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15.11.2019

Toft move a dawning of new era at MSC

All signs point to an announcement coming soon about ex-Maersk COO Søren Toft joining rival Mediterrean Shipping Co. as CEO. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Søren Toft joining […]
15.11.2019

Is Canada the light at the end of the PSR intermodal tunnel?

Canadian railroads are the poster child for a scenario in which performance will prove attractive to shippers once the potentially disruptive transition to PSR is completed. […]
15.11.2019

Scrubbers are wild card for container shipping edge

The rising role and risk of scrubbers — now set to be installed on 10 percent of the container ship fleet by 2020, double what was […]
15.11.2019

Maersk increases profitability in weakening container market

A focus on profitability is continuing to pay off for Maersk Line. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk Line rode declining bunker prices in a weakening container shipping […]
15.11.2019

Abu Dhabi Ports to link with India’s digital freight portal

Thanks to various outreach efforts, industry participation in India’s digital port platform has increased considerably in recent months. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. In a significant […]
15.11.2019

Danny Wan named executive director at Port of Oakland

Danny Wan takes over as head of the Port of Oakland at a time when the port is seeing gains in revenue and container volumes. Photo […]
15.11.2019

Landmark judgment puts ILWU on its heels

The ILWU for two decades has used work slowdowns along the West Coast as leverage against employers without ever having to pay a financial price for […]
14.11.2019

Virginia unveils plan to reverse falling export volumes

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (speaking) released a nine-page plan to increase exports by 2035 but provided few details on how to accomplish the goal, citing competitive […]
14.11.2019

Hapag-Lloyd targets profitability as volume slips

A strategy of increasing profitability rather than market share is emerging at German carrier Hapag-Lloyd. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Hapag-Lloyd reported a slight decrease in volume in […]
14.11.2019

NY-NJ enters big-ship era in stride with energized leadership

Port Newark Container Terminal is one of two terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey undergoing upgrades as a new leadership team charts […]