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25.09.2019

Green LNG mega-ship enters oversupplied market

The world’s first LNG-powered mega-ship ready to slip out of the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard. Photo credit: CMA CGM. CMA CGM’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered vessel […]
25.09.2019

Second-hand multipurpose/heavy-lift sales gaining ground

The SAL Svenja discharging offshore wind tower sections to an installation vessel. Photo credit: SAL Heavy-lift After a lengthy frozen stretch, the second-hand market for multipurpose […]
24.09.2019

Contract freight market keeps wheels on US trucking

Truckers dependent on the spot market are “hurting,” but contract carriers are faring better, ATA’s chief economist said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. WASHINGTON — The “freight recession” […]
24.09.2019

Systems partnerships highlight need for shipper access

Shippers may value access to visibility data and new sources of freight capacity, but they likely want it integrated into existing systems, such as a TMS. […]
24.09.2019

Maersk aims for more US warehouse control with JDA pact

Maersk Line has expanded its US warehousing footprint by 25 percent in the last two years alone. Photo credit: ricochet64 / Shutterstock.com. Having expanded its US […]
24.09.2019

Global volatility hits Indian container growth: Maersk

Indian container port volumes slowed substantially in the second quarter, up just 1 percent compared with 9 percent expansion during the year-ago period, Maersk said in […]
24.09.2019

Evolution of retail, restaurants to challenge US trucking

Smaller, more frequent retail and food shipments are becoming the norm as consumers abandon old behavior. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. WASHINGTON — The for-hire trucking industry isn’t […]
24.09.2019

Asia-Europe capacity builds ahead of early Chinese New Year

An early Chinese New Year will see demand increase on Asia-Europe in December. Photo credit: Shutterstock Even after a weak peak season, carriers are adding capacity […]
24.09.2019

Technology driving emissions reduction at LA-LB port

Future emissions reduction efforts at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex will focus on cargo-handling equipment such as forklifts, yard tractors, top handlers, and rubber-tired gantry […]
24.09.2019

US freight drivers weak, but recession not certain: economists

According to the IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMI), 11 of the top 20 US export markets were contracting as of August. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. […]