Austal Secures 41-Meter Catamaran Order

Australian-based global ship building company Austal Limited announced that it has been awarded a A$15.5 million (US$10.7 million) contract for a 41 meter, high-speed catamaran.According to a press release, the vessel will provide production…

2020 Forecast: Port of Long Beach “sees better times ahead”

Port of Long Beach to announce its statistics along with a forecast in its annual “State of the Port” address yesterday. And much of the news was good.

Las nuevas regulaciones mexicanas aumentarán los costos de transporte: camioneros

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Los camioneros mexicanos se enfrentan a un mercado con tarifas en descenso

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US trucking market stabilizing, but jitters remain

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The freight market ended 2019 on a high note for carriers...

Mexico advances with its container cabotage program

The first cabotage service in a new Mexican marine highway program designed to offer an alternative to moving cargo...

US East Coast port growth dragged to three-year low in 2019

Slowing global economic growth and the United States-China trade war dragged container cargo growth at US East...

Smith Named Director of Columbia-class Sub Program

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Brandi Smith has been named program director of the Newport News Columbia-class submarine program.Smith will be responsible for leading the company’s construction activities for the U.S. Navy’s new class of ballistic-missile submarines…

Chembulk Tankers Announces Leadership Changes

Chembulk Tankers announced on Wednseday that Bart B. Kelleher has taken over as Chief Executive Officer for David Ellis, who has resigned for personal reasons. Ellis will be available to the company through January 31, 2020.Kelleher has held…

Yilport Orders Automated RTG Systems

Cranes manufacturer Konecranes reports it booked an order in December 2019 with Yilport to deliver automated rubber tired gantry (RTG) crane systems to three of Yilport’s European container terminals, including two in Portugal and one in Sweden.The automated RTG systems…