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22.10.2019

MPV/HL demand rising despite slowing global trade growth

The current orderbook for breakbulk and heavy-lift vessels is less than 2 percent of the existing global fleet. Photo credit: Riekelt Hakvoort/Shutterstock.com. Thanks to global trade […]
22.10.2019

US resin exports rocketing as new plants come online

US resin exports increased to 19 of the top 20 destinations in the first half of the year, mostly by double digits, driven by significant expansion […]
22.10.2019

K+N turns in solid ocean growth in ‘tense’ market

Forwarder Kuehne + Nagel saw its ocean freight volume rise 4.3 percent year over year in the third quarter of 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite the […]
22.10.2019

India mulls port structure overhaul to boost efficiency

  India has unveiled a plan to establish a “national port grid” to identify opportunities for operational synergies between major public ports and minor port entities […]
22.10.2019

US EXIM restoration bodes well for project exporters

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) was without a full quorum — and unable to approve financing of more than $10 million — for […]
21.10.2019

Environmental regs guarantee higher container freight rates

The decarbonization of container shipping will be carried out in two phases: reducing emissions through design and operations of ships that still burn fossil fuels in […]
21.10.2019

Tariffs, overcapacity reshaping project supply chains

New projects such as the development of ports and infrastructure related to massive natural gas fields in Mozambique are creating new challenges for the project logistics […]
21.10.2019

Charleston port touts coming boost in throughput capacity

Charleston handled 1.085 million TEU in combined imports and exports in the first half of the year, up 5.5 percent from the year-ago period. Photo credit: […]
21.10.2019

Small US trucking firms ‘maintaining’ positive outlook: Bibby

A sequential increase in spot rates may be fueling some optimism among trucking firms surveyed by Bibby Financial Services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A majority of small […]
21.10.2019

CMA CGM offers new trade finance product

Importers and exporters will now have access to a new CMA CGM trade finance product. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CMA CGM has launched a trade finance product […]