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AJOT Print Edition | Issue #725


Top 50 Logistics Tech Providers

India and Southeast Asia Trade

Breakbulk Quarterly

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2021 Ocean Carrier Review

Global maritime choke points

 Global maritime choke points

George Lauriat | April 19, 2021
Ocean Carrier Alliances – The Tripartite

 Ocean Carrier Alliances – The Tripartite

George Lauriat | April 20, 2021
Of fuel and ships

 Of fuel and ships

George Lauriat | April 19, 2021

Pacific Coast Ports

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Garments and Apparel

Apparel and Footwear 2021

 Apparel and Footwear 2021

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021

Northeast Ports and Trade

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North American Railroads

The Greening of Rail?

 The Greening of Rail?

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2021
Can railroads count on intermodal?

 Can railroads count on intermodal?

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2021

Gulf Coast Ports and Trade

Top North American 3PLs

AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021

 AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021

George Lauriat | March 22, 2021
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Delaware River Valley leads charge for US fruit imports
New logistics’ technology emerges from COVID vaccine distribution’s complexities
Chile presents model of efficiency in vaccine logistics effort

Breakbulk Quarterly

Global steel industry in major decarbonization push
Multipurpose vessels: a comeback in 2021?

 Multipurpose vessels: a comeback in 2021?

Peter Buxbaum | March 08, 2021
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Florida Ports 2021

Florida Gulf Coast ports host array of traditional and atypical activities
Diverse ports of Florida’s Atlantic Coast carry on with infrastructure enhancements

North Asia Trade

 Will Biden bring US back into TPP?

Peter Buxbaum | February 22, 2021
Will CPTPP welcome US back?

 Will CPTPP welcome US back?

Peter Buxbaum | February 22, 2021
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Top North American Exporters & Importers

U.S.-China de-coupling – a big red herring

 U.S.-China de-coupling – a big red herring

Peter Buxbaum | February 08, 2021
Biden Administration hits reset button for international trade
Retail 2021: It’s all about distribution

 Retail 2021: It’s all about distribution

Peter Buxbaum | February 08, 2021
2020: COVID-19 and trade

 2020: COVID-19 and trade

George Lauriat | February 08, 2021

Delaware River Ports

PhilaPort serving US Northeast with velocity, proximity, flexibility
South Jersey Ports: Coming back from COVID-19

 South Jersey Ports: Coming back from COVID-19

Peter Buxbaum | February 08, 2021
SJPC looking for 50% steel jump in early 2021

 SJPC looking for 50% steel jump in early 2021

Peter Buxbaum | February 08, 2021
Wilmington delivering as

 Wilmington delivering as

Paul Scott Abbott | February 08, 2021
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Georgia Ports

Savannah’s new rail facility providing mega-boost to intermodal capabilities

Project Cargo Bi-Annual

New administration policies could put wind energy over the top
Jones Act won’t stop US offshore wind

 Jones Act won’t stop US offshore wind

Peter Buxbaum | January 25, 2021
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E-Shipping and Freight Management

Is the electric semi ready to charge down a highway near you?
Fuel cells may provide jolt to switch from diesel to electric

Analysis and Perspective

No-deal Brexit “carnage” for logistics’ sector
Digital technologies key to COVID vaccine distribution
Getting chassis unstuck

 Getting chassis unstuck

Peter Buxbaum | December 21, 2020
Pandemic developments will drive future supply-chain improvements

Top 100 Trucking Companies

AJOT’s Top 100 North American Trucking Companies 2020
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Steel’s pandemic outlook: better than expected

 Steel’s pandemic outlook: better than expected

Peter Buxbaum | November 25, 2020
Green trends to benefit steel scrap industry

 Green trends to benefit steel scrap industry

Peter Buxbaum | November 25, 2020
US commodities “big book” outlines COVID-19 impacts

st. Lawrence Seaway & Great Lakes ports 2020

Seaway heading for total cargo decline despite grain surge
Breaking shortsea ground on Seaway

 Breaking shortsea ground on Seaway

Leo Ryan | November 25, 2020
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

The pandemic’s subtle effects on perishables

 The pandemic’s subtle effects on perishables

Peter Buxbaum | November 09, 2020
COVID vaccines: logistics challenges and solutions

 COVID vaccines: logistics challenges and solutions

Peter Buxbaum | November 09, 2020

Terminal Operators

Global terminal operators 2020 – looking beyond Covid
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New York Ports

Port of New York and New Jersey: coping with the COVID economy
Red Hook, Brooklyn: Ideal for e-commerce fulfillment

Automotive Logistics

Rubber band effect – US demand for auto imports snaps back
Interview with MPA Executive Director Doyle

 Interview with MPA Executive Director Doyle

George Lauriat | October 26, 2020
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Latin America Trade

Latin America’s Covid-induced recession exacerbated by debt
ECLAC outlines impacts of Covid pandemic on Latin American ocean shipping

Carolina Ports

North Carolina’s Wilmington advancing  ‘at light speed’ as US Southeast gateway
Port of Charleston’s big-ship capabilities growing with new terminal, deeper harbor
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Project Cargo Bi-Annual

New Jersey wind port will be one of several to serve energy industry
Power gridlock – The challenge of rebuilding the US power grid

 Europe’s super grid

Matt Miller | September 29, 2020

 Vulnerability of the grid and climate change

Matt Miller | September 29, 2020
Project cargoes surge on Seaway

 Project cargoes surge on Seaway

Leo Ryan | September 29, 2020
Developing the wind energy supply chain in New Jersey

 Developing the wind energy supply chain in New Jersey

Peter Buxbaum | September 29, 2020
Massive LNG Canada project generating breakbulk loads

Blockchain Developments 2020

The what’s and wherefores of blockchain for the supply chain

Forest Products

The ‘Misery Whip’: The ongoing US-Canada lumber dispute just doesn’t cut it
Wood pellet industry going great guns

 Wood pellet industry going great guns

George Lauriat | September 29, 2020
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Midwest Intermodal Hubs

Midwest intermodal hubs offer shippers eco-friendly savings via host of railroads
Can the US Midwest ag business re-emerge from the rubble of the economic “Derecho”?

Intermodal 2020

The redefining of “intermodal”

 The redefining of “intermodal”

Matt Miller | September 14, 2020
North America’s Class I railroads moving ahead

 North America’s Class I railroads moving ahead

Peter Buxbaum | September 14, 2020
The battle for dominance over the last 5,280 feet

 The battle for dominance over the last 5,280 feet

Peter Buxbaum | September 14, 2020
Kroger’s transcontinental ship-to-home turns out to be no simple ‘can of corn’

Canada Ports

Port Milwaukee welcoming ‘history-making’ investment

 Port Milwaukee welcoming ‘history-making’ investment

Paul Scott Abbott | September 14, 2020
Ports of Indiana enhancing facilities at US crossroads

 Ports of Indiana enhancing facilities at US crossroads

Paul Scott Abbott | September 14, 2020
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China Trade

Did someone just hit the pause button?

 Did someone just hit the pause button?

George Lauriat | August 24, 2020

Port Technology

Port technology marches ahead despite pandemic

 Port technology marches ahead despite pandemic

George Lauriat | August 24, 2020
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Ro-Ro Transportation

2020 - The “Lost Year” for the auto industry

European Trade

Can a trans-Atlantic trade war be averted?

