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13.09.2019

Inland Distribution 2019

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13.09.2019

India pushes JNPT productivity ahead of trade rankings

APM Terminals Mumbai (above), also known as Gateway Terminals (India), handles about 40 percent of JNPT’s total throughput. Photo credit: APM Terminals Mumbai. Jawaharlal Nehru Port […]
13.09.2019

Contship offers alternate gateway from Italy’s La Spezia port

Contship is an asset-based integrated transportation provider with its own trains, inland rail hubs, marine terminal, and last-mile overland shipment services at La Spezia (above). Photo […]
13.09.2019

Contship expands La Spezia gateway to Central Europe

With barge and rail congestion at Northern European ports mounting, Contship, an asset-based, integrated, ocean-rail transportation provider, offers cargo interests in Central Europe and northern Italy […]
12.09.2019

Philadelphia port expanding forest product capacity

A shift in focus by the Tioga Marine Terminal (TMT) to handling forestry products five years ago has drawn enough business that the terminal and the […]
12.09.2019

Jones Act hampers US offshore wind projects

To handle a growing offshore wind market, the US will need a fleet of specialized vessels and equipment comparable to Europe’s. Credit: Fred Olsen Although discussed […]
11.09.2019

UHL, Ocean7 team up to compete in strengthening MPV/HL market

A workboat is lifted aboard a UHL ship in Nantong Harbor, China. Credit: UHL European multipurpose and heavylift (MPV/HL) carriers Ocean7 Projects and UHL (United Heavy […]
11.09.2019

US surface indices falling, but positive signs emerge

Although new Cass indices highlight weakness that remains in the trucking and intermodal markets, there are other signs conditions could improve sooner rather than later. Photo […]
11.09.2019

M&A signals a healthier heavy transport sector

Mammoet’s purchase of UK-based ALE will merge the two largest heavy-lift operators worldwide, with more than $1.3 billion in combined revenue in 2018. Photo credit: ALE. […]
11.09.2019

Change resistance hindering digitization in project logistics

The massive amount of data going back and forth between project shippers and their service providers has created an incentive to digitize, even if project cargo […]