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Vehicles

The Newest Frontier for Hackers: Your Car

October 16, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

As computer technology increasingly controls critical vehicle safety features and more cars are connected to the internet, the danger of a hacker taking control of vehicles is becoming less like a Hollywood movie plot and more like something that can […]


Shipping

IEA: US Set to Claim LNG Exporter Crown

July 14, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

By 2022, the United States will be on course to challenge Australia and Qatar for global leadership among LNG exporters, the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates. Despite the fact that the demand for gas in the United States – the […]


Impact & Regulations

Buy America rules raising costs for U.S. transit systems, study says

July 12, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Federal Buy America rules, which requires 60% of rolling stock components be American-made,  may be forcing some U.S. transit systems to spend more money, according to a new study, reported The Hill. According to the study by the center-right think tank, American Action Forum, […]


Shipping

Volumes Continue Growing at Port of Virginia

July 12, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Virginia has completed fiscal year 2017 with a record-setting 2.7 million TEUs, as it delivered the fourth consecutive fiscal year of volume growth. The volumes represent an increase of 7.3 percent compared to the previous fiscal year […]


Shipping

Report: Maersk to Normalize Shipments Early Next Week

July 7, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

In the aftermath of a cyber attack, container shipments handled by Danish shipping major Maersk Group are expected to return to normal early next week, Reuters informed citing the company. Following the cyber attack Petya, which hit the company on June 27, Maersk’s IT […]


Vehicles

Volvo Says Goodbye To Gasoline

July 6, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Volvo says all of its 2019 models will have electric drive, making it the first big auto company to switch from traditional internal-combustion engines. “This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” chief executive Håkan Samuelsson said in […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Qatar to Boost LNG Exports

July 5, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

Qatar is eager to retain its position as the world’s key exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), especially in light of the ongoing dispute with its neighbors which could result in more economic sanctions against the country. On Tuesday, Qatar Petroleum announced […]


Infrastructure

Port of Long Beach to Continue Modernization Works

June 29, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a USD 748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the next fiscal year, with more than 60 percent set aside to continue its modernization program. The budget will […]


Shipping

Drewry: New Wave of M&As to Include Medium-Sized Carriers?

June 19, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The opportunities for further mergers and acquisitions among Top 20 carriers are receding with each new deal, but there is still a high likelihood that a second wave involving medium-sized carriers will follow soon, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Carrier […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Fleets Welcome Safety Benefits of Automation but Don’t Expect to See Driverless Trucks Soon

June 19, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Truck makers, technology developers and regulators are paving the way for self-driving commercial vehicles, but the future of the industry ultimately will be shaped by fleets and the extent to which they adopt automated driving capabilities. Executives at several of […]