Spanish Longshore Unions Postpone Strike

By MarEx 2017-05-24 21:14:01

Stevedores' unions in Spain have agreed to cancel the first five days of a planned walkout over a government reform package that deregulates the nation's ports...


Trump's Budget Request Cuts Port Funding

By MarEx 2017-05-23 19:36:55

U.S. President Donald Trump sent Congress a 2018 budget request on Tuesday, with the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) saying it signals declines for most...


Uber for Trucking App Launched

By MarEx 2017-05-22 21:46:38

Uber Technologies has launched an app to allow shippers and truckers to arrange freight transportation using their smartphones. Uber Freight matches trucking companies...

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Ports Commemorating National Maritime Day

By MarEx 2017-05-21 01:02:08

Monday, May 22 is National Maritime Day. It was declared by Congress in 1933 to call attention to America’s proud maritime heritage and to honor the men and women who...


U.S. Ports Need $66 Billion for Infrastructure

By MarEx 2017-05-17 20:52:31

A panel discussion held in conjunction with Infrastructure Week has heard that U.S. ports need a combined $66 billion in federal government infrastructure investments. The...


Video: Port of Southampton Welcomes 20,000 TEU Boxship

By MarEx 2017-05-11 21:29:37

On May 11, the Port of Southampton welcomed the second-largest container ship in the world and the largest ever to dock in the UK, the MOL Triumph. She can carry up to 20,170...


China Seeks Control of Strategic Port in Myanmar

By MarEx 2017-05-11 21:04:57

A Chinese state-owned firm is seeking a stake of up to 85 percent in Kyaukpyu, a strategically important deepwater port on the coast of Rakhine state, Myanmar. It is the...


New Propane Export Terminal for Canada

By MarEx 2017-05-11 20:28:08

Royal Vopak and AltaGas have entered into a joint venture to develop the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal (RIPET) in Canada, the first such facility on the nation's...

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Cargo Handling in 2060

By MarEx 2017-05-11 19:57:39

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has launched a video depicting how it sees the future of cargo handling by 2060.  According to Kalmar's vision, data fundamentally...


DP World Celebrates New Concession at Somali Port

By MarEx 2017-05-11 19:39:16

On May 11, executives with DP World held a ceremony with President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo of Somaliland to celebrate the start of DP's 30-year concession at the...

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