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State of the Union Address 2013: AAPA Comments

Feb 13, 2013

Kurt Nagle, president & CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), comments on President Obama's address.Mr. Nagle remarked as follows:“AAPA was extremely pleased that President Obama mentioned the value and need for…

NRF: Keep Ports Open

Feb 08, 2013

NRF Urges Labor and Management to Keep Ports Open Despite Rejection of LA/Long Beach Port Contract. The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold…

Port Metro Vancouver Gets Asia-Pacific Gateway Funds

Jan 24, 2013

Canadian government partners with Port Metro Vancouver to improve movement of exports through the Asia-Pacific Gateway.Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta, Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway…

Study on Ports Network to Receive EU Support

Jan 22, 2013

The European Union will support with €750,000 from the TEN-T Program a project aimed at exploring the feasibility of connecting by rail a series of maritime and fluvial ports in north-eastern Greece and Bulgaria to create a multimodal freight corridor serving the Aegean Sea…

New Leadership Takes Helm at Port of Indiana

Jan 21, 2013

The Ports of Indiana named Rick Heimann Port Director for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor effective January 16.  Heimann recently served as Sourcing Manager, specializing in rail and water transportation, for ArcelorMittal USA in East Chicago…

Update on Labor Negotiations

Jan 18, 2013

Update on United States Maritime Alliance And International Longshoremen's Association Labor Negotiations.Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations…

Port Everglades' New Intermodal Project

Jan 17, 2013

Governor Scott breaks ground on Port Everglades' intermodal container transfer facility.The new facility will combine an on-port international and domestic cargo rail facility. Florida East Coast Railway is investing $53 million to build and will operate the ICTF…

Port of LA Breaks Ground on Intermodal Terminal

Jan 17, 2013

Port of Los Angeles breaks ground on US$137-million railyard that will increase on-dock rail efficiency, reduce congestion and improve environment.Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground on a new…

Port of Los Angeles to Break Ground

Jan 15, 2013

Port of Los Angeles to Break Ground on $137 Million Intermodal Rail Yard  Who: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, Port of Los Angeles officials break ground on $137 million intermodal rail yard project in Wilmington…

NRF: Imports Rising as Strike Looms

Jan 11, 2013

Retail Imports to Increase 2.3 Percent in January as Port Strike Threat Continues. Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 2.3 percent in January over the same month last year as retailers…

Marine Terminal Operators Launch Initiative

Jan 10, 2013

PierPass Inc. has  announced an initiative to reduce the number of transaction problems experienced when trucks pick up or deliver containers at the marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  These problems – exceptions…

Global Supply Chain Security

Dec 17, 2012

In this timely work, James Giermanski describes the advent and subsequent development of security operations in the global supply chain, outlining the respective contributions of governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders to this worldwide concern…

NRF Urges President to Intervene in Port Negotiations

Dec 17, 2012

NRF: East and Gulf Coast Strike Would Have Devastating Implications for the Retail Industry.The National Retail Federation today sent a letter to President Obama to express the retail industry’s growing concern if a contract agreement isn’t…

New Savi Cargo Tracking System Introduced

Dec 11, 2012

The latest software release from Savi Technology dramatically improves insight into cargo shipments and logistics.Shippers, logisticians, customs agents and supply chain professionals can now dedicate more time to action and less time gathering…

Shift in Global Energy Predicts New Report

Dec 11, 2012

ExxonMobil’s 'Outlook for Energy' forecasts new opportunities for international trade and economic growth.The global energy landscape will evolve significantly as regional demand-and-supply patterns shift in the coming decades, creating…

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