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26.02.2020

Ex-Wilhelmsen chair Wilhelm Wilhelmsen dead at 82

The WWO Parsifal delivers high and heavy cargo to the Port of Baltimore. Credit: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean Wilhelm Wilhelmsen, long-time chairman of the namesake group that […]
26.02.2020

Southern California spot truck rates fall on declining LA-LB port demand

The impact of the Chinese coronavirus appears to have reached outbound spot rates from Los Angeles. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The reduction in containerized freight shipped from […]
26.02.2020

LA-LB expand cooperation to enhance productivity

Los Angeles-Long Beach will look to cooperate in five areas: cargo transfer predictability, digital connectivity, cybersecurity, establishing productivity metrics, and workforce development. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Aiming […]
25.02.2020

UK would lose $32 billion in EU exports in no-deal Brexit: UN

A new cross-channel trade agreement must be reached by Dec. 31, when a Brexit negotiation transition period ends. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A no-deal Brexit could knock […]
25.02.2020

Fraser Surrey Docks deal allows DP World to maximize Centerm

Fraser Surrey Docks (pictured) handled 350,000 TEU last year, in addition to steel and other breakbulk cargoes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. DP World’s finalized acquisition of the […]
25.02.2020

Coronavirus container impact to spread far beyond blank sailings

As of Feb. 23, the number of blank sailings announced by carriers equated to an estimated total demand shortfall of 1.7 million TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
25.02.2020

US port reefer trade slows as import growth declines

Exports of refrigerated cargo from the US jumped by 14 percent in 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The volume of containerized refrigerated cargo moving through the United […]
25.02.2020

3Gtms joins the parcel TMS fray with acquisition

The landscape of which modes shippers need to manage has shifted toward smaller shipments and parcel, mandating that TMS providers give shippers the ability to manage […]
25.02.2020

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25.02.2020

JNPT walks back direct terminal handling fees

Direct port delivery (DPD) cargo accounted for roughly 56 percent of Jawaharlal Nehru Port’s (JNPT) laden import volume in the first 10 months of the port’s […]