The Log Book: Maersk drops container fees to $1 for COVID supplies

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Maersk moves seven containers of medical supplies to India for $1 a pop; Razor’s new landing gear helps a veteran monument replica move across the U.S.; and XPO continues to support breast cancer walks.

Maersk drops container fees to $1 for COVID-related supplies 

On Wednesday, international container shipping company Maersk announced it is partnering with the Princeton Foundation for...

CNO Gilday: U.S., Allies Conduct Indo-Pacific Exercises to Strengthen Interoperability Between Navies

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday addresses the crew of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during Exercise Malabar on Oct. 14, 2021 in the Bay of Bengal. US Navy Photo

KUALA LUMPUR – The United States and its partners conduct exercises in the Indo-Pacific so like-minded countries and navies can work toward interoperability, not to send a message toward a specific country, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday said Thursday.

“There are dozens of exercises every year that are bilateral,...

CNO Gilday: U.S. Must Leverage Allies Like India to Counter China in Indo-Pacific

An SH-3 Sea King, assigned to the Indian Naval Air Arm, takes off from the flight deck of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG-67) on June 24, 2021. US Navy Photo

KUALA LUMPUR – While the United States is currently investing in key military capabilities to ensure its interests are protected, it’s also leveraging the asymmetric advantage of having partners and allies globally, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday said Tuesday.

Gilday was responding to a question during...

COLUMN | What Solstad tells us about the future of offshore: scrapping and shrinkage, emissions and reactivation [Offshore Accounts]

After last week’s Quick Updates (here) we turn our attention to one of the biggest and most important players in the North Sea and Brazil: Solstad Offshore. Solstad jus ..

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