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20.02.2019

SAL mulls newbuildings amid early market rebound

Provided oil prices remain in the $60 per barrel range, SAL Heavy Lift expects to order new vessels some time in the next two years. Photo […]
20.02.2019

Small shippers face higher low-sulfur fuel burden

For their part, carriers have said privately and publicly that shippers have to fully pay their fare share to meet the IMO rule. Photo Credit: Shutterstock […]
20.02.2019

Enough low-sulfur fuel at US ports come 2020?

The International Maritime Organization has mandated that all ocean carriers must switch to burning fuel with a sulfur content of less than 0.5 percent on Jan. […]
20.02.2019

Tampa port lands another Asian container service

CMA CGM will add Tampa Bay as a weekly stop on its PEX3 service beginning in May, a direct-from-Asia route already calling the Gulf Coast and […]
20.02.2019

Daseke cool on M&A, hot on logistics

Flatbed and heavy-freight hauler Daseke took in $1.6 billion in revenue in 2018. Photo credit: Daseke. After nearly doubling in size from 2017 to 2018, heavy-freight […]
19.02.2019

Deeper channel allows more mega-ship calls at JNPT

The project to deepen Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) from 14 meters to 15 meters (50 feet) was made possible by a public investment of about […]
19.02.2019

Container carriers rewrite game plans

Diverging carrier strategies could have an impact on customers as firms look to differentiate themselves in a largely commoditized market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. When 10 out […]
19.02.2019

Maersk call aids AECT volume gains

After initially struggling to attract liner customers due to high tariffs, the Adani Ennore Container Terminal (AECT) reported record volumes in each of the last three […]
18.02.2019

Bureaucracy stymies post-Brexit customs prep

The UK is the port of Antwerp second largest trading partner, and customs issues are emerging as one of the most likely sources of disruption in […]
16.02.2019

NY-NJ port hires 650 as volume grows

Longshoremen to be hired at the Port of New York and New Jersey in the coming months will take a range of positions aimed at improving […]