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The Southern California port handled 703,652 TEUs in August, a 22.8 percent increase from August 2014.
Combined with a similar previous order from China Shipbuilding Corp. in Taiwan, Evergreen now has 20 containerships on order it plans to deploy on the intra-Asia trade lanes.
Spot container rates on major trades between Asia and Europe and the United States as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell 7.5 percent from last week to a reading of 622.60.
After completing the long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on Monday, the Obama administration now faces its next challenge: promoting the trade pact to Congress and voters.
Just prior to announcing the board of TNT Express had approved its sale to FedEx, the company issued an investor alert warning shareholders that third quarter 2015 profits would be “materially lower” than in the third quarter of 2014.
A massive influx of refugees fleeing the war in Syria has resulted in increased wait times at border crossings and reduced volumes for trucking carriers, according to the International Air Cargo Association.