Port of Montevideo faces tough competition from regional ports

Montevideo’s port faces stiff competition when it comes to regional trade. That’s likely to grow over time as bigger vessels ply routes from Asia, Europe and North America to South America and will press for fewer ports of call.
Expansion of Montevideo TCP container terminal ups ante

Expansion of Montevideo’s Terminal Cuenca del Plata (TCP) stands to double Port’s capacity to 2.5 million TEU and may be poised to become the gateway to the “Southern Cone”.
Dr. Habib Dagher and the potential of US offshore wind power

A structural and civil engineer with a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Dagher heads the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Center, the site of landmark research and testing on wind turbine blades and floating wind systems.

WindAge – US East Coast ports prepare for the new age of offshore wind power
Auto supply chain under stress

A confluence of supply chain snags have created shortages in vehicle inventory, but with EVs on the way, what is the future of the auto supply chain?
21st century offshore wind power and the Merchant Marine Act of 1920

Just over a century ago, the U.S. Congress passed the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, better known as the “Jones Act”, to protect the nation’s maritime interests. On the verge of potentially the greatest maritime industry boom since World War 2, the question of how to balance the dictates of the Jones Act and the commercial demands of Offshore Wind Power is a multi-trillion dollar question.
Post-Brexit trade challenging logistics sector to adapt

Scrapping “Kermits”, fines, mountains of custom documents, driver shortages, phased implementation and new shipping routes are all part of post-Brexit trade…with lots more changes to come.
USMCA – A year after

It’s been a year since the USMCA free trade agreement was consummated between the three North American nations: the United States, Mexico and Canada. Whether the USMCA is a good deal, bad deal or something else altogether, is still being debated. But what is becoming increasingly clear one year later is the USMCA is better than no deal at all.
SMC3 technology platform assists LTL through change

One year back, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation was in a tailspin. The pandemic had triggered a lockdown. The economy was cratering. Orders were summarily cancelled. Shippers, wholesalers and merchants were desperately trying to survive, and carriers were caught up in the downward spiral.
Lynden helps deliver critical vaccines and supplies to far flung Alaskan communities

As the dominant freight transport operator in Alaska, Lynden has decades of experience figuring out how to deliver goods to far-flung towns in villages spread out over vast territory. That’s centered on multi-modal transport — planes, barges, trucks — but also includes the recent development of such novel kinds of carriers as the Pistenbully Snowcat. (More about that in a bit.)

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