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12.02.2019

Cargo surge pushes Vancouver port to limits

Port of Vancouver terminals are operating at 85 percent utilization, with container dwell times in excess of seven days in some cases. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A […]
12.02.2019

Dynamic air cargo pricing gaining traction

“The expectation from shippers is now instant access to capacity and dynamic pricing that reflects supply and demand on any given day,” said Freightos CEO Zvi […]
12.02.2019

Maersk triples North American customs brokerage

Maersk said the acquisition is less about driving revenue from brokerage fees and more about making its relationship with North American shippers stickier through consultative and […]
12.02.2019

Northeast US LTL trucker NEMF to shut down

NEMF took in more than $400 million in revenue in 2017, making it the second-largest regional LTL carrier in New England. Photo credit: NEMF. Truck capacity […]
12.02.2019

Port NY-NJ revives truck replacement program

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will pay truck owners up to $25,000 to replace older engines. Photo credit: JOC Images. A $2 million […]
12.02.2019

US retailers signal import growth despite tariffs

Trans-Pacific container lines have planned for a significant drop in imports since the Lunar New Year celebrations began last week, with factories in Asia expected to […]
12.02.2019

DP World pulls ahead in JNPT productivity race

NSIGT handled a record 6,017 TEU in about 33 hours when it serviced the MSC Perle last week. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Efficiency has become the dominant […]
12.02.2019

Bangladesh bolsters flagging Dhaka port

Ships carrying boxes bound for Pangaon will receive priority berthing at Chittagong port. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The government of Bangladesh has begun offering ‘priority berthing’ to […]
12.02.2019

New LNG plan gives Qatar US foothold

  Global LNG consumption is expected to grow to approximately 550 million metric tons per annum by 2030. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Yet another megaproject driven by […]
09.02.2019

Worsening LA-LB port congestion stalls recovery

Imports in December increased 21.6 percent in Los Angeles and 7.9 percent in Long Beach, according to port statistics. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Congestion at the Los […]