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15.05.2019

HMM, Yang Ming narrow losses on higher volume

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) reported an operating loss of $88.9 million in the first quarter, while Yang Ming posted a net loss of $22.1 million. Photo […]
15.05.2019

Prince Rupert port plans to quadruple capacity

The Prince Rupert container terminal master plan released this week outlines projects that will potentially add 6-7 million TEU of capacity, and in the short term, […]
15.05.2019

YRC looks to regain volume lost during Teamster talks

YRC Worldwide’s new Teamsters contract gives the company more opportunity to optimize its less-than-truckload networks. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide YRC Worldwide Teamsters in western Pennsylvania early […]
15.05.2019

Wilmington port speeds up infrastructure projects

A vessel from Europe being unloaded in Wilmington, North Carolina. The port has six weekly services, including the European route and two from Asia. Photo Credit: […]
15.05.2019

NY-NJ port handling larger ships with bigger payloads

Officials at the Port of New York and New Jersey say that although the steady increase in vessel sizes and discharge volumes at the port means […]
15.05.2019

US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

Owner-operators strongly oppose the idea of allowing teenagers to drive heavy trucks, but many larger carriers support the idea, and apprenticeships. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com US regulators […]
14.05.2019

Forwarders hold defense to digital upstarts

ShipChain’s Monarch: Established forwarders have a customer base, brand recognition, a network within their markets, and resources. How many digital entrants have all of those? Photo […]
14.05.2019

EU regulator raises concerns over state shipping subsidies

Cosco Shipping Ports in 2008 signed a 35-year concession for two container terminals at the port of Piraeus, Greece, and in 2016 acquired 67 percent of […]
14.05.2019

EU: Common low-sulfur BAF would be collusion

Shippers at the Global Liner Shipping conference in Hamburg suggested that a standardized bunker adjustment factor (BAF) would reduce their administrative burden, but regulators warn this […]
14.05.2019

India progresses on port portal after rocky rollout

India’s redesigned port community system, PCS1x, is designed to improve fluidity in the supply chain by connecting marine terminals, transportation providers, and related intermediaries via a […]