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19.06.2019

Tech firm sees long haul ahead for autonomous trucks

Ike is limiting over-the-road tests of autonomous truck prototypes while focusing on long-term development of a long-haul system. Photo credit: Ike Robotics. Autonomous trucks may be […]
19.06.2019

Shippers’ council: Low-sulfur BAF ‘not just another surcharge’

A wider partnership is needed across the industry ahead of the International Maritime Organization’s 0.5% sulfur cap that will be imposed on Jan. 1, 2020. Photo […]
19.06.2019

Intermodal key to shippers despite current weakness

Domestic container volume is 5.2 percent on a rolling three-month basis, pulling intermodal towards a second consecutive quarter of recession. Photo credit: BNSF Railway. US shippers […]
19.06.2019

Analysts: Years of price volatility after IMO low-sulfur switch

The availability of low-sulfur fuel in ports around the world is uncertain with limited clarity of customer demand and logistics issues. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers frustrated […]
19.06.2019

US logistics growth losing steam after 2018 boost

US logistics costs that rose 11.4 percent last year will drop back to a more modest growth rate this year, but CSCMP and A.T. Kearney don’t […]
19.06.2019

GCT Bayonne plans full-day appointment system

Trucks arriving at the gates of GCT Bayonne in the Port of New York and New Jersey won GCT Bayonne is preparing to extend its appointment […]
18.06.2019

Industry lobbies to pull tariffs on port equipment

ZPMC cranes in Wilmington, North Carolina. These cranes are subject to a 25 percent tariff under the latest list being reviewed by a division of the […]
18.06.2019

India’s Concor looks to expand beyond rail

India’s Concor saw its domestic and international containerized movement jump 8 percent in fiscal year 2018-19, with combined lifts hitting 3.82 million TEU. Photo credit: APM […]
18.06.2019

Investors aligning with IMO 2050 emissions goals

Leading international banks Citi, Societe Generale, and DNB worked with industry leaders to create the Poseidon Principles, an agreement to disclose climate alignment of shipping portfolios. […]
18.06.2019

Multipurpose index flat in face of slowing economy

  Crated project cargo being discharged from a multipurpose vessel. Credit: Shutterstock Chartering activity for the slice of multipurpose/heavylift (MPV/HL) shipping measured by Toepfer’s Multipurpose Index […]