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Wind projects face growing objections… on environmental grounds

Peter Buxbaum | November 23, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project | Energy | Alternative

If litigation is successful, offshore leases may be in jeopardy.

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AAL’s Hansen confident in the MPV market

George Lauriat | November 23, 2022 | People | Interviews | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

Henrik Hansen, General Manager, AAL Americas, noted in an interview with the AJOT while acknowledging the global economic challenges facing the industry, and confidence in the MPV sector.

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Breakbulk continues growth in 2022, but how long can it last?

Peter Buxbaum | November 23, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News

The supply-chain constraints, spiking rates, and container dislocations associated with the COVID-19 pandemic saw some cargoes switching to breakbulk from containers in recent years.

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Biden’s Buy Clean policy should boost domestic steel

Peter Buxbaum | November 23, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | International Trade | Commodity

U.S. industry emits less carbon than global alternatives.

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Southeast Asian ports hopeful of post-pandemic surge in breakbulk demand

Manik Mehta | November 23, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News

ASEAN ports are growing, and breakbulk is a big contributor.

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Mexican fresh export success reflects global industry

Tad Thompson | November 21, 2022 | International Trade

Skyrocketing North American fruit and vegetable imports are coming from many sources.

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Global terminal operators eye new investments

George Lauriat | November 21, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

On October 25th TradePoint Atlantic and Terminal Investment Ltd. (TIL) announced a joint partnership to build a 165-acre container terminal and on-dock rail facility.

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POLB’S Tomley addresses zero emission truck and equipment challenges

Stas Margaronis | November 21, 2022 | People | Interviews | Ports & Terminals | Ports

In a recent Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) opinion piece written by economist Jock O’Connell, O’Connell worries that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) may be burdening California ports by failing to make sufficient provision for the challenges of transitioning harbor trucks and marine terminal cargo-handling equipment to zero emissions:

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ContainerPort “nimble” in adapting to new market conditions

George Lauriat | November 21, 2022 | People | Interviews | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals | Ports

ContainerPort’s Jon Urban, in an interview with the AJOT, discusses how the container drayage company has been nimble in adjusting to the post-pandemic’s new market conditions.

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Chassis are “made to roll”

George Lauriat | November 21, 2022 | People | Interviews

In an interview with the AJOT, Mike Wilson the CEO of CCM, a chassis management company, delves into the operational complexities of the often overlooked chassis portion of the services that make the supply chain work.

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DHL’s network in Latin America key to perishable hauls

Chris Barnett | November 21, 2022 | Logistics | Integrators

Global jet freighter operator DHL is well known for its swiftly transported and delivered e-commerce loads but the visually distinctive golden-yellow aircraft fly a large network of perishable cargo routes linking Latin America to the world.

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Perishable supply chain smoothing out with “heavy pivot” back to ocean from airfreight

Chris Barnett | November 21, 2022 | Logistics | Supply Chain

Airfreight of perishables boomed as the ocean freight side of the supply chain slowed to a crawl with port delays, labor shortages and trucking snarls. But the supply chain is smoothing out and airfreight perishable movements are moving closer to normal…at least for now.

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Global produce industry shines at refreshing new convention

Tad Thompson | November 21, 2022 | International Trade

The first-ever Global Produce & Floral Show (GPFS) burst onto the scene in Orlando Oct. 27-29.

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Even in an unsettled global economy, perishables still steady

George Lauriat | November 21, 2022 | People | Interviews

While the global economy is slowing, buffeted by the geo-political headwinds and inflationary trends, the movement of perishables is still steady – albeit adjusting through technology and sourcing to the new post-pandemic marketplace. Greg Tuthill, CCO of SeaCube - a container leasing company, in an AJOT interview, delves into the post-pandemic complexities of the perishables trade.

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Betting on berries and other healthy foods

Tad Thompson | November 21, 2022 | International Trade

USDA’s “U.S. Agricultural Projections” report, published in February 2021, shows a 2019 value of $22.9 billion for fresh fruits and vegetables imported to the U.S.

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AWO President Carpenter outlines challenges to inland waterways

Stas Margaronis | October 31, 2022 | Maritime

Aside from the current low water emergency, there are many other challenges facing inland waterways.

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South Carolina’s Port of Charleston bolstering facilities while fluidly handling record volumes

Paul Scott Abbott | October 31, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With $2 billion in broad-ranging infrastructure investments over the past six years and numerous further enhancements under way, the South Carolina Ports Authority is fluidly moving record cargo volumes while putting in place facilities to accommodate future growth in mega-containership activity.

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North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington expanding capabilities as efficient U.S. Southeast gateway

Paul Scott Abbott | October 31, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With extensive public and private investments delivering enhanced on-and near-port infrastructure, the North Carolina State Ports Authority is building upon already enviable efficiencies, including furthering the attractiveness of its Port of Wilmington as an uncongested gateway to U.S. Southeast markets and beyond.

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The Shipping Association of New York and New Jersey: Navigating a thicket of bi-state issues

Peter Buxbaum | October 31, 2022 | Maritime

President John Nardi explains the name “change,” positions on port employment issues, and interstate controversy.

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Progress at the Port of NY/NJ: “Everything’s moving along.”

Peter Buxbaum | October 31, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

New Port Commerce Director Bethann Rooney tackles infrastructure, and environmental priorities.

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