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Expanded Panama Canal Opens for Transit

Early Sunday morning, the inaugural transit of the Panama Canal Expansion began with the transit of Neopanamax vessel COSCO Shipping Panama through the new Atlantic-facing Agua Clara Locks. Originally named Andronikos, the vessel was renamed to honor and pay…

IAI Introduces an Innovative Robotic Shipping Container Storage & Handling System

July 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

July 29, 2015- Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is introducing the Robotic Container Management & Storage System (RCMS), an innovative autonomous…

$7 Billion Makeover for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Shipping

January 14, 2015 - in Construction, Financial

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2015—A new study released today reveals that $7 billion is being spent on asset renewal and infrastructure improvements in…

Panama Canal Turns 100 Amid Growing Pains

August 14, 2014 - in Construction, Modeling

The Panama Canal turns 100 this week. Officially opened in 1914, the 77-kilometer channel joins the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the isthmus of Panama.  It made the world smaller, creating a shortcut for cargo ships that ply their trade from east and west. …

The UK Looks to Innovation for Energy Efficient and Low-Carbon Shipping

June 17, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

David Willetts MP, the Minister for Universities and Science, has visited the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) £2m marine technology project in London which seeks to increase the efficiency of British shipping by more than 30%. The project is being…

GRAPHISOFT Ships ArchiCAD 17

June 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

GRAPHISOFT, a global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ArchiCAD 17’s global rollout process has begun. Shipping starts with the International, US, and German versions – the first three of 26 local…

Drought Takes Toll on River Shipping

August 6, 2012 - in Transportation

There's more sun and heat in the forecast for St. Louis. Not great for a region that's in the midst of the worst drought in decades. Now, we've heard about the effect the drought is having on on farmers -- but it turns out it's also shrinking the shipping…