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19.01.2022

Intermodal congestion seen in Q4 shows no signs of easing: J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt’s volume fell 3 percent year over year in the fourth quarter, even though the company grew its container fleet 5 percent in the same […]
18.01.2022

South Korea’s competition watchdog fines carriers $81 million in price-setting probe

The fines levied by South Korean regulators came after a probe of freight rates from South Korea to Southeast Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cosco Shipping Lines, […]
18.01.2022

Huge cost of green fuel threatens decarbonization: maritime groups

The cost of zero-emission fuel through the 2030s and 2040s will be significantly above that of incumbent fuel, and finding a way to close that competitiveness […]
17.01.2022

Freightos acquisition expands US digital air cargo footprint

IAG Cargo reported a doubling of the number of digital air freight bookings through 2021 for its belly cargo space offered on British Airways, Iberia, and […]
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. […]