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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross completes South American trip

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

CN and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering
Intermodal
AJOT | Top Story | August 09, 2019

CN and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

CN and CSX announced a new intermodal service offering between CN’s greater Montreal and Southern Ontario areas, and the CSX-served ports of Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area.
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USDOT final statement on enforcement priorities regarding service animals on flights

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued a Final Statement of Enforcement Priorities Regarding Service Animals (link) that provides greater clarity to passengers, airlines, and other stakeholders about the DOT’s interpretation and enforcement of the existing service animal rules.

The trade deal that’s quietly coming together for Trump
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | August 09, 2019

The trade deal that’s quietly coming together for Trump

Here’s an item on President Donald Trump’s trade agenda that relies on Democrats’ help that’s progressing surprisingly well: his new Nafta, dubbed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Amazon under fire again as China factory hires teen interns
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | August 09, 2019

Amazon under fire again as China factory hires teen interns

Foxconn Technology Group fired two executives at a Chinese plant that assembles devices for Amazon.com Inc., responding to a labor group’s allegations it slashed wages and flouted laws to help deal with rising U.S. tariffs.
Cheap materials to help U.S. manufacturers as trade war rages on

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

Jokowi gathers input on Indonesia’s planned nickel export ban

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

German exports slump most in three years on trade conflicts

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

Alibaba president among those charged in 1MDB deal

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

Australian leaders agree to ban exporting recyclable waste

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

China cancels flights as it braces for strongest typhoon of 2019

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines | Intermodal

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Hong Kong Airport braces for sit-In protest lasting all weekend

Air Freight News | August 08, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airports

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority said it was planning to bolster security in anticipation of a three-day sit-in protest at the arrivals hall of its main terminal, just days after dozens of flights were canceled during a city-wide general strike.

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Japan’s Economy Grows Faster Than Expected in Second Quarter

Bloomberg | August 08, 2019 | International Trade

Japan’s economy grew more than expected in the second quarter as stronger consumer spending and business investment offset slumping exports.

Retail imports remain at near-record levels despite tariffs

AJOT | August 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

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Velociti selected as installation provider for QProducts & Services

AJOT | August 08, 2019 | Intermodal | Logistics | Trucking

Velociti Inc., a global provider of technology design, deployment and support services, today announced it has been named the provider of installation services by QProducts & Services®, manufacturers of passive temperature protection and cargo security solutions for the global supply chain.

Change in the management board of Gebrüder Weiss

AJOT | August 08, 2019 | Logistics

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Port of Rotterdam Authority launches new company PortXchange

AJOT | August 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

On August 8th 2019, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will launch its new company PortXchange Products BV (“PortXchange”). This entity is set up to offer the Pronto platform and application to ports around the world over the next few years. The establishment of a separate company will enable partnerships with a variety of global players. Together with strategic partners Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (“Shell”) and A.P. Moller - Maersk, PortXchange will initially offer Pronto to several ports outside the Netherlands.

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Remarkable combined project operation for three countries

AJOT | August 08, 2019 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

Steder Group, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for the Netherlands, managed a huge operation for its client Van Oord. It concerned a de-mobilization of equipment from Port Harcourt (Nigeria), to Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) and in continuation the mobilization of equipment for a refinery project for from Ras Al Khaimah to Dos Bocas (Mexico).

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