Ford: Tennessee EV Plant Could Make 500,000 Trucks a Year

March 24, 2023

Category: Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. projects its electric F-Series pickup factory under construction in Tennessee will ultimately produce half a million trucks a year, about 40% more than the company forecast in November. The automaker is ramping up the facility as it […]

Tire Sustainability Remains Top Priority for Industry

March 13, 2023

After they stop rolling, tires keep costing. “End-of-life” tires that can no longer be retreaded are often stored in a drop trailer and taken away to a recycling facility. Tire industry experts say that’s the preferred environmental — and increasingly […]

Trucking executives share M&A experience, pitfalls

March 7, 2023

Category: Shipping

Trucking company owners looking to sell their business or buy a new one got an hour’s worth of advice here from three executives who recently went through the process. “Whether you want to sell or not, if you don’t have […]


Maritime, mining, and energy majors to create a green corridor for iron ore

March 22, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

The initiative has been described as the first of its kind from Africa and an important step in the region’s involvement in shipping’s decarbonization. Maritime green corridors are routes between major port hubs where zero-emission solutions and fuels are supported […]

Impact & Regulations

OCI and Lotte team up for supply of low carbon and green ammonia

March 21, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

The companies are also looking to cooperate to build a global supply chain of bunkering for ammonia-powered vessels in Ulsan, Korea, which are expected to be commercialised from 2025 onwards. Under the MoU, OCI is expected to supply Lotte Fine […]

Travel & Public Transit

Chicago City Council to improve transportation safety and efficiency with new pilot programmes

March 20, 2023

Via: Intelligent Transport

Chicago City Council has announced that it has passed the Smart Streets Pilots Ordinance, a new measure establishing two downtown pilot programmes that aim to improve traffic safety, enhance protections for pedestrians and bicyclists and speed up public transportation. The […]


Los Angeles sees container downturn in first months of 2023

March 20, 2023

Via: Container News

The Port of Los Angeles handled 487,846 TEUs in February, translating to a 43% drop from the all-time high in the same month last year. The Californian port’s loaded imports totalled 249,407 TEUs, a 41% decrease from the previous year, […]


Freight markets are stuck in the doldrums

March 17, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Freight demand took a bit of a beating this week as several alarms were sounded across the broader economy. The labor market continues to convey mixed signals while manufacturers are firmly pessimistic about their near-term prospects. The consumer will be […]


Air cargo market may not improve even if economy does

March 16, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The only way to characterize the air cargo market in March is it’s a little less worse than the past few months. Slight recovery of factory output in China after the Lunar New Year holiday, a rise in manufacturing exports […]


Safe Bulkers, Inc. Announces Sale of one Panamax Class Dry-bulk Vessel

March 15, 2023

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of a Kamsarmax MV Efrossini, a 2012 Japanese-built, Panamax class, dry-bulk vessel at a gross sale price […]