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Port of Oakland Reopens after Shutdown by Protestors

By Martha Walz
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The Port of Oakland is once again fully operational after having been shut down by Occupy Oakland protesters.
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FedEx Trade Networks Adds New Offices in Europe and Africa

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FedEx Trade Networks has announced that it has recently established operations in Johannesburg, South Africa; Bologna, Italy; and Ankara and Izmir, Turkey.
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GSC Logistics Expands Green Truck Program

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GSC Logistics, Inc, a provider of 3PL services, is currently entering the second phase of its' Truck Assistance Program (TAP).
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APL and APL Logistics Provide Funds, Transport for Thailand Flood Relief

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APL and APL Logistics, the shipping and supply chain management businesses of Singapore’s NOL Group, have announced efforts on three fronts to combat Thailand’s recent, devastating floods.
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China Expands Nokor Border Port

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China has lately announced that it will invest $7.1 billion throughout the next five years in order to expand its Dandong port. The port has become a signficant trade link to North Korea in recent years.
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Vessel Operating Costs Expected to Rise in 2012

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According to a survey conducted by Moore Stephens, vessel operating costs may rise by 3.7 percent in 2012.
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Delaware River Deepening Project Receives Funds

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Fifteen million dollars in state funding was released to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, which will eventually deepen the Delaware River’s entire 103-mile main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet.
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Horizon Lines to Discontinue Trans-Pacific FSX Service

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Horizon Lines, Inc., a domestic ocean shipping company, announced it will discontinue its Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific container shipping service between the U.S. West Coast, Guam, and China.
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Air Charter International Transports 37-ton Rudder Part

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On Oct. 2, 2011, Air Charter International transported a 37-ton rudder part from Korea to Dubai. Tailor-made by Korean steel manufacturer Taewoong, the 9.16 meter long and 1.05 meter wide rudder part was utilized for the repair of a ship stationed at the Dubai Dry Docks.
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DHL Launches New Ocean Freight Lanes to Africa

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DHL Global Forwarding, the Deutsche Post DHL Group’s specialist for air and ocean freight, has established three new direct connections between Germany and the African continent. Transit times for less than container load (LCL) shipments on the three new lanes between Bremen and Tema (Ghana), Cape Town (South Africa), and Mombasa (Kenya) will be shortened by five to six days.
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