MARITIME ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA

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News & Notes

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 1:39 PM | Anna Thies (Administrator)

Port News

Container Demand Growth to Remain Muted (Lloyd’s List)

Virginia Got No Money in Trump’s Budget for Harbor Deepening (Virginian Pilot)

Has the Panama Canal Expansion Been the Primary Driver for East Coast Port Growth? (Colliers International)

Energy, Petrochemicals Stimulating Increased Activity at Louisiana Ports (AJOT)


Steamship/Pilot

Yang Ming Reports $217.5 Million Loss (American Shipper)

Shipping’s Latest Problem - Rising Insurance Costs (WSJ)

Hapag Lloyd Aims to Increase Profitability, Deleverage (American Shipper)

Hapag Lloyd Vessel Suffers New York OIl Spill (Port Tech)

Maersk Management Given Time to Turn Around “Supertanker” (GCaptain)

Russian GPS Spoofing Threatens Safety of Navigation (Maritime Exec)


Truck/Rail

47,000 Bridges Nationwide are Structurally Deficient (TTnews)

U.S. Intermodal Traffic Set Record in 2018 (Progress Rail)


Logistics/Supply Chain

U.S. and Chinese Manufacturing Stabilize (WSJ)

Floods Deal a New Blow to the Farm Belt (WSJ)

Improper Packing, Labeling To Blame for String of Ship Fires (Supply Chain)

Robots Expected in 50K Warehouses by 2025 (Supply Chain)

DSV to Acquire Panalpina in $4.6 B Deal (Supply Chain


Commerce

Wall Street Embraces Weather Risk in New Era of Storms, Drought (GCaptain)

Multi Pack Expanding Current Greenville County Facility (SC Commerce)

DHL Supply Chain Constructing $100 Million Distribution Center in Dorchester County (SC Commerce)

Greenwood Fabricating and Plating Expanding Operations in Greenwood County (SC Commerce)


Local

2019 State of the SCDOT (SCFOR)


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