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April 18, 2018


Port of Rotterdam Launches New App

The Port of Rotterdam has announced an application called Pronto that will allow visiting ships to cut their waiting time by an average of 20%. In addition to enabling more effective utilization of capacity and better planning and coordination, Pronto…

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April 18, 2018


WTO Forecasts Global Growth

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is forecasting global trade growth of 4.4% in 2018 after a 4.7% increase in 2017, the strongest performance in six years. (source: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg)

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April 17, 2018


LAX’s PierPass to Implement Appointment-Based System

In order to improve truck traffic mitigation at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, LAX’s PierPass is replacing the current incentive-based pricing model with an appointment-based system that uses a single flat fee on both daytime and nighttime…

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April 17, 2018


Georgia’s Seaports Are Booming

Georgia's seaports reported double-digit growth last month in volumes of containerized cargo, as well as automobiles and heavy machinery. The Port of Savannah handled an increase of 14% in container units in March over the same month last year. Savannah…

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April 11, 2018


Munich Airport Achieves Record Profits

According to the American Journal of Transportation, Munich Airport has reported that it achieved the best result in its history in 2017, with consolidated earnings after taxes at around €155 million. The airport achieved a year-over-year increase of €100 million…

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April 2, 2018


New Australian Packing Declaration Requirements

Effective July 1, 2018, the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) is revising the requirements for packing declarations as they pertain to timber/bamboo. Bamboo packaging IS acceptable provided that it is treated by an approved method prior to export…

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