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E-comm, cold storage demand eat up space, raise rents
The e-commerce boom is causing huge shifts in the nation’s industrial and logistics market, from the development of multistory facilities in urban cores to be closer to consumers to rampant cold-storage demand from more online grocery sales.
‘Expect additional mergers and pray for no Hanjins’
Financial burdens from the IMO’s 2020 sulfur cap, a projected slowdown in trade growth and the looming threat of overcapacity could bump out some carriers.
US-China trade war takes toll on South Korea
BlueWater Reporting looks at the headwinds South Korea’s economy is facing from the ongoing trade war between China and the United States, its top two trade partners.
A close-up of the Asia-to-South America trade
Container trade from Asia to ECSA has dwindled over the years amid growth on the Asia-to-WCSA trade, but the outlook for both appears positive.
Suez Canal may face threats from Cape of Good Hope
Although the 150-year-old waterway had a record-breaking 2018, carriers are looking for ways to cut costs.
Port of Mobile will prosper from dredging, new growth
BlueWater Reporting looks at various projects underway that will support the Port of Mobile’s growth as well as how it stacks up to other U.S. Gulf Coast ports.
WLS: Asia-to-North America trades see capacity sink
While allocated capacity on Asia-to-North America trades took a sharp downturn between Q4 2018 and Q1 2019, North Europe outbound trades saw a modest increase.
Asia-Europe trade presents huge challenges for carriers
Headwinds include Brexit, a U.S.-China trade deal and the International Maritime Organization's 2020 sulfur cap.
Africa has massive potential to boost global trade share
Africa continues to deal with challenges that keep its share in world container port throughput at around 4 percent, but the continent has more potential than perhaps anywhere else in the world.
DP World expands footprint
Troubled waters on transpacific trade
U.S. oil, LNG will ease sulfur cap woes
U.S. East Coast ports gaining ground
Chinese New Year blanked sailings surge
European feeder operators’ headwinds
China’s economic prospects still strong
Germany’s GDP growth slows down
Rotterdam’s weighty role in supply chains
Brazil’s potential shift to capitalism
Trends of the economic superpowers
China’s volatile export market
Russia-Ukraine tension may affect trade