American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd announced new freight rates.
The Salt Lake City, Utah-based automobile motor manufacturer plans to have its Nikola One truck, a zero-emissions electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries, in production by 2020, the company said in a statement.
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The recent declaration of bankruptcy by South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is a symptom of what ails the container shipping industry, not the cure, as some analysts seem to suggest.
Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.
Port says a softer U.S. dollar and big agricultural harvests resulted in a 20 percent increase in container exports in October.