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12.08.2019

M&A, larger vessels ratchet up Asia transshipment competition

Three of the busiest container ports worldwide — Singapore, Busan, and Hong Kong — are all heavily reliant on transshipment, while another primarily transshipment-oriented port, Colombo, […]
12.08.2019

US East Coast reaps gains from rise in Mexican ro-ro

Vehicle exports from Mexico to the US have risen 14 percent so far in 2019, with one reason being the increase in short-sea transport. Photo credit: […]
12.08.2019

Hong Kong airport chaos hampers air cargo

Hong Kong is the busiest air cargo airport in the world, handling more than 5 million tons in 2018. This means any disruption to cargo flows, […]
12.08.2019

US domestic intermodal weakest since Great Recession

US domestic intermodal volume was down 6% year over year during the first half of 2019 and down 7.7% in the second quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
09.08.2019

Top 50 global port rankings 2018

The Port of Shanghai handled 42 million TEU in 2018, a 4.4 percent increase from the year before and more than three times the throughput of […]
09.08.2019

Matson’s expedited China service proves its worth

Container volume for Matson’s CLX service in the second quarter increased 2.5 percent over the same period a year ago. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Matson Navigation’s expedited […]
09.08.2019

NY-NJ makes first delivery with electric drayage truck

The first delivery with a zero-emission electric truck was carried out by Best Transportation at the Port of New York and New Jersey in July. Photo […]
09.08.2019

European airport gateways feel cargo slump

There are no clear skies in sight for air cargo that has had a dismal first half with mounting concerns that the weakness in global markets […]
09.08.2019

Free SimpliShip API expands digital quoting options

Digitization of freight quoting continues to expand to the tail of the freight forwarding market through free or low-cost tools that let shippers access rates electronically. […]
09.08.2019

New CN-CSX service links NE US and Canada

A Canadian National intermodal train in Ontario. CN and CSX will launch joint services in October connecting Montreal and Toronto to the ports of New York-New […]