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01.04.2020

Savannah extends truck closures to all Saturdays in April

The Garden City Terminal in Savannah will be closed to truck traffic for the next four Saturdays because many retailers and factories are closed to slow […]
01.04.2020

Review clears way for major Vancouver terminal as competing plan persists

When exactly the capacity crunch hits Vancouver depends on cargo volume growth in the coming years and whether medium-sized expansion projects on the Canadian West Coast […]
01.04.2020

Heavy transport sector moves big cargo despite market turmoil

While the oil price crash is freezing the spot market for heavy-lift semi-submersibles, Cosco Shipping Heavy Transport continues to transport infrastructure cargo such as this bridge […]
01.04.2020

Mexican Pacific Coast imports slump 15-25 percent in March

Import cargo volumes through ports on Mexico’s Pacific Coast could remain low for months due to factors including the coronavirus and the temporary closing of auto […]
01.04.2020

Blanked April sailings soar as carriers prep for sharp demand drop

A significant number of sailings on the main east-west trades will be cut by the carriers through the second quarter as demand from locked down economies […]
31.03.2020

Mobile berth extension adds to big ship capacity

A new berth extension and additional container storage space at APM Terminals Mobile are part of a $50 million expansion designed to improve efficiency. Photo credit: […]
31.03.2020

Container lines offering importers storage to avoid demurrage

The demand to slow inbound container flows is growing as some retailers and manufacturers fail to pick up containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Anticipating potential congestion at […]
31.03.2020

Court keeps trucking out of AB5 enforcement, for now

AB5 would make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors by requiring the use of a three-prong test to determine employee status. Photo […]
31.03.2020

FMC seeks to avoid coronavirus-linked port gridlock

The Federal Maritime Commission will open a dialogue with all stakeholders to prevent cargo disruptions from crippling the supply chain and turn ports into mobile warehouses […]
31.03.2020

Retailers, suppliers need to ease supply chain pain together: apparel group

More than $2 billion in orders for apparel and textiles from Bangladeshi factories was canceled in the past week alone, as retail stores remain closed across […]