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FMC Members Warn Ocean Carriers of Obligation to Carry U.S. Exports

Two federal maritime commissioners are raising the alarm about challenges that American exporters face in getting their cargoes onto outbound container vessels, citing "reports that ocean carr…

FMC Investigates Carriers for Withholding Containers From U.S. Farmers

The chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, Michael A. Khouri, said Tuesday that the FMC is responding to complaints that ocean carriers... Click here for the full article.

Remodeling Market Remains Strong, But Economic Uncertainty Looms in 2021

Metrostudy/Zonda projects remodeling activity will see quarterly declines beginning in the first quarter of 2021. Click here for the full article.

Global container shortage drives spike in shipping rates

Global container shortage drives spike in shipping rates, but brings windfall for Chinese manufacturers. Click here for full article.

Secondhand container prices surge on Asian box shortage

Secondhand container prices surge on Asian box shortage

US shippers feel the pain as rail and road freight rates soar

US shippers feel the pain as rail and road freight rates soar Ian Putzger, Americas correspondent https://theloadstar.com/us-shippers-feel-the-pain-as-rail-and-road-freight-rates-soar/

Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Commerce Means Vital Economic

Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Commerce Means Vital Economic Support By Vince Golle (Bloomberg) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-22/full-steam-ahead-for-u-s-commerce-means-vital-econ…

Low retail inventories boost transpacific demand

Low retail inventories boost transpacific demand Lloyds List James Baker | Tuesday, 22 September 2020 https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1133959/Low-retail-inventories-boost…

2M Restores Transpacific Capacity

2M Restores Transpacific Capacity September 21, 2020 by The Loadstar https://gcaptain.com/2m-restores-transpacific-capacity/

American Home Shopping Boom Buoys Shipping Lines Across the Pacific

American Home Shopping Boom Buoys Shipping Lines Across the Pacific September 24, 2020 by Bloomberg https://gcaptain.com/american-home-shopping-boom-buoys-shipping-lines-across-the-pacific/

Increasing spot freight rates

Increasing spot freight rates indicate container shipping transformation https://www.porttechnology.org/news/increasing-spot-freight-rates-indicate-container-shipping-transformation/

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