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11.03.2022

Shippers face rising fuel surcharges on top of rate pain

About 70 percent of the global container shipping fleet runs on very low sulfur fuel, and the escalating bunker costs are beginning to worry carriers. Photo […]
11.03.2022

Coming LA-LB cargo surge to rebuild vessel backlog: terminals

Sea-Intelligence Maritime Analysis projects a return to 100-vessel backlogs in Southern California that could continue through 2022. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The halving of the backlog of […]
10.03.2022

CP’s volume, delays rising ahead of possible strike

Previous labor disputes between the Teamsters and Canadian Pacific or Canadian National have been resolved within days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers are frontloading cargo onto Canadian […]
10.03.2022

Maersk locks in global access to green methanol

Significant progress needs to be made this decade if the shipping emissions-cutting targets are to be reached, Maersk believes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk has signed strategic […]
10.03.2022

Hapag-Lloyd adds DAL to expanding Africa footprint

Small Africa specialist carrier Deutsche Afrika-Linen will give Hapag-Lloyd greater coverage of the Europe to East Africa trade. Photo credit: DAL. Hapag-Lloyd has acquired small African […]
10.03.2022

Longshore unions tell FMC data access key to efficient workforce

The challenge for better data sharing is that marine terminals see operational data as proprietary. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite being on the docks, longshore union representatives […]
10.03.2022

CP-KCS run first joint Mexico-to-Chicago train

The Port of Lázaro Cárdenas has been an option before, but failed to provide shippers with an attractive, reliable intermodal option into the US Midwest. Photo […]
09.03.2022

FMC gives Expeditors filing reprieve in wake of cyberattack

Expeditors said it is making progress in its recovery, with its brokerage system due to come back online this week and other systems to follow soon. […]
09.03.2022

Zim expects some container spot normalization in H2

Rather than order new vessels that International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations will make less feasible, Zim is chartering LNG-powered ships. Photo credit: Zim Integrated Shipping Services. […]
09.03.2022

Taiwan’s TS Lines joins CULines’ Asia–Europe AEX service

TS Lines is deploying a 4,300 TEU container ship that will join five similar-sized vessels operated by CULines on the AEX service. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Taiwan-headquartered […]