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December 4, 2020

ONE Apus Estimates Container Loss at 1,900

Ocean Network Express said Wednesday the number of lost or damaged containers from a vessel en route to the Port of Long Beach, California, “could exceed 1,900.” According to a “container incident” online information center, the ONE Apus was en…


November 17, 2020

Coalition Seeks Extension of Section 301 Exclusions

The Americans for Free Trade Coalition, a broad coalition of trade community members is seeking an extension of the Section 301 tariff exclusions currently in place for hundreds of goods imported from China. These exclusions are slated to expire Dec.…


November 9, 2020

EU to Impose Tariffs on $4 billion of U.S. Goods

The European Union is moving forward with plans to apply new tariffs to $4 billion of American goods. The taxes, authorized by the World Trade Organization last month, go into effect on November 10 and affect items such as tractors,…


November 5, 2020

South Carolina Booming as Major Distribution Hub

According to the AJOT, South Carolina will soon boast the U.S. East Coast’s deepest harbor with expanding capabilities for handling mega-containerships. The state is enjoying a boom as a preferred distribution hub, with Walmart the latest to announce plans for…