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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Premium Article  Running afoul of the Lacey Act

Matt Miller | July 14, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Running afoul of the Lacey Act

The Lacey Act, which was originally designed to protect US wildlife and habitats, six years ago, was expanded to the importation of illegally harvested lumber. The legislation now is one of the most complex and potentially hazardous for US buyers of forest products – just ask Lumber Liquidators. Read More »

Cargill says will build grain terminal in West Memphis

Reuters | July 14, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. agribusiness Cargill Inc said it will build a grain handling facility in West Memphis, Arkansas, to purchase corn, sorghum, soybeans and wheat that the company could ship down the Mississippi River to U.S. Gulf Coast export terminals. Read More »

LA port truck drivers agree to cooling off period

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

LA port truck drivers agree to “cooling off” period requested by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti after trucking companies agree to accept all drivers back to work without retaliation and without being forced to sign away all future rights Read More »

AAPA Hails Passage of House Amendment To Hit HMT Funding Target

AJOT | July 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded passage on Wednesday of the House floor amendment to the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases the Corps of Engineers funding to meet the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funding target Read More »

Dunkerque-Port tonnage up 10% in the first half

AJOT | July 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Dunkerque-Port tonnage up 10% in the first half-year Good performance by general cargoes and bulk solids in the early part of the year has led to a 10% upturn in traffic for the first six months with a volume of 23 Mt, more than 2 Mt higher than during the same period in 2013. RoRo traffic rose 14%, to 6.70 Mt, compared with last year. The number of trucks and trailers showed a rise of 17% with 278,000 freight units. Passengers and tourist vehicles were up 6% and 4% respectively (1,013,000 passengers and 262,000 vehicles). The number of containers recorded was 154,000 TEU, an increase of 17%. Ore traffic performed well during the half-year, with a rise of 20% (6.70 Mt). The volume of coal traffic was 2.08 Mt, down 27%. Grain exports had already reached 1.33 Mt at the end of June, up 185%. During the grain campaign from June 2013 to June 2014, the volume exported via Dunkirk was 2,408,000 tonnes, setting an all-time record. Read More »

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