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Current information from American Lamprecht Transport Inc.

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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‘Business as usual’ for air cargo

Date: Thursday, January 24th, 2019 Source: American Shipper Forwarders said air cargo shipments keep moving, despite the government shutdown. “Unlike passenger screening, which is handled almost exclusively by TSA personnel, cargo screening is accomplished in the private sector in a…

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