A total of 221 cargo theft incidents were reported in the United States during first quarter 2016, up 8 percent from the same 2015 period, but average loss value per incident fell 56 percent, according to the latest report from FreightWatch International.
Global container shipping lines will face one or two more years of pain as the industry consolidates amid overcapacity and weaker demand, Port of Long Beach CEO Jon Slangerup said.
The Jacksonville, Fla.-based liner carrier awarded a $21 million construction contract to Del Valle Group, S.P. of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico to upgrade its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan.
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The proposed alliance would become a dominant player in the three major east-west trades, beating out total capacity currently offered by the 2M Alliance on those trade lanes, according to an analysis from BlueWater Reporting.
Agriculture shippers ask Senate for help with overcoming “significant challenges” in ocean shipping that could hurt the American economy.
Annual costs at container lines have increased a combined $500 million due to new sulfur emissions rules requiring vessels to use more expensive fuel, according to a report released last week by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.