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US box imports still strong as tariff hike approaches

02.12.19

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Yantian Express cargo recovery makes further progress

02.12.19

Yantian Express cargo recovery…

Almost 200 containers identified as…

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Commentary: Self-disclose? An exporter’s question

02.12.19

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When a company discovers a possible…

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USTR collects comments for Special 301 review

02.12.19

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February 2019 Industry News
02.12.19 - Qingdao developing 5G network for port operations

China’s north port operator, Qingdao Port Group, is… link to full story

02.12.19 - USTR collects comments for Special 301 review

Commenters call for China to be identified for the… link to full story

02.12.19 - Commentary: Self-disclose? An exporter’s question

When a company discovers a possible violation of U.S.… link to full story

02.12.19 - Yantian Express cargo recovery makes further progress

Almost 200 containers identified as ‘most likely a… link to full story

02.12.19 - US box imports still strong as tariff hike approaches

With trade talks with China still unresolved, retailers… link to full story

02.12.19 - Free-Falling Freight Rates Spell Trouble For Shipping

Dry bulk shipowners face a long period of uncertainty… link to full story

02.11.19 - A major port operator is planning to launch its first hyperloop for cargo in India

Last year, DP World, UAE's state-owned port operator,… link to full story

02.11.19 - Year-over-year air cargo growth lower in 2018

The International Air Transportation Association expects… link to full story

02.11.19 - Trade Talk Stakes Rise as the Data Darken

A Trump-Xi meeting ahead of the March 1 deadline is… link to full story

02.11.19 - Trump Sees No Xi Meeting by Tariff Deadline, Stoking Trade Worry

President Donald Trump said he won’t meet Chinese President… link to full story

02.08.19 - Logistics Report: Freight Rates Sinking; Apps Eating Profits; Steelmakers are Rolling

Shipping rates in maritime’s dry-bulk sector are in… link to full story

02.08.19 - MSC Zoe box spill larger than first reported

The number of containers that fell overboard from the… link to full story

02.08.19 - Ports of Seattle, Tacoma finalizing deal for major terminal renovation

A deal between the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma… link to full story

02.07.19 - The State of The Trade War: Tariffs and What Comes Next

The impending March 1 deadline for a trade deal with… link to full story

02.07.19 - China’s Slide as US Apparel Supplier Continues as Overall Imports Drop in November

The move to diversify away from China as a supplier… link to full story

02.07.19 - Fiber Firms Are Tackling Textile’s Water Crisis Through Innovation

It’s well-known that the textile industry has a water… link to full story

02.07.19 - Ocean Freight Rates Seen Rising in 2019 as Carriers Pass Along Fuel Costs

Importers and exporters can expect to pay higher ocean… link to full story

02.06.19 - Seattle terminal $300 million upgrade recommended

Northwest Seaport Alliance may lease to Stevedoring… link to full story

02.06.19 - Trump’s China Tariffs Are Delivering on One Front, Study Finds

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imports from China continue… link to full story

02.06.19 - Trump Says Trade Deal With China Must Include Structural Change

President calls on Congress to pass USMCA deal, tariff… link to full story

02.06.19 - U.S. Trade Gap Narrows to Five-Month Low as Imports Plummet

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in November by more… link to full story

02.05.19 - CBO Warns of Negative Impact on GDP and Prices if Trump’s Tariff Policy Continues

Tariff increases and other trade barriers imposed in… link to full story

02.05.19 - New York-New Jersey Ports Set Record Cargo Volume in 2018

The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved 7 percent cargo growth… link to full story

