Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
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.
Posted 02/22 · 04:38 PM · LM Editorial
Lease termination calls for marine terminal to pay rent, utilities, clean-up costs.
Posted 02/17 · 03:10 PM · LM Editorial
Analysts at the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner, are reporting that “a new mega alliance appears to be in the making,” as French container shipping major CMA CGM and its Chinese counterpart China COSCO lead efforts to set up a new carrier partnership.
Posted 02/11 · 04:32 PM · LM Editorial
An amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention will go into effect requiring all shippers (importers and exporters) to certify and submit the Verified Gross Mass – the combined weight of the cargo and the container – to the steamship line and terminal operator in advance of loading the container aboard a vessel.
Posted 02/10 · 05:45 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland said that containerized import volume soared 75.76 percent last month from January 2015 totals.
Posted 02/02 · 04:57 PM · LM Editorial
Spokesmen for the Port of Oakland said they were blind-sided by Ports America Outer Harbor’s decision to file bankruptcy.
Posted 01/22 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
One of the chief reasons the Port of Oakland remains so bullish on its future cargo operations is the fact that it is located in the epicenter of innovation, noted the port’s executive Director Chris Lytle yesterday.