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Green Marine adds underwater noise to performance indicators

Green Marine is broadening the scope of its North American environmental certification program by adding two performance indicators dealing with underwater noise emanating from ships and port activities respectively, with the goal of reducing the impact on marine mammals. By wading...

27 September 2020
Categories: Freight News


Global container freight index hit record high at the end of 2016

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) reached a new all-time-high of 124.3 points in December. The previous record was observed in Feb. 2015 (122.8 points). The Institute...

27 September 2020
Categories: Freight News


American truck tonnage index fell 6.2% in December

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2% in December, following a 8.4% jump during November. In December, the index equaled 133.8 (2000=100), down from 142.7 in November. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with December...

27 September 2020
Categories: Freight News


Georgia ports saw 12.3% container volume growth in December

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced a 12.3 percent container volume growth in December, moving 292,172 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 32,099 TEUs compared to December 2015, a record for the GPA. Roll-on/Roll-off cargo mirrored that growth, with a...

27 September 2020
Categories: Freight News