ocean shipping


New Rule Might Force Global Shipping Industry to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

The trillion-dollar global shipping industry may soon be forced to curb greenhouse gas emissions under new rules backed by the European Union and China.

Anna Hirtenstein | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2017
Business, Logistics

Panama Canal Chief Looks Back on the First Year of the Big Ship Era

Cargo ship Panama Canal Authority

In a telephone interview with the Miami Herald, Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Quijano reviewed the first year of the canal expansion, a massive project that included state-of-the art locks on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides of the canal, a new 3.8 mile access channel, and widening and deepening at various locations along the 50-mile long canal.

Mimi Whitefield | Miami Herald
July 5, 2017
Business, Logistics

Three Ocean Carriers Plan New Alliance

Jason Alden/Bloomberg News

France’s CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping company, has signed an equipment sharing alliance with China Shipping Container Line and United Arab Shipping as carriers continue to seek new partners.

September 9, 2014
Business, Logistics

Cargo Owners Can’t Recoup Full Damages if Freight Originated Overseas, Court Rules

The owners of cargo originating overseas and damaged while traveling to a U.S. destination by rail or truck under a single bill of lading cannot seek full reimbursement of their losses, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

July 5, 2010