Georgian ports need to improve their services and logistical connectivity in order to maintain the country’s position as a key transit corridor for the Caucasus. This was the message of Jacob Gulmann, ICTSI Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Development Director, during his presentation at the 6th Black Sea Ports Conference and Exhibit held last.. read more →

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.17 billion fiscal year (FY) 2017/18 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. The new budget closely links to the objectives set out in the Port’s Strategic Plan, which was created in 2012 and updated in 2014. These objectives focus on infrastructure improvements, supply.. read more →

Panama Canal Authority (ACP) published a proposal for modifications to its current tolls structure, signaling the beginning of a 30-day formal consultation period for industry feedback, allowing the waterway to continue providing a competitive service to its customers. During the past few months, Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano and executives met with Canal customers.. read more →

Recent Purchase of Additional Property Near Seagirt Marine Terminal Helps Mobilize For What’s On The Horizon Supersized container ships traveling through the newly enhanced Panama Canal have been arriving at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore since last year and the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) continues to make plans.. read more →

The Metropolitan Rail Freight Council (MRFC), a coalition of public and private organizations dedicated to promoting greater rail freight use in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region, has released its firstAction Plan. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a founding member of the MRFC, along with the New York City.. read more →

The largest ship to ever visit the U.S. east coast arrived at the port of Savannah on Thursday after traveling through the expanded Panama Canal from Asia. The COSCO Development entered the mouth of the Savannah River at about 7 a.m. Thursday morning, drawing large crowds of spectators as it made its way past Savannah’s.. read more →

QUESTIONS have been raised whether the Port of Houston is ready to handle an additional 500,000 TEU a year expected when the flood of plastic resin exports begins to flow. These concerns were raised at the JOC Gulf Shipping Conference earlier this month despite the commencement of two transpacific services to the US Gulf last.. read more →

Latest ‘World’s Largest Containership’ Delivered to Maersk Line April 12, 2017 by Mike Schuler 3.7K SHARES madrid maersk world’s largest containership Just two weeks after the delivery of the first containership to surpass the 20,000 TEU mark, the record for the world’s largest containership has been broken yet again with the delivery of the Madrid.. read more →

All of you may have seen the markings on a container, specially the door when it comes to your warehouse for packing or unpacking.. Each of these markings plays a very significant role in the transportation of the container and provides vital information to all entities in the supply chain relating to the monitoring and.. read more →

Shipping and freight is a diverse industry with various cargoes being carried across various trade lanes by many modes of shipping such as Dry Bulk, Wet Bulk, Container and General Purpose trades.. While most of the above trades are homogeneous in nature, the containerised trade maybe considered to be the most versatile of all of.. read more →