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New Service from Tacoma to Vladivostok

FESCO Russian Pacific Line has added Tacoma as a port of call and introduced a fortnightly service to Vladivostok and all points in the Russian Far East. The new service has a transit time of 14 days and includes breakbulk, roll on/roll off, and project cargoes.
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Port of Tacoma Continues to Connect Washington State Products to Global Markets

The largest single shipment of Genie lifts to move through the Port of Tacoma is scheduled to arrive in Panama on Nov. 25, 2011. Each of the Genie lifts exported through the Port were built at the Terex Aerial Work Platforms plants, which are located in Redmond and Moses Lake, Wash.
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Port of Los Angeles Prepares to Participate in the Environmental Ship Index Program in 2012

The Port of Los Angeles is currently working with the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) to develop incentive program strategies to participate in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) Program, starting in 2012.
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Manatee County Port Authority Hires New Port Manatee Executive Director

The Manatee County Port Authority (MCPA) has hired a new executive director for Port Manatee; the hiring will be effective on Jan. 2, 2012.
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24-Hour Worker Strike Occurs at Brazil's Port of Santos

On Monday, November 21st, various employees went on strike at Brazil's Port of Santos - the largest port in Latin America.
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Navis Develops New Technology for Latin America's Marine Terminal Market

Navis has recently developed new technological implementations for Latin America's terminal market.
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Maritime Freight Movement Increases in Panama Ports

According to recent findings, 4.2 million TEUs moved in Panama's ports from January to August - 20 percent more than during the first eight months of 2010.
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Port Panama City's Future Outlook Expected to be Bright

As a result of the widening of the Panama Canal, Port Panama City's exportation and importation with countries like Cuba and Mexico is projected to increase.
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Maersk Adds New Fleet for Asia-South America Trade

While trade between Asia and South America continuously increases, Maersk Line is expected to add a fleet of 7,500 TEU ships from now until 2013.
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Mexico Increases Exportation with Latin America

As Mexico's exportation to the U.S. continues to decrease, its exportation with other nations, especially throughout Latin America, is increasing at a fast pace.
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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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