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Troy Expands again with Savannah, GA Freight Station

May 29, 2012

Georgia-Based Warehouse Marks 21st Export Receiving Station for International Shipper. Troy Container Line, one the world’s largest American-owned NVOCCs, today announced it will open a new container freight station on June 1, 2012 in Savannah…

ICS: ACP Canal Fee Increase 'Unacceptable'

May 25, 2012

Plans to increase toll charges for the Panama Canal are ‘rushed, excessive and likely to cause further problems for shipping companies’ given the fragile state of economic recovery, say shipowners.  The International Chamber of Shipping…

FMC: Power, Enforcement and – Your Risk

May 22, 2012

Don’t Risk an Expensive Run-in with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission. For the first time in years, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (“FMC”) has a full complement of five Commissioners and a renewed commitment to enforce the Shipping Act of 1984 (as amended…

APS Stevedoring Starts Portland Auto Terminal

May 22, 2012

APS Stevedoring LLC, an auto and general/breakbulk cargo stevedoring company headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., recently added to its terminal and stevedoring locations with Hyundai Motor’s Portland, Oregon, Terminal 6 - Berth 601 auto terminal…

SBS Worldwide Appoints New Operations Manager

May 22, 2012

Global transportation provider SBS Worldwide has appointed Lars Hansen as Regional Vice President of Operations, South East USA.Mr. Hansen will play a key role in ensuring the further development of the company’s ability to analyse, design…

Container Industry Needs to Improve Says Report

May 21, 2012

Industry-wide vessel container service schedule reliability improved, but carriers’ service standards for some commercial processes fall short says Drewry's latest reportDrewry Maritime Research’s new quarterly report 'Carrier Performance…

Finally! At Last – Customs Admits Risk!

May 18, 2012

For many years the Congress, GAO, and I many times, have criticized Customs and Border Protection (CBP) or not addressing or even acknowledging the security risks and loss of revenue from an antiquated, and ineffective in-bond systems that serves…

6,000 Tonne Carrier Block Prepares to Leave Portsmouth

May 15, 2012

The public in Portsmouth caught their first glimpse of the giant forward section of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH today, as it was loaded out of the hall at BAE Systems’ facility at Portsmouth Naval Base in preparation for its departure to Rosyth. Using a fleet of remote controlled transporters…

Aveva Launches New Software

May 10, 2012

On May 10, 2012 AVEVA (LSE:AVV) announced the release of an exciting new software product family for the marine and EPC market, AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management. Comprising the products AVEVA Material, AVEVA Planning and AVEVA Production…

Drydocks World Adjourns Decree 57 Directions Hearing

May 07, 2012

Following on from Drydocks World Dubai LLC and Drydocks World LLC (together the “Drydocks World - Dubai”) filing for Decree 57 on 1 April 2012, Drydocks World has confirmed that its restructuring remains on track and has the support of its lenders to its restructuring proposals by Q3 2012…

Omega Morgan Names McCalla CEO/President

May 07, 2012

Omega Morgan, one of the West Coast’s leading heavy equipment transport companies, has named John McCalla CEO/President. McCalla comes to Omega Morgan from Warn Industries, also located in Portland. McCalla began his career as a project engineer at General Motors and then joined Warn Industries…

ABS Nautical wins Two More Clients

May 01, 2012

ABS Nautical Systems Sign Two New Customer in Greece.   ABS Nautical Systems has signed contracts with TMS Bulkers Ltd. and TMS Dry Ltd. for use of its NS5 Enterprise software.  The Greece based bulk carrier operating companies for the TMS…

AMP: Jones Act Fleet Can Meet Demand

Apr 26, 2012

American Maritime Partnership (AMP) Tells Congress That American Fleet Can Meet Additional Demand If Sunoco Refinery Closes Corrects Erroneous EIA Report.In written testimony to the U.S. Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, the American Maritime…

iCargo Launches EU-Funded Logistics Program

Apr 23, 2012

iCargo, the pan-European cargo and logistics project part funded by the EU, has formally launched its three and a half year framework program. The project, formally titled “Intelligent Cargo in Efficient and Sustainable Global Logistics Operations” includes research…

ACP to Modify Pricing Structure

Apr 23, 2012

Panama Canal proposes tolls adjustments and creates new market segments to reflect real value of the route and better serve its customers.New market segments by vessel type are created and consultation period with interested parties begins.The…

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