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02.09.2019

Florida, Georgia ports close as Dorian blasts Freeport

Dorian, the largest storm to threaten the US East Coast, unleashed 200 mph wind gusts in the Northern Bahamas Monday morning and took at least one […]
02.09.2019

Cosco adjusts network to shifting China trade

China Cosco Holdings, parent of China Cosco Lines and OOCL, has reported a much improved first half result. Photo credit: Shutterstock In response to shifting cargo […]
02.09.2019

Container line group maps data flow standards

Data standards initiatives in the liner shipping industry have often been stymied by a lack of market motivation, but the migration to digital processes is provided […]
30.08.2019

Asia-US spot rates surge, but little rolled cargo

Sustained increases in spot rates this time of year occur when beneficial cargo owners panic because their shipments are being rolled in Asia when vessels are […]
30.08.2019

Veracruz port’s blockchain effort to launch September

A blockchain portal at the Port of Veracruz aims to provide visibility to cargo moving through the customs process, and smooth its passage. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com […]
30.08.2019

FMC gives San Juan terminal tie-up lukewarm okay

The Federal Maritime Commission was split on whether to approve a transaction of two Puerto Rican container terminal operators, though the deal will go through. Photo […]
30.08.2019

Hurricane Dorian accelerates Florida’s freight flow

Hurricane Dorian may put a dent in truck capacity this fall, but probably not as much of a hole as hurricanes Harvey and Irma in 2017. […]
30.08.2019

NY-NJ pushes electric equipment to curb pollution

Best Transportation of Newark, New Jersey, tested the performance of electric yard tractors, including the one in the picture, for a month. President Tom Heimgartner, on […]
30.08.2019

New round of blank sailings expected on Asia-Europe

Shippers can expect carriers to soon announce a new round of blank sailings on the Asia-North Europe trade to match capacity with weakening demand. Photo credit: […]
29.08.2019

NJ pushes fight over waterfront commission

The activities of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor — long a target for employers and labor in the Port of New York and New […]