Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 04/04 · 03:27 PM · LM Editorial
The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that all 13 member terminals are incapable of providing verified gross mass (VGM) weighing services that adhere to the SOLAS guidelines scheduled to go into effect on July 1.
Posted 04/01 · 04:01 PM · LM Editorial
At the 12th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast,” panelists stated that cargo growth should continue through 2016 even though uncertainty remains as the economy and industry continue to evolve.
Posted 03/31 · 03:32 PM · LM Editorial
With only three months to go before the mandatory changes instituted by the International Maritime Organization to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention come into force, MSC has announced that it has entered into a partnership with INTTRA.
Posted 03/24 · 03:35 PM · LM Editorial
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016 – two years beyond the original deadline.
Posted 03/23 · 10:21 AM · LM Editorial
Full import containers through the Port of Oakland leaped 89.7 percent in February 2016 compared to the same month last year, demonstrating that the gateway continues its cargo recovery from the contract dispute extending to 2015.
Posted 03/04 · 04:41 PM · LM Editorial
The CMA CGM Group has announced that it will deploy starting end of May its flagship fleet of six 18,000 TEU vessels between Asia and the West coast of the U.S.
Posted 03/02 · 05:31 PM · LM Editorial
The three ports that hosted the largest container ship ever to call on a North American port this past week all had one thing in common – Seattle-based SSA Marine handled the cargo.
Posted 03/02 · 05:16 PM · LM Editorial
The Benjamin Franklin – capable of carrying 18,000 20-foot equivalent units [TEUs] – arrived in Seattle after making call in Long Beach and Oakland, signaling a “sea change” in West Coast shipping.
Posted 02/23 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ocean cargo gateways on West, Gulf, and East coasts are addressing infrastructure needs with customized solutions.
Posted 02/22 · 04:49 PM · LM Editorial
Exactly one year after the devastating West Coast port dispute concluded, the Washington Council on International Trade has released a study that finds Washington state lost $769.5 million in economic activity during that approximately six month period.