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Study Examines Impacts of Inland Waterway Investment

The National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has commissioned and released a two-year study to examine the U.S. inland waterways’ national economic return on investment

Winter Storm Closes New York/New Jersey Terminals

All marine terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey are expected to close around 3: 30 p.m. today and remain closed all day tomorrow as a severe winter

US Boating On High Speed Recovery

 Nearly 89 million Americans went boating last year, one of the largest boating participation figures on record. And the boat sales last year increased to $37 billion,

EU Backs Dover Strait Sea Connection

The EU's TEN-T Program will back with over $16.25million the improvement of the sea connection between Dover in The UK and Calais in France.   The developments include better traffic management,

U.S. Drivers Will Drive Oil Market Recovery

U.S. gasoline demand is increasing as motorists opt for bigger vehicles and drive more, encouraged by the sharp drop in fuel prices and an improving employment market.

Canadian Pacific Hires Marsh as Sales VP

The appointment of Tim Marsh as senior vice president sales and marketing by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is aimed at bolstering its battered intermodal business, says a report from Globe and Mail.

Vizag Port to Become Transshipment Hub

India will develop Visakhapatnam, the largest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh, into a regional container transshipment hub.  According to Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman M.

CSCL and MCC to Start Myanmar Service

Eyeing strong growth in China-Myanmar trade, State-owned China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and MCC Transport, a subsidiary of AP Moeller-Maersk Group, plan

Innovative Financing Increases Infrastructure Unvestment

Last July, President Obama announced the Build America Investment Initiative, an Administration-wide effort aimed at boosting private investment in our nation’s infrastructure.

Kuwait Eyes Ports Growth

The Kuwait government is eyeing for its port sector’s growth as this will boost growth at the Gulf state’s ports, both though spending on the infrastructure projects

Sea Star’s Puerto Rico Service Start Date Advanced

After announcing last week a new weekly barge service from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico intended to commence on January 29, Sea Star Line has restructured assets

Greencarrier Freight Services Achieves ISO Standards

Greencarrier Freight Services’ business has strengthened its position in the energy and project forwarding markets by achieving management (ISO 9001) and environmental

COSCO Gets $1.75 bln Loan to Buy Ships

China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company has received a $1.75 billion loan from the Export-Import Bank of China to buy 53 new ships, which it plans to order from Chinese shipyards,

India to Convert 101 Rivers into Waterways

As part of promoting water transport in the country, the Indian government has set an ambitious target to convert 101 rivers across the nation into waterways.  The Minister for Road Transport,

Shanghai Retains Crown as Busiest Container Port

China’s Shanghai retained its title as the world’s busiest container port for a fifth consecutive year after widening the gap with its closest rival Singapore, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Iranian Naval Fleet in Rescue Mission

In a bid to protect cargo ships and oil tankers in international waters, the Iranian Navy’s 33rd fleet of warships departed for the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea on Sunday,

Face-lift for Port of Windsor

The Windsor Port is key area in the planned $7-billion worth of investments to transform Canada’s most important transportation and trade networks, the Great Lakes-St.

FMC: US Port Congestion a Top Priority

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Mario Cordero announced to staff January 13 that his priority for the Commission in 2015 is addressing congestion issues that are plaguing U.

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: No Rush to IPO

German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd will focus on integration of Vapores , the Chilean firm with which it is merging, and a return to profit before pressing

Outlook for India's Seaborne Dry Bulk Trade

  Hinode Maritime Conferences have announced their "2nd Annual Conference on the Outlook for India's Seaborne Dry Bulk Trade". Considered the largest conference

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