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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Sep 21st, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - Sep 21st, 2019

  • THE, OCEAN pacts set to dominate evolving trans-Pacific
    [caption caption="OCEAN Alliance carriers handled 24.7 percent of US imports from Asia in the first five months of 2019, followed by THE Alliance (24.7 percent), non-alliance lines (24.1 percent), and 2M plus HMM (22.6 percent), according to data from PIERS. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Thanks to the recovery of Ocean Network Express...

  • Top 100 US importer and exporter rankings 2018
    [caption caption="Retailers Walmart, Target, The Home Depot, and Lowe’s collectively imported nearly 2.3 million TEU in 2018, accounting for almost 10 percent of total containerized US imports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Despite tariff turmoil between the United States and its trading partners — China in particular — throughout much of last year,...


JOC - Economy Watch - Sep 21st, 2019

  • Trade pact to drive intra-Asia trade, Canada exports
    [caption caption="The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which took effect Dec. 30, is also expected to boost Asia-Canada trade of US auto components, both imports and exports. (Above: The port of Montreal.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Intra-Asia container volume is poised to expand further, thanks to an Asia-focused trade pact...

  • US retailers tempering import plans
    [caption caption="“There have been record high levels of imports over the past several months, primarily due to raised inventories ahead of expected tariff increases,” said Ben Hackett, founder of Hackett Associates. (Above: The Port of Los Angeles.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Having imported spring merchandise earlier than usual because of tariff fears,...


JOC - Maritime News - Container Lines - Sep 21st, 2019

  • CMA CGM drops US detention/demurrage fee after pushback
    [caption caption="The CMA CGM dispute is an example of the tension that can occur when shipping lines levy administrative fees that BCOs say fall outside of normal charges for shipping freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]CMA CGM has dropped a proposed detention/demurrage processing fee for US ports a mere 48 hours after...

  • FMC extends comment period on detention/demurrage rule
    [caption caption="FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye said her recommendations on demurrage and detention disputes were informed in part from a list of best practices published by carriers in April. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said Friday it has extended to Oct. 31 the deadline for public comments on a...

  • Container lines: Mandatory slow-steaming would hurt more than help
    [caption caption="Reducing vessel speeds minimizes the amount of fuel burned in transit, thereby limiting GHG emissions on a per-voyage basis by up to 30 percent, according to one nonprofit. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]HAMBURG, Germany — The head of the group representing major global container lines on Wednesday downplayed the potential for...


JOC - Port News - Sep 21st, 2019

  • Shea, Lytle honored at Connie ceremonies
    [caption caption="The West Coast Connie Awards recognized Bill Shea for more than 30 years in the intermodal industry and Chris Lytle’s 53-year maritime career, most recently at the Port of Oakland (above). Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Bill Shea, president and CEO of Direct ChassisLink, on Tuesday received the West Coast Connie Award...

  • Carolinas, Virginia bracing for Dorian
    [caption caption="The ports of Miami, Everglades, and Jacksonville, Florida, have reopened to vessel traffic, but Savannah, Charleston, and Wilmington remain closed. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Ports in Florida and Georgia are beginning to reopen, but those in the Carolinas remained closed Thursday as Hurricane Dorian continued to creep up the southern US...

  • Florida freight lockdown extends to Georgia, Carolinas
    [caption caption="Dorian hit South Florida with a glancing blow but is still on track north toward Savannah and Charleston. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]STUART, Florida — The east coast of Florida remains in lockdown Tuesday as Hurricane Dorian crawls north, intermittently disrupting power and communications lines. The threat from the massive storm, which...


Journal of Commerce - Sep 21st, 2019

  • CMA CGM drops US detention/demurrage fee after pushback
    [caption caption="The CMA CGM dispute is an example of the tension that can occur when shipping lines levy administrative fees that BCOs say fall outside of normal charges for shipping freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]CMA CGM has dropped a proposed detention/demurrage processing fee for US ports a mere 48 hours after...

  • FMC extends comment period on detention/demurrage rule
    [caption caption="FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye said her recommendations on demurrage and detention disputes were informed in part from a list of best practices published by carriers in April. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said Friday it has extended to Oct. 31 the deadline for public comments on a...

  • LTL benefits from shifting US shipping patterns
    [caption caption="New terminals and a partnership add capacity A. Duie Pyle says it needs to meet freight demand in the US Northeast. Photo credit: A. Duie Pyle"][/caption]The differences between the truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) sectors of the US trucking industry rarely have been clearer than in 2019. While truckload carriers...

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