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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight
Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight. That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain.
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In Rotterdam Green Acres Meet Green Seas
Rotterdam floating dairy farm proposes food delivery to coastal cities and emergency backup
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Cordero says 2017 was turn-around year for Port of Long Beach
In an interview, Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, told AJOT that the Port has “re-established the same annual container volume in 2017 that it had processed before the 2008 recession.”
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San Francisco Port Director Elaine Forbes promotes $425 million seawall to combat higher sea level
Port of San Francisco Director Elaine Forbes urged November passage of a $425 million bond issue by San Francisco voters to rebuild San Francisco’s outdated seawall and combat higher sea levels caused by global warming.
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An interview with Jim Filter, SVP Intermodal Services, Schneider Logistics
It’s now obvious that the continuing driver shortage and implementation of ELD is not a phenomenon, but the new normal in the industry – we will be living with a tight labor market and high demand for the foreseeable future.
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Georgia officials enthusiastic about Savannah port expansion
Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, and other Peach State officials could not be more enthused about the Port of Savannah’s 10-year, $2.5 billion expansion, to grow annual throughput capacity of the Western Hemisphere’s largest single container terminal to 8 million 20-foot container units from its present 5.5 million TEUs.
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Rep Garamendi warns U.S. is vulnerable to Russian polar dominance of sea lanes
Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) told California maritime executives that the US Coast Guard is “seriously underfunded” and lacks the heavy ice breaker fleet that Russia and possibly China might deploy to dominate polar sea lanes.
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Florence makes landfall near Port of Wilmington
North Carolina port officials don’t expect the Port of Wilmington to reopen until at least Tuesday or Wednesday in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
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La Spezia: Turning the trade map of Europe upside down
The shape of the Italian peninsula is most often thought of as a boot, but it can also be seen as a huge pier stretching into the Mediterranean Sea.
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‘Patently unfair’ tariffs imperiling U.S. port infrastructure advances
Beyond projected depression of trade volumes with Asia, U.S. ports are facing a less-publicized but equally real threat related to tariff imposition: High duties on container cranes and other cargo-handling infrastructure.
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