forces India to rework regulatory reform

Reform modifications in India would put intermediaries, like forwarders, on equal footing with carriers when it comes to transactions with cargo owners. Photo credit: PSA Chennai. […]
11.11.2019

COO Toft leaves Maersk

COO Søren Toft has left A.P. Møller — Maersk, capping a more than 14-year tenure at the world’s largest container line. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The executive […]
11.11.2019

Trucker shortage delaying cargo at Japanese ports

Hapag-Lloyd says a trucker shortage has caused dwell times for import containers at Tokyo port (above) to exceed 10 days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A severe shortage […]
11.11.2019

Cyclone delays 12,000 TEU of cargo at Chittagong

Port officials say it will take a week to clear a backlog at Chittagong (above) that is delaying some 12,000 TEU of freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
09.11.2019

Judge delays $93 million judgment against ILWU

Crane productivity at the Port of Portland in Oregon fell from about 30 moves an hour to 20 during a union slowdown that was the focus […]