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Containers Must be Weighed Before Shipping

Dec 01, 2014

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to make it mandatory to weigh loaded containers before they are transported by sea. This will enhance safety and prevent pollution of the marine environment.In the future…

Petrobras’ Could Cut Logistics Costs by R$1 bi

Nov 30, 2014

One of a series of management improvement measures adopted by Petrobras in the last two years, the Logistics Infrastructure Optimization Program (Infralog) should generate approximately R$1.8 billion (US$719 million) in savings for the company…

Little Change for November’s Logistics Confidence Index

Nov 29, 2014

Little month-to-month change as the November Stifel Logistics Confidence Index increased only 0.1 points to 59.0. Compared to November 2013, the overall index is up 1.9 points however, this is down from the October year-over-year increase of 3…

PSA Chairman Receives Belgium Award

Nov 28, 2014

On 27 November 2014, PSA Group Chairman Fock Siew Wah was conferred the national distinction ‘Commander of the Order of the Crown’ from His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium for his merit, dedication and services rendered to the Kingdom of Belgium…

Gazprom to Partner Turkey to Supply Gas

Nov 27, 2014

Moscow hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey.The meeting addressed the issues of strategic partnership…

Thompson Joins Rand Logistics’ Board of Directors

Nov 24, 2014

Rand Logistics, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Kirk Thompson as a Class II director. Thompson, the current chairman of the board of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., brings the number of directors to six and is the first…

US Port Congestion Hides Deeper Issues

Nov 24, 2014

Ports on the U.S. West Coast are currently suffering from chronic congestion, but are there deeper issues affecting their performance? Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance Benchmarks compares capacity and performance…

Terex Scoops 2 IBJ Awards

Nov 24, 2014

Terex® Quaymate M50 mobile harbour crane is Crane of the Year – Dr. Mathias Dobner honoredRotterdam/Düsseldorf, 24 November 2014 – Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has been successful in two categories of this year’s awards, presented by the…

Descartes Acquires Airclic

Nov 20, 2014

Descartes Systems has acquired Airclic Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $29.7 million, the company announced today.Airclic's cloud-based mobile solutions help streamline and automate last mile logistics processes, a key piece of…

CEVA is SuperGroup's Freight Manager

Nov 19, 2014

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has been awarded a long term contract to provide freight management services to SuperGroup, owner of famous fashion brands including SuperDry.The contract award…

Record Growth Continues at Georgia's Ports

Nov 17, 2014

The Georgia Ports Authority reported that its terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined 2.79 million tons of freight in October, a record for the authority.'Strong growth across all key sectors of our business is an indication…

Retailers Head North of England

Nov 16, 2014

A shortage of inland transport capacity and increased waiting times for lorries at ports in the south of England have brought an uplift in the volume of containers to the Port of Liverpool.Over the last 12 months Metro Shipping has transferred…

CaroTrans Assures Seamless Transport on US West Coast

Nov 14, 2014

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces their U.S. West Coast port readiness program to address potential supply chain disruptions. Congestion and current labor issues are impacting the flow of cargo at U…

FMC Commissioner Doyle Weighs In

Nov 13, 2014

Commissioner William P. Doyle's remarks at the Commission Briefing on Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Port Congestion Forum, November 13 2014 in Baltimore, MD.  Commissioner Doyle's remarks, as follows:On October 1, 2014, Commissioner…

Aden Port Regains Transshipment Business

Nov 12, 2014

Aden Port Development Company and a number of its staff received the giant container ship Ever Logic of Evergreen Shipping Line with a length of 335 meters and a tonnage of 8452 TEU, which berthed at ACT on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 to discharge transit containers to neighboring ports…

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Maersk Teams Up with Shanghai Port on Green Methanol Shipping Fuel

Maersk Teams Up with Shanghai Port on Green Methanol Shipping Fuel

Techcross Smart Platform Leverages Data for Customer Services

Techcross Smart Platform Leverages Data for Customer Services

SSY Hires Wang to Drive LNG Business in China

SSY Hires Wang to Drive LNG Business in China

First LNG Bunker Ship Launched in China for Fratelli Cosulich Group

First LNG Bunker Ship Launched in China for Fratelli Cosulich Group

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