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The high seas are characterized by lawlessness, says New York Times reporter Ian Urbina.

The dark side of the ocean

Jul 20, 2015
Kai Ryssdal talks to New York Times reporter Ian Urbina about his investigative series.
Posted In: big ships, cargo, oceans
During a 2012 strike, container ships remain anchored at the entrance to the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors.

Port lockouts and the sea's importance in supply chain

Feb 12, 2015
What happens when your ship comes in, and there’s no one to unload your goods.
Posted In: sea ports, strike, imports, exports, cargo

The new growth engine for airports: cargo

Jun 25, 2014
Known as "world's busiest" for passengers, Atlanta's airport now wants more cargo
Posted In: airports, cargo, Atlanta

Port wars heat up as East Coast raises the bar

Sep 16, 2013
East Coast ports are upgrading their infrastructure to accommodate increased freight expected after the 2015 expansion of the Panama Canal. West Coast ports have to ship up in order to compete.
Posted In: shipping ports, Panama Canal, cargo, transport

Getting gasoline to the East Coast

Mar 21, 2012
Obama may waive a law so that foreign ships can transport gas from the Gulf of Mexico to the East Coast to ease shortages and lower prices.
Posted In: cargo, ports, gasoline

MID-DAY UPDATE: Shipping threats and TSA regulations

Nov 1, 2010
Following Friday's mail-bomb scare in London, shipping and cargo industries respond to the idea of new threats. How will these changes affect...
Posted In: airline safety, Auto, brazil, cargo, Halloween, mid-day update, pontiac, recession, shipping, TSA