 Can a trans-Atlantic trade war be averted?

George Lauriat | July 27, 2020

Breakbulk Quarterly

City of LB Power Authority could accelerate port wind power development
Will offshore wind power be the next US energy boom?
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Top 100 Container Ports

AJOT’s top 100 container ports

 AJOT’s top 100 container ports

George Lauriat | June 22, 2020

Warehousing & Distribution

Covid-19’s impact on warehousing might last longer than the pandemic

Temperature-Controlled Logistics

For temperature-controlled logistics, uncertainty rules in pandemic’s wake
Banana business facing crisis of pandemic proportions
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Breakbulk Quarterly

A distressed aluminum industry gets government help
Iron giant paints rosy 2020 demand picture

 Iron giant paints rosy 2020 demand picture

Peter Buxbaum | May 26, 2020
Port of Redwood City’s Zortman says imports are down but construction demand remains strong

Maryland Ports & Trade

The Port of Baltimore – Open for business and looking to expand
For Baltimore’s Tradepoint Atlantic versatility is key

Logistics Tech Providers

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Pacific Coast Ports

Covid-19 and the challenges ahead

 Covid-19 and the challenges ahead

Stas Margaronis | April 27, 2020
Keeping the Alaskan supply chains running

 Keeping the Alaskan supply chains running

Matt Miller | April 27, 2020
Northwest Seaport Alliance building for healthier trade

Ocean Carrier Review

Containership carriers entering uncharted waters

 Containership carriers entering uncharted waters

George Lauriat | April 27, 2020
IMO 2020: Coronavirus changes carrier compliance calculations
Top 75 Ocean Container Lines

 Top 75 Ocean Container Lines

AJOT | April 27, 2020
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Latin America Trade

Ecuador’s niche cacao business looks to expand
Gourmet chocolate, a sweet business for Ecuador

Northeast Ports

Ports and trade in the time of Covid-19

 Ports and trade in the time of Covid-19

George Lauriat | April 13, 2020
Canadian East Coast box ports see cargo numbers decline

Garments, Apparel and Footwear

Altering apparel supply chains?

 Altering apparel supply chains?

Peter Buxbaum | April 13, 2020
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Gulf Coast Ports

Lone Star State ports setting records, enhancing diverse cargo infrastructure
LaGrange enthusiastic as ever about US Gulf ports – and life
Louisiana ports enjoying growth mode, fueled by energy industries, byproducts
Mississippi, Alabama ports adding facilities to meet spectrum of needs

Top North American Railroads

Railroads Post-PSR

 Railroads Post-PSR

George Lauriat | March 31, 2020
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

US chicken exports to China back in business

 US chicken exports to China back in business

Robert L. Wallack | March 09, 2020
Inland port of Walla Walla and UP Cold Connect team up to ship precious cargo
US citrus: No help from Phase One trade deal

 US citrus: No help from Phase One trade deal

Peter Buxbaum | March 09, 2020

Breakbulk Quarterly

Iron ore prices climb as steel prices dip
Great Lakes ports work on building cargo diversity
Canadian agri-food exporters face bumpy road
Port of Virginia welcoming business with enhanced facilities, efficiencies
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Florida Ports

Florida’s Atlantic Coast ports enhancing facilities to accommodate record activity
Seaports along Florida Gulf Coast enjoying significant diverse growth
Tampa AAPA conferees tackle host of port industry challenges

North Asia Trade

For many Asians, the phase one deal is just a “ceasefire” in US-China trade war

Air Cargo Quarterly

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Top North American Importers & Exporters

One trade dispute with Europe may be winding down, but another is ramping up
Canada applying stiff-upper-lip in post-Brexit transition twilight zone
US-UK trade negotiations: Poised for a contentious start
Canada’s USMCA ratification process faces slow track

Delaware River Ports

GT USA Wilmington ambitiously lifting Delaware port operations to next level
South Jersey Port Corp. setting course for its next half-century
PhilaPort well-positioned to benefit from deeper Delaware River channel
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Georgia Ports 75th Anniversary

Georgia Ports Authority marks 75 years of unparalleled growth
GPA’s executive director enthusiastic about next 75 years for Georgia ports
Mason Mega Rail facility to enhance Savannah’s intermodal capabilities
GPA preserves past while pursuing future

 GPA preserves past while pursuing future

AJOT Administrator | January 27, 2020
Timeline details 75 years of GPA progress

 Timeline details 75 years of GPA progress

Paul Scott Abbott | January 27, 2020

3rd Party Logistics

Future of supply-chain digitalization

 Future of supply-chain digitalization

Peter Buxbaum | January 27, 2020
Shippers rely on 3PLs for supply-chain digitalization

Project Cargo Bi-Annual

Texas pushes projected $37 billion coastal protection complex
Contingency planning key to any project move

 Contingency planning key to any project move

Matt Miller | January 27, 2020
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2019 Analysis and Perspective

Trade uncertainties have gone global

 Trade uncertainties have gone global

Matt Miller | December 17, 2019
LGL’s Wellner passing along appreciation of U.S.-flag shipping industry’s significance

Top 100 Trucking Companies

Top 100 Trucking Companies

 Top 100 Trucking Companies

AJOT | December 17, 2019

AJOT 100th Anniversary

Edwin Lang and the Boston Marine Guide: Reversal of Fortune
A new name - The American Journal of Transportation: Prelude To AJOT
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St. Lawrence Seaway Ports

The Netherland’s ports are trying to balance traditional energy business and renewables
Seaway counting on traditional final quarter burst
Port Milwaukee rehabilitating infrastructure to better serve customers
US Seaway top executive extols marine highway’s record of technology and innovation
Octopi by Navis gives general cargo better productivity

 Octopi by Navis gives general cargo better productivity

Robert L. Wallack | November 25, 2019

Breakbulk Quarterly

Breakbulk, coming of age in a digital world

 Breakbulk, coming of age in a digital world

Matt Guasco | November 25, 2019
Is the MPP fleet in for an upswing… or not?

 Is the MPP fleet in for an upswing… or not?

George Lauriat | November 25, 2019

 Oversize.io web based platform permits project cargoes

Robert L. Wallack | November 25, 2019
Complying with IMO 2020 - the options

 Complying with IMO 2020 - the options

Peter Buxbaum | November 25, 2019
Indian PM Modi seeks investments in India’s infrastructure and the BGBF was the place to start
Port of Eemshaven shows the profit in going green

 Port of Eemshaven shows the profit in going green

Matt Miller | November 25, 2019
Port of Flevokust Haven built to serve the wind

 Port of Flevokust Haven built to serve the wind

Matt Miller | November 25, 2019
It’s make or break with IMO 2020

 It’s make or break with IMO 2020

Peter Buxbaum | November 25, 2019

 Steel: By the numbers

Peter Buxbaum | November 25, 2019
US-India free trade agreement expected to further strengthen bilateral trade
Tariffs, a manufacturing slump and the steel industry
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Terminal Operators, Port Drayage and Chassis Management

Terminal operations enjoying steady growth for Fednav in milestone year
The near future of container terminals

 The near future of container terminals

George Lauriat | November 11, 2019
Rethinking used vehicle logistics

 Rethinking used vehicle logistics

Matt Miller | October 28, 2019

Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Royal FloraHolland’s cool logistics

