ocean cargo

Government, Business, Logistics

Analyst Says Fuel Supply Inadequate for Ocean Shippers to Comply With New Rule

Ship Akio Kon/Bloomberg News

Not enough low-sulfur fuel oil is available to replace the fuels used by marine shippers ahead of a fast-approaching regulation, according to analysis by Wood Mackenzie.

Erin Douglas | Houston Chronicle
February 11, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Seven Ways the Ocean Cargo Industry Is Pursuing Green Shipping

Cargo ship arrives at the Port of Oakland Shipping containers sit stacked on the Kota Cabar cargo ship arriving at the Port of Oakland in July 2018. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Some of the world’s most conservative companies are starting to experiment with cleaner fuels and cutting-edge technologies to meet new standards starting next year that mandate steep cuts of sulfur emissions from oceangoing ships.

Kyunghee Park and Jason Clenfield | Bloomberg News
January 18, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

IMO Rejects US-Backed Plan for Phased Start of Ship-Fuel Rules

Cargo Ships David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

The International Maritime Organization rejected a proposal — supported by both the U.S. and shipping groups — for a phased start to rules that will limit the sulfur content of ship fuels starting in 2020.

Jack Wittels | Bloomberg News
October 24, 2018
Business

Port Everglades Sets Record for Cargo Volumes

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Florida’s Port Everglades set a record for containerized cargo volumes for fiscal 2017 ending Sept. 30, reporting 1,076,893 TEUs, the standard 20-foot-equivalent container units, a 4% increase from fiscal 2016.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2017
Business

July Sets All-Time Monthly Record for Loaded Container Imports, According to Report

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles (Nick Souza)

Top ports in North America are on pace to shatter all-time records on import container growth, according to the latest monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2017
Business, Equipment, TCA

Record-Breaking Cargo Ship to Call on Savannah Port

Port of Savannah Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Savannah is about to get another visit from another record-breaking cargo ship.

Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 31, 2017
Business

NTSB Releases Haunting Video of El Faro Wreckage on Ocean Floor

NTSB

The first video footage of the wreckage from the El Faro, the containership that was carrying four crewmen from Maine when it sank during a hurricane in the Bahamas last October, was released Jan. 3 by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Dennis Hoey | Portland (Maine) Press Herald
January 6, 2016