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Ocean Cargo

By Saurabh Chandra, Debabrata Ghosh and Sandeep Nimje · December 5, 2018
India has emerged as a major automotive manufacturing hub. But this massive and complex market presents logistical challenges, especially at a time when there is increasing interest in sustainable logistics solutions. One option: Transport more autos by water—but the nation’s waterway systems are underdeveloped.
By LM Staff · November 16, 2018
October volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) saw strong growth, according to data respectively issued by each port this week.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2018
Even with a new round of tariffs having recently gone into effect, United States-bound imports are pegged to stay at what are being described as record-high levels, according to data in the new edition of the Port Tracker report, which was issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2018
The Global Climate Action Summit showcased climate action around the world, along with bold new commitments, to give world leaders the confidence that they can go even further by 2020.
By Jeff Berman · September 10, 2018
The byproduct of retail shippers’ “pull forward” efforts to import goods in advance of new tariffs levied on products made in China remained intact based on the new edition of the Port Tracker report, which was released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Jeff Berman · August 17, 2018
July volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were mixed, according to data recently released by the ports.
By Patrick Burnson · August 1, 2018
Three prominent maritime experts share insight into the current ocean cargo arena— a freight sector that’s navigating from one crisis to the next.
By Rosemary Coates, Blue Silk Consulting · August 1, 2018
Risk, loss and damage are facts of life when shipping ocean cargo, so why is the evaluation of cargo insurance so often overlooked? Our risk consultant offers practical tips that can protect your company from catastrophic loss—and help you get a better night’s sleep.
By LM Staff · July 31, 2018
Learn about the 35th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Ocean Cargo carriers.
By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2018
With global shippers looking to get in front of the beginning phase of recently implemented tariffs, United States-bound waterborne shipments saw gains in June, according to data recently released by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. June shipments, at 1,025,643, were up 6.5% annually. This represents another month of growth, with the exception of a 0.2% decline in March, which was the first one going back to a 7.7% annual drop-off in February 2017. Through the first six months of the year, Panjiva said U.S.-bound imports are up 6.5% annually at 5,870,275.
By Jeff Berman · July 10, 2018
A Reuters report published this week indicated there may be further consolidation on the high seas, with Marseilles, France-based CMA CGM, the third largest global ocean cargo carrier, having made an “exploratory approach” regarding potentially merging with Hamburg, Germany-based Hapag-Lloyd. The Reuters report, which cited three finance sources, said that this pairing would be in the form of a non-cash merger.
By Jeff Berman · July 9, 2018
As was the case in its previous edition, the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects United States-bound retail container shipments to set a new record in July. Two of the drivers for the expected gains, according to the report, are increasing consumer demand and retail sales gains.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2018
Port labor accord is back with yesterday’s news that the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, have come to a tentative agreement on new six-year contract.
By Patrick Burnson · June 6, 2018
Over the past nine years, the number of global ocean cargo carriers operating in multiple trade lanes has dropped from 21 to 12—yet the container industry remains only marginally competitive. Shippers, meanwhile, are demanding better service in all vessel deployments.
By Jeff Berman · May 21, 2018
A wide-ranging report issued last week by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) provides a detailed analysis into what needs to happen in order to meet the multimodal funding needs of United States seaports. The report, entitled “The State of Freight III: Rail Access + Port Multimodal Funding Needs Report,” like its predecessors, takes a deep dive on the needs of ports to effectively move goods into and out of their facilities by land and water, according to the AAPA.

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