Captain Michael R. Watson, president of the American Pilots Association died July 23, 2015. He was 72.
DP World posted a 4.2 percent increase in container traffic in the first half of the year, driven largely by strong growth at its terminals in Europe and the United Arab Emirates.
Hapag-Lloyd has announced a general rate increase for shipments from the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent to the United States and Canada, as trade has grown by double-digits.
The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum.
U.S. freight volume will jump 29 percent in the next 11 years, with growing energy production resulting in pipelines taking a larger slice of total tonnage, and trucking and railroads’ seeing their share shrink, according to report released Monday.
Brasil Terminal Portuário handled its one-millionth container Friday from the MSC Agrigento, the thousandth vessel to call at the Santos terminal since it opened 20 months ago.
The Port Authority of New York has agreed to several antipollution measures while it continues work on future phases of a program to replace older trucks at the East Coast’s largest port. But environmentalists aren’t content.
Americans love imported footwear. They bought 2.3 billion pairs of shoes, boots, sneakers, sandals and sundry other styles last year. That comes out to 7.3 pairs for every man, woman and child. While not enough to make Imelda Marcos green with envy, it’s enough to turn a lot of footwear executives gray with worry about where in the world to get them made at a cost and quality that will entice Americans to buy more.