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11.07.2019

Intra-West Coast cargo shifts outpace coastal bleed

The total volume of ISO containers flowing intermodally between the coasts and the Midwest has changed little this year; volume has edged up just 19,000 units, […]
11.07.2019

Houston attracts new Central America-Med service

The Port of Houston will get its first route to Costa Rica in a new service linking the port to the Mediterranean, Central America and the […]
11.07.2019

Houston attracts new Central America-Mediterranean service

The Port of Houston will get its first route to Costa Rica in a new service linking the port to the Mediterranean, Central America and the […]
10.07.2019

Trans-Pacific carriers ready extra loaders for peak season

The trans-Pacific trade is heading for another peak season of volatility with the US-China trade war creating uncertainty in the container shipping market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
10.07.2019

Maersk seizing Indian transshipment opportunities

India’s major public ports saw combined container throughput increase to 2.6 million TEU in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, up 7 percent from […]
10.07.2019

Lytle retiring as Oakland port chief

The Port of Oakland has hit record highs in container cargo volumes in each of the past two years. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Chris Lytle is retiring […]
10.07.2019

ILWU move on LA automation ‘a slippery slope’

The Port of Los Angeles has become a battleground as the ILWU attempts to thwart a move by APM Terminals to automate part of its Pier […]
10.07.2019

BNSF grapples with Elwood lot congestion

Truckers continue to battle turns of more than an hour at times in BNSF’s Lot 16 outside Chicago, where the railroad has instructed all empty containers […]
10.07.2019

E-commerce growth hits real-world transport obstacles

E-commerce retailers expect online sales to increase as much as 21 percent over the next three to five years, DHL Supply Chain found in its survey. […]
10.07.2019

Work slowdown hits DP World Nhava Sheva

Throughput at Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal in India in June plunged 35 percent from May, to 31,508 TEU. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. Unionized crane […]