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Yusen Logistics Launches Double Deck Ocean Container Transport on All Routes

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

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

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

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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Freight, Rates Surge on the Spot TL Market

Freight availability in June is up 50 percent year-over-year.
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U.S. Biofuels’ Share of the Aviation, Marine Fuel Market to Surpass 6 Percent by 2024

Biorefinery construction in the U.S. will represent two-thirds of the global market over the next 10 years, report concludes.
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Maersk Line Announces Cooperation on East-West Trades with MSC

Maersk Line has announced a 10 year Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) on the Asia-Europe, Transatlantic and Transpacific trades.
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The Company, Maersk Oil's Impairment of Brazilian Oil Assets

The fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S (the Company), Maersk Olie og Gas A/S (Maersk Oil), completed the acquisition of stakes in three Brazilian blocks from SK Energy for USD $2.4 billion in July 2011.
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World Ports Climate Initiative Launches Website About LNG as Shipping Fuel

The World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) launched a website focused on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a shipping fuel and introduced industry bunker checklists for LNG operations in ports.
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CMA CGM DANUBE Enters CMA CGM Fleet

The ship was specifically designed for the Strait of the Bosphorus, has an unequaled capacity in reefer plugs for a ship of this size and is equipped with the latest environmental technologies.
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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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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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Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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