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Port Everglades Tops 1 Million TEUs

Florida port passes 1 million for the first time.
Preliminary figures show record container volume for Port Everglades in 2014.
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Maersk Line Reefer Art-Box Raises Awareness of Container Shipping

Frozen mussels from New Zealand to Port of Philadelphia begins Art-Box’s journey around the world to promote value of global container shipping

Maersk Line, the world’s leading ocean transportation company and a unit of the Maersk Group, announces today the arrival of the Maersk Line Reefer Art-Box, a 40’ high-cube, at the Port of Philadelphia marking the first voyage of the container designed to promote container shipping.

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M/V Siangtan Sails Maiden Voyage to Port of Vancouver USA

The vessel is 656 feet long and has a deadweight capacity of 30,756 tons.
The vessel is 656 feet long and has a deadweight capacity of 30,756 tons.
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OOCL Shifts to Port Everglades

Carrier says it is meeting customer needs.
OOCL said it would shift South Florida calls out of the port of Miami for European-U.S. service.
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Container Rates to Rise

Drewry reports ocean carriers seek July peak season rate hike.
Average container freight rates reached a 17-month low in May and are headed up says Drewry
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No Deal for Hapag Lloyd and Hamburg Süd

The proposed merger of Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd has been called off.
Hamburg Süd and Hapag Lloyd were unable to agree on a structure.
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The Global Containerized Shipping and Logistics Report is Updated

The Global Containerized Shipping and Logistics industry has undergone some extreme changes in the past five years, causing industry research firm IBISWorld to update a report in its collection.
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Rate Increases Don’t Assure Ocean Lines’ Profits

Hard Lesson: Higher rates are only one piece of the recovery puzzle
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NOL Renews Contract with Union Pacific

Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (NOL) has renewed its contract with Union Pacific Railroad for U.S. rail transport of containerized cargo. The new agreement extends a decades-long relationship in which Union Pacific has been the lead intermodal rail provider for Singapore-based NOL’s businesses.
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Maersk Line Brings Flagship Service North America

Maersk Line announces a new Flagship import service direct from Asia to five key markets in North America – Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Memphis, and Northwest Ohio.
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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.


Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions


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