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30.07.2019

All-electric, hybrid ships not ready for long haul

Insufficient technological bandwidth and legacy ships may stall implementation of all-electric and hybrid vessel designs, despite showing significant potential to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in […]
30.07.2019

MSC: Shippers need to prioritize carriers that cut emissions

Morten Moller Weisdal, a managing director at Mediterrean Shipping Co., said Tuesday the need to improve sustainability in container shipping is “the single-greatest challenge of our […]
30.07.2019

Financer fights to preserve LA port dray-off project

The lead investor in a container support facility in Los Angeles criticized the port for what he termed giving in to political and ILWU pressure by […]
30.07.2019

Project cargo needs tech to establish trust

Blockchain technology has the potential to improve communication across supply chain stakeholders by creating a single, immutable record of all documents and data, but members of […]
30.07.2019

Project cargo needs tech to better establish trust

The need for precise communication among project cargo supply chain players is magnified by the idiosyncrasy of the cargo and the complexity of projects, particularly mega-projects. […]
30.07.2019

‘Booming’ logistics M&A shows no signs of slowing

The string of mergers and acquisitions in the logistics space is expected to continue apace. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers are set to be the winners — benefitting […]
30.07.2019

Shore power lacks global investment, tax exemptions

Improvements in national regulation and cost standards needed for effective use of global shore power to decarbonize. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shore power technology has the potential […]
30.07.2019

GCT New York rides container volume rebound

GCT New York Terminal, with three berths, has increased cargo steadily and added new ocean services, after losing volume when tolls increased on a nearby highway […]
29.07.2019

Weak economic indicators cloud air cargo outlook

Cathay Pacific will be managing its freighter capacity to better match it with demand. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Air cargo has slipped into the doldrums this year, […]
29.07.2019

Project logistics experts tackle ambitious contract modeling initiative

Members of the Project Logistics Contracts Model Rules Initiative say it can be difficult to have a meaningful discussion about inappropriate terms and conditions within contracts, […]