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2014 Media Kit

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Premium Article  Can China generate a dry bulk rebound?

International Trade - Nov 21 2014 at 10:28 AM

The dry bulk trades have been in the doldrums, as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) seems destined to bump along the bottom bringing little relief to beleaguered ship-owners. China is the key to the dry bulk sector. If supply and demand are to come into balance, it will begin there. But when? Read More »

Premium Article  Lynnterm: built on lumber, moving to steel

Breakbulk & Projects Breakbulk Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - Nov 19 2014 at 01:26 PM

Lynnterm: built on lumber, moving to steel

Located on the North Shore of Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, within a stone’s throw from the Second Narrows Bridge, Lynnterm not only provides break bulk cargo services to Western Canada’s industrial sector, but through Western Stevedoring, stevedore services to ports on the Mainland and Vancouver Island including the cruise industry and grain terminals at Port Metro Vancouver. Read More »

Premium Article  Multi-purpose terminals offer diversity, valuable service

Ports & Terminals Ports Break Bulk Port - Nov 17 2014 at 02:20 PM

Multi-purpose terminals offer diversity, valuable service

With more cargoes being transported by container, it’s no surprise that seaports are expanding and building container terminals. But don’t underestimate the importance of multi-purpose seaport terminals, which play an important role in attracting highly competitive breakbulk, bulk and roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) business. While their volumes fluctuate depending upon domestic and global supply and demand, these commodities dovetail with expanding manufacturing opportunities at home and abroad. Read More »

Premium Article  Air freight trajectory pointing up…for now

Air Cargo - Nov 04 2014 at 12:00 PM

Air freight trajectory pointing up…for now

The trajectory is pointing up. Most agree that 2014 will be better than last year and much better than 2012. But the larger question is whether this is the beginning of a sustained growth period in air freight or merely an interlude between slumps? Read More »

Premium Article  2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference held in Houston

Breakbulk & Projects Breakbulk - Nov 03 2014 at 09:30 AM

2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference held in Houston

The 2014 Breakbulk Quarterly Americas Conference was held at the George Brown Conference Center in Houston, TX from 9/30 through 10/02. This conference is the biggest event of its kind in North America which specializes on project and breakbulk cargos and associated logistics companies. Read More »

Premium Article  Suez Canal expansion project

Ports & Terminals Canal and Waterway - Oct 28 2014 at 10:14 AM

It is an ambitious project with an equally ambitious timetable that could impact global trade patterns for decades to come. The promise of not only upgrading the 145-year-old Suez Canal itself but also the adjacent land could have a transforming effect on the Egyptian economy. Read More »

Premium Article  Transshipment hubs play key role in growth of Mediterranean ports

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - Oct 28 2014 at 10:12 AM

Transshipment hubs play key role in growth of Mediterranean ports

The container ports of the Mediterranean often act as the transshipment hubs for the services running between Europe and Asia through the Suez Canal. In recent years, there has been a shift in growth to the Eastern Mediterranean ports like the Greek port of Piraeus and the Turkish ports of Ambarli (Istanbul) and Mersin. Read More »

Premium Article  Three pivotal Mediterranean economies

International Trade - Oct 28 2014 at 10:11 AM

Three pivotal Mediterranean economies

The economies of Italy, Greece and Turkey are pivotal to the economies of the Mediterranean Sea. These economies are stakeholders in a broader band of economic activity that links Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Read More »