Pressures Rates in Trans-Pacific
Peter T. Leach, Senior Editor JOC| Mar 13, 2013
Slack U.S. import demand and too much vessel capacity undermined
most of the general rate increase that container carriers
implemented on Jan. 15, sending average spot freight rates in
the eastbound trans-Pacific trade down this week, the third
consecutive week of decline.
warming is about to remake worldwide shipping
By Jennifer Abbasi March 6, 2013
As sea ice melts, one of climate change's economic impacts will
be faster shipping through historically unnavigable routes in
Prepare for 'Roller Coaster Ride'
Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Mar 20, 2013
The lingering economic recession in Europe will set off a
cascading of vessels that will result in another year of
volatile freight rates in the U.S. import trade from Asia,
according to an international maritime industry analyst.
Canal expansion should
spark more cargo, CRE demand in Memphis
By Sarah Baker
The expansion of the Panama Canal will affect the supply chain
of businesses across the country, including those involved in
Memphis industrial real estate.
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