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Drewry: Ballast water equipment guidelines big concern for industry

Before the shipping industry spends up to $60 billion installing new ballast water treatment technology, the World Shipping Council is calling for the International Maritime Organization to provide greater clarity, predictability, and investment certainty regarding the new legal measures involved.

In a recent issue of Container Insight, Drewry Maritime Research...  More...

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India to build 12 smart port cities

The government of India intends to build one eco-friendly smart city at each of the country's 12 major ports, an estimated investment of $8 billion, according to Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping.  More...

Trident Group launches maritime boarding alert device

Maritime security provider Trident Group announced the launch of its Maritime Boarding Alert Device. MBAD is an integrated perimeter threat detection and repel platform, developed by former Naval Special Warfare operators to prevent unauthorized access to maritime assets.  More...

Konecranes scores order for 10 RTG cranes for the Georgia Ports Authority

Konecranes announced it would deliver 10 all-electric rubber-tired gantry cranes to Georgia Ports Authority. The RTGs are intended for the Garden City Terminal at the Port of Savannah.  More...

Toyota to mass produce fuel-cell-powered cars

Toyota has launched the assembly line for its upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) — the four-door Mirai sedan — which will be available for purchase in the U.S. in late 2015.  More...

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Shippers deal with sea, air and land issues

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Features Editor

Now that the West Coast labor contract is at least tentatively settled, pending ILWU ratification, shippers still face a host of issues on sea, land and air.

On the sea, shippers have concerns about the...  More...

Shippers Face Choppy Waters

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Features Editor

With the West Coast congestion crisis threatening to explode into a full-scale lockout, shippers seem locked in a lose-lose-lose dance with carriers and ports.

Add to that the uncertainties surrounding decisions to divert cargoes, the low price of fuel and what that means for slow steaming, carrier reliability and the price of...  More...

Capitol Watch: Washington sets out with a bang to find the buck

By Anna Denecke, Associate, Blakey & Agnew, LLC

Congress and the Obama Administration are often accused of sidestepping important issues, and transportation funding is no exception.

In 2008, a specially convened National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission recommended  More...

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February 25, 2015: PoLB: Two Industry Veterans Join Port Management

February 24, 2015: CEO Ted J. Fick presents vision, changes at the Port of Seattle

February 24, 2015: Crowley Receives First Wave of New Container Equipment with More to Follow
February 23, 2015: With Labor Dispute Resolved, L.A., Long Beach Mayors Pledge New Levels of Cooperation

February 23, 2015: Connected Rail Yard by Lat-­Lon

February 23, 2015: The CMA CGM RHONE, 7th of the 28 vessels named after famous rivers series, enters the CMA CGM fleet
February 23, 2015: JAXPORT welcomes consolidation of Crowley's Jacksonville operations

February 23, 2015: Paquetexpress announces regional consolidated Less Than Trailerload (LTL) service between Mexico and the Southeast United States

February 21, 2015: Ports of Seattle and Tacoma statement on US West Coast negotiations

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