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03.07.2019

Peak season capacity slashed on Asia-Europe

Carriers are taking a pessimistic view of the Asia-Europe peak season this year amid a slowdown in the major European economies and weakening factory output in […]
03.07.2019

US spring trucking surge arrives late

Spot market truckload pricing last month hit its highest point since January but was still depressed compared with 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Truckload dry-van spot rates […]
03.07.2019

Low-carbon fuels not just a stepping-stone solution

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) and biofuels could help the shipping industry meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2050 goal to halve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from […]
03.07.2019

More R&D needed for low-carbon marine fuels

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) and biofuels could help the shipping industry meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2050 goal to halve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from […]
03.07.2019

Rising US-Mexico trade squeezes Laredo truck capacity

US Customs agents in Laredo handled more than 2.3 million northbound trucks last year, a 6 percent increase from 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A lack of […]
02.07.2019

China-Europe rail services cut transit times

About 351,000 TEU were carried between China and Europe via rail last year, up 34 percent from 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Transit time on the China-Europe […]
02.07.2019

Technology not enough to fix marine terminals’ pain points

The technology is available and money can be gotten to add visibility into the black hole of the marine terminal, but increasing complexity caused by bigger […]
02.07.2019

Boston searching for new port director after CEO promotion

The challenges facing the new head of the ports department at the Massachusetts Port Authority will include overseeing a $300 million terminal upgrade that will add […]
02.07.2019

Data compartmentalization key to TradeLens carrier buy-in

The IBM- and Maersk-backed blockchain platform TradeLens might have reached the critical mass it requires in nabbing two more of the top six liner carriers in […]
02.07.2019

High port costs hurt Indian hub efforts: study

More large-size direct calls such as Adrian Maersk at APM Terminals Pipavav (above) are essential to meeting India’s evolving containerized trade demands. Photo credit: Maersk (India). […]