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Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Source: AJOT SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an increase of 12.7 percent, or 42,668 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. It was the second…

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VLCC Explodes off Oman Coast

Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Source: Marine Link A Shipping Corporation of India very large crude carrier(VLCC) has suffered an explosion in one of its cargo tanks while transiting off the coast of Oman, the shipowner confirmed Tuesday. Three crew members of the 316,409…

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China announces date to match $16 billion US tariffs

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Source: Bloomberg China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U.S. from Aug. 23, matching an earlier move from Washington in another ratchet higher for the…

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Port operations reach new highs

Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 Source: AJOT Drones to deliver for port authorities Earlier this month the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed an agreement with Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) and Airbus to develop an unmanned air system (UAS) to…

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HERO M/V Titus Arrives in NY/NJ

Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 Source: Port Break Waves The Port of New York and New Jersey welcomed one of the world’s most advanced, High-Efficient Ro-Ro (HERO) ships, the M/V Titus, on Tuesday, July 31, when it completed its maiden voyage from…

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Cosco networks ‘Safe and Stable’ after cyber attack

Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 Source: American Shipper China’s state-run COSCO Shipping Lines said Monday its network applications in the Americas have been completely recovered after the company’s operations had been hit by a cyberattack last week. “All communication channels, including telephone,…

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Trump’s trade war squeezes perishables’ market

Date: Thursday, August 1st, 2018 Source: AJOT Although only in early stages, the tit-for-tat exchange of retaliatory tariffs is setting up a food fight of epic proportions that will impact businesses large and small around the globe. Global Food Fight At…

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