Intermodal

APM Maasvlakte II Terminal Opens

 APM Terminals Maasvlakte II held a ceremony  to celebrate the opening of the world’s most automated container terminal.   The  event that was attended by Dutch

Zim Offers Asia-US east coast service via Suez

 Israeli liner carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services is launching a new service between Asia and the U.S. East Coast via the Suez Canal at the end of May.   The

Energy Institute to Adopt Experience of Energy Firms

  Sochi hosted today the 14th meeting of the International Supervisory Board (ISB) of the Energy Delta Institute (EDI) as well as an international meeting of the

Kenya Eyes Inland Cargo Logistics Hub to Serve Nearby States

 Kenya aims to build a cargo logistics hub near the border with Uganda to receive and clear goods through customs that arrive by air, rail or road, easing pressure

Horizon's Hawaii Business Acquisition Cleared by DOJ

Horizon Lines, Inc. reported yesterday that, after a review by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, Horizon's proposed sales transaction with The

EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants to US Ports

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $5 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects at U.S. ports.   The selected projects in California,

Banks: Vessel Financing Increasingly Based on Energy Efficiency

 Banks are beginning to recommend efficiency retrofits to shipowners, and are using energy-efficiency data in deciding which vessels they finance—and which they won’t,

Cargo Ferry Project Moves Transport from Road to Sea

A new competitive and eco-friendly maritime transport concept, the Cargo Ferry project, was presented in Oslo today. The result of more than two years of work,

Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine to Add Bigger Vessels to its Fleet

 Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, Taiwnanese global shipping and logistics services company,  will take delivery of 14 large-sized ships over the next two years,

Star Bulk Adds Jennifer

 Star Bulk Carriers Corp has added M/V Star Jennifer (ex "Ore Hansa), a 82,290 dwt Kamsarmax bulk carrier, built in 2006, to its fleet.   The Company completed

Long Beach Cargo Rises Sharply in March

Port of Long Beach sees jump in shipments with easing of congestion   Cargo surged upward in March at the Port of Long Beach with a 32 percent increase over the same month last year,

Container Volumes Jump at Port of LA

Year-over-year Port of Los Angeles container volumes for March rise by 17 percent; second busiest month in port’s history   March containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 17.

Georgia Port Increases Container Traffic

 The Georgia Ports Authority increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs).

SC Ports See 14% Container Volume Growth

SC Ports Authority sustained double-digit container volume gains in March, reporting 14.3 percent fiscal year to date growth of twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) over the same period last year.

Officials Call for Freight Infrastructure Investment

Rep. Lowenthal to Head ‘Call to Action’ on Critical Need for Long-term Freight Infrastructure Funding; Congress Members and Goods Movement Stakeholders to Address

Access to Santos Port Back to Normal After Fire

Access to Brazil's largest port, Santos, was fully restored for cargo and passenger vehicles on Monday after one entrance had been partially blocked for a week

Brazil Port City Suspends Ultracargo Fuel Operations After Fire

The mayor of Santos suspended on Friday operations at a fuel storage warehouse in Brazil after a week-long fire at the facility operated by Ultracargo slowed exports from the country's largest port.

Traffic is Up Aboard BC Ferries

 Traffic is up on BC Ferries over the same period last year, with March showing increases of over 5 per cent for vehicles and nearly 4 per cent for passengers.    In March 2015,

Spotlight on Intermodal River Transport

Ingram Barge Company’s towboat, the M/V Miss Shirley, arrived at America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois, transporting containers via barge as part of

Blocked Entrance to Santos Port to Open Overnight

Trucks will be able to access a blocked entrance at Santos, Brazil's largest port, at night while firefighters finish extinguishing a blaze at a nearby fuel-storage facility,

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