World's First LNG-powered Very Large Containership Delivered

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has delivered the world's first very large containership powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Singapore's Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), the South Korean shipbuilder announced Wednesday.The LNG-powered, 14…

German truckload broker acquires Uber Freight’s Europe business

German early stage truckload broker Sennder has acquired Uber Freight’s European business unit in an all-stock deal to bolster its growth and eliminate a potential competitor, the company’s managing director told...

Crowley Completes Challenging Fuel Delivery in the Arctic

Crowley said it overcame a number of challenges to lighter and deliver nearly four million gallons of military specification fuel to Eareckson Air Station on the Aleutian Island of Shemya in Alaska.Shemya’s radar and aircraft refueling station…

POLA and POLB August volumes are strong despite economic uncertainty and COVID-19 concerns

Total POLA volume—at 961,833 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU)—were up 11.7% annually, marking the highest-volume month in the port’s 114-year history, topping October 2018, which was above 952,000 TEU. At the Port of Long Beach, total August volume—at 725,610 TEU—saw a 9.3% annual gain, marking the best August tally over the port’s 109-year history and what it called a strong start to Peak Season

Bollinger to Build Electric Boat's New Floating Dry Dock

Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards announced Wednesday it will construct a state-of-the-art, floating dry dock for Groton, Conn. shipyard General Dynamics Electric Boat to support the construction and maintenance of the United States’ new Columbia…

New Lives for Old Ships: Inside Keppel O&M’s FLNG Conversion Solution

As the focus on carbon emissions comes to the fore across all industries, Keppel O&M, which supports the circular economy concept and is a ship conversion leader, is able to help companies reduce their indirect emissions. Proof of this was delivery…

August retail sales see gains, reports Dept. of Commerce and NRF

Commerce reported that total August retail sales—at $537.5 billion—eked out a 0.6% increase over July and were up 2.6% annually. And it added that total retail sales, from June through August rose 2.4% compared to the same period in 2019. The NRF reported that August retail sales continued to recover from the pandemic, with its sales numbers, which exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations, and restaurants, pointed to a 0.1% seasonally-adjusted gain, from July to August, and were up 5.6% on an unadjusted basis annually.

COSCO MALAYSIA rescues four from sailboat off Tampa Port, Florida

On September 13th, the Captain and crew of the COSCO SHIPPING Lines container ship COSCO MALAYSIA rescued a sailboat crew in distress in the Gulf of Mexico, 130 nautical miles west of Port Tampa Bay, Florida.At 8:22 local time, the COSCO MALAYSIA received a distress call from the sailboat and...

US Authorities Find Drugs on Cargo Ship in Miami

Law enforcement teams interdicted about 33 pounds of cocaine on board a Togo-flagged cargo ship in Miami on Monday.U.S. Coast Guard Sector Miami and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations law enforcement teams boarded…

New Legislation Aims to Boost Great Lakes Icebreaking Capacity

New legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) will codify the U.S. Coast Guard’s icebreaking mission on the Great Lakes and increase the icebreaking capacity of the Great Lakes…