Moving Grain: Shippers Ask FMC To Publish Container Availability Rule Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Shippers Ask FMC To Publish Container Availability Rule On March 16, a group of 67 trade associations sent a letter asking the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) chairman to finalize and […]

Supply Chains: Winter of Discontent – DTN Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Imagine you are a freight provider — a trucker, say — and the demand for your services is so poor that the market’s freight rates have not only dropped to […]

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Start Year with Softer Tone Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Started Year 2020 With a Softer Tone Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains fell during the first week of the year, compared to the previous […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Lowest in 12 Weeks Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
Ocean Freight Rates Hit the Lowest Since the Past 12 Weeks Although still higher than the beginning of the year, ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grain hit the lowest […]

Moving Grain: Port of Virginia To Deepen, Expand Shipping Channels Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019
Port of Virginia Solidifies Plans To Deepen and Expand Shipping Channels On October 9, the Port of Virginia contracted with an international dredging firm to begin the initial phase of […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Lock Maintenance Tentatively Scheduled Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019
Panama Canal Lock Maintenance Tentatively Scheduled, Reducing Transit Capacity From September 24 to October 1, 2019, the East Lane of Pedro Miguel Locks will be closed for 8 days for […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Approves Toll Structure Modifications Sep 19, 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2019
Panama Canal Approves Toll Structure Modifications Subsequent to the public hearing held on July 24, 2019 on the proposed toll structure modifications and implementation of some of the suggested comments, […]

Moving Grain: Floods Continue to Disrupt Barge Traffic May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019
Floods Continue to Disrupt Barge Traffic On-going highwater conditions continue to disrupt barge traffic on most of the inland waterways. On the Upper Mississippi River there are multiple lock closures. […]

Moving Grain: Barge Spot Rates Decline for 2nd Week Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline for Second Week As of August 21, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 14 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a […]

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Relatively Stable May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018
USDA’s Initial Crop Projections for 2018/19 Last week, USDA released its May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, which presents the Department’s initial assessment of U.S. and world crop […]

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