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Ocean transportation news for global shippers in North America that provides important information and intelligence that helps them better navigate global trade, logistics and their supply chains.


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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Quality Jobs Initiative Means Better Wages, Broader Horizons for Sea-Tac Airport Workers

July 22, 2014
Commissioners give final approval to minimum wage, compensation policy for aeronautical workers at Sea-Tac Airport.
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SC Ports Announce Eight Percent Fiscal Year Growth

July 21, 2014
SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans.
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New Autogate System Streamlines Liverpool Port Access for Container Haulers

The system will reportedly reduce waiting times and administration for hauliers, resulting in faster turnaround.
July 21, 2014
The investment in Kalmar SmartLane automatic gates is part of £5.5m package of improvements to port infrastructure.
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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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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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U.S. Biofuels’ Share of the Aviation, Marine Fuel Market to Surpass 6 Percent by 2024

July 15, 2014
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

July 10, 2014
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

July 9, 2014
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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