George Lauriat | July 25, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift
The multipurpose fleet with the breakbulk sector has had a good run and a seasonal slowdown might be just that. But with COVID impacts and a multitude of other disruptive factors, nothing is a given now.
George Lauriat | June 20, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers
This year’s AJOT’s Top 100 Containerports A–Z is notable for a number of reasons. It is clear from the numbers that volumes are up at ports around the world. It is also obvious that supply chain disruptions have hit the ports hard and containerships sitting at anchor awaiting berths have become a regular feature of port operations.
Paul Scott Abbott | June 20, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports
With expanded global service offerings and completion of a second 50-foot-draft berth, plus commencement of the much-anticipated Howard Street Tunnel project, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is enhancing its position as a favored East Coast hub for e-commerce and other trade.
With supply change issues continuing to prevail in Canada, transportation providers are paying increasing attention to offering warehouse space through distribution centers to boost resiliency and competitiveness.
The news hype about AI (artificial intelligence) and the big money investments flowing into the freight and logistics technology space seem to indicate that the industry is making great strides in adopting digitalization and using the latest forms of technology, such as AI.
George Lauriat | May 18, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News
It looks like 2022 is another bump in the road for global automakers as lockdowns, chip shortages, inflation, rising interest rates, the war in Ukraine and anti-globalization sentiments have combined to dampen automakers’ forecasts for the year. But now, nearly halfway through 2022, what about 2023?
AJOT | May 18, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project | Maritime | Breakbulk News
Last year we saw the effects of pent-up demand as we moved into the post pandemic phase which overwhelmed the global container fleet and the spillover effect it had on the multipurpose vessels/heavylift (MPV/HL) sector. While the surge has seen some pullback during 2022 there remains some flashing red lights as we move into the summer.