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Issue #587

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Project Cargo / Heavy Lift Bi-Annial

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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  New inland water transport route opened between Berlin and Hamburg

AJOT | August 09, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

On August 3, 2009, the first containers that were brought from Berlin to the Port of Hamburg via the new Elbe-Spree inland waterway were unloaded. The line operated by the Berlin Hafen- und Lagerhaus AG in cooperation with Konrad Zippel Spediteur GmbH fro Read More »

Steel imports falter again in June

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | International Trade

Imports in June were down 18% compared to May 2009 and 69% compared to June 2008. 'Import arrivals in June were at very depressed levels due to weakness in the marketplace during the order period for non-NAFTA arrivals,' said David Phelps, president, AII Read More »

AAFA hails Burma import ban renewal

AJOT | July 28, 2009 | International Trade

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) applauded both chambers of the US Congress for quickly renewing the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003. In action taken July 21 by the House of Representatives (H.J. Res. 56) and July 23 by the Se Read More »

Premium Article  Recession hammers Great Lakes/Seaway marine industry

Leo Ryan | July 26, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

For a St. Lawrence Seaway celebrating the 50th anniversary of an engineering marvel and important commercial corridor in North America, these are grim times. As the global recession shows few signs of relaxing its grip on the US and Canadian economies, co Read More »

Premium Article  Led announces new undersecretary

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | People | Appointments | International Trade

Today, Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret announced that Kristy McKearn has been appointed as LED's new undersecretary. She will start Monday, Aug. 3. In this role, McKearn will be responsible for business incentive services, including Read More »

Premium Article  Logs roll through the Port of Olympia

Leo Quigley | July 12, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The log business at the Port of Olympia, WA, is on a roll now that Weyerhaeuser has completed the transfer of its log exporting business from Tacoma and Grays Harbor, WA, to the state capital.

- By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  AAFA calls for renewal of Burma import ban

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | International Trade

Citing further human rights abuses in Burma, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) sent letters to Congress calling on them to swiftly renew the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, an expiring import ban on goods from that country. Read More »

Premium Article  The Mosaic Company assembles supply chain to help feed people worldwide

Paul Scott Abbott | June 28, 2009 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Just as an artistic mosaic is an arrangement of small pieces of stone into a work of art, the multifaceted supply chain of The Mosaic Company is an assemblage of routings of cargos – including small pieces of stone – that constantly sees vessels traversin Read More »

Premium Article  Canada-US launch ‘Shiprider’ security regime

Leo Ryan | June 14, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Without great public fanfare, the United States and Canada have formally launched a first-of-its-kind accord in North America to enhance security on shared waterways and coastal areas.

- By Leo Ryan, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Iain Crawford’s HnH experience

George Lauriat | June 14, 2009 | People | Interviews | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

English farmer Iain Crawford knows more than most about how the HnH (High and Heavy) supply chain works. He has witnessed the process up close and personal from factory to farm and offers some insight on what works and more importantly, what can be improv Read More »

Premium Article  Japan 2009: Has the Japanese economy bottomed out?

George Lauriat | June 14, 2009 | International Trade

Although somewhat overshadowed because of the growth of China’s trade, Japan is the United States’ fourth largest trading partner and an important factor in the US economy.

- By George Lauriat, Editor-in-Chief, AJOT Read More »

Cairns Group says Doha trade talks

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | International Trade

Prospects for wrapping up troubled world trade talks have improved, after signs of a new commitment from key players such as the United States, a group of major agricultural exporting nations said. Read More »

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