Ocean

Leading the Economic Boom in Southeast U.S.

Gulf Coast ports are building infrastructure to accommodate regional growth
August 1, 2014

Ports on the Gulf Coast are strategically positioned to take advantage of the flourishing economy in the southeastern United States. The ports are located in some of the fastest-growing states in one of the fastest-growing regions of the country, offering shippers both destination markets and gateways — options that can help trim their logistics and supply chain costs.


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No Calm for Maritime

It looks as though continued volatility will be the story for ocean shipping
August 1, 2014

As much as one hates to use the phrase “shot across the bow” when writing about maritime shipping, there’s likely no better way to capture the surprise inspired by China’s recent decision to block the formation of the P3 alliance.


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Midwest: Options for Extended Supply Chains

The region’s strengths allow companies to lower their logistics costs
July 28, 2014

As companies examine their end-to-end supply chain — from Asian and other overseas sources to the United States — their thought processes and data analyses look at several issues.


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Georgia Ports Authority Tops 3 Million TEUs, Sets Tonnage Record

July 28, 2014
Ro/Ro traffic is at all-time high of 700,000 units.
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Dredging on Barbours Cut Houston Ship Channel Project Under Way

July 28, 2014
First of two container channel projects to match depth of Houston Ship Channel and accommodate larger, post-Panamax ships.
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Port of Seattle Statement on Gateway Pacific Terminal Report

July 25, 2014
The Puget Sound Regional Council released a study that identifies how much train traffic could increase if the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal near Bellingham were built.
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Yusen Logistics Launches Double Deck Ocean Container Transport on All Routes

July 23, 2014
Yusen Logistics announces the launch of an ocean transportation service which enables double stacking of product inside ocean containers, through the installation of specialized decks.
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Naming Ceremony for EVER LOADING

July 21, 2014
Evergreen Group held the naming ceremony for EVER LOADING, the sixth of its L-type vessels to be built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan.
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National Freight Advisory Committee Submits Freight Recommendations

July 21, 2014
The National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) has submitted a report containing 81 recommendations for improving the performance of the nation's freight transportation system.
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First Gates Moved to New Locks for Panama Canal Expansion

July 21, 2014
The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side.
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Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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2014 August

Check out the August 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story on Preparing the Supply Chain for the Unexpected, plus much more!
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