April 2021

Fujairah Terminals and Al Mayya Sign Agreement

Fujairah Terminals, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Al Mayya Group, have announced the signing of an agreement to handle the livestock logistics for the annual import of more than a million sheep, goat and cattle into the UAE. In one of the largest contracts of its kind in the UAE, Fujairah Terminals will grant Al Mayya Group exclusive rights to service livestock at a specially designated quarantine and ... [+]

MSC launches intermodal service between Asia and Europe

MSC has launched a new intermodal solution between Asia and Europe. This new offer combines both sea and rail service departing from China, Korea and Japan to Europe, via Vladivostok and Vostochniy with further feeder connections from St Petersburg. From St. Petersburg, cargoes can be shipped directly to some of ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Reaches Busiest Month on Record

The Port of Long Beach achieved its busiest month and its second-best quarter on record as consumers continued to practice physical distancing guidelines in March and turned their computers into virtual shopping malls. Although March is traditionally one of the slowest months on the shipping calendar, dockworkers and terminal operators ... [+]

SC Ports records strongest monthly volumes in its history

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal begins operations. SC Ports reported an all-time container record for March, moving 248,796 TEUs across the Port of Charleston’s Wando Welch and North Charleston ... [+]

The 2021 Top 500 and Top 1000 Ecommerce Databases

Through a pandemic-ridden year, the Top 1000 online retailers still managed to grow an astonishing 45.8%, reports Digital Commerce 360 Research. But the Top 500 remains the best of the best—growing a percentage point higher than the Top 1000 and accounting for $853 billion of the total $882 billion in ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo delivers 50 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=877uYqjykcI Emirates SkyCargo becomes first air cargo carrier to deliver 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to more than 50 destinations [+]

JAXPORT participates in multi-national U.S. military training exercise

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently served as the first of three U.S. ports to participate in a large-scale deployment of U.S. military cargo. The JAXPORT operations took place at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal March 25-26. “The support of JAXPORT and its skilled labor force ensures that we ... [+]

More than 65% of all ships are operating with systems containing asbestos

Despite the introduction ten years ago of regulations prohibiting the use of asbestos materials onboard ship, a significant number of existing and newbuild vessels continue to operate systems and machinery containing the hazardous substance. According to maritime testing facility Maritec, which carried out asbestos surveys for IMO compliance between 2011 and ... [+]

Port of Brownsville proves resilient

The Port of Brownsville proved resilient amid a global pandemic and economic challenges with a record-setting 2020, moving 11.2 million short tons of diverse cargo with operating revenues of $41 million. The unaudited operating revenues eclipsed FY 2019's high watermark of $25.4 million. The port also saw record levels of railcar ... [+]

SAL & Emirates SkyCargo Sign Ground Handling Agreement

The Saudi Arabian Logistics company SAL has announced the signing of Cargo Ground Handling agreement with the pioneer air cargo company, Emirates. This signing comes under the company’s strategy to logistically partner with the most reputed airlines with strong presence in the international arena. SAL’s CEO, Omar Hariri commented: “This cooperation ... [+]

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