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Savannah dredge to begin in September

The $706 million deepening of Savannah’s harbor is scheduled to start in September – three months earlier than expected.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Gov. Nathan Deal’s office said last week that workers will begin to dredge the outer edge of the 38-mile channel on Sept. 7 instead of December, when the project was initially expected to start.  More...

Sealand starts service to Port Everglades

Shipping line Sealand, part of the shipping giant Maersk, is starting service to Broward County's seaport in
late August.  More...

UPS to buy Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion

United Parcel Service confirmed rumors that it is buying Coyote Logistics, a smaller transportation and logistics provider, for $1.8 billion in cash.  More...

Judge rules Seattle port can host Shell’s Arctic drilling rigs

A King County judge has affirmed Shell's right to park its Arctic drilling ships in Seattle. On July 31st, Judge Douglass North shut down an environmental coalition's challenge to the lease — thereby allowing that one of Shell's Arctic drilling rigs can return to Seattle in the fall.  More...

Two container ships collide

The container ships Northern Democrat and MOL Empire collided in Westport harbor in Port Klang, authorities said.  More...

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Trucking Trends: Weathering the Summer

By Mark Montague, DAT Solutions

The largest truckload fleets have been commanding a bigger share of the freight marketplace in recent months, and for an unexpected reason: an improved driver turnover rate. During the first quarter, annualized turnover at truckload fleets with more than $30 million in revenue dropped 12 points to 84 percent, its lowest level in four years, according to the...  More...

Bulk ports riding the waves

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Feature Editor

Port executives who track the fluctuations of the Baltic Dry Freight Index to get a line on supply and demand — and hence carrier movements and rate trends in the bulk sector — are probably scratching their heads this year.

That’s because the Baltic Index, which is a composite...  More...

Weak bulk market could persist

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Feature Editor

The story about bulk and breakbulk cargo handling this year is more about the market’s stubborn downturn than the ability of ports to move the goods.

So before looking into what bulk ports and...  More...

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July 22, 2015: The CMA CGM Group upgrades its fleet calling North Brazil, French Guyana and the Caribbean, and takes delivery of the CMA CGM CAYENNE, the 1st vessel of the GUYANAMAX 3-vessel series
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July 22, 2015: Drewry: Container reliability continues to improve

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