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18.12.2019

Shipping coalition pitches $5 billion fund for fossil-free fuels

The search for a zero-carbon fuel could soon receive a boost with a per-ton fuel levy providing much needed research funding. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A coalition […]
18.12.2019

Maersk: No-shows plummet on guaranteed bookings

Bookings on the Maersk Spot digital platform now account for 25 percent of the container carrier A product launched in June by Maersk Line to allow […]
18.12.2019

K+N: Greener ocean services don’t always come at a premium

Forwarders are coming under growing pressure to provide accurate CO2 emissions from their customers. Photo credit: Shutterstock   Concerns that greener services will always come at […]
18.12.2019

Convoy throws down automation gauntlet to brokers

Brokers, both established and startups, have made steady progress on digitally matching loads with capacity, but the next stop toward automation is figuring out a price […]
18.12.2019

Fate of NJ classification bill uncertain, as is potential impact

Truckers in the Port of New York and New Jersey say their status as owner operators would be threatened if a bill defining whether a worker […]
18.12.2019

Rail volumes suggest bearish outlook for trucking

A drop in metal rail carloads foretells fewer metal products shipped by truck, an economist said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US trucking industry faces an economic […]
18.12.2019

Drastic changes play out at Zeamarine amid executive departures

The Zeamarine Hamburg, formerly the Rickmers Hamburg, loading pipe modules. Credit: Zeamarine. The abrupt departure last week of CCO Dominik Stehle from Zeamarine turned out to […]
17.12.2019

India mulls reworking Cochin terminal tariff to compete with Colombo

High marine charges at India’s Cochin Port are among the obstacles to nurturing transshipment trade. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. DP World’s high-stakes investment at India’s Cochin Port — […]
17.12.2019

BNSF’s Chicago intermodal depot regains flow after operational shift

Traffic outside of BNSF Lot 16 has eased considerably after BNSF transferred operational control to a private yard operator. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. Truck turn times […]
17.12.2019

Clerc moves into Maersk’s key integration role

The end-to-end integration of Maersk is gaining momentum as the carrier adjusts its executive personnel to suit the changing nature of the business. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]