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At least two ocean carriers are cutting intermodal fuel surcharges for dry and refrigerated shipments to and from the United States, effective Oct. 1, as a result of falling diesel prices.

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London Gateway cranes
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freezing ship in Arctic
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Container stacks say "18000" at the opening of Berth 5/6 at Container Terminal Burchardkai. Photo copyright HHM / Zilski
German terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) has unveiled a new berth capable of handling the largest container ships at its Container Terminal Burchardkai at the Port of Hamburg.