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Port of Brunswick sets all-time record in May, grows Ro/Ro volumes by 26 percent

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports adds 120 acres of storage space
[Freightos Weekly Update] Ocean rates reach new highs, with additional increases expected soon

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The combination of an early peak season, Red Sea diversions making capacity tight and knock-on port congestion making supply even tighter meant ex-Asia ocean spot rates continued to climb last week. 

OGCI partners with GCMD to advance solutions to decarbonize shipping

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Green Shipping | Maritime
Höegh Autoliners secures fuel savings and long-term CII compliance with Accelleron and Hanwha engine part-load optimization

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Green Shipping | Maritime | Breakbulk News

• Fuel consumption reduction of 10g/kWh on 7,850 CEU car carrier Höegh Detroit confirmed at sea trial • Efficiency improvement to deliver sustained upgrade in vessel’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating • Höegh Autoliners orders Hanwha and Accelleron engine part-load optimization (EPLO) on further seven vessels
Blue World completes successful testing of 200 kW maritime fuel cell system to run on green methanol

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Energy | Alternative | Green Shipping | Maritime | Technology

After months of preparation, Blue World Technologies has announced the successful testing of the world’s first 200 kW high-temperature PEM fuel cell module.

CMA CGM ESS - From all origins to Dammam, Saudi Arabia

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime | Liner Shipping
IKEA partners with The Mission to Seafarers to support seafarer welfare on Day of the Seafarer

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime

The Mission to Seafarers (MtS), a leading international seafarer welfare charity, has entered into a three-year partnership with IKEA Supply AG. 

C.H. Robinson: How shippers can navigate spot market as ocean rates rise
AJOT | Top Story | June 25, 2024

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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.
Broker error leads to $45,000 settlement in ship despatch dispute as ITIC highlights need for clearer communication between brokers and owners

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime

The need for clear lines of communication between ship brokers and owners has been highlighted by International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) after a broker error regarding despatch terms led to a US$45,000 settlement of a claim.

Day of the Seafarer 2024 – safety first and foremost

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime | Bulk
Shipnet announces the launch of Helix - a solution to uncover insights hidden within a fleet’s data

AJOT | June 25, 2024 | Maritime | Technology

As Posidonia 2024 opens, Norway-based maritime technology business, Shipnet, has announced the launch of Helix, a revolutionary new product designed to transform decision-making in the shipping industry through advanced data analysis.
Houthi attacks on commercial shipping ramp up and get deadlier

Bloomberg | June 24, 2024 | Maritime

Houthi militants are attacking commercial ships off Yemen with increasing — and sometimes deadly — effectiveness, exposing the limits of a US-led coalition to quell the violence in some of the world’s most important waterways.

Canada to curb China EV imports as Trudeau responds to Biden move
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | June 24, 2024

Canada to curb China EV imports as Trudeau responds to Biden move

Canada is clamping down on imports of Chinese-made electric vehicles, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government seeks to align itself with the Biden administration on trade.
The American Maritime Partnership congratulates the nearly 1,500 graduates of the U.S. maritime academies

AJOT | June 24, 2024 | Maritime

Cadets become merchant mariners – will serve America’s marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war

EU sanctions 27 ships it says are helping Russian war machine

Bloomberg | June 24, 2024 | Energy | International Trade | Maritime | Bulk
ACBL announces strategic reorganization

AJOT | June 24, 2024 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | People | Appointments

Over the last few years, American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has embarked on a journey to realize its vision of being the trusted leader in marine transportation.

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