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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - May 26th, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - May 26th, 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 - May 26th, 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 - May 26th, 2019

  • Carriers double down on container sensors
    [caption caption="Traxens is one of a number of container or shipment level sensor makers, but it has the advantage of direct investment from two of the world's top shipping lines. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. "][/caption]Container tracking sensor maker Traxens will have 100,000 boxes fitted with its devices by the end of 2020,...

  • Trans-Pacific carriers begin blanking sailings
    [caption caption="Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates from Asia to the West Coast have slipped 14.6 percent to $1,442 per FEU in the last two weeks. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Trans-Pacific container carriers are beginning to skip sailings for June as they prepare for decelerated growth of US imports from Asia due to tariffs...

  • Houston port: ‘Business as usual’ despite pending legislation
    [caption caption="The Texas Legislature is expected to approve a rule that would limit the number of container ships of 9,500 TEU or greater able to call the Port of Houston to one per week starting Sept. 1. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]HOUSTON — Pending legislation that would restrict the size of vessels...


JOC - Port News - May 26th, 2019

  • India, Afghanistan weigh discounts to drive Chabahar trade
    [caption caption="India's government has been asked to lower current tariffs at JNPT and Kandla for vessels operating to and from Chabahar to incentivize regular container carrier routings. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. "][/caption]India and Afghanistan are considering offering concessions on transport costs to reinvigorate containerized trade between the two countries via the Chabahar...

  • Baltimore trains dockworkers to keep up with demand
    [caption caption="International Longshoremen Association Local 333 members wrangle Case CX30C Mini Excavators through an obstacle course at the 23rd annual Port of Baltimore Ro-Ro Rodeo. Credit: MDOT Maryland Port Administration/Bill McAllen."][/caption]Earlier this month, 240 new longshoremen and women learned to handle 30 new models of farm and construction equipment, built...

  • Climate change already pummeling supply chains
    [caption caption="Flooding that began in March is still disrupting transportation across wide swaths of the US Midwest. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The Panama Canal in April instituted draft restrictions that are eating into available container capacity to the US East Coast from Asia, the latest sign of how more severe weather from...


Journal of Commerce - May 26th, 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...

  • Port automation fears spur ILWU Canada union strike
    [caption caption="DP Worlds’ operations at the Centerm and Fraser Surrey Docks terminals in Vancouver and the Port of Prince Rupert, 500 miles to the north, will apparently not be targeted when the picketing commences at the beginning of the first shift Monday .Photo Credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]Opposition to automation, an issue of...

  • Looming low-sulfur rule gives breakbulk shipping jitters
    [caption caption="The shipping sector will face a raft of challenges ahead of the January 1 IMO 2020 deadline. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]BREMEN, Germany – The path to IMO 2020 compliance is filled with uncertainty, speakers at the Breakbulk Europe 2019 conference said this week. Sufficient stocks of low-sulfur fuel may not...

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