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24.07.2019

NY to launch Northeast container barge viability study

A study of shipper interest in moving cargo by barge on different routes around the Northeast Coast is expected to be underway by the end of […]
24.07.2019

UPS targets low-cost, e-commerce shippers with deferred delivery

UPS’s new shipping option for e-commerce sellers can be seen as a way to supply growing demand on sites such as Amazon and Alibaba with lower […]
24.07.2019

LA port advances cyber resilience project

The idea for the “Cyber Resilience Center” at the Port of Los Angeles was one of the outcomes from a maritime industry working group meeting hosted […]
24.07.2019

Freight coalition calls for US freight grant reform

A coalition of ports and transportation groups, which includes the Port of New York and New Jersey, has backed the criticisms of a government watchdog that […]
24.07.2019

Elbe dredging serves notice to Hamburg rivals

Dredger Scheldt River begins the Elbe deepening project that will dig the way for fully-loaded mega-ships to access the Port of Hamburg without draft restrictions. Photo […]
24.07.2019

Forest products carriers dominate global breakbulk fleet

A yacht being lifted to the deck of a G2 Ocean vessel. Photo credit: G2 Ocean. Forest products carriers G2 Ocean and Saga Welco now dominate […]
24.07.2019

Norfolk Southern bullish on second half intermodal

Norfolk Southern’s intermodal revenue fell 1.8 percent to $701 million in the second quarter but rose 2 percent to $1.4 billion for the first six months […]
24.07.2019

1847 Holdings acquires Chicago-based trucker

The slow freight market could create a buyer’s market for trucking assets. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As trucking bankruptcies large and small grab headlines, investors still see […]
24.07.2019

2M keeps Asia-Europe sailings while rivals cut

The Ocean Alliance has canceled a sailing in the FAL1 service leaving Tianjin on Aug. 15, bringing to five the number of blanked sailings planned for […]
23.07.2019

VIP service promises faster LA terminal cargo delivery

VIP program to be rolled out by Fenix Marine and Blume Global in Los Angeles this fall aims to push actionable shipment data and appointment slots […]