Ocean Shipping

By Patrick Burnson · October 19, 2016
Hanjin’s receivership represents the trough of the container shipping market and despite continuing concerns of weak trade growth and fleet oversupply a gradual market recovery is now expected
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2016
The organizations said in a joint statement that talks have been tentatively scheduled for November 1-2. The current contract between the parties runs through June 30, 2019.
By Patrick Burnson · September 27, 2016
Hanjin’s bankruptcy leaves the proposed carrier grouping THE Alliance at a size disadvantage to both its future rivals. Maritime analysts ask: miight a replacement be called up?
By Jeff Berman · September 22, 2016
The letter explained that with U.S. businesses relying on supply chain predictability during the busiest time of year, Hanjin’s bankruptcy filing has caused widespread disruption in freight shipments worldwide.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2016
August volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and Port of Long Beach (POLB) were mixed according to data recently issued by the ports.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2016
A Transpacific shipping route linking Asia and the U.S. will add weekly Port of Oakland stops beginning in November.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2016
Despite many adversities for the maritime sector over the last year, seaborne perishable reefer trade increased in 2015 - and is forecast to grow further still in 2016.
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2016
In light of the recent bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping, United States-bound retail imports are expected to be at near-peak levels in September, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued late last week by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2016
Brian Conrad, executive administrator for the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), share some related views in this exclusive interview with LM.
By Jeff Berman · September 9, 2016
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Joe Dunlap, Managing Director of Supply Chain Services for industrial real estate firm CBRE and Melina Cordero, Head of Retail Research in the Americas, for CBRE about the Hanjin bankruptcy.
By Patrick Burnson · September 7, 2016
For many maritime and trade analysts, Hanjin Shipping’s receivership and bankruptcy filing suddenly exposed how fragile the world of shipping alliances and just-in-time supply chain management these days.
By Jeff Berman · September 2, 2016
With Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping, the seventh largest ocean liner in the world that handles roughly 7% of U.S.-Asia cargo, filing for bankruptcy earlier this week, what happens next in regards to what happens to the cargo that was moving on Hanjin vessels at that time, as well as its subsequent short-term impact on the global supply chain remains far from clear.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2016
The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping will have shippers scrambling for transport alternatives during Peak Season, as global seaports also struggle to find ways of mitigating the impact of this colossal event.
By Patrick Burnson · August 18, 2016
The ambitious goal to end the imposition of container shipping surcharges within five years has been adopted by the GSF at its Annual Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2016
Total July POLA volume at 687,891 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) was down 1.61 percent annually and ahead of June’s 676,006 TEU. July volumes at POLB saw a 7.7 percent annual decline at 637,091 TEU, which was ahead of May’s 603,339 TEU.

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