Cyber vulnerabilities – a top supply-chain risk

Reducing attack surface is key to shoring up security, expert says.
Offshore wind installation vessels – a coming shortage

As turbines grow in size, few vessels in the worldwide fleet can accommodate them.
China’s steel production spikes after lockdowns end

But with global economies slowing, where will it end up?
Northeast expanding warehouse inventory in response to cargo surge

A shift away from e-commerce sees more development at the periphery of metro areas; higher wages help attract workers to new facilities.
The Port of New York and New Jersey: Can it make it to number one?

Service reliability is more important, says port official; intermodal growth could get NYNJ to top spot
FMC weighs in on reasonableness of ocean carrier chassis practices

It’s against the Shipping Act, in some circumstances, for carriers to require shippers to use specific chassis providers.
Brazil steps into vacuum left by reduced steel exports from Russia and Ukraine

Increased domestic construction and infrastructure spending, and a positive economic outlook for 2023, could mean increased steel consumption at home.
Steelmakers continue decarbonization investments

Green steel attracts investment. But clean electricity remains the key.
Demand for cold storage continues to increase

Despite accelerated activity by major TCL players, new capacity will likely “fall well short of market demand.”
Georgia Ports: expanding for future growth

Cargo operations are also being rationalized, with Savannah to specialize in handling containers while breakbulk and ro/ro will head to Brunswick. Retaining West Coast diverted freight a priority.

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