Port Houston sees huge bump in steel cargo

Port Houston sees huge bump in steel cargo

Port Houston sees huge bump in steel cargo Written by Stephanie Castaneda Port Houston sees huge bump in steel cargo Port Houston’s steel cargo exports recorded a 1,874% year-over-year increase in January to 21,992 tons. Imports of steel at the port recorded a 176% year-over-year increase to 440,883 tons. The year-over-year increased demand is part…

Trans-Pacific shipping lane targeted as green corridor

Trans-Pacific shipping lane targeted as green corridor

Trans-Pacific shipping lane targeted as green corridor Written by Stephanie Castaneda Trans-Pacific shipping lane targeted as green corridor It was decided that these two ports would work together based on cargo volume; the port of Los Angeles has been the busiest container port in the Western Hemisphere for the past 20 years, and its top…

U.S borders to close off on unvaccinated Canadian, Mexican truck drivers

U.S borders to close off on unvaccinated Canadian, Mexican truck drivers

U.S borders to close off on unvaccinated Canadian, Mexican truck drivers Written by Stephanie Castaneda U.S borders to close off on unvaccinated Canadian, Mexican truck drivers According to the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S will close its borders to unvaccinated and partially vaccinated Canadian and Mexican truck drivers. This new regulation is as a…

Congestion and Bottleneck Problems are Worsening

Congestion and Bottleneck Problems are Worsening

Congestion and Bottleneck Problems are Worsening Written by Stephanie Castaneda Congestion and Bottleneck Problems are Worsening Alan Murphy, CEO of Sea-Intelligence, warned this week: “It seems that there is no sign of imminent improvement”. The trans-Pacific cargo move can now take up to three months to be imported. Transit times have now doubled pre-COVID numbers…

Gebrüder Weiss offers ‘zero-emissions’ ocean, air service

Gebrüder Weiss offers ‘zero-emissions’ ocean, air service

Gebrüder Weiss offers ‘zero-emissions’ ocean, air service Written by Stephanie Castaneda Gebrüder Weiss offers ‘zero-emissions’ ocean, air service “Lauterach, Austria-based transportation and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss on Thursday announced a carbon-neutral service for North American customers transporting goods via ocean or air. Gebrüder Weiss called it a zero-emissions service because “customers have the opportunity to…

U.S. Switches Over To Paperless Crew Inspection

U.S. Switches Over To Paperless Crew Inspection

U.S. Switches Over To Paperless Crew Inspection Written by Stephanie Castaneda U.S. Switches Over To Paperless Crew Inspection After 10 years of trial and error the U.S. is finally ready to go paperless when it comes to vetting crews arriving on commercial ships. The new process is aimed at streamlining vessel arrivals and departures by…

Medical Supplies Backed Up At Port Congestion

Medical Supplies Backed Up At Port Congestion

Medical Supplies Backed Up At Port Congestion Written by Stephanie Castaneda Medical Supplies Backed Up At Port Congestion Medical Supplies Backed Up At Port Congestion The port congestion has created a crisis for the nation’s medical suppliers. Containers consisting of medical supplies as well as “products for the health, safety and well-being of our nation’s…

Central Freight Lines to Close After Years of Service

Central Freight Lines to Close After Years of Service

Central Freight Lines to Close After Years of Service Written by Stephanie Castaneda Central Freight Lines to Close After Years of Service Waco, Texas-based Central Freight Lines has notified drivers, employees & customers that the less-than-truckload carrier plans to wind down operations today after 96 years. As of today, the company has stopped picking up…

Port of Savannah: Novembers Monthly Record

Port of Savannah: Novembers Monthly Record

Port of Savannah: Novembers Monthly Record Written by Stephanie Castaneda Port of Savannah: Novembers Monthly Record 2021 was a year for all ports to reach their all time high. The port of Savannah has recently set a new monthly volume record in November consisting of “495,750 twenty-foot equivalent units”, “a 6.7% increase from November 2020”….

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