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14.02.2022

Drayage industry pioneer Bob Curry Sr. dead at 90

Bob Curry Sr., at TPM in Long Beach in 2015 (above), generated respect and loyalty among colleagues, customers, and employees during more than 50 years in […]
14.02.2022

Ceres taking over Jaxport’s TraPac terminal

US stevedoring company Ceres will pay $45 million to extend the TraPac lease for 20 years and pledged other improvements to the terminal. Photo credit: Jacksonville […]
14.02.2022

BNSF service unaffected by coming shift to UP: Schneider

Schneider is already putting containers on Union Pacific Railroad in cities where BNSF does not provide intermodal service. Photo credit: Millicent Kennedy/Flickr. Schneider National is vowing […]
14.02.2022

HMM rides rate hike wave to land record 2021 result

The HMM St. Petersburg was delivered in September last year, the last of a 12-ship order by the South Korean carrier for 24,000 TEU vessels that […]
12.02.2022

Port congestion builds in Virginia after weather closures

The Port of Virginia will open the north portion of Norfolk International Terminals two months early, enabling it to handle more vessels daily. Photo credit: Virginia […]
11.02.2022

CMA CGM ban relinquishes US market lead in plastic waste exports

CMA CGM’s ban on shipping plastic waste exports comes after 180 countries in 2020 agreed to limit the shipment of plastic waste from richer countries to […]
11.02.2022

Brazilian shippers see rates ease, but reefer, US trucking issues raise concerns

Brazilian cargo owners fear a recent rate respite may be temporary, with predictions they will climb again from March-April as South America heads into its peak […]
11.02.2022

Descartes acquires broker tech provider to target ‘de minimis’ shipments

NetCHB specializes in helping brokers manage voluntary filings for the US Customs and Border Protections’s Type 86 program for shipments with a value of less than […]
11.02.2022

Canada-bound truck freight drops 10 percent amid protests

The on-and-off shutdown of the Ambassador Bridge is leading to parts shortages at automotive plants on both sides of the US-Canada border. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Wait […]
10.02.2022

Senate confirms former longshoreman as FMC commissioner

JOC Staff | Feb 10, 2022 3:23PM EST Congress is considering shipping reforms that would give the Federal Maritime Commission more power. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]