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New bill in Washington takes aim at China’s influence in ocean shipping

Splash24/7 30 Mar 2023
... Information Platform (LOGINK), allows the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to investigate foreign shipping exchanges like the Shanghai Shipping Exchange to preempt improper business practices, and authorises the FMC to streamline data standards for maritime freight logistics.

China is Preparing Merchant Ro-Ro Ferries for Amphibious Warfare

The Maritime Executive 30 Mar 2023
COSCO Shipping Ferry Co., Ltd ... COSCO Shipping Ferry Co ... The Bohai Mazhu, the last of the four to enter operation in April 2015, has internal ramp widths of 3.5m and elevator widths of 3m, limiting heavy tanks to only the main freight deck.15 It is likely the Bohai Mazhu’s preceding sister ships also feature the same limiting dimensions.

Memories of war: Vietnam veterans honored on 50th anniversary of Paris Peace Accords

Ravalli Republic 30 Mar 2023
CURT SYNNESS For the Independent Record ... The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony was held Wednesday at the state Capitol ... “Another night we had 16-inch shells (from a ship) passed overhead, fired at a target about a mile beyond our camp,” he said. “The shells sounded like freight trains and the explosions shook the ground we were standing on.”.

$1.8M grant awarded for Blue Water Bridge freight corridor project

The Voice 29 Mar 2023
The goal of the project is to turn the Blue Water Bridge into a “smart corridor” by using new technologies to improve coordination between shipping companies, vehicles, border agencies and infrastructure operators along a key international freight corridor.

Container shipping asked to clean up its act in view of upcoming scrapping wave

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 29 Mar 2023
Triggered by overcapacity, lower freight rates and the new carbon ...

On post-importation payments and charges

The Manila Times 29 Mar 2023
PCAG examiners would normally take the default position that the payments made by the importers to local service providers (at the destination port) were payments actually made to the shipping lines or carrier, warranting therefore their inclusion as additional freight cost.

Neo4j and Google Cloud Extend Strategic Partnership With New Native Integration to Google Cloud's BigQuery ...

Longview News-Journal 29 Mar 2023
Integration of both market-leading systems helps customers gather deeper analytical insights and expand problem-solving abilities using graph data science workloads ... Long-standing strategic partnership since 2019 ... A Neo4j demo is also available, showing a use case of shipping networks and freight movement through a global system of airports ... Contact..

The end of the supply chain crisis and what we need to learn for the ...

SAFETY4SEA 28 Mar 2023
Although there are good reasons to expect that the longer term freight rates will be somewhat higher than the pre-covid average, for the moment new container ship orders and the latest demand-supply dynamics clearly indicate that the COVID-19 induced 2020-2022 container shipping crisis is over.

Tea Party brig arrives safely in Boston

Gloucester Times 28 Mar 2023
coastal tug M/V Meridian guided the ship across the Inner Harbor to Gloucester Marine Railways’ docks on Rocky Neck ... The replica Beaver was built as a schooner in Marstal on the island of Aero, Denmark, in 1908 and was used for freighting and shipping, according to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum’s website.

More Proposed Reforms to Ocean Shipping Act Stir Up New Controversies

The Maritime Executive 28 Mar 2023
lawmakers were successful in completing the first major overhaul of the Shipping Act and getting it signed into law, efforts are being renewed to address additional issues in how carriers, as well as terminals, operate ... Removing the exemption they argue would undermine competitiveness, reducing shipping options into a broader range of ports.

"High onion prices slowing exports to West Africa"

Fresh Plaza 28 Mar 2023
Customers thus no longer do continual shipping. Last year, several had weekly shipments to West Africa; now, only two or three ship there ... "Many work directly with shipping companies, and that's not always easy to come between ... Especially during ocean freight issues, I could offer solutions and alternatives.".

JP Morgan tied to purchase of Swift Bulk handy trio

Tradewinds 28 Mar 2023
With bulker freight rates and asset values rebounding after a winter lull, ...

JP Morgan tied to purchase of Swire Bulk handy trio

Tradewinds 28 Mar 2023
With bulker freight rates and asset values rebounding after a winter lull, ...

Seychelles inches closer to becoming compliant with IMO regulations |28 March 2023

Nation 28 Mar 2023
... world to operate MSWs, for the electronic exchange of information required on ships’ arrival at a port, their stay, and departure ... The port authority, shipping companies, handlers, freight forwarders, customs and stevedores are among the stakeholders who will benefit from the CCS.

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