 Royal FloraHolland’s cool logistics

Matt Miller | November 11, 2019
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Auto Logistics

Automakers playing catchup for EVs supply chain

 Automakers playing catchup for EVs supply chain

Matt Miller | October 28, 2019
Volkswagen’s Boucher always ready to shift gears in automotive logistics
Rethinking used vehicle logistics

 Rethinking used vehicle logistics

Matt Miller | October 28, 2019

New York Ports

Now ranked No. 2 among US containerports, New York/New Jersey ready to sustain success
Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

 Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

Peter Buxbaum | October 28, 2019

Mediterranean/Middle East/Africa Trade

Mediterranean Sea – Ports in the middle

 Mediterranean Sea – Ports in the middle

George Lauriat | October 28, 2019
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Latin America Trade Bi-Annual

The unfulfilled promise of the Latin American decade

 The unfulfilled promise of the Latin American decade

George Lauriat | October 14, 2019
Paraguay’s Terport rising to global standards

 Paraguay’s Terport rising to global standards

Robert L. Wallack | October 14, 2019

Carolina Ports

Port of Charleston poised to sustain dynamic growth handling big ships
NC’s Piedmont Triad punching above its weight in logistics
North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington expanding to meet regional demands
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Project Cargo Bi-Annual

Strait of Hormuz is a choke point that can cripple world trade
New Bedford inks lease for Vineyard Wind project

 New Bedford inks lease for Vineyard Wind project

Matt Miller | September 23, 2019
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister with high-powered delegation in US to court companies for business and investments
Taiwan’s offshore wind industry ready for launch

 Taiwan’s offshore wind industry ready for launch

Matt Miller | September 23, 2019
Empowering the logistics for offshore wind power

 Empowering the logistics for offshore wind power

Matt Miller | September 23, 2019
The natural-gas economy

 The natural-gas economy

Peter Buxbaum | September 23, 2019
Importing LNG, despite US surplus

 Importing LNG, despite US surplus

Peter Buxbaum | September 23, 2019
Tradeoffs in mining in Alaska?

 Tradeoffs in mining in Alaska?

Anita Parlow | September 23, 2019

 Pebble Mine runs high environmental risk

Anita Parlow | September 23, 2019
Project cargo activity slows on St. Lawrence/Great Lakes waterway

Forest Products

Georgia-Pacific’s Oliver aims to thrill with mutually beneficial relationships
Strait of Hormuz is a choke point that can cripple world trade
Stumped – Searching for trends in the global trade of forest products
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Annual Intermodal Edition

Can freight data forecast a recession?

 Can freight data forecast a recession?

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2019
The infrastructure investment merry-go-round

 The infrastructure investment merry-go-round

Peter Buxbaum | September 09, 2019

 Tens of thousands of decrepit bridges in the US

Peter Buxbaum | September 09, 2019
Is there a freight recession barreling our way?

 Is there a freight recession barreling our way?

Peter Buxbaum | September 09, 2019
CenterPoint’s McKiernan confident in future of inland intermodal hubs

Canada Ports

Crowded field of container projects on Canada’s East Coast

Midwest Trade

When it rains, it pours for America’s barge industry
Midwest caught in the middle again

 Midwest caught in the middle again

George Lauriat | September 09, 2019
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China Trade

With US-China trade war weighing heavily on them, Taiwanese companies in China consider moving out of mainland
Hong Kong 2019: A rock and a hard place

 Hong Kong 2019: A rock and a hard place

George Lauriat | August 19, 2019

Port Equipment & Technology 2019

PortMiami Asia trade gets big boost from deeper channel, larger cranes
Electric vehicles charging ahead at Port of San Diego

 Electric vehicles charging ahead at Port of San Diego

Robert L. Wallack | August 19, 2019

Air Cargo Quarterly

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Temperature-Controlled Logistics Tri-annual

Designer fish

 Designer fish

Peter Buxbaum | July 22, 2019

Breakbulk Quarterly

Manufacturing in Vietnam: capacity shifts, tariff avoidance, tariff evasion
The ups and downs of iron ore prices

 The ups and downs of iron ore prices

Peter Buxbaum | July 22, 2019
Port of Brownsville “cautiously optimistic” about traffic in 2019 as its channel-deepening project moves toward realization
“Hanjiang Heavy Industry’s project cargo important to China’s high-speed rail”
Dutch storm surge expertise helps Louisiana, Texas, New York and New Jersey
Steel Success Strategies conference in New York dominated by steel tariffs and protectionism fears

European Trade

Western European sector plagued by uncertainty
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Top 100 Global Container Ports

AJOT’s Top 100 Containerports A to Z

 AJOT’s Top 100 Containerports A to Z

George Lauriat | June 24, 2019
Paying for US port infrastructure today and tomorrow
Prince Rupert’s ambitious target - become Canada’s second largest port

Ro/Ro Transportation

Trump tariffs loom large for ro/ro business

 Trump tariffs loom large for ro/ro business

Peter Buxbaum | June 24, 2019
Uncertain times for Mexican auto manufacturing

 Uncertain times for Mexican auto manufacturing

Peter Buxbaum | June 24, 2019

Warehousing & Distribution

 Optoro software tackles reverse logistics

Matt Miller | June 24, 2019
Cardboard pallets offer green solution

 Cardboard pallets offer green solution

Matt Miller | June 24, 2019
Six River Systems’ “cobots” work the niche of smaller DCs
Putting forward reverse logistics

 Putting forward reverse logistics

Matt Miller | June 24, 2019
Here comes the bride’s gown… Garforth weds humor and ruthlessness in evolving David’s Bridal supply chain
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North American Agriculture

Canada’s vibrant canola industry under attack from China
Trade war means outbound shipments way down at NWSA, Port of Oakland
Trump’s tariffs: the soy saga continues

 Trump’s tariffs: the soy saga continues

Peter Buxbaum | May 24, 2019

Air Cargo Quarterly

Why JFK lost cargo volumes to Midwest airports

Maryland Ports

Tradepoint Atlantic turning mill site into world-class inland port facility
Port of Baltimore looks to build on diverse record achievements
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Forest product exports robust at Canadian West Coast ports
Live Cargo Logistics – moving livestock by ocean
Northeast ports vie for piece of wind energy action
Wind power shipments surge in Canada

 Wind power shipments surge in Canada

Leo Ryan | May 13, 2019
Quebec’s Desgagnés Group innovates with polar class dual fuel tankers

50 IoS Innovators

In logistics, profitability, provability frame IoT adoption
Info-X Software Technology: Technology for NVOs and Forwarders

Southeast Asia Trade

ASEAN Trade: The bloc in the middle

 ASEAN Trade: The bloc in the middle

George Lauriat | May 13, 2019
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Ocean Carrier Review

 IMO 2020: By the numbers

Matt Miller | April 22, 2019
Futureship

 Futureship

George Lauriat | April 22, 2019

 Will IMO 2020 spur consolidation?

Matt Miller | April 22, 2019
IMO 2020 – A planned beginning to an unplanned future
Autonomous shipping and the Arctic

 Autonomous shipping and the Arctic

AJOT | April 22, 2019
The ice is melting: Is Arctic shipping warming up?

