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Green Shipping Line proposes US feeder ships to deliver offshore wind components
Green Shipping Line proposes US feeder ships to deliver offshore wind components

Stas Margaronis | July 26, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

U.S.-based Green Shipping Line (GSL) is proposing to build the first of what it hopes will be a fleet of feeder ships to transport wind turbine components from U.S. Atlantic coast ports to new Atlantic coast wind farms, according to Percy Pyne, Chairman and CEO.

US infrastructure spending should boost steel demand
US infrastructure spending should boost steel demand

Peter Buxbaum | July 26, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The trillion dollar infrastructure plan could stimulate demand for 50 million tons. But it would also add complexity to a volatile global demand and pricing picture.

Breakbulk volumes and rates gain in global shipping resurgence
Breakbulk volumes and rates gain in global shipping resurgence

Peter Buxbaum | July 26, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News

The question remains how long can it last?

Heineken supports Dutch battery-powered container carrier
Heineken supports Dutch battery-powered container carrier

Stas Margaronis | July 26, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

This summer the Netherlands will see the deployment of a self-propelled container barge utilizing battery power, an undertaking supported by a long-term contract with the Dutch beer maker Heineken.

Port of San Francisco greets zero emission Energy Observer
Port of San Francisco greets zero emission Energy Observer

Stas Margaronis | July 26, 2021 | Maritime News

Katia Nicolet, chief scientist for the Energy Observer, provided a tour and an overview of the renewable energy powered catamaran that arrived at the Port of San Francisco on May 6th and is on its way to Hawaii and Japan.

USMCA – A year after
USMCA – A year after

Matt Miller | July 26, 2021 | International Trade

It’s been a year since the USMCA free trade agreement was consummated between the three North American nations: the United States, Mexico and Canada. Whether the USMCA is a good deal, bad deal or something else altogether, is still being debated. But what is becoming increasingly clear one year later is the USMCA is better than no deal at all.

SeaCube strengthens surging reefer container business
SeaCube strengthens surging reefer container business

Tad Thompson | June 21, 2021 | Logistics

SeaCube Containers LLC in recent years has emphasized the development of its refrigerated container leasing business. That skyrocketing business now represents 68% of the firm’s fleet asset investment.

West Coast perishable exports
West Coast perishable exports

Tad Thompson | June 21, 2021 | Logistics

Covid disrupts Northwest exports

Top 100 Containerports: Containerization’s great rebound…and why
Top 100 Containerports: Containerization’s great rebound…and why

George Lauriat | June 21, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

There have been very few years in which global container throughput – TEUs handled by containerports – has failed to grow…that is until the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown global economies.

E-commerce growth pushes investors to ‘infill’ properties
E-commerce growth pushes investors to ‘infill’ properties

Peter Buxbaum | June 21, 2021 | Logistics

Scarcity of available sites sends industrial real estate rents soaring and sticker shock is setting in.

Post-COVID demand for pharma cold-chain facilities on the rise
Post-COVID demand for pharma cold-chain facilities on the rise

Peter Buxbaum | June 21, 2021 | Logistics

Costs and risks could dampen marketplace supply response.

Micro-fulfillment: The future of grocery e-commerce
Micro-fulfillment: The future of grocery e-commerce

Peter Buxbaum | June 21, 2021 | Logistics

Small warehouse facilities in population centers facilitate super-quick deliveries

Biden Administration announcement will speed offshore wind in California and new wind port
Biden Administration announcement will speed offshore wind in California and new wind port

Stas Margaronis | June 21, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

The Biden Administration announced that the U.S. Departments of Interior and Defense have reached agreement on California sea-space and other issues, clearing the way to move ahead with development of the state’s multi-gigawatt (GW) offshore wind power potential on its Central and North coasts.

Top 100 Containerports A to Z
Top 100 Containerports A to Z

AJOT | June 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Source data compiled by AJOT from Port Authority Reports, Terminal Operators, Government Statistics, Public Documents

Port of Baltimore moving forward as berth, tunnel projects advance
Port of Baltimore moving forward as berth, tunnel projects advance

Paul Scott Abbott | May 24, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With its second 50-foot-deep container berth nearing completion and the long-awaited Howard Street Tunnel project advancing, the Port of Baltimore is moving ahead to offer further benefits from its propitious location.

First US-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier being built in 35 years
First US-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier being built in 35 years

Leo Ryan | May 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk

Named after the company president, the Mark W. Barker is scheduled to enter commercial service during the 2022 navigation season.

Upbeat outlook for 2021 Seaway season
Upbeat outlook for 2021 Seaway season

Leo Ryan | May 24, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The 2021 season on the St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes maritime corridor is barely two months old, but the overall outlook has been encouraging for ports and shipping lines closely involved in the waterway linking the Atlantic Ocean to the industrial heartland of North America.

CIT: Digitizing the chassis business
CIT: Digitizing the chassis business

George Lauriat | May 24, 2021 | Shipping Technology

Make no mistake about it. The chassis business is tough. Keeping a chassis available and knowing where the chassis is (and has been) and what it will be doing next is difficult to track. Making sure that it is road-worthy requires constant care and attention to detail and doing that all cost effectively is challenging. That’s where CIT comes in.

SMC3 technology platform assists LTL through change
SMC3 technology platform assists LTL through change

Matt Miller | May 24, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road

One year back, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation was in a tailspin. The pandemic had triggered a lockdown. The economy was cratering. Orders were summarily cancelled. Shippers, wholesalers and merchants were desperately trying to survive, and carriers were caught up in the downward spiral.

Demand for US agricultural products booming
Demand for US agricultural products booming

George Lauriat | May 24, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity

The demand for U.S. agricultural products is booming. But the future may hinge on a fragile deal.

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