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Forwarders, Hauliers now have the Clarity Needed to Start Preparing for Post-Brexit Customs Changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM). There is limited time to implement the systems needed to tackle trade friction following the UK Government’s announcement this week that import controls would be brought in on European Union (EU) goods at the border from 31st December. “We now know there will be ... [+]

NYSHEX Enhancement Guarantees Direct Container Shipping Service Contracts

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), whose vision is to increase ocean reliability through more effective digital contracting, announces the launch of an enhancement allowing shippers and carriers to utilize the NYSHEX framework and technology to secure, monitor and enforce ocean contracts signed outside of ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Sees Volumes Decrease 5.4% in January

The Port of Los Angeles moved 806,144 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, a 5.4% decrease compared to last year. “We anticipated that tariffs would continue to impact cargo volumes as we moved into 2020, and our January volumes reflect that ongoing trend,” said Port ... [+]

Rep. Scalise Announces $85 Million for Deepening Mississippi River

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. "After years of hard work, I'm very glad that the ... [+]

SC Ports sees strong volumes in January

S.C. Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in January, with strong year-over-year increases in the vehicle, cruise and inland ports segments. S.C. Ports moved 211,020 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in January — the highest January ever for TEU volumes. ... [+]

St. Louis Region’s Inland Port System Climbs to #2 Spot for Total Tonnage

The latest data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reveals the St. Louis regional ports moved from the third position into the second position for inland port total tonnage in the 2018 rankings. The port system handled 37.4 million tons of commodities over ... [+]

First Responders Receive LNG Training at Port Canaveral Maritime Firefighting Academy

Firefighters from several Space Coast departments were at the Port Canaveral Maritime Firefighting Academy this week for three days of hands-on exercises and classroom training on firefighting techniques for liquefied natural gas (LNG), the marine fuel that will power the next generation of cruise ships. ... [+]

GPA unveils major expansions

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Tuesday, Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, announced the acquisition of 145 contiguous acres to the Port of Savannah, or more than 1 million TEUs in annual capacity. "As the Georgia Ports Authority enters its 75th year, we are proud to ... [+]

Together towards a customized machine

Liebherr's port handling machine is specifically tailored to meet the customer's requirements. For example, the uppercarriage has not been seated in the conventional manner, centrally on the rail mounted portal. Instead it has been positioned off-center, towards the side facing the sea. With its ... [+]

Governor Hogan Appoints Baltimore Resident Edward McDonald to Maryland Port Commission

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Baltimore City resident and former state transportation official Edward F. McDonald to serve on the Maryland Port Commission. Mr. McDonald will fill the seat previously held by Walter Tilley, who stepped down from the commission in November, and will ... [+]