North American Pacific Coast Ports

Washington Ports: Olympia and Longview

 Washington Ports: Olympia and Longview

George Lauriat | April 22, 2019
Port of Hueneme’s Decas says imports and exports up 8.1%
Protecting your cold chain perishables
Northwest Seaport Alliance – Terminal 5 is the key
San Pedro Ports: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles set records in 2018
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Northeast Ports & Trade

New England: Points North

 New England: Points North

AJOT Administrator | April 08, 2019
New England: Points South

 New England: Points South

AJOT | April 08, 2019
Warehousing in the Megalopolis

 Warehousing in the Megalopolis

George Lauriat | April 08, 2019
Port of Boston lays the groundwork for future growth
Port of NY/NJ to increase number and efficiency of dock workers, reject automation
Port of Albany – Working in break bulk and project cargo
Leading Canadian East Coast container ports mapping future
Port of New York/New Jersey tackling port congestion
The Northeast Megalopolis 2.0

 The Northeast Megalopolis 2.0

George Lauriat | April 08, 2019

Latin America Trade

Brexit holds mixed bag for Caribbean

 Brexit holds mixed bag for Caribbean

Peter Buxbaum | April 08, 2019
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Gulf Coast Ports

Infrastructure projects advancing at ports of Alabama, Mississippi
Texas ports aggressively bolstering abilities to handle growing volumes
Energy, petrochemicals stimulating increased activity at Louisiana ports

Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Going bananas

 Going bananas

George Lauriat | March 25, 2019
Why cold storage is so hot?

 Why cold storage is so hot?

Peter Buxbaum | March 25, 2019
What’s cool in cold

 What’s cool in cold

Peter Buxbaum | March 25, 2019
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Virginia Ports & Trade

Port of Virginia boosting efficiencies while handling burgeoning volumes
Richmond container-on-barge service thriving as it enters its second decade

Breakbulk Quarterly

Storm clouds on the horizon for global steel

 Storm clouds on the horizon for global steel

Peter Buxbaum | March 11, 2019
Red flag raised on Canada’s west coast port breakbulk capabilities
China’s efforts to remove steel capacity hasn’t reduced production
Soybeans – the special sauce

 Soybeans – the special sauce

George Lauriat | March 11, 2019
Regulatory logjam has cost C$100 billion in cancelled resource projects

North American Railroads

North America’s railroads post strong performances in 2018
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Florida Ports and Trade

Tampa forum attendees urged to push for infrastructure, free trade and innovation
Expanded Panama Canal is surpassing expectations

 Expanded Panama Canal is surpassing expectations

Paul Scott Abbott | February 26, 2019
Florida Gulf Coast ports benefit from diverse range of activities
Florida’s Atlantic Coast ports boosting infrastructure to handle cargo growth

North Asia Trade

China and US play out Let’s Make A Deal

 China and US play out Let’s Make A Deal

George Lauriat | February 26, 2019
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Delaware River Ports

PhilaPort poised to keep booming with deeper Delaware River channel
GT USA Wilmington advancing long-term Delaware port vision

 GT USA Wilmington advancing long-term Delaware port vision

Paul Scott Abbott | February 11, 2019
South Jersey Port Corp. continuing growth in face of steel tariff impacts

North American Importers and Exporters

The challenge of tracking shipments from start to finish
What is a nail?

 What is a nail?

George Lauriat | February 11, 2019
IP disputes key to Sino-US trade clash

 IP disputes key to Sino-US trade clash

AJOT | February 11, 2019
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Georgia Ports & Trade

Emerging inland port network furthers intermodal efficiencies
Expanding Port of Brunswick fits perfectly in GPA’s scheme
Savannah positioned to sustain ‘stunning, incredible’ growth
Kubota’s Sutton anticipates benefits from Northeast Georgia Inland Port

Project Cargo Bi-Annual

Combining project cargo risks

 Combining project cargo risks

Peter Buxbaum | January 28, 2019
Record massive load mesmerizes Albertans

 Record massive load mesmerizes Albertans

Leo Ryan | January 28, 2019
Investments in steel capacity proceeding in US and Europe

Supply Chain Innovations

Holiday returns challenge supply chain flexibility
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2018 Analysis and Perspective

2018 Analysis and Perspective

Canada-EU free trade agreement boosts maritime cargo
EU Commission lauds CETA benefits for European exporters
2018 – It was…

 2018 – It was…

George Lauriat | December 17, 2018
The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us

 The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us

Matt Miller | December 17, 2018
E2open pathfinder in logistics tech

 E2open pathfinder in logistics tech

Matt Miller | December 17, 2018
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Breakbulk Quarterly

Russia’s Port of Novorossiysk expanding to handle larger volumes of grains
The alumina market’s perfect storm

 The alumina market’s perfect storm

Peter Buxbaum | November 27, 2018
American soybean farmers look for new markets and fresh ways to ship
Two projects promise to boost containerized soybeans
Kazakhstan eyes growth in breakbulk traffic while building new infrastructure aimed at making it a transit cargo hub
Can dry bulks survive the next phase of the Sino-US trade war?
Federal Reserve: Tariffs increase uncertainty for US manufacturers
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Air Cargo Quarterly

Terminal Operators

Logistec’s Gulf region expansion sparks large revenue increase
Five questions on terminal operators

 Five questions on terminal operators

George Lauriat | November 12, 2018
FMT riding higher than expected cargo-handling volumes
Port technology, moving up and out

 Port technology, moving up and out

Matt Guasco | November 12, 2018
Port of Rotterdam accesses inland terminal to move Heineken and other containers by water
Building terminals is key to India’s goal of establishing viable logistics hubs – Gujarat State sets the pace
Wiggins Lift enters era of zero emissions in heavy lift trucks
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Cold storage yields are big inducement for investors

 New technology in cold storage

Matt Miller | October 22, 2018
Trump trade war galvanizes Canadian lobster exports to China
An interview with Fred Boehler, Americold Realty Trust

Carolina Ports & Trade

NC’s Port of Wilmington productively handling record activity
Port of Charleston advancing efforts to accommodate still-bigger boxships

Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa Trade

Top 20 Mediterranean Ports

 Top 20 Mediterranean Ports

AJOT | October 22, 2018
Mediterranean Ports 2018 – Growth but capacity issues
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New York & New Jersey Ports

Campbell leaving Port of NY & NJ on solid course for sustained growth

Latin America Trade Biannual

Can Latin America benefit from the US-China trade dispute?

Auto Logistics

Auto parts suppliers already experiencing disruption from tariffs
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Project Cargo

Project forwarder Fracht partnering with CargoX on blockchain solution
Multi-billion dollar pipeline projects battle to stay on track
Statoil/Equinor plans $12 billion in renewable energy projects
Offshore wind projects begin to alter US seascape

 Offshore wind projects begin to alter US seascape

Peter Buxbaum | September 24, 2018
Canadian ports navigate through global trade challenges
The Iranian sanctions have widespread impact on project industry

 Crossing America - moving high and heavy cargo

Matt Guasco | September 24, 2018
Acquisition buttresses Express Mondor’s continental heavy haul clout

Forest Products

Canada-US softwood lumber conflict dragging on

 Canada-US softwood lumber conflict dragging on

Leo Ryan | September 24, 2018
Canadian ports navigate through global trade challenges
Boise Cascade’s Goodwin relies on relationships to meet rising demand in tight transport market

FTZs & EDZs

Yachting industry using Florida FTZs to facilitate sales, repairs
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Annual Intermodal Edition

Is US trucking reaching the tipping point?

