Peter Tirschwell

Peter Tirschwell, IHS Maritime & Trade senior content officer, is a prominent thought-leader in maritime transportation with more than 20 years as journalist and business leader at The Journal of Commerce.

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Sensors attached to containers to show the whereabouts of goods at any given moment revolutionize how logistics is conducted.

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It is clear that logisticians are increasingly hungry for granular, real-time information about their cargo, and that technology is nearing the point where it can accommodate that need on a...
Overcapacity will exert significant pricing pressure on the container industry over the next two years.
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Problems are inevitable any time the normal routine is disrupted at a marine terminal.
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There remain parallel, divergent narratives as to how strong the market truly is headed into the 2017 TPM conference later this month.
Trans-Pacific service contract negotiations are complicated by a barrage of mixed signals.