Latest News for: Shipping efficiencies


To please unions, Biden refuses to automate ports — fueling supply-chain woes

New York Post 19 Oct 2021
President Joe Biden, who brags about running “the most pro-union administration in history,” won’t admit that longshoremen’s unions are holding the nation hostage, refusing to allow the use of automated equipment to unload container ships and get the goods onto trucks faster ... Not one US port made it into the top 50 for speed and efficiency.

‘Appalling’: Eir was worst company for customers during Covid, survey finds

The Irish Times 19 Oct 2021
The CXi Report is published annually by the CX Company and is based on a survey carried out by Amarách Research ... Smyths Toys moved up 30 places to claim second spot this year “thanks in the main to an innovative customer training programme and a highly efficient pick, pack and ship operation which they created in record time”, the report said ... .

Commerce head out to save US jobs, 1 computer chip at a time

Observer-Reporter 19 Oct 2021
“If ships stop running, then all those efficient supply chains fall apart very, very quickly,” said Revathi Advaithi, who talks frequently to Raimondo as CEO of Flex, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturer services companies.

Chugoku Marine Paints Latest Premium Antifouling Coating Technologies

The Maritime Executive 18 Oct 2021
CMP can see that initiatives for carbon reduction and vessel efficiency in shipping has had an effect on the demand for premium antifouling coatings ... will contribute to improving fuel efficiency of ships, leading to less fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in a long-term vision.

PLA practices cross-sea troop transport with large civilian ferry

People Daily 18 Oct 2021
... morning at the destination port, which is set near railways, with temporary train platforms established, CCTV reported, noting that troops and vehicles can seamlessly switch from the ship to railway transport, which significantly saved time and boosted transport efficiency.

Gunvor books four Celsius LNG newbuilds

Splash24/7 18 Oct 2021
... from Celsius Tankers, a unit of Danish owner Celsius Shipping ... After delivery, the ships will go on long-term employment with Clearlake ... They will be built to Lloyds’ Register class notation EEDI-3, meeting IMO requirements for ships built after 2025 for 30% more energy efficiency.

Just-in-time arrival ‘low-hanging fruit’ to reach IMO 2030 goals

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Oct 2021
“Reducing the waste in shipping” is a crucial first step to reaching the IMO 2030 goals, according to Paul Welling, Sales Director at Wartsila Voyage ... Welling outlined how early studies of its Navi-Port software point to significant efficiency savings for shipowners by increasing information flows between ports, fleet managers and ship captains.

Mah� Shipping moves to bigger and better premises |18 October 2021

Nation 18 Oct 2021
This is a major evolution for Mahe Shipping as the company strives to meet the challenges of the 21st century and maintain its lead as an innovative, efficient and dynamic shipping and logistics company ... In 1984, Mahe Shipping was acquired in a management buyout by Guy Adam, Adrian Skerrett and Gitanne Gendron.

Widebody Adventures: Could The A340 Find A New Home In Antarctica?

Simple Flying 18 Oct 2021
This plane is chosen for its balance of comfort, efficiency, reliability, and safety ... Altogether, White Desert feels that this approach is far more efficient than delivering fuel via ship and traversing.

Broncos don’t have time to reflect after ugly performance

Las Vegas Review-Journal 18 Oct 2021
17, 2021, in Denver. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_Images ... Now, it’s difficult to point to an area the Broncos can hang their hat on as they try to right the ship. The offensive line is struggling, which was a major factor in normally efficient quarterback Teddy Bridgewater turning the ball over four times against the Raiders ... .

Commerce head Raimondo out to save US jobs, 1 computer chip at a time

The Providence Journal 18 Oct 2021
"If ships stop running, then all those efficient supply chains fall apart very, very quickly," said Revathi Advaithi, who talks frequently to Raimondo as CEO of Flex, one of the world's largest electronics manufacturer services companies.

PerkinElmer and Honeycomb Biotechnologies Launch the HIVE scRNAseq Solution for Single-Cell Analysis

The Marshall News Messenger 18 Oct 2021
By integrating sample capture and preservation into a single-use device, the HIVE solution makes it possible to collect samples from multiple sites and maintain sample integrity during storage, shipping and processing from a central testing lab.

They’ve been stuck for months on cargo ships now floating off Southern California. They’re desperate

The Los Angeles Times 17 Oct 2021
That’s because the Pan Amber is a small break-bulk freight carrier, which hauls loose cargo as vessels have done for thousands of years, and unloads at less crowded docks than container ships, which became dominant after the modern steel cargo box was invented in the 1950s and made shipping vastly more efficient.