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Hungary's New Container Terminal Aims to Boost Ukrainian Grains Shipments

Oct 18, 2022

Europe's largest land-based container terminal started operating near Hungary's border with Ukraine on Tuesday, aiming to increase shipments of Ukrainian grains via Hungary to Adriatic ports.The East-West Gate terminal, built at a cost of about 40 billion forints ($95…

Transnet Strike Costing Miners $44 Million a Day

Oct 13, 2022

South African miners are losing 815 million rand ($44 million) in export revenue per day due to an ongoing strike at state-owned logistics firm Transnet which has hit commodity exports, an industry body said on Thursday.Transnet's freight rail…

Container Shipping Market: Plunging Rates and Blank Sailings

Oct 06, 2022

Peter Sand, the chief analyst of Xeneta discuss recent trends in the container shipping market, from plunging spot rates to blank sailings.The container shipping market has enjoyed a prolonged historic, and somewhat unexpected bull run, as COVID…

South Africa's Port Workers to Strike Over wages

Oct 05, 2022

Workers at South Africa's state-owned logistics firm Transnet will go on strike starting this Thursday over a wage dispute, two labor unions said, in a move that could halt the export of key minerals and other cargo.Transnet has been operating below capacity due to a shortage of locomotives…

Lithium-ion Batteries: Fire Risks and Loss Prevention Measures in Shipping

Oct 03, 2022

About the Author: Captain Rahul Khanna is Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. A marine professional with 26 years of experience within the Shipping and Maritime industry, Captain Khanna served more than 14 years on board merchant ships in all ranks…

New Loading Equipment Delivered to Port Milwaukee

Sep 28, 2022

New loading equipment was recently delivered to Port Milwaukee for The DeLong Co., Inc. agricultural maritime export facility.The Made in America ship loader traveled more than 1,500 miles by barge from New Orleans, up the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers to Jones Island…

Port of Los Angeles Offering Incentives for Zero-emission Trucks

Sep 28, 2022

The Port of Los Angeles announced the release of $5 million in voucher incentives for zero-emission trucks to operate at the port. The move, which marks the first in a series of incentive programs that will be funded by the port’s recently enacted Clean Truck Fund (CTF)…

Collapsing Spot Rates, Falling Capacity define Far East to U.S. Container Trade

Sep 22, 2022

In its latest Container Freight Rate Update note, Xeneta covers the average capacity and blank sailings on the Far East to the US West Coast while we head into the not-so-traditional peak season.The average capacity offered from the Far East…

Liverpool Dockworkers Launch Two-week Strike Over Pay Dispute

Sep 20, 2022

Over 500 dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool, one of Britain's largest container ports, have launched a two-week strike over pay, the Unite trade union said on Tuesday, adding to a wave of industrial unrest caused by soaring inflation.The Liverpool strike from Sept…

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

Sep 19, 2022

“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.” –Charles KetteringJust for fun, try asking a friend a few questions.  Who developed the telephone?  Chances are that your friend will reply, Alexander Graham Bell…

US Railroad Strike Averted

Sep 15, 2022

Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden's administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond…

Biden Administration Earmarks $20.3 Million for PhilaPort Expansion

Sep 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Biden Administration has awarded The Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) $20.3 million to construct a new 100,000 square-foot warehouse at the Tioga Marine Terminal, as well as safety and efficiency…

duisport and Port of Antwerp-Bruges Partner on Energy Transition, Infrastructure

Sep 15, 2022

duisport and Port of Antwerp-Bruges signed a long-term cooperation agreement establishing avenues for cooperation on energy transition, hinterland connections and infrastructure as the partners aim to help stabilize and improve supply chains…

US Government Makes Contingency Plans for Rail Shutdown

Sep 14, 2022

President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday made contingency plans aiming to ensure deliveries of critical goods in the event of a shutdown of the U.S. rail system while pressing railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a work stoppage affecting freight and passenger service…

NVOCCs Caught in the Middle of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Sep 13, 2022

NVOCCs are caught in the middle of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 requirements for reporting demurrage and detention; FMC needs to pump the brakes and allow the industry to catch upThe Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, passed by Congress without industry input and signed into law on June 16…

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