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  Change in chassis ownership generates savings & revenues to carriers but places new burden on truck

Dec 12 2010 at 07:00 PM | Intermodal

The ocean carriers have been for years trying to end their stake in the “trucking” business in North America. With carriers working hard to return to profitability and with the trucking business perceived as a liability, getting out is not an option bu

  China ramps up wind exports but global downturn is dampening demand

Nov 07 2010 at 07:00 PM | Maritime | Energy | Alternative | International Trade

Although the global recession has dampened demand there are still more answers blowing in the wind.

China is a growing force in the wind industry and three exporters are taking the lead in selling Chinese wind turbines in the United Stat

  Port of Rotterdam Designs Intermodalism into new Megaport

Oct 24 2010 at 08:00 PM | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

In 2008 the Port of Rotterdam began its latest expansion project, Maasvlakte 2. Estimated to cost over $3 billion, the new maritime facility is expected to begin operations in 2013 and help Rotterdam more than triple its container handling to 38 million t

  CSAV & Rotary team up on earthquake relief

Oct 24 2010 at 08:00 PM | Liner Shipping

In September a Chilean school that was devastated by the February earthquake celebrated the arrival of a containerized housing unit from the United States that might not have arrived without the help of shipping executives from the Chilean ocean carrier

  California’s niche ports put emphasis on new facilities for new opportunities

Oct 24 2010 at 08:00 PM | Maritime | Ports & Terminals

California’s niche ports like San Diego, San Francisco, Richmond and West Sacramento are gearing up for a rebound with new facilities in the works.

If these ports were located in another part of the country they would be attracting a great d

Atlantic Off-Shore Power Line Can Generate New Wind Farms & Economic Development

Oct 24 2010 at 08:00 PM | Maritime | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals

A proposed offshore electric power transmission line could lead to an explosion in new offshore wind farms on the East Coast of the US. What is at stake is nothing short of economic jolt that could stimulate the US marine industries, ranging from ports

  The compelling case for the US Marine Highway

Sep 26 2010 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals | Liner Shipping

Building a “marine highway” could save money, add jobs, help build the economy and cut air emissions but does the US have the political will to overcome historical obstacles?

As Congress struggles to find the $450 billion to pay for th

  Port of Long Beach’s $3 billion modernization

Sep 26 2010 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach is embarking on three projects with a price tag of $3 billion to accommodate the new generation of container vessels with a 10,000 to 12,000 teu capacity as well as improve cargo-moving efficiencies and reduce air pollution. Abo

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