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Drewry: Ports must evolve methodology to efficiently process super
sized ships

Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou recently said a "leap frogging move" was called for to raise port productivity levels, noting that something like the shipping industry version of the "double-decker jetway" must be developed in order to handle super sized ships, according to Drewry Maritime Research.  More...

Maersk Line inks deal with COSCO Shipyard for 7 new container ships

Maersk Line signed a new building order last week for seven 3,600-TEU container ships with COSCO Shipyard in Zhoushan China, according to a company statement.  More...

Port of Seattle project promotes cleaner burning trucks

Since May 2014, the Port of Seattle’s Seaport Truck Scrappage and Replacement program, also known as ScRAPS 2, has taken 100 older model big rig trucks off the roads and put drivers into newer, safer, and cleaner burning tractor-trailers.  More...

Container blows off a train in England

An empty 30-foot container was blown off a train in Cumbria, England.  More...


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The Chill Factor: Meeting the Challenges

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Features Editor

The cold chain faces many interrelated challenges that span equipment and technology, regulation, rapid expansion, logistics costs and rate pressures in a volatile economic and financial climate.  More...

The Chill Factor: Top cold chain trends include capacity, last mile and security

By William DiBenedetto, CBN Features Editor

Even the best pharmaceutical, biologic, food and other temperature-controlled products can fail without effective and knowledgeable cold supply chain partners to handle the logistics side of the equation.  More...

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...



Latest News Releases


March 27, 2015: Port Tampa Bay, Audubon Florida announce 2015 nesting season

March 25, 2015: 2014 numbers put Port in strong financial position

March 25, 2015: Ports Begin Talks to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies

March 25, 2015: CMA Shipping 2015: DNV GL - Maritime CEO Tor Svensen addresses cybersecurity risks
March 25, 2015: Grand opening of the Liebherr African maritime hub

March 24, 2015: The CMA CGM VOLGA, 8th of the 28 vessels named after famous rivers series, enters the CMA CGM fleet

March 24, 2015: Mega Ships and Cyber Attacks Pose New Threats for Maritime Sector, According to New Allianz Report

March 23, 2015: US Senate Confirms Federal Maritime Commissioner William P. Doyle to another term
March 23, 2015: Globe Tracker adds Satellite Functionality for Intermodal Container Market

March 23, 2015: Imtech Marine supplies HVAC system to Marathon Oil Alba B3 compression platform

March 21, 2015: Liebherr Container Cranes to supply four cranes to Patrick Stevedores, Australia

March 20, 2015: Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Panamax Container Vessels


Latest Issue


Featured Story: Shippers Face Choppy Waters

Featured Story: Shippers Deal with Sea,
Air and Land Issues


PMA and ILWU make a deal

Trucking Trends: How the bursting energy bubble will affect trucking

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


Hamburg Süd acquires Chilean container
line CCNI


Trouble brews at Port of Portland after
contract accord reached
Port shutdowns impact L.A. region’s air quality

Sailor’s legs crushed in accident aboard
cargo ship


Hanjin Shipping leaves Port of Portland

West Coast ports and dockworkers start clearing backlog

5 new COSCO container ships to feature Wärtsilä engines

Fire breaks out on MOL vessel at Port of Oakland

China launches $40B Silk Road
infrastructure fund