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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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Georgia’s new inland terminal open for business

Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 Source: AJOT Gov. Nathan Deal, state officials and more than 350 business and civic leaders were on hand today to officially open the Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) in Northwest Georgia. The Appalachian Regional Port is a powerful…

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After 60 years, I-95 is complete

Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 Source: Bloomberg Across the U.S., public infrastructure is crumbling thanks to legislative gridlock and chronic underfunding. Roads are overcrowded, bridges are well past their expiration date and transit systems regularly face unprecedented delays. But there will be…

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Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Source: AJOT SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an increase of 12.7 percent, or 42,668 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. It was the second…

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VLCC Explodes off Oman Coast

Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Source: Marine Link A Shipping Corporation of India very large crude carrier(VLCC) has suffered an explosion in one of its cargo tanks while transiting off the coast of Oman, the shipowner confirmed Tuesday. Three crew members of the 316,409…

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China announces date to match $16 billion US tariffs

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Source: Bloomberg China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U.S. from Aug. 23, matching an earlier move from Washington in another ratchet higher for the…

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