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Ten-day Dockworker Strike to Impact Portuguese Ports

Nov 05, 2015

Dockworkers in the Portuguese ports of Lisbon, Setubal and Figueira da Foz will go on a 10-day strike starting Nov. 14 to protest at a potential end of collective bargaining agreements, the stevedores union said in a statement.The ports to be affected by the strike are the third…

ISS Opens Office in Ukraine

Nov 03, 2015

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider, said it is continuing its expansion program in the Black Sea region with the opening of a new office in Ukraine.Situated in Odessa, this new base is…

UPS Plans $184 Mln Facility at London Gateway

Nov 02, 2015

UPS announced plans to construct a new 32,000-square-meter package sorting and delivery facility at the DP World London Gateway logistics site in the south east of England. At close to $184 million, this project constitutes one of UPS’s largest…

Ministerial Round Table at Felixstowe Port

Oct 31, 2015

Transport Minister Robert Goodwill MP has taken part in a round table discussion with transport leaders from the ports, road, rail freight and shipping industry at the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain. Mr Goodwill’s responsibilities…

Box Ship Demand Down

Oct 30, 2015

While, weak spot prices and higher futures prices created demand for oil tankers has boomed, bulk carriers have been hit by massive overcapacity, as Chinese demand for such commodities has collapsed, says latest report from the Economist. The…

West Calcasieu Port Board President Reelected

Oct 28, 2015

Sulphur businessman Joseph R. “Dick” Kennison has been reelected president of the West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners during the port board’s October monthly meeting. Kennison’s term is for one year. Also reelected by the five-member…

Port Automation Puts Labor on Notice

Oct 27, 2015

TEU Growth Forces Efficiency, Productivity DriveWhen Maersk subsidiary ADP Terminals (ADPT) launched APMT Maasvlakte 2, the world’s first fully automated container terminal in April, it did so against a background of months of acrimonious…

Emco Wheaton Grows Sales Team

Oct 26, 2015

Emco Wheaton, a manufacturer and supplier of equipment for liquid, gas and dry bulk products, has announced two additions to the Americas sales team with Holly Damude taking on the role of DRY-BREAK Product Specialist and Eric Rodriguez appointed as Territory Sales Manager…

Ruscon Sees Cargo Boost Despite Russian Downturn

Oct 16, 2015

Though Russian ports have seen a general decline in the number of containers handled, multimodal operator Ruscon reports it has seen its own numbers rise.Ruscon, a subsidiary of Russian container transport company Global Container Service (GCS)…

Ruscon is Russia's Top MTO

Oct 16, 2015

Despite a significant general decline in the number of containers handled in Russian ports, multimodal operator Ruscon has seen its own numbers rise. Ruscon, a subsidiary of leading Russian container transport company GCS, handled 65…

Spotlight on Links Between Maritime Transport and Sustainability

Oct 15, 2015

The 2015 Review of Maritime Transport, published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), underscored the role of maritime transport in helping implement a workable international sustainable development agenda. The…

J.B. Hunt: Boost in Intermodal Business

Oct 15, 2015

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, one of the largest transportation companies in North America, reported increased profits in the third quarter as demand grew for transporting shipping containers. The company reported third-quarter earnings of $115…

New Orleans Port to Host Maritime Workforce Summit

Oct 08, 2015

The Port of New Orleans is set to host the 2nd Annual Maritime Workforce Summit and Career Expo presented by WWL-TV’s ‘We Choose Louisiana.” Designed to expand awareness of the economic impact of commerce on the Lower Mississippi River and highlight career opportunities and pathways…

Advent Intermodal Delivers eModal Wharfage Module for NSW Ports

Oct 07, 2015

NSW Ports has successfully deployed Advent’s eModal wharfage module for Port Botany in Sydney and Port Kembla in Wollongong, says Advent Intermodal Solutions, a leading provider of IT-based intermodal solutions.  The wharfage solution is…

Azerbaijan to Get New Passenger Vessel This Year-end

Oct 06, 2015

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company  expects to get the first of the three passenger vessels being built currently at the Baku Shipbuilding & Repair Plant (Baku Shipyard LLC) until the end of 2015, reports the Trend. The cases of all three…

Logistics News

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

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