Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott

Favorable outlook for projects seen by keynoter at Breakbulk Americas

A favorable outlook is seen for energy-related project opportunities, according to engineering, procurement and construction company executive Ed Gore, speaking today [Wednesday, Oct. 18] in the opening keynote session of the 28th annual Breakbulk Americas conference and exhibition, hosted by Port Houston, which has drawn more than 4,000 registrants to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

Oct 18, 2017View Full Blog

Georgia’s Port of Savannah on pace to top 4 million TEUs

The Port of Savannah is on pace to top the 4 million mark in TEU this year, continuing to be the fastest-growing U.S. containerport, according to Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA).

Oct 12, 2017View Full Blog

Harvey can’t keep Texas ports down

While estimates of total economic losses related to Hurricane Harvey are climbing to nearly $200 billion, major Texas seaports have shown their resiliency, sustaining minimal damage to port infrastructure and with most operations having resumed by a week and a half after the storm’s initial landfall.

Sep 05, 2017View Full Blog

Railroads rebounding from Harvey impacts

Following a Labor Day weekend that had railroad crews continuing to be busy in recovery efforts from Harvey, rail operations have resumed in much of Texas, in some cases on a limited basis, with those in the far eastern part of the Lone Star State looking to be the last to get back online.

Sep 05, 2017 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

Texas ports looking to reopen by next week in Harvey’s wake

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, key Texas ports have sights on reopening by early next week [the week of Monday, Sept. 4].

Aug 29, 2017View Full Blog

Logistics facing talent shortage, Georgia summit attendees told

The logistics industry faces a serious labor shortage, according to opening session speakers at the Georgia Logistics Summit

May 16, 2017View Full Blog

Trade opportunity seen between Cuba and Port of New Orleans

Significant potential exists for trade between Cuba’s Port of Mariel and the Port of New Orleans, but U.S. trade policy and Cuban economic hurdles stand in the way, according to opening addresses today at the Cargo Connections Conference in New Orleans.

Apr 05, 2017View Full Blog

Trump administration must advance plan for infrastructure, JAXPORT conferees told

Advancement of extensive U.S. transportation infrastructure projects is imperative, according to presenters today in the opening panel discussion at the JAXPORT Logistics & Intermodal Conference.

Mar 21, 2017View Full Blog

Tractor Supply CEO urges servant leadership in logistics

A servant leadership approach is critical to enhancing the supply chain, according to the chief executive of the largest U.S. rural lifestyle retailer.

Feb 13, 2017View Full Blog

Economist sees East, Gulf coasts served by Cuba, Nova Scotia transshipment hubs

The U.S. East and Gulf coasts can expect to be significantly served by a pair of transshipment hubs – ideally in Cuba and Canada’s province of Nova Scotia – a leading port industry economist said today.

Feb 02, 2017View Full Blog