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13.01.2022

Ocean Alliance adds new Asia services into US, Canada

The Ocean Alliance comprises some 352 container ships of 4.43 million capacity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Ocean Alliance, the second-largest container ship alliance by capacity, unveiled […]
13.01.2022

Sailing delay forces MSC to skip India port calls for USEC connection

MSC will be skipping calls into India’s Mundra and Nhava Sheva (JNPT) on the current voyage of its INDUSA service. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Indian exporters — […]
13.01.2022

Air forwarders expand charter operations to combat lack of belly space

Airlines have slashed fixed rate agreements offered to forwarders to maximize revenue in a booming market. Photo credit: China Airlines. Global forwarders have dramatically expanded air […]
13.01.2022

Outlook 2022: Houston port pushes infrastructure plans to keep ahead of growth

The start of the ocean contracting season has seen more shippers approach Houston about vessel services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. This story appears in the print edition […]
23.12.2021

On-time ship arrivals remain at six-year low: Sea-Intelligence

It was a mixed bag for carriers as 2M Alliance members performed better last month, but Ocean Alliance members saw declines. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Most ocean […]
23.12.2021

New market dynamics driving demand for freight futures

Logistics practitioners unfamiliar with the use of hedging tools and financial instruments need to be educated about how such products work, consultant Bjorn Vang Jensen says. […]
23.12.2021

Outlook 2022: Automation key to CBP’s facilitation of rising low-value shipments

In 2022, CBP will increase scrutiny of low-value shipments and expand its ability to inspect containers for illegal narcotics. Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection. […]
23.12.2021

Outlook 2022: Automation key to CBP’s facilitation of rising low-value shipments

In 2022, CBP will increase scrutiny of low-value shipments and expand its ability to inspect containers for illegal narcotics. Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection. […]
23.12.2021

Railroads, IEPs to add 10,000 chassis in 2022

Stoughton Trailers, the primary US-based 53-foot chassis manufacturer, builds chassis for DCLI and Norfolk Southern Railway. Photo credit: David Brittingham/Flickr. Railroads and intermodal equipment providers (IEPs) […]
23.12.2021

NY-NJ vessel backlog creeps back up amid bigger ship calls

Larger ships mean longer berthing windows for vessels already in port. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. An increasing number of larger container ships calling on the Port of […]