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GE Marine Solutions to provide Maersk with auxiliary electric systems

GE's Marine Solutions announced a deal to provide the latest in auxiliary electric systems to Maersk Line, the world's leading container ship operator.

GE's Power Take Off/Power Take In (PTO/PTI) technology consists of two drives, two induction motors and a power management...  More...

Kuehne + Nagel chooses INTTRA for container weight compliance

Kuehne + Nagel has chosen INTTRA to submit its VGM information to ocean carriers and facilitate compliance with new container weight requirements, according to an INTTRA statement. As of July 1, only containers with a verified gross mass will be cleared to be loaded onto a ship under the International Maritime Organization's Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) amendment.  More...

Konecranes Lift Trucks gets big order from Euroports Rauma

In late March Euroports Rauma in Finland, ordered 5 forklift trucks, 10 and 16-ton capacity, from
Konecranes Lift Trucks. The lift trucks will be delivered together with TRUCONNECT® remote monitoring
service in August 2016.  More...

DHL uses drone helicopter to deliver packages

This year, a small robotic helicopter flying through the Bavarian Alps made more than 100 deliveries between
two remote villages.  More...

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Trucking Trends: When Is a Broker a Shipper? New FDA rules redefine the roles of food transporters

By Mark Montague, DAT Solutions

When is a broker a shipper? Or a carrier?

The Final Rule for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food, published in the Federal Register on April 7, has created a bit of an identity crisis for people and...  More...

Intermodal Sector Rolls with
Rapid Change

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Feature Editor

The importance of intermodal rail and trucking to the supply chain is becoming even more apparent, due to the current economic environment, the rise of the megaships, technology advances and the pending — but still somewhat uncertain — impact of the Panama Canal expansion in June.  More...

Ports and Carriers Need a
Productivity Tango

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Feature Editor

Photo credit: Bloomberg

The challenge facing U.S. ports in a time of economic and labor uncertainty, low freight rates, high infrastructure costs, mega-
ships, and an expanded Panama Canal is finding...  More...

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May 25, 2016: NCBFAA Urges FMC to Accept VGM Process Agreement

May 25, 2016: New connections: opportunities for France and the
port of Rotterdam

May 24, 2016: Port of Long Beach: Commissioners Approve Portwide Project Labor Agreement

May 23, 2016: CaroTrans Adds Direct Busan to Atlanta LCL Service to Streamline Transpacific Supply Chains
May 23, 2016: Port of Seattle and the NWSA begin public comment period on Terminal 5 improvements project

May 20, 2016: NAFTANEXT Trade Roundtable: Regional Business Leaders Agree: Free Trade and Increased Infrastructure Investment Can Help Rebuild the Middle Class and Improve National Economic Competitiveness

May 19, 2016: Stagnation: Confidence remains low as the Stifel Logistics Index records a marginal decline
May 18, 2016: Drewry: Rising VLGCs fleet to put further pressure on LPG shipping rates

May 17, 2016: Port Everglades
Container Terminals Equipped for
SOLAS Weight Verification

May 13, 2016: Port of Long Beach to Sponsor Global Logistics Academy at Cabrillo High

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