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Port Report: Rotterdam Throughput Stays Strong Despite Russia Decline

Jul 26, 2022

The volume of total cargo throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 0.8% higher in the first half of the year (233.5 million tonnes) than in the same period in 2021 (231.6 million tonnes). In many segments, the war in Ukraine led to significant changes…

Protests Halt Cargo Movement at Port of Oakland

Jul 21, 2022

Protesting truckers stopped traffic on Wednesday at a Northern California port, one of the busiest in the United States, as they demonstrated against a new state labor law that makes it harder for independent truckers to operate.Drivers picketed…

Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022: Long Term Fixes, But What’s in It for the Short Term?

Jun 17, 2022

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (the Act) was signed by President Biden on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The long term fixes, which require Federal Maritime Commission rule-making, establishes additional requirements requiring the FMC to issue rules related to certain fee assessments…

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

Jun 16, 2022

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which lawmakers say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs.The bipartisan bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 369-42 vote earlier this week…

LOGISTEC NamesTrudel VP and Corporate Controller

Jun 15, 2022

Montréal-based marine logistics company LOGISTEC Corporation announces it has appointed Dany Trudel, CPA, auditor, as Vice-President and Corporate Controller, as of May 9. He succeeds Carl Delisle, CPA, auditor, who is now the Chief Financial Officer…

Wärtsilä Acquires PortLink Global

Jun 15, 2022

Wärtsilä Voyage acquired PortLink Global, a global port solutions company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. The move is intended to speed Wärtsilä Voyage along its path towards creating an end-to-end connected maritime ecosystem.The transaction was signed and closed in June 2022…

DP World to Operate Logistics Park at Jeddah Port

Jun 13, 2022

DP World is to operate a logistics park at the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah, according to the kingdom's port authority which on Monday invited media to the contract signing on June 19.The invitation said it was DP World's first logistics park in Saudi Arabia…

Amazon Exec to Jump to Logistics Startup Flexport as CEO

Jun 08, 2022

Dave Clark, the Amazon.com Inc executive who built a delivery arm to rival major cargo companies, will join logistics technology startup Flexport as chief executive in September, he said Wednesday in a LinkedIn post.Amazon announced last week…

Wilhelmsen Port Services Established

Jun 08, 2022

On June 7, 2022 Wilhelmsen launched its Port Services, according to the company setting a unique course for the future of the ships agency industry and the entire port ecosystem. One of the key steps taken already is to establish and internal incubator for new innovations and solutions…

China Lockdowns Impeding Supply Chain Recovery -US Treasury Secretary

May 18, 2022

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that COVID-19 lockdowns in China appear to be impeding the flow of goods and hampering global supply chains and a broader slowdown in growth in the world's No. 2 economy could have global spillover effects that warrant close attention…

Valenciaport Notes that War, Inflation, Shortages Hamper Spanish Export Activity

May 18, 2022

Between January and April, the number of containers full of cargo (export) fell by 12.72% and those unloaded (import) increased by 6.96%The geopolitical situation, the war in Ukraine, the increase in the cost of energy and the shortage of raw materials are weighing down export activity…

DB Schenker Opens New Terminal in Finland

May 10, 2022

Logistics company DB Schenker said it has opened a new, highly sustainable cargo terminal in Finland for the Tampere region. With this terminal, which is located in nearby Lempäälä, DB Schenker is expanding its green distribution services in Finland…

The Supply Chain: As Empty Containers Stack Up in the U.S., Challenges Persist

Apr 19, 2022

According to a recent analysis by Container xChange, one of the many challenges for the supply chain now is the overflowing container depots in the U.S. and the pileup of empties that will push the container prices further downwards in the mid-term…

SC Ports Reports All-time Monthly Container Record

Apr 13, 2022

South Carolina Ports reported an all-time container record in March, marking the 13th consecutive month of cargo records at the Port of Charleston.“As we continue to handle record volumes on our terminals, SC Ports is working alongside our maritime…

US Offshore Wind: Figuring Out the Business

Apr 07, 2022

If awards were given for dominating the sustainable energy spotlight, offshore wind (OSW) would surely be in line for top honors.Consider:Big money: BOEM’s February sale of New York Bight offshore wind development rights drew a record $4.37 billion in developers’ bids…

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

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