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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…

Samskip Puts Multimodal Transport on the Norwegian Agenda

Nov 11, 2014

Samskip Multimodal presenting a ship model to the Norwegian Minister of Transport, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, last week, signalling its commitment to shortsea in specific and multimodal services, the company said.Samskip joined the Port of Oslo…

Fortis' Perry to Present at EEI Conference

Nov 08, 2014

Fortis Inc. President and Incoming CEO, Barry Perry, will present at the 49th Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Financial Conference in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, November 13, 2014 between 9:00 am and 9:40 am (Central Time).   A live and…

UK Road Haulage Market Offers Challenges

Nov 04, 2014

Hapag-Lloyd informs that the current situation of the UK Road Haulage market continues to face ongoing challenges as a result of increased cargo volumes through all UK ports and a general shortage of both vehicle, rail and driver availability…

St. Lawrence Seaway Arbitration May Avert Strike

Nov 03, 2014

The union that represents workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway has agreed to take a contract dispute to arbitration, avoiding a strike that would have shut the waterway linking the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.The union, Unifor, announced the news in a statement on Sunday evening…

Southern California Port Congestion

Oct 31, 2014

Hapag-Lloyd informs about the congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that has reached a critical point.I. Several container ships are anchoring off the harbor and waiting in line to berth. Now Vessels are also being delayed due to ongoing congestion…

Kalmar Bags 9 RTGs Order from Piraeus Container Terminal

Oct 28, 2014

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a repeat order for nine all-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) S.A. in Greece, a wholly-owned subsidiary of COSCO Pacific Limited. The cranes, four of which are the world's widest…

Crowley Transports Panama Canal Gate

Oct 26, 2014

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s heavy lift barge 455 4 successfully delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion. Crowley is scheduled to help transport all eight of the gates involved in the Pacific side lock…

Intercargo Appoints New Secretary General

Oct 10, 2014

Intercargo has appointed David Tongue as its new Secretary General. Mr. Tongue, took up the role on 8 October, following confirmation of the appointment by Intercargo’s Executive Committee which met in London on 7 October. Mr. Tongue brings with him a wealth of maritime experience…

U.S. Transport Growth Modest; More Ahead

Oct 09, 2014

Modest traffic growth trends continued during the first six months of 2014 across U.S. transportation sectors, with generally improving second quarter growth seen at airports, ports and toll roads, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. 'While…

APM Named 'Best Inland Service Provider'

Oct 07, 2014

8th Annual Express Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave, prominent Indian-based business gathering recognizes service excellence.APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. was named “Best Inland Service Provider” for the third time in three years at the recently concluded 8th Annual Express…

U.S. Maritime Security: The Portunus Concept

Sep 29, 2014

The mission of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is to strengthen United States’ security through development and application of world-class science and technology. LLNL seeks to enhance the nation’s defense; reduce the global threat from terrorism and weapons of mass destruction…

Cooperative Network Proves Attractive to Forwarders

Sep 22, 2014

Just one week on from its launch, the team have already processed hundreds of applications and started building its block of founding members, as well as receiving hundreds of website hits and requests for information.“This is as good a start as any network founder could hope for…

USDOT Award Tiger Vl Maritime Grants

Sep 15, 2014

American Association of Port Authorities
 (AAPA) say that after evaluating 797 applications totaling requests for $9 billion for FY 2014 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants, U.S. Department of Transportation…

FMC Public Forum on US Port Congestion

Sep 12, 2014

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Mario Cordero will hold a forum titled, 'U.S. Port Congestion: Examining Causes, Impact on Stakeholders, and Exploring Possible Solutions' on Monday, September 15, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in…

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