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container ship in blue ocean sky

January 15, 2019

Drewry: 2019 another solid year for container market

The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) among the major carriers, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.

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MOL ship at port

January 15, 2019

Steady industry growth and surge in digitalisation a recipe for success at PSA

Singapore box terminal operator PSA handled 81m teu last year across its global network, growth of 9.1%, with international volumes increasingly dominating its throughput profile.

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clouds creating shadows over green pastures

January 14, 2019

As FDA shutdown drags on, supply chain risk grows

Four weeks into the federal government shutdown, a new worry has emerged: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s food-safety inspections.

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CMA CGM container ship with tugboat in sunrise

January 14, 2019

Fewer mega-containerships arriving will help balance supply and demand in 2019

A “reduced appetite” for ordering ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) and carriers instead aspiring to become global logistics integrators could finally balance container capacity supply with demand, according to new analysis from Drewry.

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aerial view of train cars in busy rail yard

January 10, 2019

New rail facility at New York-New Jersey port seeks to reduce truck traffic

A decades-long plan to reduce congestion on New York and New Jersey roads and bolster traffic at the states' shared port culminated Monday when service began at a new Port Jersey rail facility, according to a press release from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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