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New Number One – The OOCL Hong Kong

When it comes to the world’s largest container ports, Hong Kong “merely” gets a mention as being in the top tier. Yet, the name “Hong Kong” currently holds the number one ranking as the world’s biggest container ship when measured by carrying capacity! At precisely 21,413 TEU, the “OOCL Hong Kong,” which was christened at […]

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Partnering to cut CO2 by 2020!

DB Schenker and Maersk Line sign partnership agreement to cut CO2 by 20% per ocean container by 2020. “The partnership is a milestone in climate protection,” says Dr. Karl-Friedrich Rausch, Chief Sustainability Officer of Deutsche Bahn AG DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line have signed a six-year strategic agreement on reducing CO2 emissions from ocean […]

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Logistics shippers are looking to technology to deal with the delays at the US West Coast ports

Port problems mean extreme delays. West Coast ports are consistently disrupted by port congestion, labor disputes and other crises. Flexibility in supply chains has become more critical. However, the size and scope of the U.S. West Coast port congestion and related labor dispute has limited the number of usual “bypasses.” Diverting cargo to Canada or […]

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When is cold, too cold?

Business in the Arctic – from mining to shipping. Even with melting ice and rising temperatures, few can make the numbers work enough to be worth it. Add to this tensions between the West and Russia – firms are staying clear. What kind of money are we talking about? Ice-breaking tankers that are able to […]

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Panama Canal expansion project- who is set to be the winners?

Panama Canal Expansion Expected to Provide Great Market Opportunities for Mid-Sized Companies When the much-anticipated expansion of the Panama Canal is completed early in 2016, cargo ships the size of aircraft carriers will ferry goods from Latin America and Asia directly to East Coast ports and back. These ships – up to two-and-a-half times bigger […]

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