The Controversy Over Arctic Shipping

The outlook on shipping through the Arctic is changing. And I'm not just talking about the changes in climate making shipping through the North Pole possible. Ocean freight carriers are coming [...]


Shrinking Carrier Competition: Cosco Buying OOCL

On Sunday (July 9th, 2017), Cosco Shipping Holdings Co., Ltd. (Cosco); Shanghai International Port Group Co., Ltd (SIPG); and Orient Overseas International Limited (OOIL) announced jointly that [...]


Top 10 International Shipping Stories of 2016

This is it! Universal Cargo’s last blog of 2016. What better way to close out the year than with a look back on the top international shipping stories of 2016. Below you’ll find a [...]