 Is US trucking reaching the tipping point?

Matt Miller | September 10, 2018
Continuing intermodal gains seen by executives of Class I rail firms

 Trucking consolidation

Matt Miller | September 10, 2018
Short line rail, America’s true multimodal component

Canada Ports

Canadian ports navigate through global trade challenges

Midwest Ports

Canadian ports and terminal operators target Midwest
Port of Hamilton chief executive slams tariff war ignited by Trump
VIMC plays major role in opening of CNCo Swire office in Vancouver
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Maryland Ports

Record-setting Port of Baltimore advancing more 50-foot berthing

China Trade 2018

Urumqi “new city” construction is modernizing ancient silk road in China
Hong Kong: one country, two systems and a trade war
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Port of Brownsville positions itself as a “gateway” to Mexico and Latin America
Large heavy haul consortium created in Eastern Canada

 Trump’s tariffs hit US Mideast allies

Peter Buxbaum | July 30, 2018
Ukraine’s Metinvest CEO says Section 232-based steel tariff imposition is not an “ideal solution”

 Trump’s tariffs: the supply chain disrupter

Peter Buxbaum | July 30, 2018
Policy “unpredictability” a big issue for break carriers
Section 232 loomed large at New York Steel Conference

Port Equipment & Tech

First US-built zero emission fuel cell ferry will sail on San Francisco Bay in 2019
ABB/Ballard zero emission fuel cells could replace shore power requirements for ships
Digitalization of airfreight

 Digitalization of airfreight

Matt Miller | July 30, 2018
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Trump’s trade war squeezes perishables’ market

European Ports & Trade

European ports are optimistic but fear trade war could disrupt shipping and cargo traffic
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Ro-Ro Transportation

Can Reefer Ro-Ro balance perishable logistics?
Adaptability the key to Ro-Ro design

 Adaptability the key to Ro-Ro design

Matt Miller | June 25, 2018
The trade war almost no one wants…

 The trade war almost no one wants…

George Lauriat | June 25, 2018

Latin America Trade

Latin America’s trade blocs – crumbling edifices or economic building blocks?
Puerto Rico reconstruction tenuous, despite major efforts
The Blocs building China’s Belt and Road

Warehousing, Distribution - Garments and Apparel

At the Ocado warehouse I Robot meets the grocery cart
Seattle startup Flexe, opens the doors to on-demand warehousing
Kansas City builds on location as burgeoning distribution hub
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Project work Europe to Russia niche market for CF&S
The impact of steel tariffs: Who’s right?

 The impact of steel tariffs: Who’s right?

Peter Buxbaum | May 21, 2018

North American Agricultural Trade

Agri-business: China plays its trump card

 Agri-business: China plays its trump card

George Lauriat | May 21, 2018
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Ocean Carrier Review

 Shipbreaking: breaking badly

Matt Miller | April 23, 2018
The new world of ocean shipping regulations

 The new world of ocean shipping regulations

Peter Buxbaum | April 23, 2018

Pacific Coast Ports

The power of two – The Northwest Seaport Alliance posts gains
Port of Everett launching Phase Two

 Port of Everett launching Phase Two

Art Garcia | April 23, 2018
Prince Rupert and Vancouver confront growth challenges
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Northeast Ports

Prosperous Northeast and New England

 Prosperous Northeast and New England

George Lauriat | April 09, 2018
Dual container port strategy for St. Lawrence?
Bigger ships sparking Halifax comeback

 Bigger ships sparking Halifax comeback

Leo Ryan | April 09, 2018
Port of Albany: continued focus on heavy lift and project cargoes
Port of Boston continues remarkable run

 Port of Boston continues remarkable run

George Lauriat | April 09, 2018
CPA looks for new opportunities for Connecticut ports
Port of Davisville roars ahead with development

 Port of Davisville roars ahead with development

George Lauriat | April 08, 2018

Chemical Transport

Eastman Chemical’s Schnede addicted  to ‘really, really cool’ world of logistics
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Gulf Coast Ports

Central Gulf ports augmenting cargo terminal infrastructure
Texas Gulf ports preparing to handle still greater volumes of diverse cargo

Temperature-Controlled Logistics

The future is about data

 The future is about data

Matt Miller | March 26, 2018
CMA CGM advances cold chain logistics

 CMA CGM advances cold chain logistics

Robert L. Wallack | March 26, 2018
The perils of perishable airfreight shipments

 The perils of perishable airfreight shipments

Peter Buxbaum | March 26, 2018
Telematics and the reefer

 Telematics and the reefer

Matt Miller | March 26, 2018

 Shaking up the pharma supply chain

Peter Buxbaum | March 26, 2018
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Heavy tech

 Heavy tech

Matt Miller | March 12, 2018
Negative reaction to Trump’s tariffs from around the world – South Korea, the EU, Canada, and Australia
The Trump Tariffs: Potentially devastating to US manufacturers
The Port of Silicon Valley: Giari’s transformation of the Port of Redwood City
US forests reach new heights with wood exports

 US forests reach new heights with wood exports

Robert L. Wallack | March 12, 2018
Thunder Bay’s diversification to capture surging breakbulk business

Virginia Ports & Trade

Port of Virginia advancing endeavors to build on record container volumes
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Top US Importers & Exporters

Asian furniture imports to US top $23 billion

 Asian furniture imports to US top $23 billion

Matt Miller | February 26, 2018

 US importers epitomize diversity of products

George Lauriat | February 26, 2018

 One man’s import is another man’s landfill

Peter Buxbaum | February 26, 2018
$5 billion in US scrap exports in jeopardy

 $5 billion in US scrap exports in jeopardy

Peter Buxbaum | February 26, 2018

Florida Ports

Florida East Coast ports meeting demand with enhanced facilities, deeper channels
Florida’s Gulf Coast seaports preparing to accommodate diverse activity growth

North Asia Trade

Are we witnessing the end of KORUS?

 Are we witnessing the end of KORUS?

Peter Buxbaum | February 26, 2018
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Georgia Ports

GPA’s Port of Brunswick adds capacity for processing vehicles
Expanding rail capabilities   to augment allure of   Georgia freight infrastructure
Savannah market drawing new players with fastest-growing U.S. containerport
Center dedicated to advancing  Peach State’s innovative logistics

Project Cargo / Heavy Lift Bi-Annual

2020 – Landmark year for US wind power?

 2020 – Landmark year for US wind power?

Matt Miller | January 29, 2018
Reducing project permitting time would be for the common good… but will it happen?
Wind over the prairies

 Wind over the prairies

Matt Miller | January 29, 2018
The challenges of offshore wind energy

 The challenges of offshore wind energy

Peter Buxbaum | January 29, 2018

Delaware River Ports

South Jersey Port Corp. moves ahead with bond issue, Paulsboro addition
Delaware’s Port of Wilmington advances timely plans for partnership, expansion
PhilaPort making solid case to attract still more cargo up Delaware River
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Analysis & Perspective

John S. Connor Inc. hits the century mark

 John S. Connor Inc. hits the century mark

George Lauriat | December 18, 2017
C.H. Robinson – An original

 C.H. Robinson – An original

George Lauriat | December 18, 2017
How will modern railway links address port congestion in East Africa?

