Maersk Adds APM in Logistics Division

A.P. Moller - Maersk said it will integrate APM Terminals' Inland Services division into Maersk's Logistics and Services division beginning August, providing customers with seamless access to a wider range of logistics & services offerings."This is a next step for A.P.

LR Gets Italian RO Status

The maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded recognized organization status by the Italian flag administration and is now authorized to issue statutory certification on its behalf to all seagoing ships sailing with the Italian flag.In line with its new RO status…

DNO Completes $400mln Bond Placement

The Norwegian oil and gas operator focused on the Middle East and the North Sea, DNO ASA said it has completed the private placement of USD 400 million of new, five-year senior unsecured bonds with a coupon rate of 8.375 percent.The bond placement…

Ensco Rowan Wins Arbitration Against SHI

The offshore drilling services provider Ensco Rowan plc announced that an arbitration tribunal has awarded it $180 million in damages in its proceedings against South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).Further, the operator of high-quality rig fleet of ultra-deepwater drillships…

Looking beyond the glitz and glamour of digital freight matching: questions for your DFM provider

While headlines trumpet startups that promise to fix one of freight shipping’s biggest inefficiencies, it’s too early to declare victory. Shippers must look at how can DFM help with strategic transportation challenges, not just individual shipments.

ELD rule to reshape Canadian trucking market

MEMPHIS — The potential impact of Canada’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is still a cipher, according to one Canadian trucker, but the US ELD mandate had a clear effect on cross-border...

Russia rail aims for Asia imports to South and Central Europe

  Historically, Russia attracted Asia-Europe cargo largely destined for Northern Europe. But now Russia wants another piece of the Asia-Europe transport pie. (Above: A freight train travels in Russia.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Russia hopes to become a major transit hub for Asia-Pacific container cargo destined for Southern and Central Europe in the...

Pressure on US domestic intermodal to up its game

In 2018, domestic US shippers turned to intermodal because capacity was so difficult to find in trucking, but this year railroads will need to offer more competitive rates and better service to...

US peak season to test intermodal service

Data show that US demand so far has been strong in all surface transportation modes this year and there are no signs that anything will change in the final four months of 2018. (Above: An intermodal train in the United States.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US intermodal peak season is expected...

APM Terminals promises NY-NJ relief

 APM Terminals says congestion at its Port of New York and...