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07.11.2019

Cargo shift threatens Alameda Corridor with financial crisis: report

Transloading and drayage have eroded the Alameda Corridor’s share of LA-Long Beach port volumes. Photo: Shutterstock.com. The Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) faces a “severe financial […]
06.11.2019

G2 Ocean banks on wind to double project cargo revenues

Wind cargo transported from China to Barber’s Point, Hawaii, aboard the Star Louisiana. Photo credit: G2 Ocean. Onshore wind projects, especially in the United States and […]
06.11.2019

US truck drivers racking up speeding violations

The number of violations issued to truckers for driving 15 mph or more above limits rose 10.3 percent last year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Commerce moves fast […]
06.11.2019

Carriers unveil spot low-sulfur surcharges

HMM is one of four carriers known to have informed customers of low-sulfur surcharges from Dec. 1 on cargo moving on both the spot market and […]
06.11.2019

India inks Bangladesh coastal pact to deepen inland waterway reach

India considers coastal shipping a bellwether for the development of a more competitive logistics ecosystem. Photo credit: Maersk (India). India is opening more inland waterway routes […]
06.11.2019

Scrubber benefits emerge as bunker fuel spread widens

Ships with scrubbers will, at least initially, be filling up with fuel that is half the price of the very low-sulfur variety, giving them a cost […]
06.11.2019

MPV/HL sector nearing a recovery?

Is the MPV/HL sector nearing a recovery, or should “hopeful pessimism” — the gloomier twin of “cautious optimism” — shield us from yet more business disappointment? […]
06.11.2019

CargoSmart links shipment data, trade finance blockchains

The shipment management software provider CargoSmart has tested a connection between a Hong Kong banking platform and shipment data provided by terminals and container lines to […]
06.11.2019

JOC whitepaper: Shippers will feel effects of US-China trade war for years

Over the course of two months this summer and fall, the JOC interviewed numerous industry stakeholders, economists, and other experts about the lasting impact the US-China […]
06.11.2019

JOC white paper: Shippers will feel effects of US-China trade war for years

Over the course of two months this summer and fall, the JOC interviewed numerous industry stakeholders, economists, and other experts about the lasting impact the US-China […]