Container shipping news

Shippers at attention It is worth noticing that the on-going battle at the Long Beach/Los Angeles ports are not widely reported by the general media. Many shippers still do not know the extent of the delays experienced to locate a chassis for an ocean container that...

International Shipping News

USA Advisory – West Coast Port Congestion & Labor Update   The congestion in existence for 8 months or so on the US West Coast has worsened since Christmas to this date.   Moral corruptions from the International Longshore warehouse Union inflict delays in every...

International Shipping Gridlock at LA/Long Beach Ports

Importers angry! ILWU representatives Imported ocean containers at a stand still at LA/Long Beach Ports The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association negotiate a new contract. How much time to negotiate a contract? How long since the...

1 dollar question in freight forwarding

I recall a shipper in my many daily conversations with great noble intentions to ship 1×40′ container of relief goods to Burundi, East Afica. At first, my office collected the request & put together a quote with some preliminary information that changed...

Container Shipping & The Long Beach Port Labor Dispute

  International Longshore and Warehouse Union  Content by JOC         A promise in-spite of no contract Waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union did not reach a contract agreement by 5 p.m. today, as expected, but both sides indicated...

Shipping Overseas & West Coast Ports

Your full container Loads & the on-going International Longshore & Warehouse Union along the US West Coast.   {{cta(‘2fd33755-8511-4313-b067-cbdce2b62640’)}}     West Coast Labor Talks according to Zim Lines   The contract for the ILWU, which...

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