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American Export Lines
Offering a full range of import/export services including Customs clearance, air and ocean forwarding, packing, trucking and drayage since 1974. With Offices in LA and New Jersey (see Profile for contact details).

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Wind Power Continues to Find Backers in the Ocean Shipping Sector

Another Introduction for Old Technology

UK – US – SWEDEN – Joining a plethora of others we have reported previously as promoting wind powered vessel technology comes a consortium including Hampshire based simulation-driven marine engineering consultancy BAR Technologies, Minneapolis headquartered Cargill, which has a swathe of interests including shipping, and Swedish Yara Marine Technologies which develops and implements emission-reduction technologies in the maritime sector.

Monday, April 19, 2021
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Road Haulage Lobby Calls for Government to Rationalise Decarbonisation Agenda

New Paper Lays Out Proposals

UK – The Road Haulage Association (RHA), whose members so often have the finger pointed at them when air pollution is discussed, is calling for Government to show coordinated leadership by creating a well-considered, evidence-based national decarbonisation roadmap that fully takes account of the needs of users and the environment.

Friday, April 16, 2021
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Again Maritime Union Demands Action on Covid Testing, Vaccination and Crew Changes

Another Case at Sea Raises Questions of Medical Security

AUSTRALIA – To date the country has seen under 1,000 deaths attributed to Covid with over 26,000 recovering from the disease. Compare this to the UK where the pandemic has claimed over 150,000 lives from almost four and a half million known to have been infected and one can see why, once again, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is upset at the latest headlines.

Friday, April 16, 2021
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As Cricket Season Gets Under Way Young Freight Forwarders Network Makes 50 Not Out

Two Years On and Through the Pandemic Events Continue to Inform and Educate

UK – As the flannelled fools take to the pitches the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Young Forwarder Network (YFN) has passed the milestone of 50 events just two year's after the launch in March 2019. And this despite the bulk of the time being plagued by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Beware Missed Covid Test Results as Indemnity Insurers Pay Out but Warn of Negligence

Four Parties Failure to Notice Positive Test Costs Dear

UK – WORLDWIDE – The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC), which provides indemnity insurance for many in the fields of transport, including the maritime sector, has highlighted the importance of thoroughly checking the results of crew Covid-19 tests in a recent case handled by the insurer.

Thursday, April 15, 2021
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New Report Studies the Current State of the Heavy Lift Supply Chain Sector

A Glimpse Into the Thoughts of Those Involved with Project Cargo

BELGIUM – WORLDWIDE – AntwerpXL, the event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return in December 2021. The report, shows the result of a survey of the opinions of senior decision makers from a range of business types across the breakbulk supply chain.

Thursday, April 15, 2021
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US Port Offers Snapshot of Rising Container Traffic Levels Through March

Record TEU Volumes Recorded in Wake of Pandemic

US – The global pandemic has had a massive impact on all levels of business throwing those whom love to analyse traffic volumes into confusion. This week the Port of Oakland provided a snapshot of how exactly container shipping is presenting an unfamiliar picture.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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New Joint Venture to Assist in Offshore Energy Development

Companies Pair Up to Provide Combined Service Option

US – UK – Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity and geotechnical drilling experts Gregg Drilling, a subsidiary of Alaska Native Corporation Sealaska, have formed a Joint Venture (JV) to provide geotechnical services to offshore markets in traditional and renewable energy field developments and cables.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Boost for UK Apprenticeship Scheme Wins Approval from Freight Forwarders

Extra Money Announced by Government and Welcomed

UK – The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, says that it welcomes the news that the government is increasing incentive payments to companies that hire a new apprentice.

Monday, April 12, 2021
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New Rail Service from a Major Container Shipping Line Has Benefits

Intermodal Option Offers New Possibilities and Less Emissions

TURKEY – The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is by its status as the second largest container shipping line in the world, usually considered as only that, an ocean box carrier. These days however the lines between land and sea are blurring with the onset of truly intermodal transport as a one stop offering.

Monday, April 12, 2021
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