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17.07.2019

Seasonal project cargo reaches Russia’s Amur gas plant

An 835-ton demethanizer is transshipped from heavy-lift vessel to barge at De-Kastri port in Russia. Photo credit: Combi Lift. Two massive pieces of project cargo have […]
17.07.2019

PierPass fee increase takes effect Aug. 1

Revenue from the traffic mitigation fee is distributed to the 12 terminal operators at Los Angeles-Long Beach to help offset extra costs incurred operating night and […]
17.07.2019

CSX says lower truck rates hurting intermodal

CSX remains confident about intermodal long term, but acknowledged July 16 that trucking rates are low enough that it’s hurting containerized shipments and will continue to […]
17.07.2019

Funding to fuel Traxens’ container line orders

The Traxen devices are meant to provide more reliable data about the location and condition of containers while in transit, and an associated analytics platform is […]
17.07.2019

Maersk taps into Indian fruit export growth

A recent reefer shipment of fruit from India to the UK by Maersk has “opened new possibilities” in shipping perishable goods, the carrier said. Photo credit: […]
17.07.2019

Private terminal operators decry India’s coastal incentives

In fiscal year 2018-19, total coastal container movement at Indian ports hit 1 million TEU, up from roughly 660,000 TEU the prior year. Photo credit: DP […]
17.07.2019

Still no timeline for hearing of ILWU election challenge

 Cargo handling at West Coast ports has not been affected by the internal union dispute. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.   Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly […]
17.07.2019

Cooling warehouse market gives shippers limited relief

The prolonged rent increases over the past decade for logistics space are beginning to moderate, although growing imports and strong demand for e-commerce fulfillment space in […]
17.07.2019

Measures threaten owner-operator model in New Jersey: truckers

Truckers say the owner-operator model underpinning much of New Jersey’s trucking sector is threatened by a series of measures adopted by Gov. Phil Murphy designed to […]
16.07.2019

US truckload spot rates slip, uncertainty stays

June proved the best month so far this year for US truckload carriers, but shipment volumes have dropped again. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot truckload rates that […]