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CMA CGM slashes CO2 emissions by 50 percent in 10 years

French shipping giant CMA CGM announced a 50 percent improvement in its CO2 performance for its owned fleet. Thanks to an efficient environmental policy sustained by deploying innovative solutions, this success was accomplished in 10 years.  More...

MOL introduces thermal imaging to enhance coal shipment safety

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced it is adopting the FLIR C2 thermal imaging system by FLIR Systems Japan K.K. on MOL Group-operated coal carriers. The system, which relies on infrared rays, helps prevent spontaneous combustion of coal in the cargo hold, enhancing the MOL group's safe operation system.  More...

JAXPORT moves multimillion-dollar heavy-lift cargo

The Port of Jacksonville has moved three multimillion-dollar helicopters and 10 ambulances through its Blount Island heavy-lift and project cargo berth.  More...

How to moor a mega ship: video

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation at the university in Rostock, Germany, models of the largest container ships are tested in a wind tunnel. The Hamburg Port Authority commissioned the project in order to teach pilots how to moor the big ships more efficiently.  More...

Drop and burn: Watch as cargo ship loses its anchor (video)

Here’s what happens when an anchor of a freight ship loses control, the chains start spinning like crazy and the anchor drops straight into the ocean. There’s no way to stop it, and the intense friction on the metal creates smoke and fire.  More...

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Just in Time:
LNG Propulsion Coming of Age

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Feature Editor

When TOTE’s Isla Bella, the world’s first LNG-powered container vessel, transited through the Panama Canal late last month it marked a major milestone for an industry that needs answers both to cope with the cost of fuel and to become more environmentally-friendly.  More...

Trucking Trends: Mind the Gap

October spot freight declines seasonally as gap between contract and spot rates grows

By Mark Montague, DAT Solutions

It’s not unusual for the spot truckload freight market to experience a lull in Q3. But this year the slack...  More...

Capitol Watch: Freight is the Star of the House STRRA

By Anna Denecke, Associate, Blakey & Agnew, LLC

Despite a tumultuous series of weeks in Congress, in which Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) retired and his heir-apparent Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) bowed out of the race to succeed him, the House still approved their first long-term surface transportation proposal in a decade.  More...

Latest News Releases

November 24, 2015: Ecoslops produces first marine fuel products at Port of Sinès refinery

November 23, 2015: Parker Bestobell Marine launches new compact valve for marine sector

November 23, 2015: PierPass Briefs Washington Regulators and Shipper Associations

November 20, 2015: Port of Long Beach Considers New Measure to Speed Cargo Flow
November 20, 2015: CMA CGM reports net profit in a challenging market

November 20, 2015: Continued Regression: Stifel Logistics Confidence Index sees a Negative Market Outlook Worsen

November 20, 2015: Transpacific Container Lines address economic pressures ahead in 2016

November 19, 2015: CaroTrans Launches Taiwan to New York LCL Service
November 19, 2015: Port of Gulfport receives strategic seaport designation

November 19, 2015: Drewry: Container service reliability falls slightly in October

November 18, 2015: NUTEP terminal project to bring first 10,000 TEU vessels into the Black Sea

November 17, 2015: UTi's New LCL Pharma Offering Sets Sail

November 17, 2015: CEVA wins specialist healthcare logistics contract with BMI Healthcare
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