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The Port of Montreal, shut down since Monday morning by an employer lockout of longshoremen, will reopen for work at 8 a.m. Saturday following a compromise agreement reached Thursday evening.

The Port of Long Beach and the American Trucking Associations settled a trucking industry lawsuit against the concession requirement in the port’s clean-truck program, the port announced Monday,

Zim Integrated Shipping Services entered a cooperation agreement with the Grand Alliance on the service from South China to the U.S. East Coast via the Panama Canal.

Retail container traffic at the nation’s ports sank 14.6 percent in January, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released March 6 by the National Retail Federation and IHS Global Insigh

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As experienced trade professionals know, how 2018 will play out is not something shippers have any influence over and the business of shipping containers in the Asia-Europe trade could take three directions.
To cope with shifting demand, most newer car carrier ships are larger and more versatile, with design features that enable them to carry high and heavy project and breakbulk shipments, in addition to vehicles.
CMA CGM is the latest carrier to cash in on the cost-advantage feature of the the Adani Hazira Container Terminal.
Brazilian fruit and coffee exporters seem to be among those worst hit by the strike.

How does a publication survive, indeed thrive, for 190 years when so many others have fallen by the wayside? It wasn’t smooth sailing.

How does a publication survive, indeed thrive, for 190 years when so many others have fallen by the wayside? It was not smooth sailing.

A survey of the history of the Journal of Commerce through the 190-year backdrop of shipping and global events grounds the whirl of the present.

Hamburg Sud is now a Maersk subsidiary, and UASC is officially part of Hamburg-Lloyd.
The ongoing strong demand this year and production disruption in China are again raising questions over the availability of container equipment.

Plaza Marine, Inc. is proud to announce that William G. Gotimer, Jr. has been appointed President of the company. Mr.

Houston, Texas- The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime famil

Hamburg's HHLA is the latest Europe port to post a strong increase in container throughput with 2017 shaping up as a good year.
As shipping lines and their customers head into annual Asia-Europe contract talks, carriers continue to undermine their negotiating position by not withdrawing capacity.
OOCL posted a solid set of operational results for the third quarter with revenue and volume rising sharply, especially on Asia-Europe.
DSV has been making the most out of a resurgent air freight market and continuing synergies earned through the acquisition of UTi.