Ocean Alliance(s) – Connecting the Dots
In the name of operational efficiency and improved service, COSCO, CMA CGM, China Shipping, Evergreen and OOCL agreed this spring to enter into a consortium they would simply call “the Ocean Alliance”.
Pilotage issue creates stir at Canadian ports conference
Sparks flew over high pilotage costs on the Great Lakes at a Canadian ports conference held a Thunder Bay, on the tip of Lake Superior.
Hanjin Shipping Problems
The financial collapse of Hanjin Shipping has hit Seaspan Corporation with a double whammy.
Hanjin Bankruptcy Will Have Global Impact
The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Company will have long-term disruptions within the global supply chain and freight rates for imported containers to the United States may rise as much as 54%, according to one report.
American Flag Carriers – An industry on the move
Commercially approved carriers provide the backbone of service for the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) and the Department of Defense (D.O.D) U.S. Transportation Command. They serve Jones Act trade routes and play an important part in moving material and equipment when U.S. Flag Carriage is required. What’s happening in the industry?
Stopping Tank Corrosion in the Transportation Sector
In truck, rail tankers and beyond, Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics can stop corrosion, improve safety, extend equipment life and minimize maintenance and downtime
PMSA Says California Must “Accelerate Public Investments” To Meet Sustainable Freight Goals
California’s recently announced Sustainable Freight Action Plan calls for truck, rail and waterborne transportation to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2030, and will require California to “accelerate public investments” in the maritime, trucking and rail sectors, according to the Pacific Merchants Shipping Association (PMSA).
Gov. Pence visits North Carolina port
Count the Republican vice presidential candidate among those impressed with the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Port of Wilmington.
Fednav announces change at the top
A major corporate leadership change has been announced at Fednav Limited, Canada’s largest ocean-going dry bulk shipowning and chartering group as well as operator of 12 terminals on the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River and the East and Gulf coasts.
Taking the Helm - It’s Your Freight!
Whether you use an intermediary or navigate the often confusing sea of logistic choices one fact remains, it's your merchandise and you need to understand how it moves.

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