02.05.19 - APL ship on fire off coast of Vietnam

A Hapag-Lloyd ship that caught fire early in January… link to full story

02.05.19 - Trump's Trade War and the Emerging Global Fallout: QuickTake

U.S. President Donald Trump went on the warpath in… link to full story

02.04.19 - Moves made to merge Korean shipyards

Korea Development Bank is taking steps to merge Daewoo… link to full story

02.04.19 - Expanded Panama Canal has exceeded expectations

Containerships remain the top vessel, but the canal… link to full story

02.04.19 - U.S., China agree any deal must be enforceable

Drewry suggests shippers may want to lock in rates… link to full story

02.01.19 - WLS: BlueWater data reflects world trade challenges

BlueWater Reporting’s Q4 2018 World Liner Supply report… link to full story

02.01.19 - Legal changes required to implement USMCA

The Office of the USTR submitted a description of changes… link to full story

02.01.19 - `Meh' Is Asia Verdict on `Tremendous' Trade Talks: Taking Stock

The progress made on the trade talks was “tremendous”… link to full story

02.01.19 - China Vows to Buy More U.S. Goods, Sees Progress in Trade Talks

China promised to “substantially” expand purchases… link to full story

January 2019 Industry News
01.31.19 - Tech Connections: The rise of port community systems

Technology developments are aiding ports, but business… link to full story

01.31.19 - LVMH Eases Fears of China Luxury Slowdown on Fashion, Leather

LVMH eased fears that an economic slowdown in China would… link to full story

01.31.19 - Chinese New Year Adds Uncertainty for Importers in Unstable Trade Climate

This year, Chinese New Year could complicate things… link to full story

01.31.19 - Trump Says No Trade Deal Will Be Final Until He Meets With Xi

 Final day of U.S.-China trade talks in Washington… link to full story

01.30.19 - Mexico Posts Record-High Trade Surplus Even After NAFTA Redo

Mexico posted its highest trade surplus on record in… link to full story

01.30.19 - Port of Los Angeles highlights ‘digital transformation’

Port handled 9.5 million TEUs in 2018 and believes… link to full story

01.30.19 - U.S. Shutdown Shows China That Calling Trump’s Trade Bluff Might Work

Officials from Beijing arrive this week for trade negotiations U.S.… link to full story

01.30.19 - U.S.-China Trade War Timeline: What's Happened and What's Next

Talks resume in Washington this week between the U.S.… link to full story

01.30.19 - Mnuchin Signals Chance to End China Trade War Ahead of Talks

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that if China presents… link to full story

01.29.19 - General Average declared on fire hit Yantian Express

General Average has been declared on the Hapag-Lloyd… link to full story

01.29.19 - China to offer timeline for structural reforms at US trade talks

Officials gather in Washington under shadow of economic… link to full story

01.29.19 - China Trade Talks Overshadowed by China. And Trade: Taking Stock

One could argue the four biggest developments overnight… link to full story

01.29.19 - WTO Is Said to Launch Investigation Into Trump’s China Tariffs

The World Trade Organization launched an investigation… link to full story

01.28.19 - ILWU blasts plan to automate Los Angeles terminal

International Longshore and Warehouse Union says plan… link to full story

01.28.19 - Hong Kong Exports Fall More Than Expected Amid Trade Gloom

Exports from Hong Kong fell more than expected in December… link to full story

01.28.19 - Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS on fire in North Atlantic Chronology

Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire UPDATE Jan 27YANTIAN… link to full story

01.25.19 - Southeast Asia Feels the Burn as Global Trade Tensions Heat Up

 Exports growth weakened across the region at end of… link to full story

01.25.19 - Vietnam Makes a Pitch as an Investor Safe Haven in Trade War

 Prime minister sees growth at higher end of 6.6%-6.8%… link to full story

01.25.19 - China to Join Talks on $25 Trillion E-Commerce Market at Last Minute

Aim of talks is agreement to set global rules on data… link to full story

01.25.19 - Congress urged to study destination-based tax system

The Coalition for a Prosperous America pushed for a… link to full story

01.24.19 - CMA CGM and OOCL reportedly ordering containerships

More than 1 million TEUs will be delivered in 2019… link to full story

01.24.19 - Memphis chassis shortage worsens

TRAC intermodal blamed an onslaught of containers for… link to full story

01.24.19 - Trump's Tariffs Are Siphoning $35 Billion From Consumers And Corporations

President Trump likes to say that China and other countries… link to full story

01.24.19 - Can the US and China Agree on Trade Before the 90-Day Tariff Truce is Over?

