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The Hearsay Portal: part 1 of 2

Jul 03, 2012

Dr. Jim Giermanski (Chairman, Powers Global Holdings, Inc.) and Chris Giermanski (Director of International Operations, Transportation Services, Inc.) weigh in on the balance between facilitating trade and guaranteeing cargo identity and quantity - and what CPB needs to do to achieve just that…

ISS: New Regional Team & Ops Division

Jul 02, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services has announced its new regional team for Europe and North Africa following the creation of its new operations division. Reflecting ISS’ transition from eight regional profit centers within two hemispheres to four world regions and Japan…

SBS Names Colter as VP Finance

Jun 27, 2012

Global transportation provider SBS Worldwide has appointed Certified Public Accountant Don Colter as Vice President of Finance, USA.In his new role, Mr. Colter is tasked with strengthening the financial function of the company’s US business…

Customs Officers’ Strike in Brazil Disrupts Major Ports

Jun 27, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services, advises that strikes by Brazilian customs officers are disrupting major ports and that the clearance of imported goods has slowed significantly.  The company reports that unless this week’s negotiations with the…

Industry Looks to RAMP Act to Meet Dredging Needs

Jun 26, 2012

Silt accumulation and dredging that's been postponed for years have prevented the full use of U.S. waterways and ports, maritime industry leaders said last month. Hundreds of U.S. ports and harbors are meant to be maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to foster navigation…

INSIGHTS: Sean T. Connaughton

Jun 25, 2012

Sean Connaughton, Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia, oversees seven state agencies with more than 9,700 employees and combined annual budgets of $5 billion. But this transportation professional is perhaps best known to MarineNews readers as the U…

Ship Stowage 'Bible' New Edition

Jun 19, 2012

‘Thomas’ Stowage’, primarily aimed at the general cargo/bulk markets, incluides information on bulk oil, chemical and gas cargoesWithin the 365-page reference work are paragraphs dedicated to the liquid chemical cargoes, tank cleaning, tank coating…

May is Busiest Ever for Port of Los Angeles

Jun 14, 2012

Port of Los Angeles Container Volumes Increase 5.5% in May; 731,352 TEUs Reflect Busiest May in Port History; The Port of Los Angeles has released its May 2012 cargo volumes.   Imports increased by 2.7 percent, from 360,969 Twenty-Foot Equivalent (TEU) containers in May 2011 to 370…

MSC Refit Team Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Jun 14, 2012

Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, commander, Military Sealift Command, recognized 82 MSC military and civilian employees with commendations for their role in refitting USS Ponce (AFSB(I)-15) during a ceremony yesterday on Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Ponce…

Descartes to Acquire IES

Jun 13, 2012

Descartes Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Integrated Export Systems Business; Adds a Robust Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker Community Specializing in Processing Shipments Originating in Asia.Descartes Systems Group, the global…

Vale: Banking on Big in Brazil

Jun 04, 2012

A full range of risk awaits Vale’s new transport strategy. Are they on the right course? Vale do Rio Doce, the second largest mining company in the world, is facing various challenges in 2012. These include low iron ore prices in the international market…

CMA CGM Logistics to Open New Office in New Jersey

Jun 01, 2012

After opening offices in Germany, Jordan, Vietnam and Malaysia, the turn has now come to the USA for a new CCLog office.CMA CGM Logistics (CCLog), a subsidiary of CMA CGM Group, dedicated to the development of integrated logistics solutions…

Contract Awarded for First FLRSU

Jun 01, 2012

Wison Offshore & Marine Announces Award for construction of World’s First Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit.Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd., a subsidiary of the Wison Group, announced today the successful award of a contract by the Exmar group for engineering…

Expanded Panama Canal:

May 31, 2012

A Bang or Whimper for Supply Chains. The expansion of the Panama Canal has been heralded as a game changer for the maritime shipping industry. However, the impact of the expanded Canal is still unclear. The port community and shipping lines are placing costly bets on the outcome…

Troy Container Line Opens New Station in Savannah

May 30, 2012

Troy Container Line announced it will open a new container freight station on June 1, 2012 in Savannah, Georgia.  Located just eight miles from the Port of Savannah, the new CFS location is strategically placed between Charleston and Miami…

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Port of Seattle Breaks Ground on Maritime Innovation Center

Port of Seattle Breaks Ground on Maritime Innovation Center

Estonia Says Russia Removed Navigation Buoys on Border River

Estonia Says Russia Removed Navigation Buoys on Border River

As China's Renewable Energy Soars, Coal Peak in Sight

As China's Renewable Energy Soars, Coal Peak in Sight

Pelagus 3D, Immensa Partner Up to Service Maritime and Energy Industries

Pelagus 3D, Immensa Partner Up to Service Maritime and Energy Industries

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