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2014 Media Kit

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Premium Article  Georgia and Army Corp. ink dredging agreement

Ports & Terminals Ports - Oct 20 2014 at 01:36 PM

The long anticipated agreement was inked between US Army Corp of Engineers, GPA and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the dredging of the channel to the Port of Savannah. Dredge bids are expected to be signed by end of the month. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Virginia makes noteworthy improvements to efficiencies; volumes up

Ports & Terminals Ports - Oct 20 2014 at 01:18 PM

The Port of Virginia offers big advantages to steamship lines and shippers on multiple levels. It offers access to the large mid Atlantic market and a region between Hampton Roads and Richmond that some would like to see merged into a “mega region” to make it one of the top markets in the United States. The port provides connections to major worldwide markets. Read More »

Premium Article  IANA Intermodal EXPO draws more than 1,700 leaders to Long Beach

Intermodal - Oct 15 2014 at 01:39 PM

IANA Intermodal EXPO draws more than 1,700 leaders to Long Beach

The Intermodal Association of North America’s 32nd annual IANA Intermodal EXPO brought more than 1,700 industry leaders together Sept. 21-23 at Southern California’s Long Beach Convention Center for hot-topic educational sessions, networking opportunities and a show floor filled with exhibit booths of railroads, seaports, equipment providers and others. Read More »

Premium Article  MCS has mix, pier congestion is problematic

Ports & Terminals Terminals Terminal Operator - Oct 09 2014 at 09:08 AM

Marine Container Services (MCS), headquartered in Newark, NJ, four miles from PT Newark, is a good example of a logistics provider that offers many services to shippers utilizing the port terminals encompassing the Port of New York/New Jersey. Consequently, its president and founder, Joe Noonan, also has insight as to the many issues the port currently faces. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of New York/New Jersey faces growth issues

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - Oct 08 2014 at 12:57 PM

Port of New York/New Jersey faces growth issues

The Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) plays a key role for commerce on the US East Coast. It particularly serves the local New York metropolitan area – a location that encompasses nearly 20 million people, the largest in the United States. Read More »

Premium Article  Inlanders: Inland ports key to improving North American port system

Ports & Terminals - Sep 22 2014 at 12:49 PM

The rise of inland ports connected by rail and road is just beginning. It offers some tantalizing solutions to infrastructure problems that gridlock supply chains and turn highways into parking lots. Additionally, when coupled with enterprise and free trade zones they provide fertile ground for economic development. So why haven’t they caught on? Read More »

Premium Article  Lessons from the M-580

Ports & Terminals - Sep 22 2014 at 12:45 PM

Lessons from the M-580

It seemed like a good plan, a very good plan. The idea was to provide a tug/container barge service between the northern California ports of Stockton and Oakland. Clearly the service would help relieve highway congestion, improve terminal efficiency, allow better service for heavy outbound boxes and on top of everything be an environmentally sound scheme. But the best laid plans of mice and men… generally go awry when double handling is involved. Read More »

Premium Article  Addressing the needs of intermodal trucking

Intermodal - Sep 22 2014 at 11:51 AM

Addressing the needs of intermodal trucking

Editor’s Note: Ken Kellaway, president, CEO and co-founder of RoadOne, has been in the trucking business for close to three decades. He is known as one of the drayage industry’s strategic thinkers. The shortage of drivers and ports’ congestion issues are the challenges Kellaway addresses in his assessment of the industry. Read More »

Premium Article  Rotterdam short sea facilities complement Port

Ports & Terminals - Sep 22 2014 at 11:50 AM

The Port of Rotterdam is continuing to develop new facilities for the waterborne transportation of containers, including short sea and inland river shipping, and in the process taking thousands of containerized truckloads off Dutch highways and reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Read More »

Premium Article  FEC developments offer intermodal efficiencies for Florida and beyond

- Sep 22 2014 at 11:43 AM

FEC developments offer intermodal efficiencies for Florida and beyond

Rail intermodal - the transporting of shipping containers and truck trailers on railroad flat cars - is on a roll and growing rapidly. In fact, according to the Association of American Railroads, U.S. rail intermodal volume in 2013 was a record 12.8 million containers and trailers, breaking the previous record set in 2006. Read More »