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Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

Port of Los Angeles statement on container accident

Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2018 Source: AJOT Because our facilitation of a safe and secure supply chain is top priority at the Port of Los Angeles, the incident involving an export-bound shipping container that exploded inside a marine terminal storage area here…

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U.S. companies mull manufacturing move out of China

Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2018 Source: American Shipper Many countries likely will capitalize off the trade war between the United States and China as various businesses shift some or all of their manufacturing operations out of China due to concerns over steep…

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Pirates abduct 11 crew members from containership

Date: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 Source: American Shipper The Pomerenia Sky was en route from Luanda, Angola to Onne, Nigeria. The containership Pomerenia Sky was attacked Saturday by pirates on two speedboats approximately 40 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria, according to the Polish Ministry…

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Trucking Companies Boost Prices Amid Capacity Squeeze

Date: Monday, October 29th, 2018 Source: Wall Street Journal Truckers are enjoying more leverage on price, even as robust shipping demand may be leveling off Trucking companies are flexing their pricing power, pushing retailers and manufacturers to pay more to buy into…

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Trump signs opioid package into law

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 Source: American Shipper President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed legislation that will require the U.S. Postal Service to transmit advance electronic data to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for international shipments and will strengthen the Transportation Department’s…

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BlueWater Reporting takes deep dive into ZIM

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 Source: American Shipper ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has taken a unique approach in the liner shipping industry by continuing to remain out of an alliance, unlike the majority of other prominent liner carriers on major global trade…

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Car carrier shipping increasing despite rising uncertainty

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 Source: American Shipper Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its recovery from the trough of 2016 with improving utilization, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry. But in its Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19,…

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SC Ports celebrates 5 years of success at Inland Port Greer

Date: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 Source: AJOT GREER, SC – Monday morning South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) held a celebration to mark five years of success at Inland Port Greer, a momentous occasion marked by the facility handling its 446,280 rail lift….

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