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24.09.2019

Trans-Pacific carriers eye more capacity cuts amid weak peak

US imports from Asia this summer through major US port gateways (Los Angeles, pictured) were lackluster at best. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With United States imports from […]
24.09.2019

Ruling allows Montreal port labor action hearing to proceed

Employers in contract negotiations at the Port of Montreal say a strike or lockout would be severely disruptive to the communities it serves, and should be […]
23.09.2019

MSC regains C-TPAT status after suspension ends

Since the drug bust, MSC has said it would work with authorities and continue to adhere to C-TPAT requirements even while its membership in the program […]
23.09.2019

K+N pledges carbon neutral LCL from 2020

The world’s transport and logistics providers are upping their efforts to ensure a carbon neutral environment is reached sooner than expected. Photo credit: Shutterstock The drive […]
23.09.2019

Machine learning to speed Estes’ LTL billing

Changing shipper service demands are pressing LTL carriers, such as Estes Express, to increase investment in automation. Photo credit: JOC Image Archives. An insatiable shipper thirst […]
23.09.2019

US terminal lobby taps MARAD administrator as new head

The main lobbying and public relations association that represents marine terminal operators in the public arena has picked a new head to guide it through issues […]
23.09.2019

Cross-industry coalition to tackle decarbonizing shipping

The newly formed Getting to Zero Coalition, comprising members of the maritime, energy, infrastructure, and financial sectors, will lead commercial efforts to meet the International Maritime […]
23.09.2019

India’s project cargo trade softening: Maersk

Maersk, which accounts for roughly 20 percent of Indian containerized freight transportation, has handled several major breakbulk shipments to and from the country in recent weeks. […]
21.09.2019

CMA CGM drops US detention/demurrage fee after pushback

The CMA CGM dispute is an example of the tension that can occur when shipping lines levy administrative fees that BCOs say fall outside of normal […]
21.09.2019

FMC extends comment period on detention/demurrage rule

The FMC’s recommendations stem from an 18-month effort led by Commissioner Rebecca Dye to address complaints from cargo owners and drayage drivers over what they considered […]