Yusen Terminals’ McCorkle says zero emission transition is expensive but will result in long-term savings: Part I
In an interview with AJOT, McCorkle provided a very detailed breakdown of the challenges facing a marine terminal transitioning from diesel to zero emissions but concluded that the transition would eventually save terminals money
America must renew its commitment to maritime
The United States must renew its commitment to a strong, reliable American maritime capability to confront emerging threats. China’s aggressive shipping expansion poses significant challenges to the United States and our allies.
C.H. Robinson: How shippers can navigate spot market as ocean rates rise
C.H. Robinson’s Ali Ashraf, director of North American ocean services, and Greg Scott, global director of LCL, provide insights on the current ocean spot rate environment as rates continue to rise amidst disruption. Shippers should expect volatility to continue.
Bipartisan ‘National Maritime Strategy’ warns U.S. is far behind China
Republican and Democratic Congressional representatives recently issued the Congressional Guidance for a National Maritime Strategy.
Port of Kaohsiung Advances Terminal Modernizations
During a briefing for AJOT by Port officials on June 14th, the following upgrades to the Port’s infrastructure were emphasized
Southern California ports’ importance for U.S. trade and jobs
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are the core of the largest trade complex in North America and support jobs nationwide.
Wan Hai Lines’ Chen says carrier following its own path
In an exclusive interview with AJOT at Wan Hai’s corporate headquarters in Taipei, Chen said that Wan Hai, Evergreen, and Yang Ming continue to invest in their container terminal assets because of growing imports into Taiwan...
Breakbulk cargo industry faces challenges to efficiency and profitability
The breakbulk cargo industry fills a valuable need by transporting equipment needed for farms, manufacturing facilities, and utilities, products that do not fit standard shipping containers.
Cal Maritime may be merged with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
The growing financial crisis facing the California State University Maritime Academy has resulted in a proposal to merge the Maritime Academy with California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo...
SSA’s DeNike’s farewell speech separates substance and form
Ed DeNike, President of Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) Containers, gave his last report to the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) where he was honored for his fifty years of service...

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