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June 18, 2018


Demand for Diesel and Related Fuels May Surge

A surge in demand is coming for diesel and related fuels as shipping companies close in on a deadline to reduce sulfur emissions, according to Transport Topics. The International Maritime Organization in London is requiring all marine fuel to be…

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June 18, 2018


U.S. Trade Enforcement Funding Expected to Increase

The International Trade Administration, the Bureau of Industry and Security, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative would get additional resources to conduct trade enforcement operations in a fiscal year 2019 appropriations bill approved June 14 by the Senate…

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June 14, 2018


ONE Receives First New Container Vessel

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) has taken delivery of its first new container vessel, the 14,000 TEU ONE Stork. According to ONE, the ship was built at the Kure Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation and features the Japanese…

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June 14, 2018


Air Cargo Advance Screening Program Goes into Effect

The Department of Homeland Security’s Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Program went into effect on June 12, 2018, requiring the submission of advanced air cargo information on shipments arriving in the United States from a foreign location. Previously a voluntary process in which…

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June 11, 2018


Public Meeting on Hazardous Materials Scheduled for June 12

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will host a public meeting June 12 in Washington, D.C., to gather public input on current proposals and discuss potential new work items for inclusion in the agenda of the…

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June 6, 2018


ILA-USMX Reach Tentative Six-Year Deal

The Journal of Commerce reported today that the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) concluded months of sometimes rocky negotiations by agreeing on a tentative six-year master contract for East and Gulf coast dockworkers. The deal, if approved…

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May 31, 2018


CP Reaches Deal with Teamsters

Canadian Pacific says it reached a tentative four-year agreement with CP conductors and locomotive engineers and a five-year agreement with its Kootenay Valley Railway (KVR) conductors and locomotive engineers on Wednesday. Full operations are expected to resume Thursday across Canada…

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