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‘Commonality’ on infrastructure?

October 12, 2018

Category: Infrastructure

‘COMMONALITY’ ON INFRASTRUCTURE? President Donald Trump said Thursday in an interview with Fox and Friends that he sees infrastructure as a top area for cooperation if Democrats take the House in November. He doesn’t think that’s going to happen, but […]


Panama Canal to Welcome 234 Cruise Ships in Upcoming Season

October 4, 2018

Category: Shipping

The first transit will occur on Oct. 5 with the Seven Seas Mariner, on a northbound transit travelling from the U.S. West Coast to the U.S. East Coast. “As the second full cruise season with the Expanded Canal, we aim […]


EU Parliament Supports Tax Exemption for Ships Using Onshore Power Supply

September 26, 2018

On September 24, the report presented by Ismail Ertug from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament was voted by the committee. The Ertug report on the deployment of infrastructure for alternative fuels […]


Vehicles

So, Self-Driving Cars Could Make Humans Unhealthier Than Ever

October 11, 2018

Via: Wired

CARS KILL PEOPLE. More than 37,000 over the course of 2017—what would statistically be considered a ‘good year.’ Big tech has a solution: Have the cars drive themselves, free of the distractions, drunkenness, and other human foibles. Flood the roads […]


Shipping

Pacific Basin Boasts Vessel Earnings Hike

October 11, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Handysize and Supramax daily time-charter equivalent (TCE) earnings were USD 10,080 and USD 12,180 per day net respectively in the third quarter, representing an improvement of 24% and 30% year-on-year. The company further added that year-to-date average Handysize and Supramax […]


Travel and Public transit

The MTA seeks high-tech solutions for its bus and subway crisis

October 10, 2018

Via: The Verge

New York’s subways and buses are in crisis. As it copes with cascading delays, traffic congestion, and declines in ridership, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking salvation from an unlikely source: the tech sector. On Wednesday, the MTA announced […]