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UK civil servants set first strike dates, while rail talks fail

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

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AMLO warns spat with US over GMO corn will escalate without deal

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Tuesday he is willing to go to a trade dispute with the US if the two countries can’t reach an agreement on genetically modified corn.

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Business groups warn Congress must act soon to avert ‘catastrophic’ rail strike

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

Business groups are signaling the alarm that President Joe Biden’s call for Congress to intervene in a US rail labor dispute could come too late to stop a potential shutdown of transportation arteries vital to the broader economy.

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Crowley’s plans for offshore wind complex at California’s Humboldt Bay

Stas Margaronis | November 29, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

On October 27th Crowley Wind Services signed an agreement with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California's first hub for offshore wind energy installations.

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Bridge recognized as significant infrastructure for Long Beach

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals

Economic benefits lauded by national engineering, public works groups

CN names Harris Chief Operating Officer

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

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LA port chief sees labor deal by February luring cargo from East

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals

The chief of the busiest US West Coast port expects a new labor contract for dockworkers in the region to be reached by early February, removing uncertainty for importers and ramping up a campaign to lure back cargo lost to East and Gulf Coast.

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 Gymshark selects DSV as a global logistics and transport partner

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Logistics

DSV and Gymshark have entered into a strategic partnership to enable Gymshark to meet growing international sales, complex supply chain requirements and customer expectations. 

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Transportation prices before Christmas: always on the rise?

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Intermodal | Trucking

Perhaps there is no better industry bar a few than road freight transport which is a first-hand witness of the chaos that happens before the Holidays in December. What has been the rule for the past few years is that in Europe, road freight transport is very cyclical and peaks during the fourth quarter of the year, with a slump in the few following months. Then, much like all of the greenery in the wild, it begins to blossom once again throughout the warmest period of the year until we once again decorate our homes with various Christmas ornaments.

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Natural gas production and consumption has increased in Egypt and Israel for 20 years

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Energy

Natural gas has played an increasingly important role in both Egypt’s and Israel’s economies over the past 20 years, and both consumption and production have grown substantially in those countries. Egypt’s and Israel’s natural gas delivery systems have become increasingly interdependent in terms of using Egypt’s LNG export infrastructure and natural gas feedstock.

Chain.io selects Bilotta as VP of Product to design and deliver core software offerings

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Shipping Technology

Thanksgiving air travel lagged 2019 despite rebound in flying

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

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World’s smallest dolphin disrupts New Zealand fish trade with US

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity

A US court has temporarily banned imports of New Zealand fish caught in the habitat of the Māui dolphin because the South Pacific nation’s protections for the critically endangered species are not comparable to those in the US.

Q-Free strengthens commitment to innovation and technology with ATMS leadership change

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Shipping Technology

EasyJet targets full capacity as discounters thrive in slump

Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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SACO Shipping has selected WAVE BL to power its all-digital House Bills of Lading (eHBLs)

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Maritime | Technology

SACO Shipping uses WAVE BL's proprietary, blockchain-powered platform to digitize all its House BL transactions

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Descartes Labs goes all-in on AWS to help organizations harness geospatial data to address sustainability, food security and climate change

AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Shipping Technology

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, today announced that Descartes Labs, a leading space and geospatial intelligence company, is migrating its core information technology (IT) infrastructure, including its geoprocessing and analytics platforms, to AWS. By going all-in on AWS, Descartes Labs will provide commercial and public sector customers with insights that support timely decisions regarding some of the world’s most pressing challenges, including mitigating the effects of climate change, enhancing food security, protecting people, and safeguarding natural resources.

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