TITLE

CAPACITY HANGS IN THE BALANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Mongelluzzo, Bill
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/19/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the resumption of suspended services by Trans-Pacific carriers following the recession of 2008 to 2009. Ocean carriers claim that the recovery of trade in the eastbound Pacific has exceeded their expectations and are preparing to restore capacity. There has been a 13 percent increase in containerized imports from Asia, according to the Pacific Maritime Association.
ACCESSION #
50409136

 

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