Thousands of containers from China are currently stuck at ports in India as documents needed to process them remain unsigned by shippers in areas badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak, according to national media.
The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has released its definitions for Track and Trace (T&T) APIs in support of its data and interface standards published in January 2020.
Elon Musk's SpaceX will research and design its Mars exploration system, known as Starship, at the Port of Los Angeles after the L.A Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a lease permit for land and facilities.
A.P. Moeller-Maersk (Maersk) will buy Performance Team, a US-based warehousing and distribution company to further strengthen its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions.
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that it will bring its world-leading maritime connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements.
A.P. Moeller-Maersk (Maersk), the largest container shipping line in the world, has warned that 2020 will be an uncertain year due to the coronavirus, implementation of IMO 2020 and continued macroeconomic difficulties.
Navis has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Biarri Rail, a global provider of planning and scheduling optimization software for freight railroads.
The US Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding to improve the infrastructure of the nation's ports.
The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has described the priorities set out by the EU Green Deal set out by the European Union as "insufficient on their own" and said further measures will be needed if Europe is to reach its goal of carbon neutrality.
The most dangerous part of the supply chain is 'in-transit', with trucks the most vulnerable mode of transport, according to the second annual 'BSI and TT Club Cargo Theft Report'.
CargoX has become the first provider to use the neutral, public blockchain Ethereum network for its platform after gaining approval from the International Group of P&I Clubs.
The British Port Association (BPA) has welcomed the confirmation that Kelly Tolhurst MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, will become the new UK Maritime Minister.