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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Jan 16th, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - Jan 16th, 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 - Jan 16th, 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 - Jan 16th, 2019

  • Blockchain to expedite Veracruz port exports
    [caption caption="The Veracruz project, a partnership between Hutchison Ports ICAVE and consultant dexFreight, would harness blockchain’s ability to allow different stakeholders to see the progress of a cargo and any changes in the cargo’s status and documentation as it advances. (Above: The port of Veracruz.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Starting in May,...

  • Unreliable ocean service cramps Europe shippers
    [caption caption="Multiple shippers said the problem with staying ahead of the ETA issue was carriers"][/caption]European shippers plagued by chronic liner schedule reliability — in the 65 percent to 70 percent range on the Asia-Europe lane — and a lack of visibility say it hampers their ability to manage inventory levels,...

  • Shippers turn to cabotage after Brazil truck strike
    [caption caption="A shortsea ship near the port of Manaus, Brazil. Photo credit: Rob Ward."][/caption]Brazil’s cabotage and coastal trade, which has boomed in recent years, even when international trade stalled, received another shot in the arm in mid-2018 during the truckers’ strike and blockades, which crippled the South American country’s transport...


JOC - Port News - Jan 16th, 2019

  • India's tariff guide for privatized terminals revised
    [caption caption="The policy change stems from long-running stakeholder concerns that the 2005 cost-plus price method prevents terminals from maximizing productivity after their investments. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]After a prolonged debate, India’s lawmakers have released revised draft tariff guidelines for private terminal operators unfairly disadvantaged by a flawed/complicated revenue-sharing model that the...

  • Unreliable ocean service cramps Europe shippers
    [caption caption="Multiple shippers said the problem with staying ahead of the ETA issue was carriers"][/caption]European shippers plagued by chronic liner schedule reliability — in the 65 percent to 70 percent range on the Asia-Europe lane — and a lack of visibility say it hampers their ability to manage inventory levels,...

  • Concor enters Indian coastal shipping
    [caption caption="Coastal shipping in India has gained considerable ground following the May 21 cabotage relaxation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Amid increasing competition and a rapidly changing market, driven by weak demand and digitization, state-owned Container Corporation of India (Concor) is transforming itself from a niche container rail operator to a more holistic,...

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