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Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City remain closed

Date: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 Source: American Shipper The Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will remained closed through Wednesday in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. “Hurricane Florence has had a major impact on North Carolina and the Ports of Wilmington and…

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Round 3: Latest tariffs on Chinese goods hit Monday

Date: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 Source: American Shipper The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced that a third tranche of Section 301 tariffs covering approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese-origin goods will start next Monday. USTR will impose 10 percent tariffs…

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ILA locals overwhelmingly approve contract extension

Date: Tuesday, September 7th, 2018 Source: American Shipper The International Longshoremen’s Association said that members at ports from Maine to Texas on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a six-year extension of its contract with the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX). The union said the…

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Wildfires force Goat Haunt Port of Entry to close

Date: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection GOAT HAUNT, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations announces the seasonal Port of Goat Haunt will be closed for an unknown duration due to nearby wildfires. The…

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Cargo Volumes Continue to Rise for the Port of NY & NJ

Date: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Source: Port Breaking Waves The Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) recorded another monthly record in July. Total volume for July 2018 was 622,559 TEUs (354,101 lifts) versus 576,947 TEUs (330,716 lifts) in July 2017,…

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U.S., Mexico reach trade deal

Date: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Source: American Shipper The United States and Mexico, at the exclusion of North American Free Trade Agreement partner Canada, on Monday morning announced a separate bilateral trade deal. President Donald Trump, who held a televised joint press…

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Hurricane threatens Hawaii’s infrastructure

Date: Friday, August 24th, 2018 Source: American Shipper Hurricane Lane, a Category 3 storm that was still packing winds of 120 mph early Friday morning, is buffeting the southern coast of the Hawaii and causing severe flooding across the island chain. As…

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