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26.06.2020

COVID-19 forces closer look at project logistics contracting risk

A G2 Ocean vessel discharging steel pipe at Port Houston. Credit: Port Houston. Even before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) upended global shipping demand, the project […]
26.06.2020

COVID-19 slows KOGA Shipping rollout

The HC Svea Kim loading cargo bound for the north coast of South America at the Port of Houston’s Care Terminal. Credit: KOGA Shipping New multipurpose/heavy-lift […]
26.06.2020

COVID-19 slows rollout for new KOGA Shipping

The HC Svea Kim loading cargo bound for the north coast of South America at the Port of Houston. Credit: KOGA Shipping  New multipurpose/heavy-lift (MPV/HL) carrier […]
25.06.2020

US importers from Asia rush to NVOs amid tight capacity

Carriers from early February through May canceled 203 sailings from Asia to North America. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US importers from Asia are turning more to non-vessel […]
25.06.2020

NC Port’s leader to step down at end of 2020

The Port of Wilmington plans to expand its total reefer yard capacity to handle more than 1,000 containers. Photo credit: North Carolina State Ports Authority. Paul […]
25.06.2020

COVID-19 resets contract norms for project logistics

A BBC Chartering vessel discharging project cargo to a barge at the Port of Houston. Photo credit: Port of Houston Manufacturing and transport delays, travel lockdowns, […]
25.06.2020

Higher ocean rates here to stay: DHL Global Forwarding

DHL expects its volume in the second half to grow slightly ahead of the market, but is not anticipating any rush of returning volume. Photo credit: […]
25.06.2020

Union Pacific equipment shortage sends spot rates soaring: IMCs

Shippers are struggling to get containers and space on Union Pacific Railroad because of a strong surge in parcel volume after locomotives and railcars were placed […]
25.06.2020

A.P. Møller Foundation funds new zero-carbon fuel research center

The search for a carbon neutral way to power ship engines has taken another step forward with the opening of a Copenhagen research center. Photo credit: […]
25.06.2020

JOC Uncharted: Pandemic, recession overshadow USMCA

The total value of US-Mexico cross-border freight dropped 42.8 percent year over year in April, the US Bureau of Transportation said Wednesday. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Embroiled […]