A view from the front lines of ocean shipping’s technological evolution

A view from the front lines of ocean shipping’s technological evolution

Nick Brown, head of marine at classification society Lloyd’s Register, is at the front lines of ocean shipping’s technological evolution. He explains how he sees this transformation playing out.

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Today’s Pickup: Utilities to study electric charging infrastructure needs of I-5

Today’s Pickup: Utilities to study electric charging infrastructure needs of I-5

Three states and several utilities will study the needs of electric trucks along the I-5 corridor to make long-haul electric trucks a reality. Plus, the future of Cummins, flex fuels, and are the Chinese taking our railway jobs?

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$11 billion in U.S. tariffs proposed on EU products: a weighty Impact for carriers

$11 billion in U.S. tariffs proposed on EU products: a weighty Impact for carriers

The U.S. is proposing $11 billion in tariffs on European Union goods because of allegations that Airbus received that amount of subsidies when it launched the Airbus 380, thereby harming U.S. interests. Read Jesse Cohen’s explanation of the articles proposed for tariffs and what the tariffs might do to the air cargo and maritime industries.

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Flashback Friday: how logistics began

Flashback Friday: how logistics began

In this Flashback Friday, FreightWaves looks at the history of logistics. Logistics is now a commonly heard term. It is used by corporations and the military, but its origins go back to ancient times.

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