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24.04.2019

NS bullish on intermodal despite truck pressures

Norfolk Southern benefited from strong imports to the East Coast in the first quarter, sending container volume up 10 percent. Domestic business was weaker than a […]
24.04.2019

Carrier hesitation hampers IMO-fueled scrubber rush

Alphaliner estimates the total number of scrubbers ordered so far exceeds 700 units, with about 200 units to be fitted on newbuildings and 500 units expected […]
24.04.2019

Wallenius, SOL form forest products JV

Swedish breakbulk shipping JV Wallenius SOL has placed an order for up to four LNG-fueled ice-class vessels to be delivered by 2021. Photo credit: Wallenius SOL. […]
24.04.2019

Road lobby: EU emissions cuts may backfire

The European Commission estimates that road transport emissions in Europe have risen steadily over the past 25 years to more than 20 percent of the continent’s […]
24.04.2019

Indian intermodal giant Concor freezes rates

Container Corporation of India (Concor), the country’s largest freight rail operator, saw intermodal volume rise 8.5 percent year over year to 3.83 million TEU in fiscal […]
23.04.2019

Increase in US truck registrations eases capacity

New trucks are hitting US highways at a faster pace in early 2019, according to IHS Markit, following a surge in orders last year. Photo credit: […]
23.04.2019

US container-on-barge services get funding boost

The $6.79 million in grant funding is part of a greater effort by the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) to promote inland waterways as […]
23.04.2019

E-commerce drives on-demand warehousing tech

Developers added 33.2 million square feet of industrial real estate space in the US during first quarter 2019, 20.5 percent less than in the same quarter […]
23.04.2019

New HMM head to ‘consolidate’ 2M relationship

HMM’s new CEO Jae-hoon Bae is on his first European tour since taking office earlier this year. Photo credit: HMM. The new CEO of HMM will […]
23.04.2019

Sponsored: Life cycle visibility of an ocean freight booking

Sponsored: CMA CGM America President Ludovic Renou discusses his commentary in the JOC 2018 Annual Review and Outlook issue, developments in the carrier’s customer-centric strategy, and […]