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Sea-Tac Airport Business Partners Awarded for Sustainable Initiatives

Environmental excellence awards recognize fuel and energy conservation and waste reduction.
April 23, 2014
The Port of Seattle Commission awarded the fourth annual Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, honoring airport business partners who best champion sustainability.
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Shippers Prepare for Approaching ILWU Negotiations

Shippers should begin considering the impact of West Coast port disruptions to their supply chain.
April 23, 2014
The Pacific Maritime Association and their International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU) employees begin contract negotiations on May 12, 2014.
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GPA Teams with Nature to Protect Water Quality

Wetlands project unveiled in honor of Earth Day 2014.
April 22, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority celebrated Earth Day by unveiling nearly 14 acres of recently created wetlands.
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Port of Seattle Launches Program to Cleanse Stormwater

The pilot program will test natural ways to cleanse stormwater that reaches Pudget Sound.
April 21, 2014
The Port of Seattle kicks off a pilot project to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound.
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Global Terminal Expansion On Target

This is the Port of New York/New Jersey’s first semi-automated terminal.
April 21, 2014
The United States’ newest semi-automated facility, Global Terminal, announced that the latest of ten stacks of additional capacity has been completed on time.
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SC Ports Report Record Pier Container Volumes

Georgetown grows 10 percent fiscal year to date.
April 21, 2014
South Carolina Ports reported March pier container volumes were the highest since August 2008.
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Taking Advantage of FTZs

Foreign trade zones may rank as one of the most under-utilized resources for importers and exporters.
April 21, 2014

Foreign trade zones (also known as Free Trade Zones) exist in over 100 countries worldwide. Rules and benefits of operating in or using the zones will vary by country. 


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Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

NRF members already making contingency plans in preparation for holidays.
April 14, 2014
The National Retail Federation urged maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.
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ILO Implements New Measures to Protect Seafarers

The new measures are also aimed at improving the world’s shipping industry.
April 11, 2014
The international maritime community has adopted measures to protect abandoned seafarers, and to provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability.
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Georgia Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Highs in Tonnage, Ro/Ro

Fiscal-year-to-date tonnage up by 15.5 percent; Ro/Ro up by 21 percent.
April 10, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo – a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
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