Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott

Trump presidency viewed as plus as ports seek infrastructure gains

Having Donald Trump in the White House is apt to help advance infrastructure improvements at ports and throughout the U.S. supply chain, the head of the AAPA (American Association of Port Authorities) said today.

Dec 06, 2016View Full Blog

Industry expert opens Breakbulk event noting ‘uncertainty’ for project market

The project cargo market continues to face uncertainty, according to an expert keynoting a major industry forum.

Sep 28, 2016 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

Hanjin box offloadings begin, some with ‘deliberate’ damage

With details generalized due to concerns of the beneficial cargo owner, the American Journal of Transportation today [Friday, Sept. 16] received a report that two containers of frozen fish offloaded from a Hanjin ship in the past week at an East Coast terminal had “crunched” doors and other highly unusual exterior damage.

Sep 16, 2016View Full Blog

Georgia Ports launch rail initiative to reach into ‘new battleground’

A new strategic rail initiative aims to further expand the market reach of the Port of Savannah not only throughout the Southeast but also the Midwest.

Sep 15, 2016View Full Blog

Gov. Pence visits North Carolina port

Count the Republican vice presidential candidate among those impressed with the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Port of Wilmington.

Aug 25, 2016View Full Blog

North Carolina Ports, CSX to begin Wilmington-Charlotte rail link

A new intermodal rail link to begin in September between the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Port of Wilmington and the CSX intermodal terminal in Charlotte is being touted as a game-changer.

Jul 19, 2016View Full Blog

E-commerce, lower East Coast rates, more inland ports offer opportunities for logistics

The logistics industry can expect to see increasing opportunities with the growth of e-commerce and greater demand for inland port facilities, while Savannah and other U.S. East Coast seaports can look to benefit from lower all-water rates, according to industrial real estate expert Curtis Spencer.

Apr 19, 2016View Full Blog

Nucor exec opens New Orleans event with plea for infrastructure, fair trade

Fair global trade practices and greater U.S. infrastructure investments are essential to the success of American business, a steel industry executive said today [April 13] in opening the Critical Commodities Conference in New Orleans.

Apr 13, 2016View Full Blog

Georgia seen surpassing NY/NJ as No. 1 East Coast containerport

Georgia’s governor and top ports executive each see the Peach State surpassing the Port of New York & New Jersey as having the No. 1 containerized cargo gateway on the U.S. East Coast, perhaps in as few as a dozen years.

Feb 08, 2016View Full Blog

Panama Canal administrator says inauguration on schedule for June

The administrator of the Panama Canal Authority – refuting a statement earlier this week by his second in command – says the expanded waterway should be ready for inauguration in June, following delays costing the authority more than a half billion dollars in revenue.

Jan 21, 2016View Full Blog