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11.05.2019

Shippers urged to be their own advocates on trade policy

Tariffs are creating stress for manufacturers and their holding companies but also opening opportunities for M&A acitivity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Manufacturers should not rely solely on […]
11.05.2019

China imports en route have shot at beating US tariff clock

US President Donald Trump on Friday increased tariffs on roughly $200 billion in imports from China from 10 percent to 25 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US […]
11.05.2019

ILWU Canada to continue talks amid strike vote counting

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (Canada) and British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) have agreed to continue negotiations on a replacement contract through the end […]
11.05.2019

Panama Canal draft limits lift trans-Pacific spot rates

Draft restrictions resulting from low water levels in the Panama Canal are driving up spot ocean freight rates between Asia and the US East Coast in […]
10.05.2019

GCT to expand Vancouver port capacity

GCT Global Container Terminals is adding 215,000 TEU of annual container handling capacity to the Vanterm terminal at the port of Vancouver. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. GCT […]
10.05.2019

Cosco accelerates logistics push beyond ocean, ports

China’s Cosco Shipping is looking to expand its global rail services, building on 112 existing lines and 152 domestic ocean services, and connecting more than 20,000 […]
10.05.2019

DP World to buy Vancouver’s Fraser terminal

DP World’s purchase of the multi-use Fraser Surrey Docks terminal at the Port of Vancouver adds to the Dubai-based terminal operator’s presence on the West Coast […]
09.05.2019

Pact aims to speed Singapore sea-air connectivity

«Shippers are increasingly seeking innovative multimodal solutions for their cargo to reach their preferred markets competitively,» PSA International Group Chief Executive Tan Chong Meng said. Photo […]
09.05.2019

NY-NJ port moves to improve weekend productivity

The new International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) contract in the Port of New York and New Jersey reduces the amount that longshoremen are paid if they are […]
09.05.2019

Video:JOC Canada Trade Conference 2019

Come visit the JOC Canada Trade Conference, 3 — 5 June 2019 in Toronto, for a truly unique networking and educational experience. Hear from former Prime […]