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28.04.2020

Uneven rebound from COVID-19 to complicate recovery: Kuehne + Nagel

Geneva-based Kuehne + Nagel reported a difficult first quarter with more pain in the months ahead. Photo credit: Shutterstock One of the biggest challenges facing Kuehne […]
28.04.2020

United Heavy Lift, Intermarine tie up to boost North America reach

The UHL Fame transporting wind turbines and spools. Credit: United Heavy Lift Hamburg-based multipurpose/heavy-lift (MPV/HL) carrier United Heavy Lift (UHL) has appointed Intermarine as its exclusive […]
28.04.2020

Truckers prepare for long, uneven recovery

Some of the largest trucking companies believe the US economy «has hit bottom,» but recovery may be slow, according to IHS Markit economists. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
27.04.2020

Asia-Europe carriers slash May container capacity

The huge number of blank sailings will severely affect Europe‘s hub ports this second quarter, with little demand from a locked down population. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
27.04.2020

COVID-19 readjusts ‘sweet spot’ of container ships sizes

The HMM Algeciras is the first of 12 ships, each with a capacity of 24,000 TEU, ordered by HMM, which now holds the title of the […]
27.04.2020

MPV/HL carrier Spliethoff adds former Zea Gold to fleet

The former HHL Valparaiso, also operated by Zeamarine as the Zea Gold and Beluga as the Beluga Bremen, will join Spliethoff’s fleet. Photo credit: Baltic Shipping. […]
24.04.2020

Houston port channel widening eligible for federal funding

Port of Houston volumes rose 11 percent year over year to 773,087 TEU in the first quarter of 2020, despite an 11 percent decline in March, […]
24.04.2020

Freight booking platform bolsters DP World’s wider supply chain ambitions

DP World DP World continues to broaden its reach into containerized supply chains beyond terminal operations, following the acquisition of a network of feeder carriers, with […]
24.04.2020

US ports eye deeper Asia volume drops as bottleneck worries fade

Ports hope to head off equipment dislocations such as occurred in the first quarter when terminals struggled to return empty containers to Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
24.04.2020

Averitt connects TEUs to LTL market in Houston

Averitt Express is moving more containerized and transloaded freight through port and inland distribution centers such as its new DC in Houston and this inland site […]