The Speech; The Response; The Hysteria; The Analysis; The Impact; The Unknowns

With public and private sector hysteria beginning to subside, an analysis of the impact of the statements by The Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, officials of the Trump Administration and Members of Congress and the texts (where available) of the announced policies and regulations to be implemented by the Trump Administration can commence.

Jun 19, 2017View Full Blog

Disintermediation or innovation

Freight rate pricing, public or private? - Neil Barni, president of CargoSphere shares his insight with AJOT readers.

May 04, 2017View Full Blog

The future of container shipping may be smaller than we think

In a post-commoditization era, niche ports will emerge as value differentiators.

Mar 03, 2017View Full Blog

Remember railroads when talking infrastructure

In a time defined in large part by polarization and rancor, one area of public policy remains remarkably popular among the American electorate: reinvigorating U.S. infrastructure.

Mar 01, 2017View Full Blog

The most promising markets of 2017: What’s hot, what’s not and how to stomach the risk in between

With 2016 properly packed away with the ribbons and glitter of the holidays, it’s time to face 2017, where new world leaders, political volatility and Mother Nature’s influence all promise to play influential roles. While the outlook for Emerging Market Economies (EME) going into 2017 is stable, uncertainty is on the increase with challenges stemming from the strong U.S. dollar and prospects for higher interest rates in advanced markets.

Jan 12, 2017View Full Blog

Stopping Tank Corrosion in the Transportation Sector

In truck, rail tankers and beyond, Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramics can stop corrosion, improve safety, extend equipment life and minimize maintenance and downtime

Aug 26, 2016 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

Lack of federal funds is leaving ro-ro ports high and dry

With new vehicle sales and production in North America still running at record levels, the region’s vehicle-handling ports are running out of room. Larger vessels, sometimes arriving in bunches, are putting more pressure on terminals and yard space. Land for expansion, meanwhile, is hotly contested because port authorities have competing claims on its use, whether with the much larger container trade, or with real estate developers keen to invest in waterfront property.

Aug 10, 2016View Full Blog

Opinion & Analysis: Ports as an Economic Opportunity for America

Recently, leaders from business and government, including Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez gathered at an event hosted by the White House National Economic Council (NEC) to discuss the promise and opportunity that ports hold not only for keeping America’s goods on the move, but for keeping America's economy on the upswing.

Mar 21, 2016View Full Blog