The last 12 months have been a roller coaster for global… link to full story

01.23.19 - Months of ‘cascading effects’ from closure expected

Analysis shows that the ongoing shutdown is impacting… link to full story

01.23.19 - Detention, demurrage ‘pain point’ in international trade

National Industrial Transportation League panel focuses… link to full story

01.23.19 - Maritime transport exclusion among FTA requests

Commenters recently submitted their requests for provisions… link to full story

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

The European Union is prepared to hit 20 billion euros… link to full story

01.22.19 - US shippers voice anger at new ‘street turn’ fees

Agriculture Transportation Coalition calls the charges… link to full story

01.22.19 - The Trade Deal China Wants Isn’t Just Bad, It May Be Illegal

(Bloomberg Opinion)—In talks earlier this month, Chinese… link to full story

01.22.19 - US-China Trade Talks Falling Short on Make-Or-Break IP Issues

Ever since negotiators from the U.S. and China sat… link to full story

01.21.19 - Port of Oakland wary over trade war after record 2018

The port handled a record amount of container volumes… link to full story

01.21.19 - Heavy volumes increase congestion at major U.S. ports

Flexport said it expects the backlog at the PANYNJ… link to full story

01.21.19 - EU releases draft mandates for trade talks with U.S.

Agriculture is excluded from the draft mandates on… link to full story

01.21.19 - China Is Said to Offer Path to End US Trade Imbalance

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree… link to full story

01.18.19 - France facing serious shortage of customs brokerage staff ahead of Brexit

TLF estimates a need to recruit and rapidly train 1,000… link to full story

01.18.19 - Asia's rice exporters trigger a price war

Thailand likely to lose further ground in global market… link to full story

01.18.19 - Liverpool gains permanent call on 2M Alliance transatlantic service

The switch by Maersk Line and MSC of a transatlantic… link to full story

01.17.19 - Trump’s Tariffs Are Producing Billions, But China Isn’t Paying

More than $13 billion in duties were assessed as of… link to full story

01.17.19 - OCEAN Alliance to revise global network

The new network, scheduled to launch in April, will… link to full story

01.17.19 - ‘Business as usual’ for air cargo

Forwarders said air cargo shipments keep moving, despite… link to full story

01.16.19 - USTR Pledges Exclusions From Higher China Tariffs If Talks Fail

The Trump administration has promised two senators… link to full story

01.16.19 - US Seeks Duty-Free Status for Apparel and Textiles in EU Trade Agreement

The U.S. wants comprehensive duty free treatment for… link to full story

01.15.19 - Agriculture shippers sound alarm over street turn fees

Penalty will make congestion and air pollution worse,… link to full story

01.15.19 - Tariff Escalations, Calculations & the Impact on Consumer Confidence

President Trump has said the tariff actions against… link to full story

01.15.19 - China’s Slumping Trade Adds Pressure for Settlement With Trump

China’s exports slumped in December as a rush of orders… link to full story

01.15.19 - Trade Tariffs Still a Concern at NRF

Who will win the trade war between China and the U.S.? Flip… link to full story

01.14.19 - The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us

Is it a revolution, an evolution or simply technology… link to full story

01.14.19 - China’s Liu Said to Visit U.S. on Jan. 30 to 31 for Trade Talks

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is set to visit Washington… link to full story

01.14.19 - As Clock Ticks to More Trump Tariffs, Data Shows Grim Outlook

With seven weeks to go until a deadline that could… link to full story

01.11.19 - Bigger tax refunds may lead to better-than-usual furniture business this season

Should furniture stores look for better tax refund… link to full story

01.11.19 - ZIM and 2M expand cooperation

ZIM, Maersk and MSC announce that they will share space… link to full story

01.11.19 - Chamber CEO: USMCA, TPP membership beneficial

During the chamber’s annual State of American Business… link to full story

01.10.19 - US says China willing to buy more American as trade talks end

The Trump administration wrapped up the latest round… link to full story

01.10.19 - Factory Deflation Looms in China, Posing Risk to Global Prices

China’s producer prices are set to weaken on soft demand… link to full story

01.10.19 - US-China Talks Help Boost Retail and Apparel Stocks

The hint of some good news helped lift retail and apparel… link to full story

01.09.19 - U.S.-China trade talks extend to Wednesday, Trump sees progress

U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing and… link to full story

