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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…

San Pedro Bay Ports Update on CAAP

Sep 25, 2015

Environmental teams from the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach will hold a joint community workshop on Oct. 14 to gather input on the next update of the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). Initially adopted in 2006 and updated in 2010…

SC Line Begins Service to Cuba from Port Everglades

Sep 25, 2015

Shipping company SC Line has started up service between Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades and Cuba, reports Sun Sentinel. The cargo and cruise vessels no longer require a special license to ply between US and Cuba. SC Line can serve…

China Probes Shipping Lines

Sep 25, 2015

Seven of Chinese state departments are investigating four local shipping companies over allegations that they have levied arbitrary and excessive charges for port services following complaints from foreign trade firms, reports Reuters. The…

Crowley Offers LNG Training at JaxPort

Sep 21, 2015

Crowley Maritime Corporation recently participated as one of several Gas Technology Institute (GTI) funding collaborators to bring liquefied natural gas (LNG) awareness training to 150 stakeholders and first responders in Jacksonville.GTI…

China Pushes Maritime Silk Road to Asean

Sep 21, 2015

China made its pitch to ASEAN members to promote its Maritime Silk Road plans. China has said it will finish negotiations on upgrading the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area called CAFTA by the end of this year, said Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli. He…

SDV: New Logistics Hub at Port of Le Havre

Sep 14, 2015

SDV Logistique Internationale  recently signed a preliminary agreement for the construction of a warehouse on the Parc Logistique du Pont de Normandie 2 (PLPN2) platform at the Port of Le Havre.  This project is divided into two successive…

Maersk Cuts 16% West Central Asia-Europe

Sep 09, 2015

Maersk Line, the container shipping unit in the A.P. Moller-Maersk group in Copenhagen, says it will cut about 16% of its capacity on the West Central Asia-Europe trade lane. 'In our continuous effort to provide our customers with an attractive…

Maersk Introduces Surcharge Refrigerated and Intermodal

Sep 08, 2015

The Danish shipping company Maersk Line informed its customers that it will introduce a new code of surcharge controlled atmosphere (SatarCare) to containers with refrigerated goods, from next September 15. This surcharge, according to the shipping company…

Qatar Onslaught of LNG Supply to Shake-up the Market

Aug 26, 2015

Gas giant  Qatar is the world’s top supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), but in the coming five years it could be surpassed by Australia, a shift which could weigh on its dominance in Asia, reports Reuters. Asia accounts for almost…

India to Focus on Coastal Shipping

Aug 25, 2015

The Indian ministry of shipping unveiled its vision document for Coastal Shipping, Tourism and Regional Development on Monday at Dona Paula, Goa at the 16th meeting of Maritime States Development Council (MSDC), reports Times of India. The…

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