GPA spending millions to beef up ro/ro, breakbulk capacity

A ro/ro ship departing Colonel’s Island Terminal at Brunswick, Georgia. Photo credit: Georgia Ports Authority. The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is expanding its Colonel’s Island roll-on/roll-off […]

Diesel gains will fuel resurgence in softening West Coast truck rates

The fuel component of the West Coast truck rates will balloon to levels not seen since 2012, according to DAT. Photo credit: Nick Odlivak/Flickr. Rising diesel […]

Shippers face rising fuel surcharges on top of rate pain

About 70 percent of the global container shipping fleet runs on very low sulfur fuel, and the escalating bunker costs are beginning to worry carriers. Photo […]

Coming LA-LB cargo surge to rebuild vessel backlog: terminals

Sea-Intelligence Maritime Analysis projects a return to 100-vessel backlogs in Southern California that could continue through 2022. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The halving of the backlog of […]

CP’s volume, delays rising ahead of possible strike

Previous labor disputes between the Teamsters and Canadian Pacific or Canadian National have been resolved within days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers are frontloading cargo onto Canadian […]

Maersk locks in global access to green methanol

Significant progress needs to be made this decade if the shipping emissions-cutting targets are to be reached, Maersk believes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk has signed strategic […]

Hapag-Lloyd adds DAL to expanding Africa footprint

Small Africa specialist carrier Deutsche Afrika-Linen will give Hapag-Lloyd greater coverage of the Europe to East Africa trade. Photo credit: DAL. Hapag-Lloyd has acquired small African […]

Longshore unions tell FMC data access key to efficient workforce

The challenge for better data sharing is that marine terminals see operational data as proprietary. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite being on the docks, longshore union representatives […]

CP-KCS run first joint Mexico-to-Chicago train

The Port of Lázaro Cárdenas has been an option before, but failed to provide shippers with an attractive, reliable intermodal option into the US Midwest. Photo […]