01.09.19 - US box imports level off after rush to beat tariffs

Box import growth at US major retail container ports… link to full story

01.09.19 - Trade Tensions Grounded Air Freight Growth in November

Global air freight demand was flat in November compared… link to full story

01.08.19 - Trade Tensions Prompt Supply Chain Changes in China

On Wednesday afternoon, Apple Inc. cut guidance sending… link to full story

01.08.19 - New year marked by several shipping accidents

Sixteen crew members were rescued, but five missing… link to full story

01.08.19 - US Sees Trade Deal Within Reach as China Dispatches Top Aide

The Trump administration expressed optimism it can… link to full story

01.07.19 - China Can’t Meet ‘Draconian’ U.S. Demands, Says Ex-Goldman Exec

China has moved quickly to meet “reasonable demands”… link to full story

01.07.19 - China Exodus, Shuttered Factories and Price Spikes: Sourcing in 2019

Sourcing stands to be further upended as the industry… link to full story

01.07.19 - Shipping demand from South East Asia set to soar

More manufacturers will start to shift production out… link to full story

01.04.19 - Government shutdown holds up export licenses

Once the export control agencies are back in operation,… link to full story

01.04.19 - MSC ship loses containers overboard in North Sea storm

Shipping company declines to comment on reports that… link to full story

01.04.19 - Top 5 airfreight trends to expect for 2019

Happy new year! Every January brings with it anticipation… link to full story

01.03.19 - MOL car carrier on fire in western Pacific

Sixteen crew members are rescued, four are unresponsive… link to full story

01.03.19 - China’s Key Things to Watch in 2019, With or Without a Trade War

Property policies are central to when economy bottoms:… link to full story

01.03.19 - Apple’s China Trouble Makes Trump’s Trade War Harder to Defend

Cook says Apple didn’t expect weakness in China, EM… link to full story

01.02.19 - C.H. Robinson’s Five Global Shipping Trends for 2019

Over the past few years, robust demand, positive inventory… link to full story

01.02.19 - Commentary: Trends of the economic superpowers

Of the countries measured in the WTI, the U.S. was… link to full story

01.02.19 - Tariff war takes its toll in November as air cargo volumes decline

Air cargo volumes for November bucked normal seasonal… link to full story

December 2018 Industry News
12.31.18 - Trump Hails ‘Big Progress’ Towards China Trade Deal

President Donald Trump reported “big progress” in trade… link to full story

12.31.18 - China Slowdown Continues With Factory Gauge at Lowest Level Since 2016

China heads into the new year with its factories back… link to full story

12.31.18 - China’s Xi Urges Self-Reliance Amid Change ‘Unseen in 100 Years’

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed self-reliance… link to full story

12.28.18 - The Supply Chain Year In Review

Looking back at 2018, the most important supply chain… link to full story

12.28.18 - Lines in strong position ahead of transpacific contract negotiations

Liner efforts to retain the same buoyancy in transpacific… link to full story

12.28.18 - Air Cargo Faces These Four Logistics Challenges in 2019

Many factors have combined to create an optimistic… link to full story

12.27.18 - Trump's Trade War Comes With an Unexpected Bonus: More Trade

West Coast ports are busy as retailers push to beat… link to full story

12.27.18 - USTR grants first Section 301 exclusions

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Friday… link to full story

12.27.18 - World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019

Fading export orders and weak sentiment will hurt economies Transport… link to full story

12.26.18 - Commentary: What to expect in ocean shipping in 2019

Supply and Demand.  In years past, you could predict… link to full story

12.26.18 - China Cuts Tariffs on More Than 700 Goods Amid Open-Trade Drive

China announced another round of tariff cuts, lowering… link to full story

12.20.18 - Vietnam in a world larger than US and China

As the US-China trade war rages on and protectionist… link to full story

12.20.18 - China lowers tariffs on U.S. cars, parts through March

The action fulfills a second key promise after U.S.… link to full story

12.20.18 - Global shipping scouts for future growth

Where do we go to find economic growth that spurs shipping… link to full story

12.19.18 - FedEx Sinks Most Since 2008 as Outlook Sows Doubts on Economy

World growth peak ‘appears to be behind us,’ company… link to full story

12.19.18 - Over 1,000 seek $16 billion China tariff tranche outs

Tuesday was the deadline for industry to submit exclusion… link to full story

12.19.18 - UK businesses to spend billions stocking up for Brexit

As the UK government this week further ramped up preparations… link to full story

