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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Mar 25th, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - Mar 25th, 2019

  • Brazil exporters fear losses over Israel embassy move
    [caption]Almost immediately after President-elect Bolsonaro’s announcement, Egypt cancelled a trade mission from Brazil that had been scheduled to promote exports, such as beef, chicken, and various fruits. Photo credit: Brazilian Exporters Association.[/caption]Brazilian exporters could suffer a substantial reduction in business from importer Arab nations, if Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro goes...

  • Sponsored Video: Hamburg Sud COO on Data Potential & IMO 2020
    Sponsored: Remote container management is a game changer for the shipping industry, specifically the refrigerated cargo market, Hamburg Süd Chief Commercial Officer Frank Smet said in a panel discussion at the 2018 JOC Container Trade Europe Conference. The industry has "become more mature" about sharing data and we are just...


JOC - Economy Watch - Mar 25th, 2019

  • Trade pact to drive intra-Asia trade, Canada exports
    [caption caption="The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which took effect Dec. 30, is also expected to boost Asia-Canada trade of US auto components, both imports and exports. (Above: The port of Montreal.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Intra-Asia container volume is poised to expand further, thanks to an Asia-focused trade pact...

  • US retailers tempering import plans
    [caption caption="“There have been record high levels of imports over the past several months, primarily due to raised inventories ahead of expected tariff increases,” said Ben Hackett, founder of Hackett Associates. (Above: The Port of Los Angeles.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Having imported spring merchandise earlier than usual because of tariff fears,...


JOC - Maritime News - Container Lines - Mar 25th, 2019

  • Low-sulfur fuel supply fears wane; price still unclear
    [caption caption="Carriers will start making the transition from heavy fuel oil to the 0.5 percent low-sulfur variant in the fourth quarter, which is when the bunker adjustment factors (BAFs) will start to kick in. Photo credit: MSC."][/caption]Carriers and oil majors are trying to ease concerns over the availability of low-sulfur...

  • EC floats modification option for liner block exemption
    [caption caption="The European Commission has until April 2020 to decide whether to repeal, extend, or modify the liner block exemption regulation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]ROTTERDAM — The European Commission (EC) has raised the possibility of amending and extending the liner consortia block exemption regulation (BER) rather than allowing it to expire...

  • Block exemption debate intensifies as EC readies ruling
    [caption caption="The European Commission is expected to make a final ruling on whether to renew the liner shipping consortia block exemption regulation by mid-year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Lobbying from both sides of the liner shipping consortia block exemption regulation (BER) argument is picking up as the European Commission (EC) prepares to...


JOC - Port News - Mar 25th, 2019

  • China backing to fuel Trieste competition with Piraeus
    [caption caption="The port of Trieste recorded a container throughput of 1.4 million TEU in 2018, a year-over-year increase of 8 percent. Photo credit: The port of Trieste."][/caption]Italy is moving closer to striking an agreement with China that would improve the containerized rail reach of Trieste, heating up competition for Central...

  • Evaluating efficiency of top global container ports
    Efficiency Evaluation of Global 20 Major Container Ports Based on AIS DataAs the port customer, the shipping company would like to judge the service quality of a port in two aspects: time and cost, and even will be more sensitive to time requirements. The service efficiency of the port can...

  • KCSM reopens rail lines at Lazaro Cardenas
    [caption caption="Rail lines operated by Kansas City Southern into the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas (pictured) have been reopened after protesters lifted a blockade of the lines; this is the second port — after Manzanillo — to be reopened after a protester blockade. Photo credit: JOC Images."][/caption]Nearly a month after...


Journal of Commerce - Mar 25th, 2019

  • Video: More than cost, more than speed
    Along the supply chain, the freight forwarder is the link between multiple parties and integrator of data, Samuel Shapiro & Co.’s Director of Supply Chain Angela Czajkowski noted at the 2018 JOC Logistics Technology Conference. In this interview, Czajkowski discussed the steps freight forwarders need to take to remain relevant...

  • LA terminal automation delays can't change ILWU contract
    [caption caption="APM Terminals’ plans to automate a portion of the Pier 400 facility at the Port of Los Angeles have been delayed for at least another 28 days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]As longshore pushback against automating a Los Angeles marine terminal mounts, more delays like the port commission’s 28-day project pause...

  • Failed Santos strike shows new resilience to labor
    [caption caption="A 21-day strike by freelance workers from the OGMO longshore labor pool in Brazil's port of Santos caused only minor delays. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Santos port operations are returning to normal after casual stevedores on Thursday called off a 21-day strike and left with their demands unfulfilled, sending a clear...

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