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Great Lakes ports benefiting from robust breakbulk trends
Great Lakes ports benefiting from robust breakbulk trends

Leo Ryan | May 19, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Canadian and U.S. Great Lake ports are upbeat about cargo prospects in 2022.

Bumps in the road for automakers in 2022
Bumps in the road for automakers in 2022

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?

Transportation and infrastructure difficulties are hobbling Canada’s forest products industry
Transportation and infrastructure difficulties are hobbling Canada’s forest products industry

Peter Buxbaum | May 18, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

Supply-chain problems compromise rail service; shortage of industrial space hampers port operations.

MPV/HL sector face challenges ahead
MPV/HL sector face challenges ahead

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.

Ukraine war clouds global steel demand prospects
Ukraine war clouds global steel demand prospects

Peter Buxbaum | May 18, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

Conflict has added a large dose of uncertainty to industry projections.

Supply chain issues energize Great Lakes container developments
Supply chain issues energize Great Lakes container developments

Leo Ryan | May 18, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Breakbulk ports in Great Lakes add new dimension to supply chain solution.

EVs and an emerging supply chain

George Lauriat | May 18, 2022 | International Trade

Russian–Ukraine conflict impacts on the auto market
Russian–Ukraine conflict impacts on the auto market

George Lauriat | May 18, 2022 | International Trade

The Russian invasion of Ukraine triggered a variety of responses from supply chain providers and automakers.

Alabama, Mississippi seaports beefing up rail, roadway links
Alabama, Mississippi seaports beefing up rail, roadway links

Paul Scott Abbott | May 18, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Deepwater ports of Alabama and Mississippi are busy beefing up rail and roadway connections as they look to improve the flow of burgeoning cargo volumes on and off their terminals.

Louisiana ports letting good times roll with deeper river, enhanced terminals
Louisiana ports letting good times roll with deeper river, enhanced terminals

Paul Scott Abbott | May 18, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

True to that Cajun expression, ports of Louisiana are letting the good times roll – and, even when it means overcoming obstacles, are advancing efforts to keep the supply chain efficiently rolling along through the Pelican State for many years to come.

Texas seaports augmenting infrastructure to meet growing energy industry demands
Texas seaports augmenting infrastructure to meet growing energy industry demands

Paul Scott Abbott | May 18, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

When folks say everything’s bigger in Texas, they might well be referring to the fact that it is the largest in land mass among U.S. states (except Alaska). But the adage is equally fitting in describing the Lone Star State’s ports, which are big and getting bigger.

Containership operators peak on a historic wave
Containership operators peak on a historic wave

George Lauriat | April 18, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Persistent problems in the supply chain have sparked new OSRA legislation and in the shipping industry what goes up usually comes down.

Four corners of the container
Four corners of the container

George Lauriat | April 18, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

It’s all about the container. In a sense the ship, the truck and even trains are just interchangeable pieces of the delivery system – it’s really all about getting the container from factory to warehouse and back again for reloading. A simple concept for an inherently complex business.

2022 Top 50 Ocean Carriers
2022 Top 50 Ocean Carriers

AJOT | April 18, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Top 50 ocean carriers listed by TEU with data provided by Descartes / Datamyne.

The tripartite of ocean carrier alliances face multitude of challenges
The tripartite of ocean carrier alliances face multitude of challenges

George Lauriat | April 18, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The ocean carrier alliances control over 80% of the trade. But challenges both from ongoing supply chain disruptions and a new regulatory agenda could alter the way alliances operate.

Lynden makes the tough stuff ordinary
Lynden makes the tough stuff ordinary

Matt Miller | April 15, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift

The run from Houston, Texas to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska is 4,500 miles and there is nothing regular about this regular run. Then again, Lynden which provides services to Alaska specializes in working in tough environments.

Northeast ports: Expanding infrastructure and seeking new opportunities
Northeast ports: Expanding infrastructure and seeking new opportunities

George Lauriat | April 04, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Northeast ports are building with purpose as new infrastructure takes shape and new business opportunities appear with offshore wind power.

QDC’s King outlines developments at Quonset Business Park
QDC’s King outlines developments at Quonset Business Park

George Lauriat | April 04, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Steven King is the managing director of Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) which manages Quonset Business Park (QBP), a 3,200 acre business park located on Quonset Point, (North Kingstown) Rhode Island.

South Brooklyn development adds to crucial wind-port inventory
South Brooklyn development adds to crucial wind-port inventory

Peter Buxbaum | April 04, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift

Solving vertical clearance issue opens acreage for offshore operations

Port of Montevideo faces tough competition from regional ports
Port of Montevideo faces tough competition from regional ports

Matt Miller | April 04, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Montevideo’s port faces stiff competition when it comes to regional trade. That’s likely to grow over time as bigger vessels ply routes from Asia, Europe and North America to South America and will press for fewer ports of call.

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