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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Jul 18th, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - Jul 18th, 2019

  • Top 100 US importer and exporter rankings 2018
    [caption caption="Retailers Walmart, Target, The Home Depot, and Lowe’s collectively imported nearly 2.3 million TEU in 2018, accounting for almost 10 percent of total containerized US imports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Despite tariff turmoil between the United States and its trading partners — China in particular — throughout much of last year,...

  • 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...


JOC - Economy Watch - Jul 18th, 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 - Port News - Jul 18th, 2019

  • Still no timeline for ILWU election do-over
    [caption caption="Cargo handling at West Coast ports has not been affected by a court ruling voiding last September’s election results from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is still awaiting instructions on how to proceed with a new election of officers...

  • Dual blockchains for shipping tests interoperability
    [caption caption="Development of a liner shipping blockchain alternative to TradeLens should spark healthy competition between the initiatives and also compel the solutions to ensure interoperability between participants, whether liner carriers, terminals, 3PLs, or shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Two container carriers — CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd — that recently joined Maersk and IBM’s blockchain...

  • Ex-WWL executive tapped as next AAPA chief
    [caption caption="AAPA represents 130 member ports in the US, Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Veteran maritime executive Christopher J. Connor has been chosen as the next president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the top US port lobby.Connor, former global CEO of Wallenius...


Journal of Commerce - Jul 18th, 2019

  • US truckload pricing battle heats up
    [caption caption="Second quarter truckload revenue is expected to come in low as excess capacity and lower demand outweigh rate hikes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]US shippers pressing their trucking suppliers to return some or all of the double-digit rate increases they won last year are running into a problem: Carriers have spent...

  • Seasonal project cargo reaches Russia’s Amur gas plant
    [caption caption="An 835-ton demethanizer is transshipped from heavy-lift vessel to barge at De-Kastri port in Russia. Photo credit: Combi Lift."][/caption]Two massive pieces of project cargo have arrived this month at the site where Russian gas giant Gazprom is building the Amur Gas Processing Plant in a remote location of the...

  • PierPass fee increase takes effect Aug. 1
    [caption caption="Revenue from the traffic mitigation fee is distributed to the 12 terminal operators at Los Angeles-Long Beach to help offset extra costs incurred operating night and weekend gates. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) in Los Angeles-Long Beach beginning Aug. 1 will face a 1.9 percent increase in the...

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