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Port technology, moving up and out
  Port technology, moving up and out

Ports & Terminals Terminals - Nov 12 2018 at 08:02 AM

Turn time is the bench mark by which ocean terminals measure efficiency. The longer it takes to move a container on or off the ship or through the facility, the costlier that unit becomes in terms of handling and vessel delay.

  Crossing America - moving high and heavy cargo

Project / Heavy Lift News - Sep 24 2018 at 10:00 AM

Earlier this month South Field Energy, a division of Advanced Power Service, awarded Bechtel Corporation a $1.3 billion contract to build the South Field Energy facility in Columbiana County, Ohio.

Short line rail, America’s true multimodal component
  Short line rail, America’s true multimodal component

Intermodal News Rail - Sep 10 2018 at 08:15 AM

When we think of intermodal rail, we envision containers or breakbulk cargo moving via one of our tier 1 carriers such as the U.P. or the CSX. We tend to forget that many more commodities begin or end their transit via short line railroads.

Port operations reach new highs
Port operations reach new highs

Ports & Terminals Ports - Jul 25 2018 at 12:51 PM

Earlier this month the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed an agreement with Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) and Airbus to develop an unmanned air system (UAS) to assist in various port and ship operations.

Giving lobster the cold shoulder
Giving lobster the cold shoulder

International Trade - Jul 11 2018 at 11:42 AM

Last year China mirrored our taste for live lobster as export demand grew 7.4% to 55,500 tons at a value of over $126 million. In fact, total exports from Maine contributed around $1 billion to the state’s economy.

33’ Twin Trailers, the debate rolls on
33’ Twin Trailers, the debate rolls on

Intermodal News Road - Jun 22 2018 at 08:59 AM

Earlier this month the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) held their annual meeting with Congress to discuss various topics important to 3-PLs and cargo owners. On their agenda was the issue of nationwide approval for the use of twin 33’ trailers on our highways.

Tipping the balance – Container ship subsidies
Tipping the balance – Container ship subsidies

Maritime News Liner Shipping - May 03 2018 at 12:09 PM

Maersk’s CEO Soren Skou commented recently on the state of container shipping noting that government subsidy helps to create over capacity and promotes competitive imbalance. Advocating a competitive approach, he stated that the market will sort out carriers with profitable business models.

Driving the industry – HOS Rules in Flux
Driving the industry – HOS Rules in Flux

Intermodal News Road - Apr 13 2018 at 08:23 AM

HR 5417 The Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers or REST Act would allow drivers to stop the clock for up to three hours during their active shift.

Suakin rises from the desert
Suakin rises from the desert

Ports & Terminals Ports - Jan 03 2018 at 09:15 AM

Realizing the importance of protecting trade with Egypt, Pharaoh Ramses the Third built a shimmering port made of coral from the Red Sea. It stood on the island of Suakin in what is now Sudan. For 3,000 years, this port city was a powerful center of trade, welcoming Christians and Muslims alike. Ptolemy called it the “Port of Good Hope.”

Logistics in the Neo-Millennium
Logistics in the Neo-Millennium

Logistics - Dec 13 2017 at 11:51 AM

As we spin towards the third decade or the Neo-Millennium as I call it; logistics professionals will see changes to the face of transportation un-conceived of 20 years ago. The way we physically handle cargo will go hand in hand with technology to further guide freight movement.

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