Tag: 2017


Alphaliner: Total Volume at World’s Busiest Ports Rises in 2017

April 4, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Combined throughput at the world’s 110 busiest container ports increased by 6.1% in 2017, driven by a recovery witnessed in global economy and trade during the year. According to a report from Alphaliner, the 110 busiest container ports in the […]


Global Ship Lease Widens Net Loss

March 5, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Although the container shipping market has improved in the past few months, UK-based Global Ship Lease (GSL) wrapped up 2017 with a full-year net loss of USD 77.3 million, compared to a loss of USD 68.2 million seen a year […]


Port of LA Sets Another Cargo Record in 2017

January 15, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2017 than in any time in the port’s 110-year history, racking up 9.3 million TEUs. This represents a 5.5 percent increase over 2016’s record-breaking year when the port handled 8.8 million […]


2017: The Year In Robocars

January 10, 2018

Via: IEEE Spectrum

This is the year when promises of self-driving prowess began to come due, and when companies began to scramble to meet them, or seem to. In November, Waymo’s pilot ride-hailing service in Arizona put the safety driver in the back […]