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07.01.2020

California drayage companies hedge against AB5 via brokerage

Drayage companies in other states with AB5-type legislation pending are also considering the brokerage model if they believe the owner-operator model is threatened. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
07.01.2020

NY-NJ real time cameras aim to help truck flow

Five new real-time video feeds on the website of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers enable truckers to see congestion on key roads inside the port. […]
07.01.2020

Better data needed to deliver ELD’s shipper promise

ELDs increasingly will be the source of performance data sought by shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. (This is the second of a two-part report on the impact […]
06.01.2020

Hong Kong transport groups step up unionization efforts

The Union of Hong Kong Dockers has seen its membership fall from about 400 workers in 2013 to just 169 in 2017, according to union figures. […]
06.01.2020

Container spot rate bump reflects limited low-sulfur BAF recouping

Spot container rate increases so far in 2020 are only $80 per FEU above the 10-year seasonal average from Asia to the US West Coast and […]
06.01.2020

Asia-Europe rate hike takes sting out of low-sulfur spike, for now

Maersk consumed 11.2 million tons of fuel in the year from 2018 Q4 to 2019 Q3. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Asia-Europe container spot rates are hitting levels […]
06.01.2020

US spending bill benefits wind power development

Wind farm in Altamont Pass, California. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US federal government’s 2020 spending bill, signed by President Donald Trump in December, extends energy tax […]
06.01.2020

Latest India buys put Adani Group on accelerated growth track

With its latest port acquisition, Adani has expanded its Indian port terminal reach to 11 locations, including Mundra Container Terminal (above). Photo credit: Adani Ports. The […]
04.01.2020

Trans-Pac carriers recouping IMO surcharges, but scale unclear

The complexity of bunker fuel costs ramped up further on Thursday when Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US airstrike in Baghdad, sending oil […]
04.01.2020

NY-NJ coalition to enhance cyber security

A new coalition in the Port of New York and New Jersey aims to combat the kind of cyber attacks that affected Maersk in 2017. Photo […]