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Canadian truckload spot market volume up slightly in August (2021-09-20)

Loadlink says Ontario and Western Canada played catch up as Quebec continued standout performance ...

Canadian wholesale sales dropped 2.1% in July (2021-09-17)

The decline was entirely the result of a 12.4% drop in sales of building materials and supplies ...

U.S. House okays funding for icebreaker essential to Great Lakes shipping (2021-09-17)

A new heavy icebreaker will help prevent commercial vessels from getting trapped in ice for days ...

Port of Virginia saw busiest August on record (2021-09-16)

A total of 307,000 also makes August the port's second most productive month in its history ...

U.S. airlines begin to show first profits since the start of COVID-19 (2021-09-16)

Second-quarter results represent the first quarterly profit since the fourth quarter of 2019 ...

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales fell 1.5 per cent in July (2021-09-15)

Manufacturing sales decreased in six provinces in July, led by Quebec and British Columbia ...

Asia Pacific Airlines commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (2021-09-15)

AAPA says it has fully embraced the aviation industry's climate change commitments to date ...

Port of New York and New Jersey reports double-digit gains in July (2021-09-14)

Autos led the charge posting a stunning 79 percent increase from the previous year's monthly figure ...

American freight transportation index dropped again in July (2021-09-14)

The Freight Transportation Services Index fell 1.6% in July, falling for the third consecutive month ...

Port of Baltimore receives four new Neo-Panamax container cranes (2021-09-13)

The new cranes are fully electric, measure 450 feet tall, and weigh approximately 1,740 tons ...

U.S. awards $76 million in grants to improve commercial motor vehicle safety (2021-09-13)

Grants include $45.2 million to enhance states' commercial motor vehicle safety efforts ...

Value of G20 merchandise trade at new high in second quarter of 2021 (2021-09-10)

OECD reports G20 merchandise exports and imports increased by 4.1% and 6.4% in Q2 2021 ...

American retailers' imports remain strong but growth slows as COVID-19 disruptions continue (2021-09-10)

U.S. ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 2.19 million TEUs in July, up 2 percent from June ...

Port of New Orleans container vessel operations resume after hurricane Ida (2021-09-09)

Hurricane's fierce winds shut down operations but the port's terminals sustained no major damage ...

Meeting of international shipping competition agencies (2021-09-09)

Fifth biennial meeting of the Global Regulatory Summit to discuss competition issues related to the shipping industry ...

Environmental impact of EU maritime transport progresses towards sustainability (2021-09-08)

Sulphur dioxide emissions from ships calling in European ports is expected to fall further over the coming decades ...

U.S. international trade deficit down $3.2 billion in July (2021-09-07)

Exports were $212.8 billion, $2.8 billion more than June and imports were $282.9 billion, down 0.4 billion ...

American rail freight traffic remained stable in August (2021-09-03)

Carloads were up 4.1 percent from August 2020 and containers and intermodal were down 3.3 percent ...

Two new Post-Panamax electric gantry cranes arrive at the Port of Montreal (2021-09-03)

Offloaded from the FWN Solid, they will significantly improve the operational capacity ...

Asia Pacific Airlines' robust cargo demand contrasts with weak passenger volumes (2021-09-02)

International air cargo demand grew by 26.8% year-on-year in the month of July ...

Port of Philadelphia's TEU volumes up 28 percent in July (2021-09-02)

Year-to-Date TEU volumes have improved 17%, with imports growing 19% and exports 15% ...

Container shipping schedule reliability remains low (2021-09-01)

In July 2021, schedule reliability dropped by -3.8 percentage points M/M to 35.6% ...

Canada's gross domestic product expanded 0.7% in June (2021-09-01)

Both services-producing (+0.7%) and goods-producing industries (+0.9%) rose ...

Flights in and out of Canadian airports remain well below pre-pandemic levels (2021-08-31)

Statistics Canada reports that, as travel restrictions remained, the slump in international traffic continued ...

Hapag-Lloyd orders another 75,000 TEU standard containers (2021-08-31)

Adding up all investments into containers since beginning of 2020, Hapag-Lloyd has ordered 625.000 TEU ...

Canadian ground transportation costs increased by 1.02% in June (2021-08-30)

Canadian General Freight Index shows base rates and fuel surcharges increased ...

Port of Long Beach reaches milestone with new container terminal (2021-08-30)

Middle Harbor is of the most technologically advanced cargo facilities in the world ...

Port of Vancouver operations update (2021-08-27)

On-dock container cargo volumes are steady across all container terminals ...

American truck tonnage index decreased 1.2% in July (2021-08-27)

Softness in tonnage is due more to supply constraints, rather than a big drop in freight volumes ...

North American transborder freight volume jumps above pre-COVID-19 levels (2021-08-26)

June 2021 transborder freight was up 11.8% compared to $103.8 billion in June 2019 ...

Port of Houston's container traffic hits new record in July (2021-08-26)

Houston reached new heights with its biggest month ever recorded for container TEUs ...

