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02.10.2019

AAL gearing up as market improves

The AAL Dampier loading petrochemical plant components at Pyeongtaek for delivery to a petrochemical plant site at Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The cargo was more than […]
02.10.2019

Zeamarine appoints Chad Call CFO

The Zea Focus, delivered in April 2019, loading project cargo. Photo credit: Zeamarine. C-level changes continue at multipurpose/heavy-lift (MPV/HL) carrier Zeamarine, with the company announcing Wednesday […]
02.10.2019

Lack of visibility delays US-Mexico truck freight

Lack of visibility into customs processes are behind some US-Mexico cross-border truck delays. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Truck freight is flowing more smoothly across the United States-Mexico […]
02.10.2019

Dynamic pricing allows for forward shipping contracts: Drewry

Shipping consultant Drewry believes an online marketplace where ocean freight buyers and sellers agree on binding forward commitments would eliminate inefficiencies in the existing spot market. […]
02.10.2019

Global air cargo rates fall to four-year low

Hopes for a strong peak season are fading as the air cargo slump continues on the major trade routes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global trade disputes, falling […]
02.10.2019

Soaring Shanghai-Europe air freight prices buck downward trend

There was a sharp increase in demand on routes out of Shanghai to Europe in September. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Air cargo rates from Shanghai to Europe […]
02.10.2019

India mulls port pricing overhaul to lure mainline calls

The Indian Ports Association is expected to submit suggestions to the government on how port competitiveness can be improved to attract more direct calls. Photo credit: […]
01.10.2019

Mobile seeks $250 million to advance 50-foot dredging

The Army Corp of Engineer’s approval of a plan to dredge the channel into the Port of Mobile will in the long term mean bigger vessels […]
01.10.2019

FourKites, Ocean Insights tie logistics software closer

While the search for true end-to-end visibility continues, the rise of partnerships between visibility providers in distinct legs continues with surface transportation-oriented software company FourKites partnering […]
01.10.2019

Shipping decarbonization requires seismic industry evolution

The creation of a coalition — supported by more than 70 public and private organizations including Maersk, Royal Dutch Shell, and Lloyd’s Register — to drive […]