Freight News

Baltimore’s Tunnel Project Reaches Milestone

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) recently announced release of the federally approved Environmental Assessment for the project to reconstruct the CSX-owned, 126-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore to allow for double-stacked intermodal container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. Double stacking allows two shipping containers stacked on top of each other, and this project will increase container capacity and business ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo posts record earnings

Lufthansa Cargo achieved the best result in its 26-year history in the 2020 financial year. Revenue rose by 11% to 2.76 billion euros, while adjusted EBIT amounted to 772 million euros (previous year: 1 million euros). This corresponds to a margin of 28% (previous year: ... [+]

New Orleans Terminal LLC Sets Record

New Orleans Terminal has set a new record at PORT NOLA, Louisiana. In late February, the world-class marine terminal facility handled the highest container volume from a single vessel, the MSC ALICANTE. The 5500 TEU vessel is from MSC’s Transatlantic North Europe, NEUALT3 Service. New ... [+]

PhilaPort Breaks Ground on New Near-Dock Warehouse

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Seaboard Marine’s AS Savanna makes first call to Savannah’s Ocean Terminal

The Seaboard Marine vessel AS Savanna became the first dedicated container ship to call on the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal Wednesday. “We’re happy to welcome Seaboard Marine to inaugurate Ocean Terminal’s expanded container offerings,” said Georgia Ports Executive Director Griff Lynch. “This service plays an ... [+]

CMA CGM Air Cargo makes first flight March 8

The CMA CGM Group, announced that its new specialist air freight division CMA CGM Air Cargo is to begin operations starting March 8 with the first Airbus A330-200F cargo flight between Liege, Belgium and Chicago. It will be joined on March 16 by a ... [+]

CMA CGM to dedicate 6 new LNG-powered vessels to USA

Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of the CMA CGM Group announced on February 25 that he would dedicate six liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containerships to the U.S. market as part of the Group’s ongoing efforts to improve air quality and drive forward the energy ... [+]

Dachser USA Expands

Dachser USA, a subsidiary of the global logistics provider Dachser, is expanding its dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago air cargo service with the addition of a second flight, scheduled for the weekday to compliment the current weekend schedule. Dachser USA has been successfully operating a dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago-Frankfurt air ... [+]

Descartes Acquires QuestaWeb

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired QuestaWeb, a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions. Headquartered in the US, QuestaWeb provides cloud-based customs and regulatory compliance solutions. QuestaWeb's market leading FTZ ... [+]

Intermarine and SAL Heavy Lift open new joint office in São Paulo.

An exciting new venture has unfolded in Brazil. On March 1st 2021, Intermarine Brazil and SAL Heavy Lift Brazil opened their doors in the great South American country. By establishing a joint office, the two heavy lift shipping & logistics companies are set to strengthen ... [+]