September 2020

North Sea Container Line Selects Globe Tracker

North Sea Container Line, Northern Europe's largest integrated shipping and logistics company has selected Globe Tracker, a leader in IoT (Internet of Things) tracking and monitoring solutions for logistics assets to install tracking and monitoring solutions for their reefer containers. The solution includes the latest in IoT technology that enables tracking of position, temperature, shock, reefer controller parameters and alarms to increase visibility and temperature compliance for North Sea Container (NCL) ... [+]

Port of Oakland import volume up for third straight month

Import cargo volume increased for the third consecutive month at the Port of Oakland in August. The Port said today that containerized import volume jumped 9 percent in August compared to 2019 totals. Exports were also up, 1.4 percent compared to August 2019. The Port said it’s encouraged by ... [+]

Turkish Cargo builds up a global air bridge for special cargo shipments

Carrying 1 of each 20 air cargo carried around the world, Turkish Cargo increased its global market share to 5.4% from 3.9% by accomplishing a growth by 67% within the first half of 2020 thanks to its special cargo operations it has been maintaining by building up a global air ... [+]

Air-City, SEKO Logistics Launch Delivery Service into USA

Air-City, powered by SEKO, has launched a new international parcel delivery service into the United States after gaining approval from U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) to process Section 321, Type 86 (T86) ocean imports through SEKO Logistics’ Container Freight Station (CFS) in Long Beach, California. The approval enables Air-City and SEKO Logistics to offer marketplaces, ... [+]

August Import Fuel Cargo Surge at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles processed 961,833 TEUs in August, the first monthly cargo increase in a year. The 12% gain in cargo was driven by imports, which eclipsed 500,000 TEUs for the first time. The overall monthly volumes were the strongest ever at the Port of Los Angeles. Year to ... [+]

CCS-UK holds successful ONE Record trial for UK industry

While much of the air cargo world continues to focus on recovering from COVID-19, and the UK prepares for Brexit, London Heathrow Airport’s air cargo community has successfully completed its first trial of IATA’s ONE Record technologies, which aim to replace the legacy Cargo-Imp and XML standards. The vision ... [+]

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet on Sept. 11, 2020, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge CAPTAIN FRANK started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes. The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Introduces ‘The Signal’

Port of Los Angeles Introduces New Data Tool, ‘The Signal’ The Port of Los Angeles will begin distributing and publishing key dashboard data from Wabtec’s Port Optimizer™ so that all supply chain stakeholders have easy access and can use the forward-looking information to better plan and prepare for inbound cargo. “We’re ... [+]

Port of Virginia Sees Further Imports Growth

The Port of Virginia’s® cargo volumes are continuing their rebound and in August grew by more than 26,000 units when compared with July. The amount of cargo moving across the port’s terminals in August was 247,349 TEUs and is an increase of 26,301 TEUs, or nearly 12 percent, when compared ... [+]

SC Ports awarded $21.68 million BUILD grant for Ridgeville site

South Carolina Ports Authority was awarded a $21.68 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to assist with building infrastructure at the Ridgeville Commerce Park. The funding comes from the DOT’s Fiscal Year 20 Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants. The Trump Administrated awarded $1 billion in BUILD ... [+]

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