August 2018

Port of New Orleans Launches Completely Revamped, User-Centered Website

The Port of New Orleans announced the launch of their completely re-imagined new website that reflects the Port’s vision as an economic catalyst for the region while being more accessible to the Port’s multiple audiences. The new site,www.portnola.com, prioritizes a clean uncluttered design, the latest user interface tools, measurable analytics and essential content to convey the breadth of Port NOLA’s diverse yet integrated lines of business. The streamlined look and functionality ... [+]

PMI Executive Testifies on Section 301 Tariffs

Plumbing Manufacturers International CEO/Executive Director Kerry Stackpole testified before the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on August 23 on the unfavorable and consequential impacts that Section 301 tariffs of up to 25% on $200 billion worth of products imported from China are expected to have on U.S. ... [+]

New U.S.-Flagged Articulated Tug-Barge Makes Inaugural Call to Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral added another new vessel call when the largest articulated tug-barge (ATB) built in the Northeastern United States made its inaugural call to the Port. Staten Island, N.Y.-based Reinauer Transportation’s brand-new vessel, the tug Bert Reinauer and the barge RTC 165, berthed recently at North Cargo Pier 2 on ... [+]

New Ocean Carrier Calls PhilaPort

Atlantic RoRo Carriers Inc. (ARRC) had its first vessel call on August 21 at The Port of Philadelphia’s Tioga Marine Terminal. The M/V Warnow Sun is part of ARRC’s multi-cargo handling vessels of breakbulk, project cargo, vehicles, containers and heavy lift ability operating between St. Petersburg, Russia; Antwerp, Belgium and the ... [+]

New Appointment at Volga-Dnepr Group

As part of its air charter business leadership strategy, Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as Executive President, Charter Cargo Operations (CCO) for Volga-Dnepr Airlines, effective from 15 August 2018. Konstantin Vekshin will focus on achieving the airline’s strategic objectives, managing its international operating bases and regional sales offices - including ... [+]

Maersk Goes Live with Cargosphere Digital Rate Distribution

CargoSphere , the neutral rate network for container shipping, announced that Maersk Line has gone live with digital, fully-automated distribution of its contract rates and amendments. Maersk Line is now digitally distributing its rates to shipper, freight forwarder and NVOCC customers using CargoSphere eSUDS (electronic Smart Upload and Diagnostics Solution) and ... [+]

Hansa Heavy Lift Transports Giant Carousel to Egina Oil Field Off Nigeria

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported a giant carousel together with eight reels, weighing a total of 3,508.7 metric tonnes, from Newcastle, United Kingdom to Lagos, Nigeria destined for the Egina Oil Field. The voyage took place on board the super heavy lift vessel HHL Lagos, which was mobilized in Rotterdam, the ... [+]

CN Recognizes 40 Customers, Supply Chain Partners for Sustainability Leadership

CN recently recognized 40 of its customers and supply chain partners for their sustainability practices. The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates companies that pledge to work to reduce their carbon emissions, increase energy efficiency and drive sustainable business practices throughout the supply chain. “CN is proud to recognize these companies and supply ... [+]

The Eagle (Express X) has landed at Port of Los Angeles

Officials from the Port of Los Angeles and APL welcomed the first arrival of APL’s new premium cargo delivery service, Eagle Express X (EXX), on August 15. The new weekly China-to-Los Angeles ocean freight service provides faster, expedited transit for cargo owners looking for a more on-time, speed-to-market delivery option. “We’re ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles breaks July records

The Port of Los Angeles processed 833,568 TEUs in July, the busiest July in the port’s 111-year history. The cargo volumes exceeded July 2017, the previous record, by 4.6%. It was the fourth busiest month overall in the Port’s history. “With a robust economy and cargo owners moving goods ahead of ... [+]

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