Japan

November 20, 2017


Thailand Announces New Customs Requirements

A new enforcement for shipping marks for cargo into Thailand went into effect on November 13. Fines can be up to THB 50,000 for noncompliance. Cargo simply needs to be labeled and marked correctly, according to established standards.

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November 13, 2017


Japan’s Container Lines Post Gains

The liner divisions of Japanese shipping groups K Line, MOL and NYK all posted positive results in the second quarter, ahead of their merger into the Ocean Network Express (ONE) next April.

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October 20, 2017


Long Beach Port Leaders Visit Korea and Japan

A delegation that includes Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Harbor Commission President Lou Anne Bynum, Port Executive Director Mario Cordero, and Chief Commercial Officer Noel Hacegaba is visiting South Korea and Japan this week on a business development mission. The…

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October 11, 2017


InvestChile Opens New Location in San Francisco

Last week, Chilean government officials joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and more than 200 guests to celebrate the opening of InvestChile in San Francisco, the foreign investment promotion agency’s first overseas office. Industry sectors emphasized by InvestChile include: global…

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September 19, 2017


ITA Announces Aerospace Trade Mission to Singapore

The International Trade Administration has announced an aerospace trade mission to Singapore February 5-9, 2018, according to trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg. U.S. companies already doing business or seeking to do business in Singapore or elsewhere in the…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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May 18, 2017


Shipping Containers Find New Life

Innovative architects and designers around the world are finding new ways to repurpose old shipping containers, according to Popular Mechanics and the Wall Street Journal.

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May 8, 2017


Come See Us at Transport Logistic in Munich

Transport Logistic is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management, and has been taking place in Munich since 1978. Also part of Transport Logistic is Air Cargo Europe, the industry gathering for the international…

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