12.18.18 - Four Ways Logistics Will Change In 2019

As the logistics industry, and the broader business… link to full story

12.18.18 - East-West box demand growth to slow next year

Demand growth on Asia-Europe and transpacific headhaul… link to full story

12.18.18 - Can China Boom 40 More Years? Those Who Lived It Aren’t Sure

Mixed feelings on economic reform as Xi preps for anniversaryTrade… link to full story

12.17.18 - Top 10 Cargo Facts stories of 2018

The top 10 Cargo Facts stories of the year: #10: Nippon… link to full story

12.17.18 - Strikes at 50 Factories and One Port in Bangladesh Hamper Garment Supply Chain

Conditions in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector… link to full story

12.17.18 - China Seeks to Defuse Trade War With Reversals on Cars, Corn

China took more steps to defuse trade tensions with… link to full story

12.14.18 - U.S. tariff payments more than double in October

President Trump has made tariffs a cornerstone of his… link to full story

12.14.18 - Alibaba and HKIA confirm plans for US$1.5bn Hong Kong air hub

Alibaba Group and Hong Kong International Airport … link to full story

12.13.18 - Tariffs help ports reach record volumes but slowdown looms

“We’re seeing record volumes right now because where… link to full story

12.13.18 - New Asia-Europe overland services putting more pressure on ocean and air

Asia-Europe overland services are strengthening as… link to full story

12.13.18 - Spread between diesel wholesale and retail price jumps 41% in 2 months

The average wholesale or rack price for ultra-low sulfur… link to full story

12.12.18 - US Container Imports on downward Path as 'Pull Forward' becomes 'Air Pocket'

A strong year for container imports into the U.S. is… link to full story

12.12.18 - Asia State Players Wield Subsidies to Dominate Shipping

Ever since nations began moving goods by sea thousands… link to full story

12.12.18 - Things are Looking Up for Multistory Warehouses

Multistory warehouses used to distribute e-commerce… link to full story

12.12.18 - China-US Trade War Providing a Business Bonus for Southeast Asian Exporters

Shippers serving the US import market may have already… link to full story

12.11.18 - The Uncharted Territory of Brexit is Looking More Impossible to Navigate

The uncharted territory of Brexit is looking more impossible… link to full story

12.11.18 - FMC to Standardize Container Detention and Demurrage Across the US

US shipping regulatory body the Federal Maritime Commission… link to full story

12.11.18 - How Shippers Can Relieve Consumers' Delivery Anxiety

Delivery anxiety is the anxiety consumers feel when… link to full story

12.11.18 - Diesel Falls to Lowest Price Since April

Diesel fuel prices continued to fall during the week… link to full story

12.10.18 - A Trade Truce Between America and China is Over as Soon as it Began

After a working dinner between Presidents Donald Trump… link to full story

12.10.18 - Truck Orders Dipped in November, Build Backlog Remains at Record

Preliminary Class 8 truck orders in North America totaled… link to full story

12.10.18 - Brexit is Turning Warehouse Space into a Hot Commodity in the U.K.

Brexit is turning warehouse space into a hot commodity… link to full story

12.10.18 - World's Largest Container Shipper Maersk Aims to be CO2-netural by 2050

Denmark’s Maersk said on Wednesday it aimed to have… link to full story

12.10.18 - Air of Caution Clouds Earlier Bullish Transpacific Predictions

Some caution has been thrown on predictions made by… link to full story

12.10.18 - Shipping Line Hyundai Merchant Marine’s Problems Intensify

South Korean flag carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine Co.… link to full story