Maersk to accelerate decarbonisation with ships operating on methanol (2021-08-25)

Carrier acquires 8 large ocean-going vessels to operate on carbon neutral methanol ...

New system to improve marine vessel traffic flow at the Port of Vancouver (2021-08-25)

System will manage marine vessel traffic and optimize the supply chain flow for the strategic gateway ...

Port of Los Angeles reports an increase in handled TEUs in July (2021-08-24)

Seven months into 202, overall cargo volume is 6,318,675 TEUs, an increase of 36.8% compared to 2020 ...

Reduction of boundaries of the piracy high risk area in the Indian Ocean (2021-08-24)

High risk area reduced as incidents in the region, particularly in Somalia, continue to decrease ...

Valenciaport handles more than 3.2 million containers up to July (2021-08-23)

Over 49.5 million tonnes of freight have been handled in the first seven months of the year ...

Canadian truckload spot market volume dropped 11 percent in July (2021-08-23)

Loadlink says Quebec stood out with very strong outbound load volumem, cross-border and domestic ...

Port of Vancouver operations update (2021-08-20)

Although on-dock container cargo remains high across all container terminals, it has been trending downward ...

Cement, iron ore and steel boost Great Lakes and Seaway shipping in July (2021-08-20)

Great Lakes ports and the St. Lawrence Seaway handled a deluge of cement, iron ore, petcoke and steel ...

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma volumes kept rising in July (2021-08-19)

The Northwest Seaport Alliance's year-to-date volumes improved 18.2% to 2,167,766 TEUs ...

Canadian wholesale sales fell 0.8% in June (2021-08-19)

June's decline reflects sharp drops in the building material and supplies, as well as the machinery and equipment subsectors ...

Port of Virginia handled record volumes in July (2021-08-18)

The Port of Virginia is handling, on average, more than 282,000 TEUs per month thus far in 2021 ...

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales rose 2.1% in June (2021-08-17)

Most of the increase attributable to improved production at auto assembly plants and higher sales of petroleum and coal products ...

American freight transportation index dropped slightly in June (2021-08-16)

The June decrease took place against a background of growth for other indicators from May to June ...

Port of Oakland cargo volume declined 3.5 percent in July (2021-08-16)

The Port said that cargo volume should increase again from August through October ...

Port of Vancouver operations update (2021-08-13)

Rail performance is steadily improving by full recovery to normal operations and traffic volumes will take a number of weeks ...

Cargo surge continues at Port of Long Beach (2021-08-13)

The port handled a record number of containers in the month of July ...

Canadian railroad freight traffic up 21 percent in first week of August (2021-08-12)

For the week ending August 7 carloads were up 2.1% and intermodal units were down 1% ...

U.S. international trade deficit up $4.8 billion in June (2021-08-12)

Exports were $207.7 billion, $1.2 billion more than May and imports were $283.4 billion, up $6.0 billion ...

American retailers' June imports up 33.7 percent from a year earlier (2021-08-11)

August is forecast at 2.37 million TEU, which would be up 12.6 percent year-over-year ...

South Carolina Ports achieves highest July on record for containers (2021-08-11)

The impressive volumes mark the second highest all-time monthly record for containers ...

Port of New York and New Jersey's June container volume up 50% from last year (2021-08-10)

From January through June 2021, imports at the Port of NYNJ reached 2,254,028 TEUs ...

Reefer container rates expected to raise faster than dry cargo rates in 2022 (2021-08-10)

Drewry notes that the resurgence in reefer freight rates has not been uniform across all trades ...

Drewry finds cost of container equipment has peaked and should moderate (2021-08-09)

Prices of dry freight shipping containers have doubled over the past year to reach historic highs ...

Port of Vancouver operations update (2021-08-06)

The Port's container terminals continue to experience high volumes of on-dock container cargo ...

American rail freight traffic increased 3.8 percent in July (2021-08-06)

Carloads were up 6.6 percent from July 2020 and containers and intermodal were up 1.5 percent ...

U.S. Maritime Commission questions shipping lines about surcharges (2021-08-05)

Multiple parties are arguing that ocean carriers are improperly implementing surcharges ...

Transport Canada implements measures to further reduce the risk of serious rail accidents (2021-08-05)

The new rules are meant to reduce the risk of uncontrolled movement of railway equipment ...

Asia Pacific Airlines cargo demand remains resilient while international travel stagnates (2021-08-04)

International air cargo demand grew by 25.7% year-on-year in the month of June ...

Panama Canal implements speed limits to protect whales (2021-08-04)

Ships will proceed at a speed of not more than 10 knots in specified areas ...

Flights in and out of Canadian airports still well below pre-pandemic levels (2021-08-03)

Statistics Canada reports the slump in international traffic continued as travel restrictions were unchanged in May ...

Canada's gross domestic product slipped 0.3% in May (2021-08-03)

Both services-producing (-0.2%) and goods-producing industries (-0.4%) contracted ...