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04.06.2019

Canada invests in Halifax port fluidity

The Canadian government will pay half the cost of a project to improve fluidity at the Port of Halifax, in part by adding tracks to a […]
03.06.2019

Delay in Hong Kong air draft decision frustrates lines

The Chinese government fears the chaos that would result if a ship hit and damaged the key Tsing Ma Bridge in Hong Kong (above). Photo credit: […]
03.06.2019

Air cargo outlook darkens in unsettled market

Air cargo demand fell almost 5 percent year over year in April, according to the latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Photo credit: […]
03.06.2019

Shippers eye ocean transport as US-Mexico tensions rise

With uncertainty surrounding US-Mexico relations, including threats of border shutdowns, tariffs and a Congressional showdown the US-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA-NAFTA 2), shippers are expressing more interest in […]
03.06.2019

Container carriers banding together on digital development

Carriers carving out a leading position in blockchain through TradeLens and securing a foothold in Internet of Things-based track-and-trace data through Traxens must be viewed chiefly […]
03.06.2019

Few sourcing alternatives for Chinese household goods

US imports of household goods, including appliances and furniture, jumped 9.9 percent last year to 3.6 million TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Will higher US tariffs torpedo […]
31.05.2019

Appeals court backs subpoenas in ILA wildcat strike probe

Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) will have to respond to subpoenas from the Waterfront Commission of the New York Harbor in connection with a […]
31.05.2019

CP’s Yang Ming contract to help Vancouver fluidity

CP’s signing of Yang Ming to handle its Candian cargo — with some shipped on the vessels of its alliance partners via Halifax and Prince Rupert […]
31.05.2019

New Landstar CCO takes reins amid falling revenue

Landstar System promoted Robert Brasher to chief commercial officer with responsibilities to grow sales during a year when top-line results have been down from the record-breaking […]
31.05.2019

US scrap export decline worsens in 2018

US recyclable exports fell 20.4 percent year over year in 2018 and are now down 32 percent since 2014. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Crippled first by China’s […]