Archive: February 2019

February 18, 2019

Georgia Ports Authority Announces Large Expansion

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced plans to expand the port of Savannah and accommodate increasing numbers of ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs). The port expects to be able to handle 37 cranes and six 14,000 teu ships simultaneously by 2024.


February 15, 2019

Vancouver Has Busiest Year Ever in 2018

Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA) has released data that show that 2018 was the busiest-ever year at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). New numbers show that a record 25,936,907 passengers flowed through the airport in 2018. As for cargo, there was a…


February 8, 2019

Hong Kong and Brussels Airports Launch Pharma Corridor

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and Brussels Airport (BRU) have announced a collaboration to launch a pharma corridor that will create a seamless cold-chain link between the two major international airfreight hubs. (Air Cargo World)


February 6, 2019

Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Now in Effect for Seven Countries

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership became effective for Vietnam January 14, following its December 30, 2018, entry into force for Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and Singapore. Other signatories to the multilateral free trade agreement include…


February 4, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year and Year of the Pig

The Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is here, and all EMO China offices are on a long holiday from February 4-10. Customers with urgent shipments may contact their EMO Trans representatives for guidance.