Container volumes in the transpacific trade between Asia and West Coast North America jumped 5.5 percent year-over-year in the first six months of 2016, while Asia-Europe volumes ticked up 1.1 percent, according to the London-based maritime consultant.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has released a new web-based interface that allows the public to more easily monitor changes in U.S. imports.
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The Itasca, Ill.-based third-party logistics provider has added a 50,000-square-foot warehouse on the border of Shenzhen in southeastern China, 30 minutes away from the Port of Hong Kong and 45 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport.
Southern California's so called "Blue Cut Fire" has disrupted BNSF and Union Pacific rail traffic, including intermodal traffic moving to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but some train lines and highways are reopening.
Crisis in Syria, Libya and elsewhere have generated massive flows of migrants, increasing the risk of stowaways on cargo vessels, a port official said.