United States

mayo 3, 2019

Shipping Organization Asked for Clarifications on IMO 2020

As carriers prepare for compliance with the upcoming low sulfur fuel limit, the International Maritime Organization has been asked to clarify four areas of IMO 2020: safety issues; education on fuel handling; compliance reporting; and how consistent global regulation will…


mayo 1, 2019

JFK Readies for Cargo Expansion

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved the second phase of a cargo infrastructure expansion plan at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The project addresses the crunch on capacity that cargo handlers are currently experiencing at the airport.


abril 30, 2019

ACE Users to Get Improved Access to Trade Data

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun migrating Importer Trade Activity data to ACE reports, and data will be available on demand to all trade members with active ACE portal accounts. CBP hopes to provide the trade community with…


abril 23, 2019

U.S. DOT Announces $900 Million in Infrastructure Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced $900 million in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The grants will provide needed infrastructure investment to better connect rural and urban…


abril 17, 2019

U.S. Proposes Tariffs on $11 Billion in EU Imports

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a 14-page preliminary list of European Union goods "to be covered by additional duties." The products total about $11 billion. The proposal is in response to EU subsidies benefiting Airbus that…