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Issue #590 | Perishables | Mediterranean | Middle East | Africa Trade

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2014 Media Kit

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Premium Article  Suez Canal expansion project

Ports & Terminals Canal and Waterway - Oct 28 2014 at 10:14 AM

It is an ambitious project with an equally ambitious timetable that could impact global trade patterns for decades to come. The promise of not only upgrading the 145-year-old Suez Canal itself but also the adjacent land could have a transforming effect on the Egyptian economy. Read More »

Premium Article  Transshipment hubs play key role in growth of Mediterranean ports

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - Oct 28 2014 at 10:12 AM

Transshipment hubs play key role in growth of Mediterranean ports

The container ports of the Mediterranean often act as the transshipment hubs for the services running between Europe and Asia through the Suez Canal. In recent years, there has been a shift in growth to the Eastern Mediterranean ports like the Greek port of Piraeus and the Turkish ports of Ambarli (Istanbul) and Mersin. Read More »

Premium Article  Three pivotal Mediterranean economies

International Trade - Oct 28 2014 at 10:11 AM

Three pivotal Mediterranean economies

The economies of Italy, Greece and Turkey are pivotal to the economies of the Mediterranean Sea. These economies are stakeholders in a broader band of economic activity that links Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Read More »

Premium Article  Day and Ross’ Doucet advances company far beyond its roots as hauler of potatoes

People Interviews Intermodal Road - Oct 28 2014 at 10:08 AM

Day and Ross’ Doucet advances company far beyond its roots as hauler of potatoes

From its tuberous transportation roots in Eastern Canada to its expansion into a coast-to-coast, multicommodity trucking empire, The Day & Ross Transportation Group is anything but small potatoes, and John Doucet, who has led that growth for more than two decades, sees it as a natural progression in the Canadian marketplace. Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian perishables industry hit by loss of US financial risk tool

International Trade - Oct 28 2014 at 10:05 AM

Canadian fruit and vegetable producers are alarmed that the Washington authorities have rescinded Canada’s preferred trading status and its access to the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA), effective on October 1st. Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake for Canadian exporters. Read More »

Premium Article  Georgia and Army Corp. ink dredging agreement

Ports & Terminals Ports - Oct 20 2014 at 01:36 PM

The long anticipated agreement was inked between US Army Corp of Engineers, GPA and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the dredging of the channel to the Port of Savannah. Dredge bids are expected to be signed by end of the month. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Virginia makes noteworthy improvements to efficiencies; volumes up

Ports & Terminals Ports - Oct 20 2014 at 01:18 PM

The Port of Virginia offers big advantages to steamship lines and shippers on multiple levels. It offers access to the large mid Atlantic market and a region between Hampton Roads and Richmond that some would like to see merged into a “mega region” to make it one of the top markets in the United States. The port provides connections to major worldwide markets. Read More »

Premium Article  IANA Intermodal EXPO draws more than 1,700 leaders to Long Beach

Intermodal - Oct 15 2014 at 01:39 PM

IANA Intermodal EXPO draws more than 1,700 leaders to Long Beach

The Intermodal Association of North America’s 32nd annual IANA Intermodal EXPO brought more than 1,700 industry leaders together Sept. 21-23 at Southern California’s Long Beach Convention Center for hot-topic educational sessions, networking opportunities and a show floor filled with exhibit booths of railroads, seaports, equipment providers and others. Read More »

Premium Article  MCS has mix, pier congestion is problematic

Ports & Terminals Terminals Terminal Operator - Oct 09 2014 at 09:08 AM

Marine Container Services (MCS), headquartered in Newark, NJ, four miles from PT Newark, is a good example of a logistics provider that offers many services to shippers utilizing the port terminals encompassing the Port of New York/New Jersey. Consequently, its president and founder, Joe Noonan, also has insight as to the many issues the port currently faces. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of New York/New Jersey faces growth issues

Ports & Terminals Ports Container Port - Oct 08 2014 at 12:57 PM

Port of New York/New Jersey faces growth issues

The Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) plays a key role for commerce on the US East Coast. It particularly serves the local New York metropolitan area – a location that encompasses nearly 20 million people, the largest in the United States. Read More »

Premium Article  Inlanders: Inland ports key to improving North American port system

Ports & Terminals - Sep 22 2014 at 12:49 PM

The rise of inland ports connected by rail and road is just beginning. It offers some tantalizing solutions to infrastructure problems that gridlock supply chains and turn highways into parking lots. Additionally, when coupled with enterprise and free trade zones they provide fertile ground for economic development. So why haven’t they caught on? Read More »