May 2019

SC Ports Authority Reports 10% Volume Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10.4 percent fiscal year-to-date container volume growth, with nearly 2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled since July. SCPA moved 204,621 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals last month, a 4.2 percent increase compared to April 2018 volumes. As measured by the total number of boxes handled, SCPA moved 116,443 pier containers in April for a total of 1.1 million containers fiscal ... [+]

Port of Everett Commission Authorizes Resolution to Set a Public Meeting for Possible Condemnation of Kimberly-Clark

On May 14, the Port Commission unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the Port of Everett to set a public meeting to consider taking final action of legal proceedings, if necessary, to acquire by condemnation the 67-acre former Kimberly-Clark (K-C) mill site. The meeting has been set for June 4, 2019. The ... [+]

Kerry Coffee established by Kerry Logistics

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has announced the establishment of Kerry Coffee (Hong Kong) Limited to extend its business into the trading of coffee and related products, as well as to further deepen its partnership with Italian coffee group illycaffè. Kerry Coffee will be the sole distributor of illycaffè’s complete product range ... [+]

HHLA once again increases revenue and profitability

The Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) enjoyed a successful start to the 2019 financial year. In a challenging market environment, revenue and the operating result rose strongly in the first three months along with further improvements in profitability. Container throughput increased slightly, partly due to the successful integration of ... [+]

First vessel to make big crossing from Antwerp to Brazilian port of Açu

Last week the BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil. She is the first vessel to make the big crossing from Antwerp to the Brazilian sea port. Quite an achievement for Port of Antwerp International and the local partners who invested in the Brazilian port, thereby promoting trade with ... [+]

Englander Transportation to Add 100 Luxury Peterbilt Tractors for Drivers

Englander Transportation is adding 100 new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft tractors to its fleet over the next 12 months. The UltraLoft, an integrated high-roof sleeper, represents Peterbilt's most spacious and luxurious accommodations, designed to give driver teams and solo drivers extra space and amenities, and better fuel efficiency. "By this time ... [+]

Cargotec cooperates with seven startups to solve maritime industry inefficiencies

Cargotec will continue joint projects with seven startups as an outcome of the Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact Program, a leading maritime startup collaboration platform. The intention of the program is to address the largest challenges in maritime, cargo transport and logistics. "I genuinely believe these projects have the potential to ... [+]

Best April ever at Port of Long Beach

Cargo volumes handled in April at the Port of Long Beach eclipsed a record set 13 years ago. Dockworkers at marine terminals moved 628,121 TEUs in April. The previous high was 619,512 TEUs in April 2006. Imports in April 2019 rose 1.8% to 317,883 TEUs compared to last year. Exports decreased ... [+]

ATSSA calls for roadway safety infrastructure funding at HMG press conference

The American Traffic Safety Services Association's (ATSSA) President & CEO Roger Wentz joined members of Congress and infrastructure leaders from the Highway Materials Group for a press conference on May 14 to call on Congress to rebuild America's aging infrastructure. The press conference was in conjunction with Infrastructure Week, a national ... [+]

VPA’s Reinhart Inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame

John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is a member of the newest class of industry leaders inducted into the International Maritime Hall of Fame. Reinhart was among five people honored at the 26th annual event, which was held on May 7 in New York ... [+]

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