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Port of Vancouver announces opening of new Deltaport truck staging facility (2020-08-07)

New truck staging facility opened in Delta, B.C, has room for up to 140 trucks ...

American rail freight traffic was down 9.3 percent in July (2020-08-07)

Carloads were down 17.6 percent from July 2019 and containers and intermodal dropped 1.4 percent ...

Shipping slowdown caused by pandemic will affect global port investment (2020-08-06)

Drewry says pace of container port capacity expansion is forecast to contract over the next five year ...

Auto trade is a bright spot for the Port of NY/NJ in the wake of COVID-19 (2020-08-06)

Automotive trade remained resilient throughout the pandemic despite some early impact ...

Flights in and out of Canadian airports up slightly in May compared to April (2020-08-05)

Statistics Canada reports 207,345 aircraft take-offs and landings at the 90 major Canadian airports ...

CP commits to keep up efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change (2020-08-05)

Railway will establish a science-based emissions reduction target to guide its climate action ...

Global container freight index rebounds slightly in June (2020-08-04)

The RWI-ISL institutes say Chinese ports were the driving force behind the recovery in container traffic ...

Canadian railway's drop in carloadings continued on in May (2020-08-04)

After a steep decline in the volume of rail freight in April, the impact of COVID-19 continued in May ...

Strike notice for Montreal's Viau and Maisonneuve terminals from Monday to Thursday (2020-08-03)

A new strike notice was sent by the Longshoremen Union to the Maritime Employers Association ...

No operations at Port of Montreal Termont and MGT terminals on July 31 (2020-07-31)

Port Authority advises that operations will resume on Saturday, August 1 ...

Asia-Pacific airlines' freight demand was down 20% in June (2020-07-31)

Offered freight capacity fell by 27.2% as most passenger aircraft were grounded ...

Fire on board container ship off B.C. coast in January 2018 due to maintenance issues (2020-07-31)

TSB investigation determined that the fire was due to maintenance-related issues in the engine room of the MOL Prestige ...

Lower fuel costs reduced Canadian shippers' ground transportation costs (2020-07-30)

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

Another longshore union section to strike, on Friday, at Port of Montreal (2020-07-30)

Strike by Local 1657 of the checkers of International Association of Longshoremen will begin on Friday ...

Port of Savannah volume down just 1% and total tonnage a record (2020-07-29)

The Port of Savannah handled 4.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2020 ...

Air cargo down 11% between the U.S. and foreign points in May (2020-07-29)

May's decline was smaller than decreases in March (down 17%) and April (down 16%) ...

Canadian truckload spot market saw largest June month-over-month increase (2020-07-28)

Loadlink's month-over-month, overall load volumes on the system increased 42 percent compared to May ...

Panama Canal again raises maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax locks (2020-07-28)

Canal Authority keeps monitoring Gatun Lake's level which could bring further draft adjustments ...

Union serves strike notice to Port of Montreal terminals effective July 27 (2020-07-27)

Longshore union notifies employers of a strike notice effective from Monday throught Thursday ...

CN to purchase 1,500 new high-capacity grain hopper railcars (2020-07-27)

The railways is getting more higher-capacity hopper cars for the second time in two years ...

Seaway cargo volumes improved in June, led by Canadian grain exports (2020-07-24)

Cargo shipments improved in June narrowing the year-over-year COVID-19 pandemic decline ...

North American transborder freight dropped 48.9 percent in May (2020-07-24)

Trucking and rail values were down both in U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico trade ...

Prince Rupert Port Authority announces 2019 Green Wave award recipients (2020-07-23)

Program grants discounted harbour fees to vessel owners who voluntarily invest in sustainable practices ...

Port of Oakland imports were up 1.9 percent in June (2020-07-23)

It was a surprise gain for inbound cargo as 10 percent of voyages were canceled ...

American truck tonnage index increased 8.7% in June (2020-07-22)

Compared with June of last year the index contracted 1.3%, the smallest decline in the pas three months ...

Port of Los Angeles total TEUs moved in June down 9.6% compared to June 2019 (2020-07-22)

Six months into 2020, overall cargo volumes have decreased 17.1% compared to 2019 ...

