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Duluth achieves wind energy cargo record

The final inbound wind energy cargo vessel of 2019 off-loaded at Duluth’s Clure Public Marine Terminal recently, and her cargo helped set a record. In total, the Port of Duluth welcomed 306,000 freight tons of wind energy cargo in 2019, a single-season record. This hefty haul eclipsed the previous high of 302,000 freight tons set in 2008. Duluth Cargo Connect, recently honored as worldwide Port/Terminal Operator of the Year by Heavy Lift ... [+]

Carrier Transicold Introduces Next-Gen EverFRESH®

Building on the pioneering legacy of the refrigerated container shipping industry’s first controlled-atmosphere system 25 years ago, Carrier Transicold has developed the next-generation EverFRESH® system, which makes premium performance more affordable than ever for fleets and container leasing companies. The new EverFRESH system was unveiled ... [+]

DHL and Hewlett Packard Enterprise take aim at invoice process improvement

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have worked to deploy a blockchain solution supporting logistics payment processing. Based upon smart contracts and blockchain technology, this solution offers a more robust alternative to ... [+]

Federal government awards JAXPORT $20 million for terminal improvements

The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) a $20 million grant for the reconstruction of more than 100 acres of existing terminal pavement at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The funding is part of a $238 ... [+]

CargoSphere Launches Common Rate Infrastructure for Ocean Carriers

CargoSphere, the neutral rate network for container shipping, recently announced the launch of eSUDS Connector, a universal rate structure and API for ocean carriers to accelerate 100% digital rate distribution to customers. eSUDS Connector offers carriers a standard API to transfer confidential customer contracts, amendments and ... [+]

Carrier Transicold Showcases New Digital Solutions

Carrier Transicold introduced a new suite of digital solutions during Intermodal Europe on Nov. 5-7, 2019 that provide customers with wireless connectivity and real-time data analytics, designed to help make shipping perishables simple, transparent and reliable worldwide. Among those solutions are the new TripLINK™ digital tool, which proactively ... [+]

JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer earns industry certification

JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer Frederick Wong Jr. is one of eight graduates from the U.S. and Canada to earn the 2019 American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Professional Port Manager (PPM) certification. Wong is the second JAXPORT employee in the port’s history to earn this ... [+]

Liebherr Container Cranes delivers three RTGs to CSX Intermodal Terminals

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. recently delivered three RTGs to CSX Intermodal Terminals (CSXIT) in the United States: two for Bedford Park, IL; the other for Worcester, MA. The RTGs deliver fuel savings of up to 40%. The two RTGs for Bedford Park stack six containers and ... [+]

Boston’s Conley Terminal Receives Two New RTG Cranes

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs), increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. Adding equipment is part of an $850 million investment to keep Conley Terminal competitive and efficient ... [+]

Virginia Begins First Phase of 55-Foot Dredging Project Ahead of Schedule

The Port of Virginia® is beginning work on its ship-channel deepening-and-widening project as the staging of heavy equipment needed for the project got underway today following one last approval from the federal government. John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, made ... [+]