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Yemen's Houthis Increase Pressure with Oil Port Attacks

Nov 10, 2022

Yemen's Houthi group is piling on pressure to extract economic gains in U.N.-led talks for an extended truce deal with attacks on oil ports in government-held areas, which officials say have disrupted crude exports, choking state revenues.Yemen's…

Trucker Blockades in Brazil Could Hit Ag Exports

Oct 31, 2022

Roadblocks in at least 12 Brazilian states by truckers who support outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro could affect agricultural exports in one of the world's top food producers, according to the head of a key state farm lobby.Bolsonaro lost Sunday's…

Port of Charleston Adding Near-dock Rail

Oct 31, 2022

South Carolina Ports will soon have near-dock rail and an inner-harbor barge operation to ensure fluidity and capacity for the Southeast supply chain.SC Ports officials and elected officials recently gathered in North Charleston to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Navy Base Intermodal Facility…

Trinidad Designing LNG Hub to Feed the Caribbean

Oct 27, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned gas company has started work on designing a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub that could help the Caribbean move away from oil-based power generation, the firm told Reuters.Trinidad is Latin America's largest LNG exporter and the project…

MRS 2022: Supply Chain Challenges to the Maritime Transportation System

Oct 26, 2022

Inland maritime transportation systems (MTS) play major roles in domestic and international supply chains, with unique challenges related to upstream and downstream sources disruption, accessibility and shifts in commodities, as well as demand and supply imbalances…

Italy Commissioner Gives OK for New LNG Terminal in Piombino

Oct 25, 2022

A state-appointed commissioner in Italy on Tuesday gave his formal go-ahead to the set up of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the port of Piombino, on the western coast of the country.Preparatory works by gas grid operator Snam for the infrastructure can start on Wednesday…

Tuscany Requests Costly Compensations for New Italian LNG Terminal

Oct 24, 2022

The region of Tuscany has asked for hundreds of millions of euros in investments in exchange for allowing a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Tuscan port of Piombino, the Italian region said.In a statement on Monday, the region's administration said it had approved the new terminal…

Transnet Agrees Wage Deal with Majority Labor Union

Oct 18, 2022

South African state-owned logistics firm Transnet said on Monday it had agreed a three-year wage deal with the union representing the majority of its workers, ending a two-week strike that had hit commodities exports and piled up millions in losses…

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…

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Reports Slight Growth Despite Ongoing Challenges

Oct 17, 2022

After nine months, the total throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 217.4 million tonnes, a slight increase of 0.8% compared to the same period last year. Despite the negative impact of the geopolitical and macroeconomic context, all cargo flows are recording growth…

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…

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