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LA/Long Beach port truckers to vote on whether to strike starting Monday

Truck drivers who work the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will vote Saturday on whether to strike beginning as early as Monday morning, according to union officials.

Truckers have been fighting for several years over their...  More...

Utah spends $53M to export coal through Port of Oakland

Since U.S. demand for coal is dwindling, Utah has approved a $53 million investment in an Oakland shipping terminal about to be built in order to export the commodity to less environmentally conscious markets overseas.  More...

UP first quarter profits below expectations

Union Pacific Corp. posted profits below analysts’ estimates for the first time in four years on West Coast port backups and a weak demand for coal.  More...

UASC joins weekly service from London Gateway to S. American ports

United Arab Shipping Company has started services to London Gateway on the South America 2 service, an existing fixed-day weekly service from DP World London Gateway to ports in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.  More...

Canadian Coast Guard tugboats rescue Polish bulker

Canadian Coast Guard tugs rescued a Polish bulker on Tuesday after it ran aground in the Saint Lawrence Seaway.  More...


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Internet of Things could boost supply chain/logistics operations by $1.9T

By William DiBenedetto

A big reason for the rise in mergers and acquisitions is that logistics, 3PLs and transportation companies realize they can create technological synergies and efficiencies along the supply chain by combining their e-commerce and transportation management platforms.  More...



Trucking Trends: Georgia on my Mind: How additional container traffic in Savannah is affecting truckload rates in the South

By Mark Montague

A rising tide may lift all boats, but they’re riding a little higher in Savannah.  More...


Capitol Watch: Devolution: Sideshow or Legitimate Alternative?

By Anna Denecke, Associate, Blakey & Agnew, LLC

The pressure is on for Congress to find the funding for a long-term surface bill. The administration has placed a stake in the ground — on March 30, Secretary Foxx transmitted a six-year, $478 billion surface transportation bill to Congress. President Obama suggested that in addition to the $239 billion in expected revenue from fuel taxes over six years...  More...



Latest News Releases


April 24, 2015: ContainerPort Group Opens New Terminal in Atlanta, GA

April 24, 2015: Kalmar receives double order for the new Super Gloria reachstacker with a world record lifting capacity of 130 tonnes

April 23, 2015: Federal Marine Terminals celebrates 50 years

April 22, 2015: Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Delivery of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v YM New Jersey
April 22, 2015: Kalmar to provide Messina Line in Italy with new fleet of RoRo forklifts

April 22, 2015: Carrier Transicold Helps Shipping Industry Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Environmentally Sustainable Container Refrigeration Units

April 21, 2015: Hamburg Süd Completes Resumption of Full West Coast Port Coverage

April 21, 2015: Navis Signs N4 License Agreement with Baltic Container Terminal in Latvia
April 21, 2015: Kalmar receives large port equipment orders from ICTSI in the Philippines

April 21, 2015: Crowley and Svitzer Agree to Create New Global Marine Services Company

April 21, 2015: Congestion free, terminal velocity drives tonnage increase at North Carolina’s ports

April 20, 2015: Bestobell Marine reaches 200th vessel milestone


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