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Ocean Carrier Alliances – The Tripartite
Ocean Carrier Alliances – The Tripartite

George Lauriat | April 20, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

The real structure of the global supply chain resides in the ocean carrier alliances. From an organizational perspective, it is the service schedules within the big three ocean carrier alliances that provide the framework for the global supply chain.

Port of Hueneme’s Decas says fruit volumes and autos rose in 2020 despite COVID-19
Port of Hueneme’s Decas says fruit volumes and autos rose in 2020 despite COVID-19

Stas Margaronis | April 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Hueneme Director Kristin Decas told AJOT, “We are very busy” after the Port saw a rebound in business following downturns related to the COVID virus in 2020. Decas expects volumes for autos to rise 1% and volumes for fruit to rise 3% over 2020 levels.

Canadian West Coast ports weathering pandemic challenges
Canadian West Coast ports weathering pandemic challenges

Leo Ryan | April 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Despite the unprecedented global challenges of COVID-19, the leading ports on Canada’s West Coast are still enjoying robust trade with Asia. Vancouver and Prince Rupert even broke cargo records in 2020, with container trends continuing to show strength in 2021. And the Port of Nanaimo, in partnership with DP World, is expanding a major regional, shortsea project with a container-on-barge service.

Lynden helps deliver critical vaccines and supplies to far flung Alaskan communities
Lynden helps deliver critical vaccines and supplies to far flung Alaskan communities

Matt Miller | April 19, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News

As the dominant freight transport operator in Alaska, Lynden has decades of experience figuring out how to deliver goods to far-flung towns in villages spread out over vast territory. That’s centered on multi-modal transport — planes, barges, trucks — but also includes the recent development of such novel kinds of carriers as the Pistenbully Snowcat. (More about that in a bit.)

Export surge spills over to Northwest Seaport Alliance; volumes up 9% in January
Export surge spills over to Northwest Seaport Alliance; volumes up 9% in January

AJOT | April 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) CEO John Wolfe reported March 3rd that container freight volumes rose by 9% in January 2021 compared to January 2020 totaling 288,289 TEUs. NWSA CEO John Wolfe expects strong first half of 2021.

North American Pacific Coast Ports 2021
North American Pacific Coast Ports 2021

Stas Margaronis | April 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

California’s “big three” post big numbers in first quarter of 2021

Of fuel and ships
Of fuel and ships

George Lauriat | April 19, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Ideas new and old for meeting the challenge of sustainable shipping

Global maritime choke points
Global maritime choke points

George Lauriat | April 19, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

How vulnerable is global maritime commerce…maybe more than we think.

Force majeure: a short-term fix for supply-chain emergencies
Force majeure: a short-term fix for supply-chain emergencies

Peter Buxbaum | April 19, 2021 | Logistics

After facing unforeseen events like the Ever Given and COVID-19, the bigger issue is what supply chains will do to decrease risk and increase resiliency.

Top containership carriers are bigger, leaner and more efficient
Top containership carriers are bigger, leaner and more efficient

George Lauriat | April 19, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

The top containership carriers are bigger and more efficient but service disruptions show weaknesses in the industry.

Handling the cargo surge at NY/NJ: Doing better than most
Handling the cargo surge at NY/NJ: Doing better than most

Peter Buxbaum | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

It’s a story that’s being replayed in supply chains and at ports across the globe, including the port of New York and New Jersey. After a few months of dramatic declines in cargo, during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a resurgence beyond all expectations took place.

Apparel and Footwear 2021
Apparel and Footwear 2021

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | International Trade

What will the apparel industry look like post-pandemic? The apparel and footwear industry is undergoing some profound changes as the pandemic’s grip loosens, what will the industry look like?

Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient
Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient

Matt Miller | April 05, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity

Latin America’s exports of fruits have been tested by two seasons under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Halifax-Great Lakes container service slated for May
Halifax-Great Lakes container service slated for May

Leo Ryan | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

In a development worth watching, newly created Doornekamp Lines has announced the launching in May of a bi-weekly Canadian-flag container service via the St. Lawrence Seaway between Halifax and Picton, a small growing port on Lake Ontario.

St. Lawrence River two-container port concept under threat?
St. Lawrence River two-container port concept under threat?

Leo Ryan | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

While the Port of Montreal has successfully navigated through the demanding regulatory process paving the way to begin construction this year of a new container terminal, the same cannot be said for the Port of Quebec in its ambitious goal to become a second container port on the St. Lawrence River.

Port of Boston: 2020 – The best bad year ever
Port of Boston: 2020 – The best bad year ever

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Boston TEU throughput dropped 9% to 283,061 TEUs in FY 2020 – so why was that a good year?

Northeast ports 2020: Chasing the wind

George Lauriat | April 05, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Ports

AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021
AJOT’s Top Fifty North American 3PLs 2021

George Lauriat | March 22, 2021 | Logistics | By The Numbers

3PLs – Adapting to the times

The Greening of Rail?
The Greening of Rail?

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail

The industry touts its environmental benefits, but it’s still reliant on diminishing coal revenues.

Lone Star State ports overcoming adversities while advancing infrastructure enhancements
Lone Star State ports overcoming adversities while advancing infrastructure enhancements

Paul Scott Abbott | March 22, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Proving their resilience, Texas ports are surmounting challenges posed by severe weather events and the COVID-19 virus to handle record levels of activity while moving forward with a host of major infrastructure advances.

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