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23.12.2019

ARO 2020: Bottlenecks within ports hold back digitization

Data on 95 percent of the Port of Los Angeles’ volume is flowing through its single-window Port Optimizer platform, developed with GE Transportation, but officials say […]
23.12.2019

What shipping knows — and doesn’t — as IMO 2020 nears

The International Maritime Organization adopted its low-sulfur mandate in October 2016, giving shipowners, refiners, and other stakeholders three years to prepare for implementation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.12.2019

FMC grants partial service contract filing relief to container lines

The FMC’s granting of an exemption is part of a broader effort to reduce filing requirements related to freight transportation. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Container lines will […]
21.12.2019

SAL invests in ships, green technology

The SAL Trina, here loading nacelles at Cuxhaven, is first on the list for retrofitting with a «greener» combustion system. Credit: SAL Heavy Lift Harren & […]
21.12.2019

LA-LB balance new truck fee with cargo diversion threat

The move toward zero-emission trucks is an important step for other North American ports that are also being pressured by local regulators to reduce harmful diesel […]
20.12.2019

Risk of volume losses to automated rivals behind Rotterdam job guarantee

Evergreen Fears of losing volume to rival automated terminals lay behind the insistence by Rotterdam’s dockworkers union that a job guarantee similar to that contained in […]
20.12.2019

No end to fast-rising Asia-Europe spot rates

Spot rates on Asia-Europe trades look set to end the year on a high, and could increase still further in the build up to an early […]
20.12.2019

New Orleans terminal expansion advances

Four new cranes that are scheduled to arrive in 2020 at the Port of New Orleans are expected to improve efficiency at the fast growing port. […]
20.12.2019

ARO 2020: A manifest for international trade in 2020

Some of the most important topics in the coming year will include visibility and continued digitization of shipping data, maritime low-sulfur fuel rules and decarbonization efforts, […]
20.12.2019

Forwarders embracing digital quotes: Freightos survey

  The number of top 20 forwarders that can quote digitally has increased from one in 2015 to seven in 2019, according to research from the […]