U.S. Great Lakes ports report mixed results in June (2020-07-21)

The COVID-19 pandemic is still impacting some cargoes related to steel production and manufacturing ...

Maritime Bureau calls for full reporting of piracy incidents in the Americas (2020-07-21)

Several attacks go unreported, making the problem more difficult to tackle ...

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma TEU volume down 16% in June (2020-07-19)

For the first half of 2020, overall container volumes declined 18.3% compared to 2019 ...

Canadian wholesale trade increased 5.7% to $52.6 billion in May (2020-07-19)

Statistics Canada reports that six of seven subsectors recorded higher sales ...

North American rail freight remains weak in first week of July (2020-07-17)

Reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 618,999 carloads and intermodal units, down 14.2% ...

Attacks against ships and their crews have risen in 2020 (2020-07-17)

International Maritime Bureau says Gulf of Guinea off West Africa is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping ...

Panama Canal reforests hydrographic basin with coffee plantations (2020-07-16)

Reforestation with coffee contributes to the sustainability of the Panama Canal watershed ...

Canadian manufacturing sales increased 10.7 percent in May (2020-07-16)

Many manufacturers resumed operations following COVID-19 related shutdowns in the previous month ...

Drop in global container freight index continues, but at a slower pace (2020-07-15)

The RWI-ISL institutes say Chinese ports did a little better while other countries remained at a lower level ...

Port of Long Beach saw drop in container volume carry on in June (2020-07-14)

The port moved 602,180 TEUs last month, an 11.1% decline compared to June 2019 ...

American trucking industry moved 11.84 billion tons of freight in 2019 (2020-07-14)

Trucks moved 67.7% of surface freight between the U.S. and Canada and 83.1% of trade with Mexico ...

Canadian railways carried 30 million tonnes of freight in April (2020-07-13)

Monthly decline was linked to the activity shutdown in several sectors due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

New terminal in Vancouver transforms Canada's grain supply chain (2020-07-13)

Construction began in March, 2017 at the site in North Vancouver and is now mostly complete ...

Governments pledge action for seafarers at UK crew change summit (2020-07-10)

At least 200,000 seafarers worldwide are stranded on ships and require immediate repatriation ...

American freight transportation index rose 1.6% in May (2020-07-10)

Rail intermodal, trucking and pipeline increased, while rail carload, air freight and water declined ...

Imports improving slightly for American retailers, but still far below last year (2020-07-09)

U.S. ports covered by the NRF's Global Port Tracker handled 1.53 million TEUs in May ...

THE Alliance announces COVID-19 response measures for August 2020 (2020-07-09)

Container carriers will continue to closely monitor the situation and respond to market demand ...

CP broke two records in Canadian grain transportation (2020-07-08)

Canadian Pacific announced its best-ever quarter and June for moving Canadian grain and grain products ...

Panama Canal raises maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax locks (2020-07-08)

Canal Authority keeps monitoring Gatun Lake's level which could bring further draft adjustments ...

Port of New York and New Jersey cargo volumes drop 16.5% in May (2020-07-07)

Total volume for May 2020 was 537,412 TEUs versus 643,706 TEUs in May 2019 ...

CN is investing over $1.3 billion in upgrades and maintenance (2020-07-07)

Railway's strategic investments to support growing demand and enable supply chains ...

Idle container fleet reached a new record level in May (2020-07-06)

The Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics reports that 11.6 % of global container capacity sits idle ...

Mobile harbor cranes expand Savannah's container capabilities (2020-07-06)

The cranes will offload containers from vessels carrying up to 4,800 twenty-foot equivalent container units ...

The U.S. international trade deficit increased by $4.8 billion in May (2020-07-03)

Exports were $144.5 billion, $6.6 billion less than April and imports were $199.1 billion, down $1.8 billion ...

Port of Halifax gets new Super-Post Panamax ship-to-shore container crane (2020-07-03)

The arrival brings the total compliment of those cranes at PSA Halifax to five ...

Canadian railways' freight loads still weak in last week of June (2020-07-02)

For the week ending June 27 carloads were down 20.1% and intermodal units down 8.8% ...

ICAO adjusts airlines carbon emissions standards to account for weak 2020 (2020-07-02)

IATA welcomes ICAO Council Decision on Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation ...