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NRF: Retail Imports Remain at Near-Record Levels Despite Tariffs

August 9, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“Even with virtually everything American imports from China soon to be subject to tariffs, it isn’t quick or easy for retailers to change their supply chains,” Jonathan Gold, NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, said. “That means […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Chicago set to launch Red-Purple Bypass construction this fall

August 1, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced construction for the Red-Purple Bypass is set to begin this fall, a major component of CTA’s Red Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project to rebuild the century-old rail system. The RPM Phase One project will […]


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Port of Rotterdam Volumes Keep Rising in 1Q 2019

April 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

In total, 123.9 million tonnes were handled in the period, up from 117.8 million tonnes reported in the first quarter of 2018. The increase mainly concerned the throughput of containers, which increased by 7.3% in TEU, and fuels. Mineral oil […]


Impact & Regulations

Norwegian Maritime Authority: New Legislation in Fjords to Enter into Force in February

January 7, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Originally planned for January 1, 2019, the entry into force of the new legislation is now scheduled for the end of February 2019. This is due to the fact that the consultation has to comply with the EU time limit […]


Travel & Public Transit

Elon Musk says the Boring Company’s first tunnel under LA will open December 10th

October 22, 2018

Via: The Verge

The rapid transit tunnel that Elon Musk’s Boring Company is digging beneath Los Angeles will open on December 10th, and free rides will be offered to the public the following night, Musk tweeted on Sunday evening. The two-mile test tunnel […]


Travel & Public Transit

King County Metro launches app for on-demand shuttle to transit

October 19, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

King County Metro customers will soon be able to use new mobile apps to hail an on-demand shuttle to and from transit hubs throughout the region, starting at the county’s largest park-and-ride. Starting on Oct. 23, commuters will be able […]


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Scorpio Agrees Scrubber Deals for Tanker, Bulker Fleets

October 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The LOIs were inked with suppliers, engineering firms, and ship repair facilities and are subject the execution of definitive documentation, according to the two companies. Following its entry into an agreement to retrofit fifteen of its LR2s with exhaust gas […]


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BIMCO: US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

October 9, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Even though crude oil was left out from the recent wave of tit-for-tat tariffs between the duo, the country’s seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August. In 2017, Chinese imports accounted to 23% of total […]


Travel & Public Transit

2018 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

September 25, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

With ridership dipping across the nation, METRO’s Top 100 Bus Fleets are looking at new technologies and ways to make bus transit the backbone of a larger multimodal system that also includes bike-share, TNCs, ride-share, and autonomous shuttles as first-, […]


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Watch 4,000th Neopanamax Transit through Panama Canal

July 31, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The milestone was achieved on July 29 while the LNG tanker was traveling southbound from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. “The steady increase in Neopanamax transits reflect our customers’ confidence in the expanded canal, particularly with our fastest-growing segment,” […]