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Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

ILWU blasts plan to automate Los Angeles terminal

Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Source: American Shipper International Longshore and Warehouse Union says plan to automate Pier 400 puts robots ahead of people. A plan by the Maersk subsidiary APM Terminals (APMT) to “test and ultimately accommodate” automated equipment…

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Crane collapses at Port of Vancouver after hit by vessel

Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Source: American Shipper No injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred early Monday morning, but both the crane and Evergreen ship sustained damage. Canadian investigators are looking into a gantry crane that collapsed early…

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EU Eyes Tariffs on $23 Billion of US Goods If Trump Taxes Cars

Date: Wednesday, January 24th, 2019 Source: Sourcing Journal The European Union is prepared to hit 20 billion euros ($22.7 billion) of U.S. goods with tariffs should President Donald Trump follow through on a threat to impose duties on EU cars and auto parts, said a senior…

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Agriculture shippers sound alarm over street turn fees

Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Penalty will make congestion and air pollution worse, say truckers and shippers. AgTC explained a street turn occurs “when a trucker delivers a container from a marine terminal to a container yard/importer/exporter…

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