Raising Crane – Getting a leg up on Ship-to-Shore Operations
Over the last several years, ocean carriers have been seeking to reduce operating costs through what they have termed “Economies of Scale”.
Hanjin box offloadings begin, some with ‘deliberate’ damage
With details generalized due to concerns of the beneficial cargo owner, the American Journal of Transportation today [Friday, Sept. 16] received a report that two containers of frozen fish offloaded from a Hanjin ship in the past week at an East Coast terminal had “crunched” doors and other highly unusual exterior damage.
Georgia Ports launch rail initiative to reach into ‘new battleground’
A new strategic rail initiative aims to further expand the market reach of the Port of Savannah not only throughout the Southeast but also the Midwest.
S.C. International Trade Conference - A lesson in business friendly politics
The 43rd South Carolina Trade Conference (SCITC) held at the Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms, September 12-14 was for the attending delegates (a full house) a lesson in business friendly politics.
Tanked and Heading South – The U.S. Truck Load Capacity Gap
Industry leaders warn that 2017 could be a tough year for domestic transportation. As states and the federal government tighten regulations on clean trucks, hours of service and comprehensive driver training, the effects will be felt throughout the trucking community.
Port of Long Beach: After Slangerup
The departure of Port of Long Beach CEO Jon Slangerup comes at a time when the port is facing a number of challenges related to the downturn in international trade, the cost of capital improvement projects and the implementation of a new energy program.
Looking after the Crew – Hanjin’s Legacy
The transport community is reeling from last week’s unexpected bankruptcy. Containers are stranded at ports worldwide. Ships lay at anchor, embargoed from terminals that fear they will be seized and held once docked.
Ocean Alliance(s) – Connecting the Dots
In the name of operational efficiency and improved service, COSCO, CMA CGM, China Shipping, Evergreen and OOCL agreed this spring to enter into a consortium they would simply call “the Ocean Alliance”.
Pilotage issue creates stir at Canadian ports conference
Sparks flew over high pilotage costs on the Great Lakes at a Canadian ports conference held a Thunder Bay, on the tip of Lake Superior.
Hanjin Shipping Problems
The financial collapse of Hanjin Shipping has hit Seaspan Corporation with a double whammy.

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