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West Coast Ports: Ships Still Backed Up at LA-LB

West Coast Ports: Ships Still Backed Up at LA-LB On Thursday, six container ships were anchored outside the ports; up from Wednesday (5) and down from (8) on Tuesday. The container ship traffic and the volume at the LA-Long Beach port complex has been moderately high impacting the congestion. Other reasons for the congestion include the increasing sizes of [...]

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AES Filing: Planning for Downtime

AES Filing: Planning for Downtime The AES Downtime Policy applies only when either the AES or AESDirect is not operational. It is important that if you use commercial software or in-house software and it becomes inoperative, you must find another way to report in EEI to stay in compliance. If using other software,  you should consider that several [...]


U.S. & Mexico Sign Mutual Recognition Arrangement

U.S. & Mexico Sign Mutual Recognition Arrangement U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced last week the signing of a mutual recognition arrangement (MRA) with Mexico’s Tax Administration Service (SAT) that allows stronger collaboration between CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and its Mexican counterpart called the New Certified Companies Scheme (NEEC). “I am pleased [...]


Ebola and Trade

Ebola and Trade Even though this statement has been made and is still true: Ebola has never been transmitted by international shipping. The shipping community is being impacted by Ebola in the forms of delays, schedule changes and possibly quarantines. The current concern is can be justified [from JOC]: The 2014 Ebola crisis in the countries [...]

port congestions - CONGESTION

No Contract Yet – Labor Slowdowns Adding to Congestion?

No Contract Yet – Labor Slowdowns Adding to Congestion? Reportedly, the dockworkers have targeted several terminals at Los Angeles-Long Beach requiring additional steps in the normal safety inspections on trucks and chassis as they exit the facilities. This is causing insufferable delays with the already terrible congestion problems. From JOC: Our sources are telling us the ILWU is [...]

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China Now Has More Than 260 Million Migrant Workers Whose Average Monthly Salary Is 2,290 Yuan ($374.09)

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There are increasing signs that an Icelandic volcano could erupt, potentially disrupting shippers transporting goods via the freighters and in the bellies of passenger planes — much like an eruption […]
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The beleaguered Zim Piraeus left the Port of Oakland at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union completed work on the vessel. Longshoremen also reported to the […]
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The cost benefits of Evergreen Marine joining the CKYH Alliance were reflected in its second-quarter earnings, which saw the Taipei-based carrier returning to profitability. Taiwan’s largest container shipping line joined up […]
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