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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The number of vessels currently in the Great Lakes-Seaway system exceeds the five-year average as ships delivered much-needed supplies making a final push to export grain before the St. Lawrence Seaway closes in January.
Posted on 12/22 at 09:57 AM
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Declining Asian consumer and industrial demand, made worse by a strong dollar, has cut into U.S. export volumes and eroded U.S-Asia freight rates to the point where some dry cargoes are moving at levels which make them less attractive to carriers than repositioning empty containers.
Monday, December 14, 2015
With the growth in export and import container business through the Port of New Orleans and an increase in drivers that travel outside New Orleans, The Kearney knew it had to expand radio communications to improve efficiency and customer service.
Posted on 12/14 at 03:54 PM
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As this year ends, the era of the mega vessel may be finally be ushered in as the largest container ship ever destined for North America calls West Coast ports.
Posted on 12/14 at 03:36 PM
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
The pending implementation of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) verified gross mass (VGM) regulations will add yet more complexity to the troubled global ocean container industry.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Logistics leadership at the Port of Oakland continues to keep up a torrid pace to position the gateway as a cargo distribution hub.
Posted on 11/13 at 11:50 AM
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Port of New Orleans surpassed the half-million mark for twenty-foot- equivalent units (TEUs) handled in a 12-month period for the first time.
Posted on 11/12 at 01:24 PM
Monday, November 02, 2015
In the wake of a summer-long labor shortage hampering dockside operations, the Port of Oakland now maintains that its “efficiency task force” is ready to establish new benchmarks for cargo throughput.
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Sunday, November 01, 2015
Having rebuilt his port and community after Hurricane Katrina, Gary LaGrange is reshaping New Orleans as a major cargo gateway.