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22.11.2019

US-Carib/Central America trade slips for first time in four years

Total container volume between the United States and the Caribbean and Central America slipped 0.4 percent to 2.37 million TEU in the first nine months of […]
22.11.2019

Carriers show caution in slow-growth eastbound trans-Pacific

Six of the carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacfic increased their volume of laden imports from Asia through September, while four lines carried fewer imports. Photo credit: […]
21.11.2019

Deal gives CP access to eastern deep water seaport

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) CEO Keith Creel said the railroad Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) is stepping up its efforts on the east coast of Canada, aiming […]
21.11.2019

CN strike threatens international cargo moves

Executives from four container lines told JOC.com CN’s international intermodal services are still running, but the frequency of train starts have been curbed. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.11.2019

East, Gulf coast ports gain amid China trade war

Ports like Savannah, Georgia, (above) have benefited from the cargo bleed from ports on the US West Coast amid the US-China trade war. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.11.2019

New Zeamarine Asia-Pacific chief looks to put stamp on market

The 14,000 dwt Zea Focus, one of the F-900 ships that will be moving South Flank cargo. Photo credit: Zeamarine. Namir Khanbabi has been named Zeamarine’s […]
21.11.2019

Truck rates jump in aftermath of Bangladesh strike

Truck rates in Bangladesh jumped Thursday due to a logjam of goods caused by a 24-hour strike. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A truckers strike ended in Bangladesh […]
21.11.2019

US ports adding space amid increased wind project volumes

The Port of Vancouver USA (pictured) is creating additional laydown areas to accommodate wind blades that can range from 160 to 200 feet in length and […]
21.11.2019

Shippers warn of CN strike disruption

Truckers are finding delays in picking up cargo from Canadian National Railroad terminals as the first impacts of the strike by Teamsters against the railroad are […]
20.11.2019

CP to install tracking devices on domestic chassis

CP’s use of chassis tracking technology will help railroad combat shortages. Photo credit: Canadian Pacific. Canadian Pacific is installing an intermodal chassis tracking product from Blackberry — […]