As the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions gains momentum, the undercurrent of seismic cultural shifts is creating a challenging business landscape for energy companies to flourish. Indeed, varied energy-specific concerns continue to dominate the news cycle—both intra-industry related to technology modernization, scalability, adaptability, generational recruitment and more as well as environmental, societal, and cultural issues of consumer resonance.
Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AGTC) Executive Director Peter Friedmann has again warned that the lack of a West Coast labor contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) could be “dangerous” and “permanent.”
MSC and COSCO will be the growth leaders in container shipping as other carriers such as Maersk focus more on logistics, according to noted global container shipping analyst Lars Jensen, principal at Vespucci Maritime.
By Matthew Wiedmeyer, CTP - Director of Fleet Services at Fleet Advantage
Operators of corporate and for-hire transportation fleets certainly understand the importance of maintenance and repair (M&R). It’s a vital aspect of keeping trucks operating and on the road throughout all times of the year, enabling drivers to stay safe and return home on time and of course, to deliver goods to customers in every corner of the country.
The Port of Long Beach is proposing a 400 acre state-of-the-art wind turbine manufacturing facility producing floating wind turbines for new California wind farms, according to the Port’s Executive Director Mario Cordero.