Category Archives: Ports

China’s top ports have been ripping off shipping lines

Good article by Jason Jiang. It seems like businessmen will be businessmen anywhere.  Regulation is sometimes necessary.

screenshot-splash247.com 2017-11-16 08-27-01-343via Investigation finds China’s top ports have been ripping off shipping lines for years – Splash 247

DCLI acquires TRAC domestic chassis fleet

The chassis story never ceases to amaze. TRAC was positioning itself to be a big player only a couple of years ago. Now what? Is it unprofitable?  We are still wrestling with who will pay for chassis, and how to share the cost.

American Shipper

via NEWS FLASH: DCLI acquires TRAC domestic chassis fleet

 

Panama Canal discounts may not produce expected flood of new business – The Loadstar

Price wars in the canal business!  Egypt cuts rates in Suez; now Panama cuts rates on its canal.

The cuts seem to be only on return voyages. Drewry’s doesn’t think much of them.

Source: Panama Canal discounts may not produce expected flood of new business – The Loadstar