Shipping freight rates drop as operators wrestle with overcapacity

Shipping freight rates on the world’s busiest route, from Asia to Northern Europe, fell by the largest percentage amount since 2008, reflecting wild volatility in the market as vessel operators continue to wrestle with overcapacity...

Reuters | May 26, 2015 | Liner Shipping

US fast-track trade bill clears key hurdle in Senate

Legislation key to sealing a Pacific trade pact passed another important test in the U.S. Senate, boosting hopes for a deal that is central to President Barack Obama's strategic shift toward Asia...

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | International Trade

AAR says oil-by-rail volumes dropped almost 12% in first quarter

Crude oil shipments by top U.S. railroads fell nearly 12 percent in the first quarter of this year from the previous three months, the American Association of Railroads said, a drop likely tied to refinery work on coastal plants...

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Intermodal

Popular Articles

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | International Trade
Reuters | May 21, 2015 | International Trade
Reuters | May 21, 2015 | International Trade
Reuters | May 21, 2015 | International Trade
AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Air Cargo