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22.05.2019

More Antwerp port terminals expand hours to handle growth

The decision to extend gate hours at two of the Port of Antwerp’s five terminals is aimed at reducing the pressure on the terminals from increasingly […]
22.05.2019

Grupo Mexico’s FEC fuels Mexico-Florida all-water services

The ports of Miami (pictured) and Tampa see opportunity, not competition, in all-water services from Mexico. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. HOUSTON — Grupo México’s 2017 purchase of […]
22.05.2019

Trans-Pacific carriers begin blanking sailings

Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates from Asia to the West Coast have slipped 14.6 percent to $1,442 per FEU in the last two weeks. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
22.05.2019

Houston port: ‘Business as usual’ despite pending legislation

The Texas Legislature is expected to approve a rule that would limit the number of container ships of 9,500 TEU or greater able to call the […]
22.05.2019

Panama Canal postpones new draft limits due to rainfall

The Panama Canal Authority has postponed its plan to limit the draft on its neo-Panamax lock from 44 feet to 43 feet until June 12. Photo […]
22.05.2019

Capacity peaking at large US truckload carriers

Truck counts at some of the largest US truckload carriers appear to have peaked late last year, increasing 9 percent in 2018, according to the JOC […]
22.05.2019

Dual-rail entry into Mexico’s Veracruz ready by 2020

Port officials say the new rail link under construction will improve efficiency in the delivery and removal of cargo from the largest port on the country. […]
21.05.2019

CMA CGM pledges Gulf solutions if Houston ship sizes limited

The Texas Legislature’s House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation by a 139-0 vote that would prohibit ships of 1,100 feet or more in length — […]
21.05.2019

Werner expands transloading at US-Mexico border

Werner first entered the cross-border market in 1999, and will approach $400 million in US-Mexico freight revenue this year. Photo credit: Werner Enterprises. Shipments crossing the […]
21.05.2019

Amazon, Walmart look to insource railroad deals

Walmart and Amazon use trailers for their truck transportation, but these companies are now exploring a greater intermodal footprint, including the purchase of their own 53-foot […]