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By Tom Peters 2017-08-29 10:54:19

(This article was originally published in the 2017 July/August edition) The spending of mega-bucks on container terminal infrastructure continues at a feverish pace at...

Highs and Lows The aftermarket is where the action is as newbuilds languish.

Highs and Lows

By Tom Peters 2017-07-19 16:00:20

(Article originally published in the May/June 2017 edition) The Aftermarket is Where the Action is as Newbuilds Languish. It’s not easy making pumps, valves and...

coatings its complicated

"It's Complicated"

By Tom Peters 2017-05-01 14:52:42

(Article was originally published in March/April 2017 edition.) There’s more to marine coatings than covering everything with the swoop of a wide brush or sprayer....

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High Resolution

By Tom Peters 2017-03-23 15:51:21

From January/February 2017 Edition Recent advances have improved the accuracy and security of bridge display systems. The U.S. marine transportation system includes...

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Ship to Rail

By Tom Peters 2017-01-10 14:54:29

New rail connectors are taking trucks off the road and speeding the flow of cargo from U.S. ports. By Tom Peters In the first 41 weeks of 2016, the Association of...

farm fresh


By Tom Peters 2017-01-10 14:41:44

The global demand for perishables keeps growing. By Tom Peters The global cold supply chain is attracting a lot of attention these days from shippers, liner companies...

breakbulk port

Heavy Going

By Tom Peters 2016-12-05 16:39:32

The collapse in commodity prices has meant tough times for breakbulk ports, but there are bright spots. By Tom Peters  There’s no doubt that ports...

container ports

Bring It On!

By Tom Peters 2016-10-31 15:17:30

East Coast ports gear up for the expected onslaught of post-Panamax ships. By Tom Peters The refrain is familiar: “We are big-ship ready so load ’em up and...


Nova Scotia Mega-Ports Move Forward

By Tom Peters 2016-07-14 14:19:07

Plans to develop two major container terminals in Nova Scotia, on Canada’s East Coast, are slowly moving forward. Harbour Port Development Partners (HPDP) of Sydney,...


Car Crazy

By Tom Peters 2016-06-17 15:00:23

Mexico is the hot spot for automotive ro-ro cargo and, despite Donald Trump’s plan to slap a 35 percent tax on cars imported from Mexico if he becomes president, U.S....

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