Garments, Apparel & Footwear

Footwear is most counterfeited item in international trade
Garment industry takes measure of the logistic challenges and opportunities
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Baffinland Iron Mines ships record 4 million tons
An improbable voyage from Ningbo to Rochester…via Erie Canal
Project boosts cargo clearance, safety in East Africa
Shipping lines expanding Canadian Arctic operations

 The 2017 steel rebound: Will it continue?

Peter Buxbaum | November 28, 2017
Why are US steel imports spiking this year?

 Why are US steel imports spiking this year?

Peter Buxbaum | November 28, 2017
Cocoa bean imports are handled breakbulk for chocolate producers

Global Freight Networks

Networks offer independent freight forwarders leverage

Industry Profile

Vogt Power’s Taylor strategically addresses project cargo challenges
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Terminal Operators

Baltimore’s terminal operator P3 serves as ‘win-win-win’ paradigm
There’s a long road ahead for terminal automation

 Port projects are improving terminal productivity

Robert L. Wallack | November 13, 2017

 What constitutes unreasonable terminal charges?

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2017
And now for something completely different…Wilmington, DE looks to a new direction.
San Pedro Ports approve Clean Air Plan

 San Pedro Ports approve Clean Air Plan

Stas Margaronis | November 13, 2017
Liebherr electric powered crane debuts at Port of Los Angeles
Long Beach Container Terminal offers competitive blueprint for automated, zero emission port operati

Air Cargo Quarterly

Using data analytics to make better deliveries

 Using data analytics to make better deliveries

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2017
Ireland provides proving ground for DHL data project

 Ireland provides proving ground for DHL data project

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2017
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

TCL shippers: willing to pay for service that works
Va-Q-tec products deliver TCL for the healthcare sector
Prince seizes cold chain’s last frontier as he puts Tiger Cool Express on track

Mediterranean / MIddle-East / Africa Trade

Boost for trade as Eastern Africa invests in ports, logistics
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New York Ports

Port of NY & NJ’s big-ship-serving gateway on record pace, delivering for region, nation
Logistics of trash - New York State of mind

 Logistics of trash - New York State of mind

Marty Pilsch | October 09, 2017

 Big ship jitters voiced at Port Industry Days

Peter Buxbaum | October 09, 2017

Latin American Trade

Mexico and Trump trade policies: it’s complicated
US trade deficit with Mexico: More than meets the eye

Automotive Logistics

Canada losing ground to Mexico in manufacturing race
Vehicle exports are climbing, but will they offset slowing imports?
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Project Cargo

The point of the FTZ Point

 The point of the FTZ Point

Peter Buxbaum | September 25, 2017
FTZ #138 drives economic growth in Columbus

 FTZ #138 drives economic growth in Columbus

Peter Buxbaum | September 25, 2017
Corporations embrace wind power

 Corporations embrace wind power

Matt Miller | September 25, 2017
Vancouver’s maritime cluster ambition

 Vancouver’s maritime cluster ambition

Leo Ryan | September 25, 2017
New Quebec stevedoring firm develops market opportunities
Kazakhstan’s focus on renewable energy and infrastructure development aimed at boosting trade
Call them blade runners

 Call them blade runners

Matt Miller | September 25, 2017

 Wind industry M&A well underway

Matt Miller | September 25, 2017
Import restrictions: It’s about more than just steel
America’s offshore wind off and spinning

 America’s offshore wind off and spinning

Matt Miller | September 25, 2017
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Intermodalism

Smaller railroads playing bigger role in intermodal

 Smaller railroads playing bigger role in intermodal

Paul Scott Abbott | September 11, 2017
Europe strives to build more intermodal

 Europe strives to build more intermodal

Matt Miller | September 11, 2017

 The uncertainty over NAFTA worries intermodal execs

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2017

Canada Ports

Port of Brownsville’s infrastructure development will strengthen its position
Calgary’s positioning as inland hub

 Calgary’s positioning as inland hub

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2017
Canadian ports maintain growth amidst challenging trends
Grain and iron ore exports drive Seaway cargo surge
Whale deaths spur action from Canada and US

 Whale deaths spur action from Canada and US

Leo Ryan | September 11, 2017
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Carolina Ports

Pushing intermodal iron in North Carolina

 Pushing intermodal iron in North Carolina

Marty Pilsch | August 21, 2017
North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington provides congestion-free productivity
South Carolina prepares to sustain dynamic growth in container activity

Air Cargo Quarterly

The ARK at JFK makes horse sense for stress-free equine air transport
Air cargo experiencing surge in 2017

 Air cargo experiencing surge in 2017

Peter Buxbaum | August 21, 2017

Industry Profile

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China Trade

Two decades in and what’s in store for Hong Kong?
Lowe’s exec sees Port of Nansha providing savings of time, money for shipments from South China
Guangxi border-trade contributing to regional economic growth
Thailand and Cambodia logistics infrastructure gaining importance for cross-border trade

Maryland Ports

The Port of Baltimore has game

 The Port of Baltimore has game

Marty Pilsch | August 07, 2017
Tradepoint Atlantic teaming with Host in advancing Maryland out-of-box hub
Big-ship-serving Port of Baltimore looks beyond gates for more progress

Industry Profile

Hamburg Süd’s Wilson helps IANA evolve with services, annual EXPO
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Section 232 redux

 Section 232 redux

George Lauriat | July 25, 2017
Hope springs external for dry bulk sector

 Hope springs external for dry bulk sector

George Lauriat | July 25, 2017
So how is the domestic steel industry doing anyway?
Is it Golden if it glitters?

 Is it Golden if it glitters?

Matt Miller | July 25, 2017
Reversal of a reversal in fortunes?

 Reversal of a reversal in fortunes?

Matt Miller | July 25, 2017
Commerce Department working on Section 232 investigation report

Port Technology & Equipment

The evolution of climate sensitive cargo handling
At Wiggins Lift Company technology equals success
Port equipment & technology in container and ro/ro terminals

Industry Profile

CB&I’s Swanson sees logistics gaining importance in early stages of projects
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

 Why did Amazon acquire Whole Foods?

Peter Buxbaum | July 10, 2017
Perishables imports to Southeast seen as game-changing saver of time, money
Transporting perishables: ocean or air?

 Transporting perishables: ocean or air?

Peter Buxbaum | July 10, 2017

European Trade

The Duisburg connection

 The Duisburg connection

Manik Mehta | July 10, 2017
Despite the hype, Europeans skeptical about the real motives behind China’s Belt-Road-Initiative

Industry Profile

Grove Services’ Iacopella is coolly meeting temperature-controlled logistics challenges
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Warehousing & Distribution

Warehousing & Distribution

MWPVL International: A specialized consulting firm for warehousing and distribution
Three trends reshaping warehousing & distribution
Robotics and drones are coming to the warehouse
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Latin American Trade

Latin American trade turnaround?

 Latin American trade turnaround?

