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avril 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…

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avril 5, 2019


Traffic To Midwestern Ports Robust via St. Lawrence Seaway

Great Lakes ports are forecasting a "stellar" shipping season after the St. Lawrence Seaway reopened on Tuesday, allowing hulking international cargo ships known as ‘salties’ to pass through to Midwestern ports including the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Iron ore, petroleum…

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avril 5, 2019


CCA Promotes Data Sharing Program to Help Stem Food Waste

The Cool Chain Association (CCA), a Netherlands-based nonprofit, is piloting a data-sharing initiative to monitor food shipments over a three-month period to pinpoint where excursions in supply chains tend to occur. The pilot, set to start in April, will focus…

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avril 4, 2019


FIATA Releases Best Practice Guide for Fighting Cyber Crimes

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has released a Best Practice Guide on Prevention of Cybercrime aimed at helping the industry thwart growing online threats to supply chains. FIATA’s Advisory Body on Legal Matters (ABLM) prepared the guide.

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avril 4, 2019


Remaining Damaged Containers Unloaded from Yantian Express

Ocean carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) have advised shippers that they have finished unloading all damaged containers from the fire-stricken Yantian Express. Undamaged cargo remains on board the vessel, which is to undergo repairs, before sailing to an as…

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avril 2, 2019


Ocean Carrier APL to Support Plastic Clean-Up

APL has become an official partner of The Ocean Cleanup, a non-governmental and non-profit organization working to rid oceans of plastic pollution. According to APL, it will provide free shipping to The Ocean Cleanup for both plastic extraction and for…

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