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02.08.2019

Falling German river levels again threaten cargo flow

Some 34,640 TEU were carried on the Elbe River (above) in the first quarter, up 20 percent year over year, but low water levels in recent […]
02.08.2019

Delays hit Chittagong port after bad weather

A sharp increase in the number of vessels calling Chittagong is also to blame for recent congestion at the port, according to the chairman of the […]
02.08.2019

Mexico City warehouse market unfazed by slow economy

East and West Coast port volumes are growing, but Mexico City, with 22 million people, remains Mexico MEXICO CITY — The Mexican economy may be contracting, […]
02.08.2019

Collaboration needed to stem Mexico port delays

Veracruz will have seven cranes by the end of the year to speed offloading, and connections with two railroads. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s […]
02.08.2019

«K» Line fined $23 million for ro-ro price fixing

The fine against “K” Line comes more than a year after the carrier pleaded guilty following an extensive probe by Australian regulators. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Japan-based […]
02.08.2019

Indian digital forwarder capitalizes on reefer push

India’s reefer exports have expanded at a robust pace in recent years — up 27 percent in 2018, with seafood movements to North America, Europe, Saudi Arabia, […]
01.08.2019

Mexico ports chief calls for customs reform

Imports, which account for about two-thirds of the cargo moving through Mexican ports, increased 9.6 percent in 2018, while total cargo was up 8.7 percent to […]
01.08.2019

Importers bemoan new tariff on Chinese imports

US retailers and other importers say they have no way to avoid paying the latest “tax” on their merchandise that will result from the Sep. 1 […]
01.08.2019

Schneider gives downbeat truck, intermodal outlook

Schneider CEO Mark Rourke says he Schneider National on Thursday slashed full-year earnings guidance 14 percent, providing a more pessimistic outlook on the trucking and intermodal […]
01.08.2019

Schneider closes final-mile division

Schneider will close the former Watkins & Shepard and Lodeso businesses after a three-year venture into final-mile deliveries, citing the persistent operating losses in the business […]