12.07.18 - Transpacific Volumes to Soften despite China-US Truce

Container cargo surge on the eastbound Transpacific… link to full story

12.07.18 - Regulators Steer Clear of National Bunker Licensing Schemes

Safety regulators at the International Maritime Organization… link to full story

12.06.18 - Flat Dry Bulk Rates Can Expect Tonne-Mile Demand Increase from China-US Tariff Truce

The global dry bulk shipping market is expected to… link to full story

12.06.18 - Tariffs Aren’t Weaning the U.S. Off Foreign Steel

Tariffs aren’t weaning the U.S. off foreign steel.… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Cost of Shipping Online Purchases Could Rise in a Big Way

A Trump administration review is proposing sweeping… link to full story

12.05.18 - A.T. Kearney: U.S.-China Trade War Will Intensify

Despite a “trade truce” worked out over the weekend… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Aging Warehouse

With the economy firing on all cylinders, it is not… link to full story

12.04.18 - Container Industry's Overcapacity Struggle Continuing

“Demand in the container industry is shifting towards… link to full story

12.04.18 - Global Pressures Deress Trade in Most Sectors, but Air Cargo Keeps its End Up

October proved a stronger month for air freight than… link to full story

12.04.18 - E-commerce Shipment Costs to Rise

Two recent and important developments will impact domestic… link to full story

12.04.18 - As Trump Touts Trade War Truce, China Holds its Tongue

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - As White House officials fanned… link to full story

12.03.18 - Soybean Tariff Starts to Affect Freight Markets

Delayed impact of July trade tariffs is hurting panama… link to full story

12.03.18 - Port of Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

The move has been attributed to the port’s efforts… link to full story

November 2018 Industry News
11.30.18 - Transpacific Ocean Pricing 'More Than Double' 2017

Freightos says the FBX shows freight rates from China… link to full story

11.30.18 - Trump’s Threats to Close the Border Add Thousands to Shipping Costs

That doesn’t mean businesses here in Tijuana are resting… link to full story

11.30.18 - Strong Im/Ex Market Fuels South Korea Trade Growth

Air trade in South Korea will remain steady due to… link to full story

11.30.18 - Chinese Manufacturers are Feeling the Pinch

Chinese manufacturers are feeling the pinch as import… link to full story

11.30.18 - Supply Chain Reaction: Trade War Refugees Race to Relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

HONG KONG/BANGKOK (Reuters) - Fred Perrotta spent four… link to full story

11.29.18 - Containership Scrapping Gathers Pace Ahead of IMO 2020

In the last 30 days, 23 container vessels have been… link to full story

11.29.18 - China's Logistics Sector Reports Steady Growth

Beijing - The total value of goods carried by the logistics… link to full story

11.29.18 - Conditions for Shippers Improve as Market Regains Balance

Market conditions for shippers, as measured by FTR’s… link to full story

11.29.18 - U.S. and China 'Have Much to Lose' if Trade Fight Not Sorted Out, DHL Group Says

Freight forwarder’s leading indicator of trade is still… link to full story

11.29.18 - The American Casulaties of Trump's Trade War

Sam Cobb was surprised to see so many people lined… link to full story

11.28.18 - Smaller Vessels are the Biggest Thing Going On in Contaner Shipping

Maritime giant Maersk Line is in talks with Jiangnan… link to full story

11.28.18 - Major Shippers See Costs Skyrocket Next Year

A number of important shippers, including Swiss Nestlé,… link to full story

11.28.18 - ASEAN: Technology Is Crucial in Port Operations of the Future

Technology will play a crucial role in port operations… link to full story

11.28.18 - Forwarders and Airlines Eye Tougher Capacity Negotiations for 2019

Forwarders and airlines are looking to start negotiations… link to full story

11.27.18 - The State of Logistics Outsourcing

In an era where technology continues to migrate consumer… link to full story

11.27.18 - Port of Long Beach Sees Container Volume Hit 8 Million Mark, just Ahead of Tariff Start

Volumes still strong in run-up to tariffs, as retailers… link to full story

11.27.18 - Trump Signals U.S. Likely to Go Ahead With China Tariff Increase

President Donald Trump said he'll likely push forward… link to full story

11.27.18 - Taiwan Ports to Enforce 0.5% Sulphur Cap from 2019

Taiwan's seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur… link to full story