George Lauriat | June 12, 2017

Ro/Ro Transportation

Wilhelmsen & Wallenius Lines merger creates Ro/Ro powerhouse
Ro/Ro ports positioning for rebound

 Ro/Ro ports positioning for rebound

George Lauriat | June 12, 2017
Flexibility: the ro/ro calling card

 Flexibility: the ro/ro calling card

Matt Miller | June 12, 2017
Northern California ro/ro expansion pits Amports against historic preservationists

Industry Profile

Aqua Gulf’s ‘tech nerd’ Sandrin sees promise in Caribbean region
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North American Agricultural Trade

North American Agricultural Trade

Hop Scotch

 Hop Scotch

Matt Miller | May 22, 2017
The global movement of wine is both complex and exacting
Ethanol exports big winner for US agri-biz
Trump Administration allows importation of Argentinian lemons, domestic producers freak out

 FDA’s FSVP deadline shaping up as chaotic

Peter Buxbaum | May 22, 2017
Escalating US-Canada dairy trade issue
US pork exports to China: The silver lining and the cloud
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Breakbulk Quarterly

China’s steel industry retools

 China’s steel industry retools

George Lauriat | May 08, 2017
The May poll and the BDI

 The May poll and the BDI

George Lauriat | May 08, 2017
Solar project work bright… for now

 Solar project work bright… for now

Matt Miller | May 08, 2017
Port of Olympia’s moo-vement

 Port of Olympia’s moo-vement

Matt Miller | May 08, 2017
Prince Rupert eyes breakbulk capability
Renewables spur breakbulk transport

 Renewables spur breakbulk transport

Matt Miller | May 08, 2017
The perils of anti-import rhetoric

 The perils of anti-import rhetoric

Peter Buxbaum | May 08, 2017
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Ocean Carrier Review

“Alliances are everything”

 “Alliances are everything”

George Lauriat | April 24, 2017
Ship finance in the wake of Hanjin bankruptcy
CBP stepping up Jones Act enforcement

 CBP stepping up Jones Act enforcement

Peter Buxbaum | April 24, 2017
Jones Act reform: Going nowhere fast

 Jones Act reform: Going nowhere fast

Peter Buxbaum | April 24, 2017
The anatomy of a bankruptcy

 The anatomy of a bankruptcy

Matt Miller | April 24, 2017
Hapag-Lloyd does not plan any further acquisitions

West Coast Ports of North America

Rise of California niche ports

 Rise of California niche ports

George Lauriat | April 24, 2017
Mega-container arrivals will benefit California ports
Canadian West Coast ports map major capacity expansions

Industry Profile

West Coast gateways key plan of Claire’s Stores’ Winkleblack
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Northeast Ports

CPA launches new chapter for Connecticut’s ports
Port of Davisville - question 5 answers the question about the Port’s future
The future of container shipping may be smaller than we think
Rivalry heating up for Nova Scotia mega box terminal
Cargo growth pattern returns at Canada’s East Coast ports
City-port - Port of Boston 2017

 City-port - Port of Boston 2017

George Lauriat | April 10, 2017

Chemical Transportation

The perils of hazmats

 The perils of hazmats

Peter Buxbaum | April 10, 2017

Industry Profile

CVS Health supply chain’s vigor relies on critical Link
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Gulf Coast Ports

Houston banking on large-scale projects

 Houston banking on large-scale projects

Matt Miller | March 27, 2017
Business and trade in the Gulf ports looks promising, but with a few caveats
Texas ports look to continue gaining from multibillion-dollar investments
Ports of central Gulf region advancing efforts to handle greater cargo volumes

Temperature Controlled Logistics

Advances in temperature control logistics technology
Hy-Vee partners with TempTRIP to improve supply chain visibility
The emerging ocean option for pharmaceuticals logistics
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Breakbulk Quarterly

WTO rules and US pipelines

 WTO rules and US pipelines

Peter Buxbaum | March 13, 2017
Canadian-made pedestals exported by water route for New York Wheel
Emerging importance of North American wood pellets in the global economy
How cocoa got boxed in…what the future might hold
Hope springs eternal as dry bulk market shows life

 Breakbulk ports aren’t that easy to find

Matt Miller | March 13, 2017
Pipelines and political theater

 Pipelines and political theater

Peter Buxbaum | March 13, 2017
Great Lakes/Seaway stakeholders eye infrastructure opportunities

Virginia Ports

Port of Virginia setting cargo marks, ready for 13,000-TEU containerships
Distribution centers help drive Port of Virginia import growth
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North Asia Trade

Will Japan get a mulligan on trade with US?

 Will Japan get a mulligan on trade with US?

George Lauriat | February 27, 2017
US meat exports gaining access to North Asia markets

 US meat exports gaining access to North Asia markets

Robert L. Wallack | February 27, 2017

Florida Ports

Florida East Coast ports look to build upon solid performances with enhanced facilities
Ports along Florida’s Gulf Coast advancing efforts to accommodate diverse cargo growth
Jacksonville-to-San Juan carriers displaying billion-dollar confidence in Puerto Rico trade
Economist sees East, Gulf coasts served by Nova Scotia, Cuba transshipment hubs
Carriers to blame for ocean rate cellar, Tampa gathering told by line executives
Speed joined by flexibility, efficiency as supply chain keys, retailers told
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Project Cargo / Heavy Lift

 We don’t dump steel, says Turkish exporter

Peter Buxbaum | January 30, 2017
Will steel talk lead to action?

 Will steel talk lead to action?

Peter Buxbaum | January 30, 2017
Grieg Star builds project cargo business as G2 Ocean joint venture taking shape

 PPP and infrastructure project finance

Matt Miller | January 30, 2017

 Optimism growing in the oil patch

George Lauriat | January 30, 2017

Georgia Ports

Port of Brunswick looks to double capacity for roll-on/roll-off cargos
Inland ports extending reach throughout Georgia, beyond

 Inland ports extending reach throughout Georgia, beyond

Paul Scott Abbott | January 30, 2017
Port of Savannah prepares to handle more mega-containerships with ease
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Delaware River Ports

Delaware River Ports

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Garments & Apparel

Stretching garment sourcing

 Stretching garment sourcing

Matt Miller | December 17, 2016

2017 Year End Analysis

Mongolia adjusting to lower economic growth

 Mongolia adjusting to lower economic growth

Robert L. Wallack | December 17, 2016
Montreal: North American gateway of choice for Hapag-Lloyd
China exerts influence Asia wide on trade and investment

 China exerts influence Asia wide on trade and investment

Robert L. Wallack | December 17, 2016
Port of Montreal targets significant growth

 Port of Montreal targets significant growth

Leo Ryan | December 17, 2016
2016 - a year in review: “For the first time ever all shipping sectors went bad”
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Backloading forest products opens up new possibilities for lumber logistics

 The many facets of the Breakbulk Americas show

Marty Pilsch | November 20, 2016
Port of Amsterdam looks to bulk up its bottom line

 Port of Amsterdam looks to bulk up its bottom line

George Lauriat | November 20, 2016
A hydropower project flows through Port of Vancouver USA

 A hydropower project flows through Port of Vancouver USA

Robert L. Wallack | November 20, 2016
Global steel demand: a mixed bag

 Global steel demand: a mixed bag

Peter Buxbaum | November 20, 2016
Pacific Northwest seaports prepared for wind energy shipments
Global steel market coming back

 Global steel market coming back

Peter Buxbaum | November 20, 2016

Industry Profile

Fornés stands tall over supply chain of No. 1 building materials company
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Terminal Operators

Terminal Operators

Global terminal operators 2016: Who will buy and why?

 Global terminal operators 2016: Who will buy and why?

