June and year-to-date volumes for POLB and POLA are mixed

July 20, 2016

July 18, 2016 - Volumes for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were mixed for month of June and for the first half of the year but not to a significant degree, according ... View Full Post

Shipping oversupply to persist despite big scrapping plans -Drewry

July 20, 2016

July 18, 2016 - A record number of around 150 container vessels are expected to be scrapped in 2016 but it will not be enough for an industry battling over capacity, low demand and falling rates, cons... View Full Post

Trucking companies moved less freight in June

July 20, 2016

June 20, 2016 - U.S. domestic shipping demand wavered in June, according to measures of freight transport activity, as retailers and manufacturers moved cautiously to restock inventories heading into ... View Full Post

European Commission unveils greenhouse gas targets

July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 - The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled binding greenhouse emission reduction targets for every European Union country from 2021-2030, including for the U.K., which could be out ... View Full Post

VGM disruption ‘limited’ in first two weeks, say forwarders

July 20, 2016

July 19, 2016 - The much-feared prospect of major ocean freight disruption under the new verified gross mass (VGM) international container-weighing rules introduced on 1 July has apparently not materi... View Full Post