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27.11.2019

Russia’s Arctic container service aims to deepen industry disconnect

Otto Schacht, head of ocean freight for Kuehne + Nagel, was blunt in assessing the Arctic shipping route earlier this year: “Whoever considers it, supports global […]
27.11.2019

Indian container volumes shifting toward private terminals

Adani’s flagship Mundra Port (above) saw volume shipped through its five terminals grow 6 percent to 401,829 TEU in October. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Although the pace […]
27.11.2019

Pre-CNY imports to reveal health of trans-Pac, US economy

US consumer confidence, as measured by The Conference Board on Tuesday, fell in November for the fourth straight month. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The scale of US […]
27.11.2019

Modern Terminals’ Levesque takes Ports America post

Ports America has chosen 30-year shipping industry veteran Peter Levesque as its new president, returning Levesque to the United States from Hong Kong, where he was […]
27.11.2019

Logixboard sees SaaS as future of forwarding tech

SaaS tools in the international logistics space have been relatively underfunded compared to other models, like digital freight forwarders and marketplaces, but investment in Seattle-based Logixboard […]
26.11.2019

Sudden removal of China rail subsidies would hurt volumes

Huge investment in rail infrastructure is being made across China’s Belt and Road network. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. VENLO, The Netherlands — Chinese subsidies can cover up […]
26.11.2019

US intermodal poised to end 2019 at three-year low

BNSF’s volumes have suffered because of weak international volume into L.A. and Long Beach, plus competitive truck rates into hubs such as Dallas and Chicago. Photo […]
26.11.2019

CN workers end strike after contract deal reached

Normal service at Canadian National Railway will resume and conductors and yard workers who went on strike on Nov. 19 will return to work starting at […]
26.11.2019

Indian tech startups target traditional forwarders

An array of ocean freight portals, mostly developed by tech startups, have entered the Indian freight landscape in recent years, trumpeting pricing transparency and shipment visibility. […]
26.11.2019

Port of Halifax will handle two mega vessels at once by March

Two vessels of up to 15,000 TEU will be able to dock at the same time at the South End Container Terminal at the Port of […]