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US Port of Long Beach moves ahead with $870m rail project

US Port of Long Beach moves ahead with $870m rail project

The US Port of Long Beach has made progress with its $870m rail project to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks at the second busiest container port in the...

UK to join US-led maritime security mission in Gulf

UK to join US-led maritime security mission in Gulf

Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz. Tanker...

US asks ships to keep their AIS on

US asks ships to keep their AIS on

The United States wants all ships to keep their tracking transponders on to cut down on illicit activity and smuggling, and to increase transparency with movements of...

US, German companies form cement carrier alliance

US, German companies form cement carrier alliance

Germany-based Baltrader and US-based United Bulk Carriers (UBC) have entered into a cooperation agreement to jointly market their respective fleets of pneumatic cement...

U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

MSC says it is not target of US MSC Gayane probe

Mediterranean Shipping Company informed that it is not the target of a U.S. investigation that was launched after customs authorities found almost 20 tons of cocaine of...

U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

US: MSC Gayane subject to possible forfeiture

The Neopanamax containership MSC Gayane is “subject to a possible forfeiture” after U.S. authorities found almost 20-tons of cocaine aboard the ship on June 17. Upon...

Ethiopian Airlines receives Africa’s largest B737 aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the...

Maersk to expand onshore services in port division

US to inject $292m into port development

The United States has decided to invest USD292.7 million through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program with the aim of developing the country’s ports....

China container exports to US down 6.5% in five months 

China container exports to US down 6.5% in five months 

The ongoing China-US trade war has hit container volumes from China to the US, with China containerised exports to US ports dropping by 6.5% in the first five months of...

ABB to power first US-built all-electric vessels

ABB to power first US-built all-electric vessels

ABB has been selected to provide zero-emission technology for the first two all-electric vessels ever built in the United States. As informed, ABB will supply an...

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

US container imbalance worsening, says Alphaliner

The imbalance of US container imports over exports has worsened despite the implementation of protectionist trade policies by the US administration, according to...

China and US call tariff truce for 90 days

China and US call tariff truce for 90 days

U.S. President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China have agreed to put a break on the escalating trade war and shelve further tariff increases that were...

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