May 2020

Arrival of the first container ship at Stockholm Norvik Port

Stockholm Norvik Port, Ports of Stockholm’s new freight port is open and the first container ship arrived at the port on Wednesday 27th May, 2020. The Unifeeder vessel SCA Tunadal claims the port’s maiden container ship call. A long and well-planned port construction project has now crossed the finishing line. “It is a fantastic feeling to be able at last to open Stockholm Norvik Port and to know that we can ... [+]

CargoLogicAir implements CHAMP’s Weight & Balance

CargoLogicAir, the Great British Cargo Airline, has implemented CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution - flying again to provide much needed freighter capacity supporting the global supply chain in these challenging times. After suspending operations in February, CargoLogicAir (CLA) resumed operations in April with two B747-400F to transport personal protective equipment ... [+]

DB Schenker helps deliver critical medical supplies

DB Schenker announced on May 27 it has contracted with The City of New York to transport and deliver much needed personal protective equipment for health care workers in local area hospitals and elderly nursing homes. The cargo, which consists of personal protective equipment such as medical goggles, gloves and ... [+]

HMM Algeciras, the largest container ship worldwide, on its way to Rotterdam

On Wednesday 3 June, HMM Algeciras will call on Rotterdam during its maiden voyage. Around 2 p.m., the vessel will be mooring at Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) in Amaliahaven to transfer containers. Algeciras is the most recent vessel to hold the title oAt maximum capacity, the ship carries slightly ... [+]

NYK Successfully Tests Remote Navigation of Tugboat

NYK and its group companies MTI Co. Ltd., Keihin Dock Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine Science Inc. (JMS) have successfully tested the remote navigation of a tugboat as a part of the Japanese government’s Sea Trial Project on Remote Control Navigation.* Within Tokyo Bay, a tugboat** equipped with a ... [+]

Port of Brownsville Ranks 3rd Among U.S. Ports

The Port of Brownsville ranks third among U.S. ports for “strong financial resilience” surveyed in a new report issued by Moody’s Investor Services, underscoring the ongoing value of the port’s prudent financial stewardship in light of economic impacts from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Moody’s analysis evaluated American ports on a ... [+]

SeaFreight Labs Joins Pledge 1% Movement

SeaFreight Labs,, a consultancy delivering crowd-sourced solutions to the global seafreight community, today announced it has joined Pledge 1% (www.pledge1percent.org). Pledge 1% is a global movement to create a new normal for companies of all sizes and stages to have a positive social impact through their business. SeaFreight Labs joins ... [+]

WFS Welcomes US Ambassador

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) welcomed Lana Marks, the U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, to its cargo terminal at Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International Airport to personally oversee the arrival of 600kg of respirators donated by the United States to support the recovery of Covid-19 patients. The Ambassador ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Plunged 12.2% in April

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 12.2% in April after increasing 0.4% in March. In April, the index equaled 104.9 (2015=100) compared with 119.5 in March. “April’s monthly decline was the largest in 26 years when there was a labor strike in April 1994,” said ATA ... [+]

County Selects Jonathan Daniels to Lead Port Everglades

Following a national search, Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced that seaport and economic development leader Jonathan Daniels will be the new Chief Executive & Port Director at Port Everglades. Broward’s diverse seaport is a global gateway for cargo, cruise and petroleum that is undergoing a $1.6 billion port expansion ... [+]

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