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21.05.2019

HK logistics firms eye South China FTZ

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau (HKZM) crossing will allow transport operators to cut truck transits between Hong Kong and the western Pearl River delta by up to 75 […]
21.05.2019

Toy shippers wait for next tariff shoe to drop

US toy imports rose 2.4 percent in 2018, down from 3.8 percent growth in 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Toys account for roughly 4 percent of all […]
21.05.2019

Project carriers positioning for US offshore market

Specialized wind installation vessel Brave Tern installed a wind turbineat the Block Island wind farm in 2016. Photo credit: turnto10.com Carriers long busy with Asian and […]
21.05.2019

India, Afghanistan weigh discounts to drive Chabahar trade

India’s government has been asked to lower current tariffs at JNPT and Kandla for vessels operatingto and from Chabahar to incentivize regular container carrier routings. Photo […]
21.05.2019

Autos still under the tariff gun

US imports and exports of vehicles and auto parts rose 7 percent year over year to 2.2 million TEU in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The United […]
21.05.2019

J.B. Hunt pushes against asset-, non-asset trucking boundaries

Box360 will make 500 trailers available for drop-and-hook service on J.B. Hunt’s digital brokerage platform. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com For many smaller US trucking companies and shippers, […]
21.05.2019

Lawmakers back maximum ship size in Houston channel

A bill moving forward in the Texas legislation would, if passed, prohibit any ship longer than 1,100 feet from sailing up the Port of Houston channel […]
20.05.2019

Little headway made on IMO ship speed plan

Slower vessel speeds have contributed to lower fuel consumption and an 18 percent reduction in CO2 emissions over the past 10 years, according to the ship […]
20.05.2019

Headwinds strengthening in heavy machinery transport

The five-year compound annual growth rate for the US heavy machinery trade climbed 0.3 percentage points to 2.7 percent in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A strong […]
20.05.2019

US wind energy projects blowing through challenges

The Brave Tern completes installation of the fifth wind turbine at the Block Island Wind Farmoff the coast of Rhode Island. Photo credit: turnto10.com. Coastal states […]