March 28, 2018

FILE PHOTO: Containers are loaded on to a Hapag-Lloyd ship at a terminal in Hamburg, Germany August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

By Vera Eckert and Maria Sheahan HAMBURG, March 28 (Reuters) – Demand for shipping is growing and could outpace the supply of new vessels next year, helping to boost profits at Hapag-...

March 28, 2018

By Jonathan Stearns and Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — The head of the WTO warned about the first signs of a trade war involving the U.S. and China that could derail the global economy, as Europe kept alive a threat to join Beijing in pushing back against President Donald Trump.

“We are seeing the first movements toward” a comm...

March 28, 2018

NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) – A second supertanker laden with U.S. crude set sail in March from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest privately owned crude terminal in the United States, the company said in a statement late on Tuesday.

The very large crude carrier (VLCC), Nave Photon, was chartered by Houston-...

March 28, 2018

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Containership charter rates are at a 30-month high on the back of strong demand, and Alphaliner is predicting an “impending capacity crunch”.

This will come in most vessel sizes as carriers return to full sailings after the Chinese new year, it says.

The container lines are preparing to launch...

Entitled, H.R. 4176, the Air Cargo Security Improvement Act, this legislation establishes the air cargo security division within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to carry out all air cargo security policy and stakeholder engagement.

The United States House of Representatives recently signed off on legislation...

Across a highway from the gates to the Port of Savannah, crews have cleared trees and driven pilings into the sandy soil to support bridges and a lattice of future rail lines.

Though the construction site is only a few hundred feet from where cranes load and offload freight from giant cargo ships, Georgia Ports Authority off...

Jeff Berman caught up with Bill Driegert, director of Uber Freight, earlier this month.

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Bill Driegert, director of Uber Freight, earlier this month. During a wide-ranging conversation, Uber Freight's Driegert offered up insight on the company's approach to a c...

Dwell time, measured by the number of days containers are on a terminal after being off loaded from a ship, is viewed as a key benchmark of a terminal’s efficiency.

Container dwell time at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach improved in February despite historic volumes at both ports for the month of February.

Dwell time,...

March 25, 2018

The graphic (above) shows the scale of the new ship.

CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery, the flagship of their fleet and only launched in January, made her maiden call at the Port of Southampton and caused quite a stir.

The seventh largest container vessel in the world, CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery can carry 20,600 TEUs (co...

Workers were adjusting two tensioning rods on the north end of the pedestrian bridge in Miami when it collapsed, killing six, a national agency has confirmed.

The finding by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) now focuses attention on the north end of the 174-foot, 950-ton span, which crashed down onto the busy e...

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