Ports

By Patrick Burnson · June 22, 2017
The new Navis survey contains mixed signals among shippers who see the need for change, but may be slow to embrace it.
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2017
More evidence of the digitialization of the ocean cargo supply chain surfaced recently with the release of research compiled by Descartes Datamyne.
By Patrick Burnson · June 8, 2017
CargoSmart Limited, a global shipment management software provider, recently announced that the Port of Rotterdam Authority is using its sailing schedule data to provide shippers with greater visibility to the available route options through its gateway.
By Patrick Burnson · May 26, 2017
The Port of Oakland is one outstanding example of how new mega ship trend may have positive impact on operations and the environment
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2017
The advent of new carrier alliances and “big ship readiness” will determine which of the top ports gain share and supply chain advantages. Meanwhile, logistics managers must hedge their bets to mitigate risk and avoid reliance on a handful of key gateways.
By Patrick Burnson · April 25, 2017
Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Chief Strategist for commercial real estate firm Jones Lang Lasalle told shippers convened at last week's "Women in Logistics" luncheon that "an export resurgence" can stimulate the U.S. economy.
By Patrick Burnson · April 17, 2017
A Port of Oakland executive is eager for changes in the way container shipping lines operate.
By Patrick Burnson · April 17, 2017
A welcome change is coming to the U.S. West Coast next month as Federal Maritime Commissioner Mario Cordero takes on leadership of the Port of Long Beach.
By Patrick Burnson · April 10, 2017
Shippers attending the recently concluded “Critical Cargoes Conference” in New Orleans were told that when and if trade is resumed, the Cuban port of Mariel will be ready.
By Patrick Burnson · April 7, 2017
The recently concluded “Cargo Connections Conference” organized and sponsored by the Port of New Orleans, outlined a rather bleak picture for those concerned about ocean carrier solvency as new alliances get under way
By Patrick Burnson · March 30, 2017
Next week’s 9th annual “Cargo Connections Conference” (CCC) will be hosted by the Port of New Orleans, and will examine (among other things) the solvency of ocean cargo carriers and the anticipated impact of shifting carrier alliances.
By Patrick Burnson · March 24, 2017
In its monthly “West Coast Trade Report,” the Pacific Maritime Shipping Association alerts shippers to the Fact that the South Coast Air Quality Management District has proposed not one – but two – different container fees to be assessed on containerized imports and exports moving through Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · March 23, 2017
Port of Oakland officials say that they expect to take on upcoming changes to container shipping alliances with little disruption.
By Patrick Burnson · March 9, 2017
The FMC says that the initiative undertaken by THE Alliance carriers to keep the goods moving for shippers and other stakeholders in the event of a carrier member becoming insolvent is a step in restoring confidence after the Hanjin bankruptcy.
By Patrick Burnson · March 2, 2017
Two new technological developments in Pacific Rim ocean cargo shipping took place last month that could redefine terminal and carrier strategies for the long term.

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