Marlink Extends Partnership with Newtec

Newtec, a specialist in the design, development and manufacture of equipment for satellite communications, and Marlink have extended their partnership to future-proof Marlink’s global VSAT network.Marlink will adopt the Newtec Dialog platform…

West of England P&I Club’s Finances 'Robust'

West of England P&I Club has announced its results for the year ending 20 February 2019. The Club’s capital has strengthened and remains considerably in excess of the ‘AAA’ capital strength requirement under Standard and Poor’s model.This has been re-affirmed in its financial strength rating of A-…

AfA’s exec director shares insight on current state of air cargo

Airforwarders Association members are investing in their futures through technology enhancements, increasing global footprints, and expanding service capabilities.

New FourKites offering provides shippers and vendors with increased freight visibility

Chicago-based FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking and visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, said today it has introduced a new offering that it says is the first product that offers shippers with real-time visibility across their network and also for freight that they do not manage.

ABB Opens Marine Service Center in Russia

The new Marine Service Center builds on a decade of local ABB services in support of ice-going vessels and relies on a strong core of engineering expertise in Murmansk. In 2009, ABB’s engineers operating from smaller scale service facilities…

Diesel average falls for second time in three weeks, reports EIA

With a 1.2-cent decline, the national average is now $3.151 per gallon.

Singapore Bunker Supplier Loses License

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revoked the bunker supplier license of Southernpec (Singapore) Pte Ltd., effective May 29, 2019. During a recent enforcement check, MPA found that Southernpec employees engaged in bunker malpractices…

NY-NJ truckers plead for port ‘backlog’ relief

The largest drayage group in the Port of New York and New Jersey is once again urging...

Halifax expands as eastern Canada volume gains outpace west

Halifax has not yet decided on the form of its permanent expansion; it is still soliciting input from stakeholders. The temporary expansion is designed to ensure that the port does not lose out while it is planning, officials said. (Above: The port of Halifax.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With container volume through...

NYK Joins Task Force on Climate

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen (NYK) has announced its support of recommendations by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), in addition to the company’s participation in the TCFD Consortium established on May 27…