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Truckmakers slash jobs by the thousands as orders dry up
Intermodal
Bloomberg | Top Story | December 17, 2019

Truckmakers slash jobs by the thousands as orders dry up

North America’s biggest truckmakers and their suppliers are firing thousands of workers as orders dry up amid a glut of big rigs.
US seeks to squeeze shipping, metals in Iran sanctions bid

Bloomberg | December 17, 2019 | International Trade

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New NAFTA teed up by US House committee for floor vote

Bloomberg | December 17, 2019 | International Trade

A Democratic-led House committee advanced the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement -- Donald Trump’s top legislative priority -- even as the chamber prepares to impeach the president on Wednesday.

Argentina plans fresh tax hike as farm nightmare comes true

Bloomberg | December 17, 2019 | International Trade

U.S. Department of Commerce announces five affirmative final circumvention determinations on steel products from Vietnam
International Trade
AJOT | Top Story | December 17, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce announces five affirmative final circumvention determinations on steel products from Vietnam

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced five affirmative final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) circumvention determinations involving steel products that are produced in Korea and Taiwan, shipped to Vietnam for minor processing, and then exported to the United States as corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) and cold-rolled steel (CRS) – in circumvention of existing orders.
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C.H. Robinson delivers despite facing several obstacles

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift | Intermodal Project

The team of experts at C.H. Robinson Project Logistics recently overcame several challenges to move two large debarking drum pieces. Together, the drums weighed 122.19mtn and they faced a challenging schedule as first, the shipper delayed the pickup by two weeks for welding and painting and then, because of the rescheduled pickup date, they faced the added challenge of hurricane Dorian's arrival.

Moran Transportation opts to buy not build – realizes rapid ROI

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Intermodal | Trucking

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ICTSI Pakistan earns new international safety standard

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary at the Port of Karachi, recently became the first container terminal in the country to obtain the ISO 45001:2018 certification, the world’s first integrated international standard for occupational health and safety.

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Damen’s Ultra shallow draught shoalbuster ready for action

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not exceed 53dB.

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CMA CGM FAK rates - from Asia to the Mediterranean in January

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

New applicable CMA CGM Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates(*) as follows as from January 1st, 2020 (date of loading in the origin ports in Asia) and until further notice but not beyond January 14th, 2020:

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CMA CGM FAK rates - from Asia to North Africa for January

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

New applicable CMA CGM Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates(*) as follows as from January 1st, 2020 (date of loading in the origin ports in Asia) and until further notice but not beyond January 14th, 2020:

Carrier joins CHAMP Cargosystems’ portal for seamless online bookings

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | Technology

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time:matters now compensating CO2 emissions from all airmates on board courier transports

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | Freighters

World’s first carbon-neutral on board courier service: time:matters, the expert for global Special Speed Logistics, has been offsetting all airmates transports accompanied by a courier since December 2019.

CSA 2020 advises on scrubber installations

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Maritime | Technology

Boeing’s 737 halt likely to cause temporary dent in US GDP

Bloomberg | December 17, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines | International Trade

North Carolina ports receives top honors for Port productivity

AJOT | December 17, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

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