October 2020

Possibilities of green hydrogen export from Iceland to Rotterdam

Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to perform a pre-feasibility study of exporting green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam. According to the MOU, the parties also agree to the exchange of knowledge, with the aim of exploring new opportunities of cooperation related to hydrogen. The Port of Rotterdam is Europe's largest port and energy hub and has developed an ... [+]

Agricultural Exporters Hamstrung and Losing Money due to Changes to “Earliest Return Dates”

A new research report from the DC-based Agriculture Transportation Coalition and TradeLanes, an advanced technology company that is streamlining global commodity trade, shows that ocean carriers’ uncommunicated changes to “Earliest Return Date” (the earliest date a loaded export container can be delivered to the carrier) are wreaking havoc on logistics ... [+]

Etihad Cargo Approves CSafe RAP Container for Flight

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has partnered with CSafe Global, the innovation leader in active, passive parcel and cell and gene temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, to introduce its latest high-performing container, the CSafe RAP, across its global fleet ... [+]

JAXPORT offers expanded service to the West Coast of South America through ONE

Shippers using the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) now have access to a new container service to the West Coast of South America through Ocean Network Express (ONE). The container carrier has added Rodman, Panama, as a new port of call on its EC1 U.S. East Coast Service, connecting JAXPORT’s TraPac ... [+]

North Carolina Ports Awarded $16 Million Grant

The North Carolina State Ports Authority received a $16 million grant for infrastructure improvements at the Port of Wilmington. The grant was awarded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program. The funds will help support the development of a new container ... [+]

PhilaPort Container Volumes Grow Despite Pandemic Recession

Container volumes through PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal are up 5%. The Port of Philadelphia continues to sustain its eight-month surge and remains the only U.S. East Coast port to grow cargo volumes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are extremely proud of our results,” said Jeff Theobald, Executive ... [+]

Port of VA Secures Federal Transportation Grant

The Port of Virginia® is preparing to expand its rail capacity and will be using a $20 million federal grant to reconfigure and double the size of the on-dock rail yard at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). The project’s total cost is $44 million, and the federal funding was awarded ... [+]

WHITE PAPER: Shipments of Enormous Wind Turbines Demonstrate Port of Vancouver USA’s Breakbulk Capabilities

The safe and efficient movement of exceptionally big and bulky freight not only takes expertise, but extraordinary infrastructure. A seaport with ample laydown space, infrastructure, exceptional equipment, experienced labor force and transport connections to accommodate the job is an essential requirement Enter the Port of Vancouver USA, which was tasked ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 6.7% in September

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.7% in September after declining 5.3% in August. In September, the index equaled 115.1 (2015=100) compared with 107.9 in August. “September had a nice recovery after a significant decline in August,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “The truck ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo stabilizes international supply lanes

Lufthansa Cargo has published the winter schedule for its cargo aircraft. The carrier will continue to serve numerous destinations worldwide in the coming half-year from its home hub in Frankfurt am Main (FRA). "We look forward to again offering our customers an extensive and dense network of freighter connections in ... [+]

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