Port of Oakland Strives for Zero-Emission Future

June 19, 2019

Category: Shipping

The plan, called the Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan, was approved by port commissioners last week. The 259-page plan envisions zero-emission operations in the future, calling for changes in equipment, operations, fuels and infrastructure at the seaport. The […]

World’s 1st Autonomous Ship to Feature MacGregor Automated Mooring System

June 13, 2019

Category: Shipping

As explained, this will enable mooring operations to be undertaken without human intervention and supports the effective operation of the fully electric, zero-emission vessel. The automated mooring system is scheduled to be delivered during the second half of 2019, according […]

Trump Administration Bans Cuba Cruise Ship Port Calls

June 5, 2019

Under the newly announced changes, meant to tighten the economic pressure on the Cuban government, the United States will no longer permit visits to Cuba via passenger and recreational vessels, including cruise ships and yachts, and private and corporate aircraft. […]


Automation will not wipe out truck-driving jobs

June 18, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily

These authors found that the employment loss among U.S. truck drivers will be significantly less than the 2-3 million reported by some media accounts. They found that three factors attributed to the inflation of this report: The count of truck […]

Travel & Public Transit

Tech Trends: Promoting transit in L.A. with parking-guidance technology

June 17, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has spent a great deal of time and money establishing a world-class transportation system that features 165 bus routes covering nearly 1,500 square miles and 93 Metro stations serving almost 100 […]


Maersk Eyes Northern Sea Route Collaboration with Atomflot

June 17, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“We have experienced a growing demand for transport of goods from Far East to West Russia, which we are currently exploring the possibilities of offering together with Atomflot,” a spokesperson of Maersk told World Maritime News. The shipping giant further […]