11.27.18 - Think You’re Done Raising Driver Pay? Think Again, Expert Says

Unless GDP growth stalls or declines, “we’re going… link to full story

11.26.18 - GRA revokes licences of 11 more freight forwarders

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority… link to full story

11.26.18 - Supply Chain Report: Why Suppliers Hold Back

Supplier collaboration and sustainability can drive… link to full story

11.26.18 - Terminal for Sale; FedEx Gets Electric; Retailing Boosts Logistics

One of the Port of Long Beach’s most technologically-advanced… link to full story

11.23.18 - Airfreight Forwarders Model New Service Collections

Digital disrupters have upended shopping, travel planning,… link to full story

11.21.18 - Optimarin consolidates Fednav relationship with retrofit and newbuild orders

Optimarin has signed a contract to supply seven of… link to full story

11.21.18 - Senate GOP Chairman Rebuffs Call for Trade Deal Vote This Year

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate committee… link to full story

11.20.18 - Trump Threatens High-Tech Export Curbs in Latest Swipe at China

The Trump administration is considering tighter curbs… link to full story

11.16.18 - Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says

The U.S. still plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports… link to full story

11.15.18 - Tariffs will increase medical supply chain costs by $160M, hospitals warn

Dive Brief: Tariffs on Chinese imports will cause… link to full story

11.14.18 - China forges ahead with reform despite trade war, MSCI says

China’s stock-market slump and the fallout from a trade… link to full story

11.13.18 - EPA plan to update truck emission standards wins initial praise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won tentative—and… link to full story

11.09.18 - Retail imports remain strong ahead of tariffs increase

Imports at the United States’ major retail container… link to full story

11.05.18 - CMA CGM sets low-sulfur surcharge for China

CMA CGM says it will start imposing a low-sulfur surcharge… link to full story

11.02.18 - Shipping Industry Stares Down New Fuel Restrictions

HOUSTON — Tens of thousands of cargo ships, tankers,… link to full story

11.01.18 - Trump removes 95 country-product pairs from GSP

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the termination… link to full story

October 2018 Industry News
10.30.18 - U.S. consumer spending solid; income gain smallest in 15 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose… link to full story

10.30.18 - China’s Scrap Metal Pioneer Seeks New Bases After Imports Shock

Chiho Environmental Group Ltd., one of the world’s… link to full story

10.29.18 - Chinese Firms Snap Up U.S. Sites to Process Scrap

Pellet, paper makers buy and build plants to reconfigure… link to full story

10.29.18 - Many U.S. firms in China eyeing relocation as trade war bites: survey

SHENZHEN (Reuters) - More than 70 percent of U.S. firms… link to full story

10.26.18 - IMO strikes compromise on experience-building phase proposal for 2020 sulphur cap

Deadlock over the divisive proposal to introduce an… link to full story

10.26.18 - Tariffs Bite U.S. Economy With Record Trade Gap, Cooler Orders

The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened to a record… link to full story

10.26.18 - Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Earnings reporting season is underway, and analysts… link to full story

10.26.18 - Trump's Tariffs Spark Surge in Lobbying by Companies on Trade

Companies and business groups including the U.S. Chamber… link to full story

10.26.18 - Trump trade war galvanizes Canadian lobster exports to China

While tariffs pinch US lobster exports, Canada corners… link to full story

10.23.18 - Revised PierPass OffPeak Start Expected Nov. 19 at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

The members of the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA)… link to full story

10.09.18 - The U.S.-China Trade Battle Spawns a New Era of Tariff Dodges

One day in June, seven months after the U.S. imposed… link to full story

10.08.18 - Auto parts suppliers already experiencing disruption from tariffs

Auto parts represent a significant part of the $200… link to full story

10.08.18 - Rising demand paves the way for new intermodal networks across SE Asia

