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09.02.2019

ILA chief pledges higher productivity than robots

Daggett said his members would make good on commitments made during negotiations with the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) in return for the employers’ agreement on […]
08.02.2019

No ‘crash’ ahead after US truck capacity crunch

Total Class 8 truck orders stood at 482,000 units last year, according to FTR Transportation Intelligence. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Nearly seven weeks into 2019, the contour […]
08.02.2019

New India east coast port to heat up battle for cargo

Navayuga Engineering Co. on Thursday broke ground on a new port complex roughly 230 miles north of its existing gateway in Krishnapatnam. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. An […]
08.02.2019

Classification confusion hampers dangerous cargo declaration

Misdeclaration and poor packing of dangerous goods are believed to have been partly responsible for a raft of container ship fires in recent years. Photo credit: […]
08.02.2019

Rail lift gains show deeper East Coast port reach

An overhead view of Norfolk Southern’s rail yard in Savannah where the Mason Mega Rail project will create 18 tracks. Credit: Georgia Ports Authority The top […]
08.02.2019

Freight growth drives Mexican warehousing boom

Cargo volumes through Mexican ports in 2018 grew by 8.7 percent, to 2.8 million TEU, with a 9.6 percent hike in imports and 7.6 percent increase […]
08.02.2019

India cabotage reform driving growth for DP World Cochin

Foreign carriers are now free to transport containers for transshipment between Indian ports, but high port-vessel-related charges and a lack of sufficient gateway cargo remain a […]
07.02.2019

Antwerp port: Strike would cost millions of euros

Work will come to a standstill at the port of Antwerp on Feb. 13 due to a labor strike. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Antwerp is expecting the […]
07.02.2019

DSV CEO: Panalpina takeover pursuit continues

DSV revenue increased 5.2 percent year over year to $12 billion in 2018, with EBIT rising 15 percent in the fourth quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Danish […]
07.02.2019

Hearing to determine if Montreal port labor can strike

Port of Montreal As the Port of Montreal ramps up longshore hiring to handle cargo growth, a hearing that began Monday will determine whether the longshoremen […]