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San Diego gets it ...

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on January 31, 2013

As US ports slide further down the world scale of economic efficiency, confronting rising costs and stricter regulations, executives are realizing that sole reliance on pure maritime business is a slow route to oblivion. The largely forgotten port of San Diego is a prime example.

Fuel price leads carriers into the green business

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on May 30, 2012

Ever since container lines desperate to cut down on high fuel prices embraced slow steaming, shippers have been complaining about it. The days, and sometimes weeks, added to transit times disrupt their supply chains, increase the need for buffer stocks and simply cost them money.