WSC Proposes EU Green Policy Priorities

The World Shipping Council is calling on the European Union to design policy frameworks that facilitate the essential role of shipping in a globally connected economy and to forge the path to net-zero shipping by 2050 in partnership with industry.WSC, whose members account for 90 percent of the world’s containerized trade and 60 percent of its trade in vehicles, outlined its recommendations for EU’s 2024-2029 legislative term in Setting Course ... [+]

NWSA Launches Incentives for Rail, Service

The Northwest Seaport Alliance is implementing a comprehensive cargo and service incentive program aimed at bolstering international container rail cargo volumes and improving service delivery in the Seattle and Tacoma harbors.NWSA’s managing members are committing US$11 million in incentives, designed in response to market demand ... [+]

C40 Cities Explores Pacific Green Corridor

One year since its creation, the Green and Digital Shipping Corridor, or GDSC, shared among three major global container ports, is moving in the right direction for green jobs, health benefits and economic benefits, a study has determined.The U.S. ports of Los Angeles and Long ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd Pioneers Container Tracking

Shipping line Hapag-Lloyd said it has launched Live Position, its first dry container tracking product to provide full transparency on the location of their shipments – from the start of transportation until the arrival at the destination.As the first container shipping line to introduce a ... [+]

GEODIS Tackles Colombia, Canada Moves

Global logistics provider GEODIS recently completed a complex air cargo transport to Colombia, and has contracted to provide inbound logistics for Canada’s National Shipbuilding Program.GEODIS’s Colombian just-in-time logistics operation featured oversized thermocompressors via Antonov AN-124, the world’s largest cargo aircraft. The move required transporting 249 ... [+]

Dali’s Owners Declare General Average

The owners of the Dali, the 9,971-TEU containership that lost power struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore harbor, have declared “general average,” according to a spokesperson for vessel owner Grace Ocean Private Ltd.General average is a principle in maritime law in which all ... [+]

Galveston Invests in West Port Complex

The Galveston Wharves Board of Trustees on April 23 approved a US$29.9 million construction contract to begin the first phase of an estimated US$90 million in cargo infrastructure expansion and improvement work at Galveston’s West Port Cargo Complex. Texas Gulf Construction Co. Inc. is expected ... [+]

CY Shipping, BigLift Order Heavy Transports

Partners CY Shipping and BigLift Shipping are adding two heavy transport vessels, or HTVs, bring their fleet to six HTVs.The partners jointly designed the “BC-Class” vessels, which are being built by Jing Jiang Nunyan Shipbuilding Co Ltd. China.The vessels are designed to transport ultra-large and ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Sees Q1 Volumes Dip

Customers moved 48.9 million tons through the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the first quarter of 2024, a 1 percent decrease from the year-earlier quarter.A slight increase in crude oil shipments to 30.2 million tons, and a significant increase in agricultural shipments, were unable to ... [+]

CMA CGM Rate Restoration for Europe, Med

CMA CGM said it is implementing a rate restoration initiative for cargo from North European and Mediterranean ports to the U.S., Canada and Mexico, effective May 1.Rate Restoration Initiative 4 (RRI04) will be enforced on tariff or service contract rates for all cargo moving under ... [+]