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Making Room for the Megaships in New York and New Jersey

Making Room for the Megaships in New York and New Jersey

It takes more than deep water to accommodate a modern-day containership. Sometimes you have to raise a bridge as well.[more]


How East Coast Ports Are Getting 'Big-Ship Ready'

How East Coast Ports Are Getting 'Big-Ship Ready'

It takes a big port to handle a big ship. Can East Coast ports meet the challenge of handling the new generation of mega-container vessels?[more]


Making Sense of Chaos: Logistics Embraces A.I.

Making Sense of Chaos: Logistics Embraces A.I.

There's just too much data out there for a human to make sense of. Can artificial intelligence save the day?[more]


The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?

The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?

The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?[more]


Blood on the Water: The Dismal Outlook for Ocean Carriers

Blood on the Water: The Dismal Outlook for Ocean Carriers

Too many ships, too much rate discounting, and too many service providers for the market to support: the outlook for ocean carriers is "pretty bleak indeed."[more]


Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really!

Customs Automation Is Finally Happening. Really!

After years of delay, the automation of importer filings, involving multiple government agencies, is upon us. Say hello to the "Single Window."[more]


Rating the World's Cleanest - and Dirtiest - Ships

Rating the World's Cleanest – and Dirtiest – Ships

Want to make sure that your imports or exports are traveling on a "clean" ship? There's a way to do that.[more]


How to Stop Longshore Labor From Paralyzing U.S. Ports

How to Stop Longshore Labor From Paralyzing U.S. Ports

U.S. West Coast ports are being "held hostage" by longshore labor. So says one noted economist.[more]


Four Crises Plaguing Latin American Logistics

Four Crises Plaguing Latin American Logistics

We're still waiting for many of the emerging markets of Latin America to emerge. What's holding them back?[more]


Does U.S. Domestic Shipping Still Need the Jones Act?

Does U.S. Domestic Shipping Still Need the Jones Act?

Should foreign-flag vessels and crews be allowed into the U.S. domestic maritime trades?[more]


Who Needs An American Merchant Marine?

Who Needs An American Merchant Marine?

Should we allow U.S.-flag merchant shipping to go the way of the passenger pigeon, the wooly mammoth and the Great Auk?[more]


Can Maritime Piracy Be Stopped?

Can Maritime Piracy Be Stopped?

Does commercial shipping have to be a matter of life or death?[more]


Introducing the SupplyChainBrain Podcast

Introducing the SupplyChainBrain Podcast

Presenting an ongoing series of in-depth conversations with top executives, academics, consultants and service providers on the critical issues that are affecting global supply chains today.[more]