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The PMSC Silver Lining in the Indian Ocean Cloud

David Isenberg | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

As the saying goes, there is a silver lining in every cloud. So, if you happen to be in the vicinity of the Horn of Africa that lining means that the ...

Joe Van Brussel

OneMorePallet's Shipping Solution: 'Useless Empty Space Into Revenue' | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 09.03.2012 | Small Business

To help small businesses thrive in a struggling economy, Bill Cunningham found an opportunity not by cutting corners but by using them, specifically t...

After Almost 300 Years, Global Economy Sinks Shipping Firm

Reuters | Jonathan Saul | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Britain's oldest shipping firm, Stephenson Clarke Shipping Ltd, has gone into liquidation after nearly 300 years of trading,...

Farmers Call For Help Amid Drought: 'We Want The Real Bill'

Reuters | Sam Nelson and Charles Abbott | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The severe drought in the U.S. Midwest wreaked more havoc across the country on Thursday, forcing barges on the Mississ...

Small Businesses Cope With Rising Gas Prices

AP | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG | Posted 02.24.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- As any driver knows, rising gas prices can put a dent in a household budget. For small business owners, it can hurt – or even wipe o...

Long Beach Port Finalizing $4.6B Shipping Lease

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Port of Long Beach, the nation's second-largest cargo container facility, reached a tentative $4.6 billion, 40-year lea...

11 Things That Will Be More Expensive In 2012

Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

With 2012 just around the corner, we are planning resolutions and bracing for change. However, our pocketbooks will also need readjusting in preparati...

UPS, FedEx See Boost In Holiday Shipping, Indicating Pickup In Shopping

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Tiera Washington's workload doubled during the holiday rush at UPS' largest air hub, where seemingly endless streams of packages ar...

Nate C. Hindman

Business Owners Brace For Massive USPS Cuts | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.09.2011 | Small Business

"Grandma may soon have to get in the car and drive 100 miles for her medicine," worried Bill Snodgrass, the owner of a USave Pharmacy in a small Nebra...

Lynne Peeples

Coal Battle In Pacific Northwest Has Global Fallout | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The flyer and I landed in Matt Krogh's Bellingham office on the same October afternoon. I had stopped by to hear why he thought b...

'Green News Report' - October 4, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koch Indu...

Piracy Costs Global Shipping Trade Billions

AP | By NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

NEW DELHI -- Piracy is costing the global shipping trade more than $9 billion a year, according to Indian ship owners, who on Monday demanded that the...

The Lifecycle of a T-shirt

Mattias Wallander | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Do you ever stop and think about what the impact of a t-shirt is on the planet? You'd probably be surprised to learn what's involved in the lifecycle of just one t-shirt.

Dangerous Drivers, Dangerous Good, Disastrous Results

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2011 | Home

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Truckers hauling explosive or flammable loads have killed and badly injured people after getting drunk or stoned behin...

Warming Arctic: Open Seas, Abandoned Lands

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.20.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Visualize the summer of 2050, and you might see an Alaskan Arctic bustling with maritime activity. Commercial ships from Japan and the United States ...

Japan's Tsunami Stranded Ships Head Back To The Sea

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

KESENNUMA, Japan — More than a dozen ships heaved inland by Japan's tsunami in March sit with red bellies and propellers exposed among the demol...

Green News Report: March 29, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fallout f...

Can the Maritime Industry Rescue the World's Most Vulnerable?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

The IMO, a UN body regulating international shipping, is meeting in London next week to look at proposals to reduce emissions from shipping, an increasingly large source of CO2 which is exempt from the Kyoto Protocol.

Sulfuric Acid Tanker Capsizes On Rhine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A tanker loaded with sulfuric acid capsized on the Rhine river in Germany on Thursday, and special cranes and more than 100 rescuers st...

Free Shipping Day 2010: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Listen up holiday shopping procrastinators! Today is the third annual Free Shipping Day, a one-day-only event in which retailers have teamed up to of...

Operation -- Rock the Boat

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

These invisible culprits silently sweep the seas bringing us our shiny new toys, cars, computers and Q tips, as fast as we require with the upmost con...

10 Products And Commodities That Have Hit All-Time Highs

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Possibly the most critical debate at the moment in the global economy is whether central banks should fight inflation or deflation. On its face, infla...

The Post Office: The Logistics of Selling Pictures

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

I seem to spend a lot of my time wrapping up paintings and getting shipping quotes. I went to the post office and listened to a nice man cooing to his sweetheart loudly on his cell phone.

Port-of-Call: Albany (Recovery Act in Action, Part Seven)

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Funded by the Recovery Act, an upgrade to the Port of Albany is creating jobs today to put construction workers back on the job in the short term; over time, it will provide a key link in the economy's supply chain.

Green News Report -- April 13, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Are we gonna ...