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East Coast sees ‘land of opportunity’ In wake of West Coast port concerns

East Coast sees ‘land of opportunity’ In wake of West Coast port concerns

Mar 24, 2015 11:06 AM

East Coast ports look to see significant long-term container volume growth in the wake of West Coast labor and congestion issues, according to opening session speakers at the JAXPORT Logistics & Intermodal Conference.  »

by Paul Scott Abbott

 

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M&L Refrigerated Terminal Assesses Port Slowdown Impact

M&L Refrigerated Terminal Assesses Port Slowdown Impact

Mar 25, 2015 04:23 PM

The recent labor slowdown at U.S. Pacific coast ports, plus continuing congestion problems, could result in the loss of U.S. agricultural exports particularly in the time-sensitive perishable market according to a refrigerated terminal executive.  »

 

Panama Canal sets sights on new $17 billion expansion project

Mar 26, 2015 05:10 PM

As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion that would allow it to handle the world's biggest ships.  »

 

Beijing subsidies help China Cosco to higher full-year profit

Mar 26, 2015 05:09 PM

China Cosco , operator of the country's largest dry bulk fleet, posted a 54 percent rise in full-year profit, boosted by subsidies from Beijing amid a subdued market.  »

 
 

From our latest issue:

Alpine Fresh’s Yager sees South Florida as hub for Latin American produce trade

Alpine Fresh’s Yager sees South Florida as hub for Latin American produce trade

Mar 25, 2015 04:35 PM

As co-founder and chief executive officer of Miami-based produce leader Alpine Fresh Inc., Walter Yager has, over the past 27 years, learned the value of listening – an appreciation he passes along to future generations through coaching youth baseball.   »

 
Logistics platforms proliferate near Panama Canal entrance

Logistics platforms proliferate near Panama Canal entrance

Mar 24, 2015 07:49 AM

Transshipment hubs are vying for business from the Panama Canal expansion. Panama’s location is key for timely delivery to emerging Latin American markets.   »

 
VMA - Curbing Congestion at the 12th annual VMA International Trade Symposium - May 14, 2015
CONECT Northeast Trade and Transportation Conference March 31, 2015