Increased freight demand across South-east Asia has… link to full story

10.08.18 - Port of Wilmington sustained $50 million in Florence damage

Warehouse walls sheared away. Containers tossed about.… link to full story

10.08.18 - Vietnam to approve TPP-11 by November, prime minister says

Vietnam will likely ratify the 11-member Trans-Pacific… link to full story

10.02.18 - Belt and Road Trade Worth $5 Trillion

Trade in the past five years between China and countries… link to full story

10.02.18 - Cathay Pacific continues to roll out ULD track and trace trial

Cathay Pacific Cargo and its partners have continued… link to full story

10.02.18 - 2019 3PL Study highlights ongoing changes in shipper-3PL dynamics

The intersection of supply chain technology, changing… link to full story

10.01.18 - Port Workers Plan Strike in L.A. to Challenge Logistics Firms

Warehouse workers and truck drivers at Los Angeles… link to full story

10.01.18 - U.S.-China trade war triggers seafood supply chain shake-up

  The U.S.-China trade war has triggered a seafood… link to full story

10.01.18 - Texas pecans in crosshairs of trade war as harvest gets underway

Texas pecan growers are about to find out what the… link to full story

10.01.18 - California port drivers, warehouse workers intend to strike

  Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers and… link to full story

10.01.18 - HMM signed a formal contract for 20 mega container ships

[HMM PRESS RELEASE] September 28, 2018 HMM signed a… link to full story

10.01.18 - Myanmar cuts cost of China-funded port project by 80%

Myanmar has agreed to scale down a Chinese-led port… link to full story

September 2018 Industry News
09.27.18 - China to cut tariffs on imports Including machinery, textiles

China will cut import tariffs on goods including machinery,… link to full story

09.27.18 - Long Beach OKs $870 million for on-dock rail work

An $870 million project at the Port of Long Beach aims… link to full story

09.26.18 - Shippers forum says planned 2019 surcharges ‘stink’

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) said it is suspicious… link to full story

09.26.18 - CBP working to curb illicit e-commerce traffic

 The rapidly increasing wave of e-commerce shipments… link to full story

09.26.18 - In a U.S. manufacturing hub, no illusions about tariffs and jobs

In a town where a 30-feet tall chair is the chief landmark,… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade court to review constitutionality of steel tariffs

The U.S. Court of International Trade in a rare move… link to full story

09.25.18 - Evergreen denies rumor about CMA CGM purchase

 Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) has denied a report that… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade War Reality Sets In as U.S and China Stick to Their Guns

The world’s two biggest economies are digging in for… link to full story

09.25.18 - China says U.S. putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade

A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday it is difficult… link to full story

09.21.18 - Trump and Xi Are Destined to Divorce

In their own individual ways, the leaders of the U.S.… link to full story

09.20.18 - China Plans Broad Import Tax Cut as Soon as October

China is planning to cut average tariff rates on imports… link to full story

09.20.18 - Port of Oakland night gates will expand to speed up cargo flow

Another Port of Oakland marine terminal operator said… link to full story

09.20.18 - Maersk Line in new fuel surcharge to recover $2bn in extra costs from 2020 sulphur cap

Maersk Line rolling out a new Bunker Adjustment Factor… link to full story

09.20.18 - BlackRock's Fink: U.S. a short-term 'big winner' in China trade war

Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock (BLK.N), the… link to full story

09.17.18 - Trump Wants $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks, Sources Say

President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday… link to full story

09.14.18 - Trump tariffs spark industry campaign to de-escalate trade war

Trade associations representing farmers, retailers… link to full story

09.07.18 - Kudlow Says U.S. Willing to Talk With China as Tariffs Loom

President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese… link to full story

09.07.18 - U.S. Department of Commerce announces ruling on rubber bands from China and Thailand

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the… link to full story

09.06.18 - Rail Traffic for August and the Week Ending September 1, 2018

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported… link to full story

09.06.18 - Port of Oakland receives $1.35 million in security grants

FEMA, Homeland Security funds bolster round-the-clock… link to full story

09.05.18 - Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade… link to full story

09.04.18 - Trump tariffs are roadblock for firms hoping to grow in US

The maker of Sylvania light bulbs wants to expand its… link to full story

August 2018 Industry News
08.30.18 - US scraps tariffs on Canadian paper in win for publishers

An independent U.S. federal agency ruled that Canadian… link to full story

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