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21.01.2019

Chittagong-Dhaka rail expansion critical

Containerized volume jumped 12 percent year over year, to 85,960 TEU, in 2018, pushing the Dhaka Inland Container Depot, with an annual capacity of 90,000 TEU, […]
21.01.2019

Antitrust agency rules for PSA in JNPT dispute

India’s anti-trust regulator — the Competition Commission of India (CCI) — has found merit in concerns expressed by PSA International regarding inter-terminal rail operations at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) […]
21.01.2019

Rising oil prices, construction boost project logistics

From 2010 to September 2018, 333 shale-fed petrochemical projects were announced in the United States, valued at $202 billion. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Rising oil prices and […]
21.01.2019

US regulators weigh truck HOS changes

Within a few weeks of the ELD mandate, US spot market truckload rates soared as transit times lengthened and truck capacity was displaced. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.01.2019

Challenges mount for US intermodal rail

For intermodal, 2018 was a good year, the best in some time. But it also was a year of missed opportunities. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As a […]
19.01.2019

Container congestion ripples to US interior

The surge of imports into the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach causing congestion in December is now spreading to the inland US. Photo credit: […]
19.01.2019

New Vancouver fee promises faster cargo clearance

The Vancouver container inspection facility is located on an 11.4-acre site about three miles from the Deltaport container terminal. (Above: Vancouver port.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Beneficial […]
18.01.2019

East Coast ports rev up Midwest cargo efforts

Ports are looking for ways to improve efficiency in an uncertain market. (Above: The Port of Savannah.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A slew of marine terminal upgrades […]
18.01.2019

First 2019 Asia-Europe spot rate hike fails

The chief issue for carriers in the first half of this year is how to deploy the large amount of capacity that is being delivered. (Above: […]
18.01.2019

Better Mexico intermodal key to attract smaller shippers

The intermodal sector in Mexico, with 10 to 15 percent of the cargo transported in Mexico, is far smaller than the trucking sector, which handles about […]