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Canadian railways ration space as commodity congestion problems worsen
Los Angeles port sets all-time cargo record

Los Angeles port sets all-time cargo record

Los Angeles - The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday said they set all-time records for moving cargo in 2018, after U.S. retailers and manufacturers pulled forward imports to avoid higher tariffs on Chinese goods

Moscow extends arrest for Ukrainian seamen

Moscow extends arrest for Ukrainian seamen

Kiev - A Moscow court has extended the detention of eight Ukrainian seamen whowere among 24 captured by Russian coast guards in the Black Sea. Three Ukrainian vessels and their crews were fired at and seized by the Russians in November

New York experiments an all-electric straddle carrier
China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

Shanghai - The Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in a policy document on Friday it would aim to “significantly increase” the number of diesel trucks capable of meeting emission standards by 2020, targeting a compliance rate of at least 90 percent by next year.

Hapag Lloyd ship battling fire off Canada

Hapag Lloyd ship battling fire off Canada

Frankfurt - German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its “Yantian Express” container vessel off Canada’s east coast but was being hampered by bad weather. A spokesman for Hapag Lloyd said the fire broke out on Thursday in a container on deck

Maersk shuts container factory in China

Maersk shuts container factory in China

Copenhagen - Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk will shut a transport container factory in China and instead focus on producing refrigerated containers for food, it said on Thursday. Demand for refrigerated containers has grown thanks to higher global demand for fresh produce and other commodities

Antwerp port looks to capacity expansion

Antwerp port looks to capacity expansion

Antwerp - Belgium’s Antwerp port has confirmed a need for additional container handling capacity as the port concluded 2018 with expected growth in all types of cargo. Jacques Vandermeiren, ceo of Antwerp Port Authority, highlighted that the port is already far beyond its optimum capacity limits in the terminals

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