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12.02.2022

Port congestion builds in Virginia after weather closures

The Port of Virginia will open the north portion of Norfolk International Terminals two months early, enabling it to handle more vessels daily. Photo credit: Virginia […]
11.02.2022

CMA CGM ban relinquishes US market lead in plastic waste exports

CMA CGM’s ban on shipping plastic waste exports comes after 180 countries in 2020 agreed to limit the shipment of plastic waste from richer countries to […]
11.02.2022

Brazilian shippers see rates ease, but reefer, US trucking issues raise concerns

Brazilian cargo owners fear a recent rate respite may be temporary, with predictions they will climb again from March-April as South America heads into its peak […]
11.02.2022

Descartes acquires broker tech provider to target ‘de minimis’ shipments

NetCHB specializes in helping brokers manage voluntary filings for the US Customs and Border Protections’s Type 86 program for shipments with a value of less than […]
11.02.2022

Canada-bound truck freight drops 10 percent amid protests

The on-and-off shutdown of the Ambassador Bridge is leading to parts shortages at automotive plants on both sides of the US-Canada border. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Wait […]
10.02.2022

Senate confirms former longshoreman as FMC commissioner

JOC Staff | Feb 10, 2022 3:23PM EST Congress is considering shipping reforms that would give the Federal Maritime Commission more power. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
10.02.2022

Maersk to debut new Houston, Norfolk trans-Pac service in March

Ocean carriers have introduced new services to the US East and Gulf coasts and added capacity to existing services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk will add a […]
10.02.2022

 US resin shippers face spotty service as exports grow

Houston is adding more container yard and berth space to ease the flow of both exports and imports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cuts in ocean services, inconsistent […]
10.02.2022

US resin shippers face spotty service as exports grow

Houston is adding more container yard and berth space to ease the flow of both exports and imports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cuts in ocean services, inconsistent […]
10.02.2022

Increased transloading not main reason for SoCal IPI slump: analyst

The number of ISO containers moving out of the IANA Southwest Region to the regions east of the Rockies was down 30 percent versus the prior […]