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Body Armor for Mariners

Maritime security poses a serious issue for governments, international bodies and organizations, legal advisors, risk management firms, shipping and security companies. The global scale of the operations

Valentine's Day in Full Bloom at CrowleyFresh

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s cold storage warehouse and logistics services company in Miami prepared more than 35,000 floral arrangements for this year's Valentine's Day. For the past six weeks, CrowleyFresh employees have been hard at work receiving,

Ports of Indiana on a Four-year Growth Run

The Ports of Indiana handled 11.8 million tons in 2017, resulting in a 5 percent increase from 2016 and the second-highest annual shipment total in the organization's 57-year history. This was the fourth-consecutive year that the Ports of Indiana handled over 10 million tons of cargo,

Baltic Index Drops

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index dropped nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, weighed down by lower rates for capesize vessels ahead of a week-long Lunar Year break in China starting Thursday. The overall index,

Inflation Buiilds, Oil Slides

Oil fell for a third day on Wednesday, dropping nearly 1 percent on concerns about rising U.S. production and another drop in financial markets after U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected. Brent crude futures fell 55 cents to $62.

Intellian, Inmarsat Embark On FleetBroadband Development

Inmarsat and Intellian have signed an outline agreement that will support enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond.   The new agreement will see Intellian design

TRAC Intermodal Helps Fuel NY/NJ Cargo Growth

TRAC Intermodal said it has made significant investments to expand and improve the quality of its Metro Pool chassis fleet in order to support the record growth in the NY/NJ port.   TRAC said it has

Port of Piraeus Profit Up by 92%

The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) 2017 financial report revealed profits before tax amounted to €21.2 million ($26.19 mln) compared to €11.0 million ($13.59 mln) in the year 2016, showing an increase of 92 percent.

NYK Cautions of Illegal Conducts in Chinese Subsidiary

 Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) said that it has discovered that there is a possibility that former locally hired management personnel in NYK Car Carrier (China), its consolidated subsidiary located in Shanghai.

THE Alliance Announces Further 2018 Network Enhancements

 Following the announcement of the 2018 service network in December the members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have worked to refine the product offerings.    Several services will see additional enhancements to improve transit times,

MOL Allies with NCC

 Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a capital and business alliance agreement with chemical tank specialist logistics provider Nippon Concept Corporation (NCC).    "MOL and

Port Canaveral Awarded $1M in Grants

The Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded $1 million in federal funding to bolster Port security programs and critical infrastructure.  Port Canaveral is one of thirty-three U.S. ports to have been