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31.05.2019

Grant secures Oakland port truck fluidity project

Fifteen technology projects designed to bring improvements to the Port of Oakland are due to go live by late 2022. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port of […]
31.05.2019

India, Japan help revive Colombo terminal project

Colombo Port’s East Container Terminal (ECT) project will feature three berths with an annual handling 2.4 million TEU. Photo credit: Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). Sri […]
31.05.2019

Tariff tremors test top 100 US importers, exporters

Overall US container import volume rose 7.1 percent in 2018 to 24.7 million TEU in 2018, while exports were flat at 12.7 million TEU, according to […]
31.05.2019

New Jersey blocked from waterfront commission exit

Hiring and allegations of criminal activity will continue to be scrutinized at the Port of New York and New Jersey by the Waterfront Commission of New […]
31.05.2019

Hearing lays bare frayed US shipper-rail relations

A panel of railroad executives testify before the STB last week. Beer company MillerCoors alleges Norfolk Southern Railway used retaliatory measures on rates in a couple […]
30.05.2019

The high cost of sourcing outside China

Mike Meierkort, president, International Freight and Transportation Solutions, Livingston International; and Cora Di Pietro, vice president, Global Trade Consulting, Livingston International. | May 30, 2019 3:20PM […]
30.05.2019

ILWU Canada, employers reach deal to lift lockout

The British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) and ILWU Canada on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, details of which have not […]
30.05.2019

Top 100 US importer and exporter rankings

Retailers Walmart, Target, The Home Depot, and Lowe’s collectively imported nearly 2.3 million TEU in 2018, accounting for almost 10 percent of total containerized US imports. […]
30.05.2019

Digital market aims to untangle US cross-border trucking

Digital frieght marketplace Fr8Hub aims to use predictive analytics to help reduce US-Mexico border congestion. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cross-border truck traffic from Mexico is moving more […]
30.05.2019

ILA urges ILWU Canada to resist port automation

The International Longshoremen’s Association is urging workers to resist attempts to increase automation at Vancouver and Prince Rupert. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The International Longshoremen’s Association on […]