Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

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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Small New England ports cast nets to catch the wind

Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018 Source: American Shipper For generations, the Massachusetts port of New Bedford has served as a hub for New England’s fishing industry. Now the port is aiming to reel in its biggest catch yet: gigantic wind turbine components…

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Tariffs threaten U.S. plastics trade

Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018 Source: American Shipper Fast-growing exports of U.S. plastics are threatened by the tariff disputes between the United States and Canada, says Wood Mackenzie. The research and consulting firm said it “expects that U.S. polyolefins exports to China…

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First Hyperloop Passenger Capsule Unveiled

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Source: AJOT Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. unveiled its first full-scale passenger capsule, offering the world a peek at the future of travel. The capsule, 105 feet (32 meters) long and weighing 5 tons, was shown in Spain…

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Revised NAFTA includes new customs procedures

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Source: American Shipper New provisions to expedite express shipment clearances, normalize timelines for issuing advance customs rulings and for online publication of customs procedures are among the customs measures agreed to by the United States, Mexico and…

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