Autonomous Flights Are One Step Closer to Reality
The air cargo industry is already considering one-person flight crews. Self-flying planes may be next.
Synergy Group Launches Nine-Language Help Line to Reduce Seafarer Suicides and Boost Wellness at Sea
Synergy Group has launched a new counselling service aimed at improving mental health support for sea and shore-based maritime personnel. iCALL is a free psychological helpline for the worldwide maritime community available 24/7 in nine different languages via phone, email and the chat-based nULTA App.
How does Apple’s Measure App measure up for pre-move surveys?
Apple’s new Measure App could be one of their best features yet, but has it been created as a novelty or are Apple’s intentions to replace the good old tape measure, and how could this benefit the removals industry?
Post-ELD mandate update: trucking market has added 4% more trucks since April 1, 2018
There have a lot of questions regarding the state of capacity in the trucking market and whether the market is adding capacity or losing it. The surge of new truck orders suggests that the industry is growing, but most of the answers to date have been subjective.
Ports need to think outside the box to make their terminals more cost-effective
Pressure is mounting on container ports to improve efficiency in terminal operations, as wholesale change in the shipping industry continues to increase competition and drive down revenue per box.
Warehouse Hiring Soars in a Growing Rush for Logistics Workers
U.S. logistics hiring surged in September at the fastest pace in a year, as warehousing and transportation companies ramping up for peak season added 23,800 jobs.
Port of San Diego continues recovery from cyberattack
The Port of San Diego continues to work with federal, state and local officials to investigate and repair the damage from a ransomware cyberattack uncovered last week. The port commission is expected to get a closed-door briefing on the attack at its Tuesday meeting, according to a spokesperson. While the port has continued to operate, some of its computers and information technology systems remain disabled.
New Owners to Redevelop Former Avondale Shipyard Site Into Logistics Hub
Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced the closing of the sale of the former Avondale Shipyards site to Avondale Marine, a joint venture between T. Parker Host and Hilco Redevelopment Partners, which has to redevelop the New Orleans-area property into a global logistics hub.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority Testing Autonomous Navigation in Port
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with an artificial intelligence software startup to help develop autonomous navigation within the port.
Indian shipping modernisation threatens Sri Lankan transhipment volumes
The modernisation of Indian ports and liberalisation of regulations could threaten the container transhipment business of Sri Lanka’s Colombo port, according to speakers at maritime industry forums this week.