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01.07.2019

HMM move to THE Alliance cuts 2M trans-Pacific coverage

HMM will join Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express (ONE), and Yang Ming as a full member of THE Alliance in a 10-year agreement starting April 1, 2020. […]
29.06.2019

LA City Council rejects APM automation permit

Despite Friday’s vote by the Los Angeles City Council, APM said it hopes its permit request for an automation project at Pier 400 will be resolved […]
29.06.2019

Eastbound trans-Pac spot rate jump belies peak season forecasts

Spot rates in the eastbound trans-Pacific this week got a pop from the pending July 1 GRIs, but economists are predicting a slow-growth year for the […]
28.06.2019

PSA India moves to speed import discharges at JNPT

Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals handled 143,783 TEU during April-May, the first two months of fiscal 2019-20, a three-fold increase from 48,487 TEU a year earlier. Photo […]
28.06.2019

Mega-ship calls keep pressure on European hubs

Shippers using the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp (above) regularly face barge shipping delays. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The enormous ripple effect mega-ship calls are placing on […]
28.06.2019

US regulator warns truckers to act before ELD deadline

As the final ELD deadline approaches, the FMCSA is preparing a final rule on truck driver hours of service, Administrator Ray Martinez told the SMC3 Connections […]
28.06.2019

West Coast ports investing aggressively to regain market share

Exchanges of 10,000 containers or more from a single vessel call are now standard in Los Angeles-Long Beach. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The landlord US West Coast […]
28.06.2019

Ocean carriers turning over a new (green) leaf

There are no technologies that will enable the maritime industry to hit its 2023 emissions reduction goa, so that short-term goal must be met using operational […]
28.06.2019

Permit denial would not block Los Angeles automation: APM

An APM letter to a Los Angeles city councilman says the construction permit sought for Pier 400 is needed only to install electrical charging stations. If […]
27.06.2019

Houston adds $300,000 for channel widening study

A $10.6 million engineering study will determine the work to be done to widen the channel into the port of Houston and also dredge parts of […]