March 2017

Crowley, Penn Terminals Sign Multi-year Stevedoring,Terminal Services Agreement

Crowley Maritime Corp. has signed a multi-year stevedoring and terminal services agreement with Penn Terminals in Eddystone, PA, to accommodate the company's weekly Northeast container shipping service to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Crowley, which has served the Northeast market from Petty Island in Pennsauken, N.J., continuously since 1983, will begin service from Penn Terminals Jan. 1, 2018. "We are very pleased to find a new home for our operations at ... [+]

CX North America to Officially Launch Its Freight Collaboration Platform

CX North America Information Services Inc. recently announced that it will officially launch its freight collaboration platform at the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 2017 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition, April 5–8, at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. At booth #407, CX North America will ... [+]

Yusen Logistics Launches Transportation Solutions Group

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. has formed a new group called the Transportation Solutions Group (TSG) to create customized solutions for new and existing customers. The TSG will provide services under three categories: • Specialized and niche transportation services such as cross- border ... [+]

First of four new cranes starts work at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has commissioned the first of four new Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at the Garden City Terminal, bringing its fleet to 23 -- more cranes than any other U.S. terminal -- with three machines yet to come online. "Expanding our capabilities means we are able to grow along ... [+]

Gator Rigging becomes first lifting set company certified as an LRCCS Competent Manufacturer

Gator Rigging, Inspection and Testing has received Competent Manufacturer Certification under the Lloyd’s Register Container Certification Scheme (LRCCS), the first company of its kind to achieve that level of certification. Headquartered in Morgan City, LA, Gator Rigging manufactures and services wire rope slings for offshore containers at two manufacturing facilities. As ... [+]

Grupo Mexico to Acquire Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp

GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V. (GMXT), the transportation business unit of Grupo México, and the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp (FEC) announced on March 28 that they have entered into an agreement under which GMXT will acquire FEC in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to close ... [+]

POLB OKs Guidelines for $46M Environmental Grants Program

Attendees offered input on their priorities for the Port Community Grants Program during an October 2016 workshop at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library. The Port of Long Beach will accept grant applications later this year from local organizations to bring health programs and new air filters to communities most affected ... [+]

Seatrade Gains Energy Efficiency EDGE with Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® Units

Expanding its refrigerated container capabilities with an eye toward reducing energy consumption, Seatrade Group N.V. has acquired more than 2,400 Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® container refrigeration units, including 2,000 featuring EDGE energy-saving technology. “The PrimeLINE units were selected for their reliability and performance as well as Carrier’s extensive support network,” says ... [+]

Truckload Turnover Rate Plummets in Fourth Quarter

American Trucking Associations reports in late March that the driver turnover at large truckload fleets sunk 10 percentage points to an annualized rate of 71%, the lowest point in six years. The rate at smaller fleets tumbled 16 points to its lowest level in five years. “Continued declines in turnover ... [+]

CEVA opens multi-user distribution facility at iPort

CEVA Logistics has officially opened a state of the art shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster in the UK. The 215,800 square foot facility boasts a number of special features including VNA (Very Narrow Aisle) and gravity fed racking which enable a high ... [+]

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