George Lauriat | November 07, 2016
The millennial generation of terminal operators comes of age
Select Terminal Operators

 Select Terminal Operators

AJOT | November 07, 2016
Market trends: Significant mergers, acquisitions, JVs and sales by terminal operators
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Temperature-Controlled Logistics

Royal Flora Holland – temperature-control logistics on a royal scale
Keeping shipments cold is key for Endeavor Seafood’s Souza
Air transport is improving cold chains for pharmaceuticals

Mediterranean / Middle East / Africa Trade

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New York Ports

Port of New York/New Jersey is meeting tomorrow’s challenges
Port of New York & New Jersey advancing toward goal of nation’s No. 1 containerport

North America Automotive Logistics

The auto industry is critical for the Port of Charleston in ways both obvious and not
The fine tuning of auto logistics

 The fine tuning of auto logistics

Matt Miller | October 07, 2016

27th Breakbulk Americas

Breakbulk, project cargo slump being approached constructively
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Intermodalism

Rail executives see intermodal growth as infrastructure investments continue
San Joaquin executive explains e-commerce logistics revolution in CA

 Transplace: A technology company as a 3PL

George Lauriat | September 26, 2016

Forest Products

Fluff pulp niche growing against the grain

 Fluff pulp niche growing against the grain

Matt Miller | September 26, 2016

Inland Ports and Logistics Centers

SEACOR serves petrochemical industry with container-on-barge shuttle service

 Transplace: A technology company as a 3PL

George Lauriat | September 26, 2016
The great inland sea:  North America’s new port system
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Project Cargo / Heavy Lift

US wind power boom

 US wind power boom

Matt Miller | September 12, 2016
Whither Canada’s Arctic bonanza

 Whither Canada’s Arctic bonanza

Leo Quigley | September 12, 2016
Beijing warming to Northwest Passage

 Beijing warming to Northwest Passage

Leo Quigley | September 12, 2016
Moving cargo at the speed of sound

 Moving cargo at the speed of sound

Peter Buxbaum | September 12, 2016
Diversification and wind energy paving the way on Canadian project cargo market
Project forwarder in Western Canada sees improved outlook in 2017
Port of Albany: TIGER, TIGER burning bright

 Port of Albany: TIGER, TIGER burning bright

George Lauriat | September 12, 2016

 Kenya’s oil patch key to infrastructure projects

Manik Mehta | September 12, 2016

Carolina Ports

Wood pellet manufacturer Enviva and the Port of Wilmington, NC partner to export wood pellets
North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington readies to accommodate big boxships
South Carolina extends commitment to ably handling large containerships
Inland port facilities seen advancing South Carolina’s cargo capabilities
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Latin America Trade

Port of Montevideo, Uruguay and Liebherr partner again

 Latin America 2016: Bloc parties

Matt Miller | August 22, 2016
Despite progress, most US companies still can’t sell to Cuba
Governor, mayors visit Cuba to jumpstart economic ties

Canada Ports

St. Lawrence Seaway fighting headwinds

 St. Lawrence Seaway fighting headwinds

Leo Ryan | August 22, 2016
Canadian ports maintain focus on widening horizons

Industry Profile

Yusen Logistics’ Bailey bringing passion for industry to IANA’s Intermodal EXPO
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China Trade

Port competition in Southern China heats up

 Port competition in Southern China heats up

Matt Miller | August 08, 2016
High-level Taiwan delegation makes a pitch in the US for TPP Membership

Maryland Ports

Baltimore extends dominance in ro-ro, automotive business
Port of Baltimore ahead of curve in readiness for big containerships

Industry Profiles

Pasha Automotive Services executive driven to succeed, including in Baltimore endeavor
Fornazor International’s founder sees quality as key ingredient in worldwide export of feed
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AJOT Print Edition | Issue #630


Breakbulk Quarterly

US trade measures finally helping domestic steel producers
McKeil Marine at 60

 McKeil Marine at 60

Leo Ryan | July 25, 2016
How low can it go?

 How low can it go?

George Lauriat | July 25, 2016
McKeil’s project business

 McKeil’s project business

Leo Ryan | July 25, 2016

Port Equipment and Technology

The plan behind Cargoplanner

 The plan behind Cargoplanner

Matt Miller | July 25, 2016

 Ro-Ro equipment

Marty Pilsch | July 25, 2016
Kalmar Ottawa’s Wood enjoys advancing productivity of equipment and technology

Industry Profile

Kalmar Ottawa’s Wood enjoys advancing productivity of equipment and technology
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Temperature Controlled Logistics

Pharmaceuticals, a growing segment of temperature controlled logistics

 Swire’s cool moves in China

Matt Miller | July 11, 2016
Cold chain heats up in China

 Cold chain heats up in China

Matt Miller | July 11, 2016
Demand for perishables in China is growing rapidly

European Trade

Early fallout from Brexit

 Early fallout from Brexit

George Lauriat | July 11, 2016
EU at the crossroads

 EU at the crossroads

George Lauriat | July 11, 2016

Industry Profile

Tyson’s Bourne keeps poultry in motion and more for major US meat exporter
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Warehousing & Distribution

Drones and the supply chain

 Drones and the supply chain

Marty Pilsch | June 26, 2016
Tight warehousing market spurring higher rent rates, more spec projects

FTL / LTL Drayage

ContainerPort Group’s Kramer meets challenges of port drayage business with intermodal solutions
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Gulf Coast Ports

Mid-Gulf ports enhancing infrastructure while attracting new commercial activity (1 of 3)
Mid-Gulf ports enhancing infrastructure while attracting new commercial activity (2 of 3)
Mid-Gulf ports enhancing infrastructure while attracting new commercial activity (3 of 3)
Texas Gulf ports remaining energized in spite of slump in upstream oil sector (1 of 2)
Texas Gulf ports remaining energized in spite of slump in upstream oil sector (2 of 2)
Florida Gulf Coast ports advancing efforts to bring diverse cargo growth
Corpus Christi remains an energy port despite interest in diversification

Ro-Ro Transportation

As US dollar gains, so do JAXPORT’s ro-ro imports
Ro-Ro your boat

 Ro-Ro your boat

George Lauriat | June 21, 2016

Industry Profiles

As machines get bigger, Panjwani sees to it that nothing runs like a Deere supply chain
Ascend’s Wyly follows transportation’s lure to advancing innovative Gulf-based logistics
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North American Agriculture

US agricultural shippers weigh in on SOLAS
Wiggins Lift - A forklift company  born in the agricultural fields of California

Additional Coverage

US Commerce Under Secretary: TPP is of crucial importance to US and world trade
Vancouver’s Terminal 2 takes another step forward
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Breakbulk Quarterly

Spliethoff links project shippers with world via Port of Cleveland
Global steel overcapacity assuming crisis proportions
Port of Virginia moving forward to enhance mid-Atlantic gateway
Asia to dominate steel scrap trade by 2020

 Asia to dominate steel scrap trade by 2020

Peter Buxbaum | May 09, 2016
Canada’s wheat grading rules choking North-South trade
FMC needs proper funding to fulfill maritime mandate
Addressing infrastructure first key to make it happen in India

Bonus Coverage

Caterpillar relies upon supply network, not ‘chain,’ Georgia event attendees told
Petrochemical boom spurring growth in activity at ports of US Gulf region
Stanley Furniture’s Wolfe depends on Port of Virginia, rail connection
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