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16.04.2019

Massive tunnel-boring machines delivered down under

The fifth of five tunnel-boring machines now operating in Sydney was discharged to barge at White Bay, Australia, from the AAL Kembla. Photo credit: AAL. AAL […]
16.04.2019

Stakes high ahead of LA terminal automation vote

APM Terminals plans to introduce automated straddle carriers at a 100-acre portion of its 440-acre terminalat the Port of Los Angeles. Photo credit: APM Terminals The […]
16.04.2019

Ruda to lead NY-NJ port

Sam Ruda, the new director of the Port of New York and New Jersey, has spent 29 years working for ports, shippers, and ocean carriers. Photo […]
15.04.2019

Carriers locking in double-digit trans-Pac contract gains

Sources tell JOC.com large BCOs are signing annual contracts with container carriers for about $1,250 per FEU from Asia to the US West Coast and $2,200 […]
15.04.2019

Southern States pool delayed in new chassis deal

The existing chassis pool in Savannah (above) and Charleston will continue for another three years with concessions to upgrade the quantity and quality of chassis. Photo […]
15.04.2019

Libra ordered to maintain Santos operations

Shippers are concerned that capacity in the port of Santos will be stretched thin by the shuttering of Grupo Libra’s T-35 and T-37 terminals. Photo credit: […]
15.04.2019

Capacity cuts keeping Asia-Europe rates afloat

Spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade have so far been consistently above the levels achieved by carriers last year. Photo credit: CMA CGM. Container carriers […]
15.04.2019

Instant container pricing advances

Toll Global Forwarding has inked a deal with logistics software provider Kontainers to provide instant quotes to shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The number of global freight […]
13.04.2019

Sponsored Video: Golden mean for freight forwarding future

Sponsored: DB Schenker’s Executive Vice President, Ocean Freight, Trond Prestroenning discusses the new generation of logistics professionals and the more subtle, long-term industry impact of the […]
12.04.2019

Limit on big ships in Houston raises concerns

A new rule at the Port of Houston will limit calls from container ships larger than 9,000 TEU to once per week. Photo credit: Port of […]