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Fixing Supply Chain Won’t Be Easy, Experts Say

October 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Fixing the broken supply chain will take time and patience, substantial amounts of money, imagination by key leaders in the transportation and logistics industry, and significant policy changes. Those are the conclusions of experts closely watching the upcoming holiday shopping […]


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Port of L.A. to Shift to 24/7 Operations

October 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden tried to reassure Americans on Oct. 13 that he can tame high inflation, announcing a deal to expand operations at the Port of Los Angeles as prices keep climbing and containerships wait to dock in a traffic […]


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Green hydrogen fuels to decarbonise 80% of global shipping

October 13, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Renewable fuels should contribute at least 70% of the sector’s energy mix in 2050, IRENA’s “A pathway to decarbonise the shipping sector by 2050“ shows, outlining a roadmap for the global shipping sector in line with the global 1.5°C climate […]


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UPS, FedEx, USPS Set Holiday Shipping Dates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Though it’s not yet Halloween, delivery companies UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and the U.S. Postal Service have released their recommended deadlines to ship packages in time for the holidays. Pandemic supply chain woes have industry experts warning consumers to shop […]


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Biden to meet with ports, labor on supply chain bottlenecks

October 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

President Joe Biden plans to meet with leadership at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Wednesday to discuss supply chain challenges “and actions each partner can take to address […]


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Euronav tanker wraps up B30 biofuel trial

October 11, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by BP on the 150,205 dwt Statia. As explained, the biofuel is composed of 30% advanced carbon-neutral biofuel mixed with 70% of a conventional VLSFO bunker fuel. Consumption of this […]


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MSC teams up with Chinese research institute to promote shipping decarbonisation

October 11, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and the China Waterborne Transport Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly promote decarbonisation and sustainable development of the shipping industry. This is the first time MSC is partnering with a major institution […]


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Climate coalition calls for Ikea to ‘abandon dirty ships’ by 2030

October 8, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Climate and health coalition Ship It Zero is calling on Ikea to transition to zero-emissions shipping by 2030. The coalition delivered a petition signed by nearly 20,000 shoppers to the company’s Delft, Netherlands, headquarters Thursday, urging Ikea to “abandon dirty […]


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Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills. The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions […]


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Port Traffic Jam May Be to Blame in California Oil Spill

October 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

An unremitting shipping logjam in the waters outside of Los Angeles already has contributed to higher costs, delays and intermittent goods shortages across the U.S. Now, it could be to blame for California’s biggest oil spill in 27 years. Although […]