Imports

By Patrick Burnson · December 13, 2010
The CMA CGM Figaro made its second call late last week, signaling a sign of things to come
By Patrick Burnson · December 10, 2010
To no one’s surprise, The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) announced its profound disappointment late last week in the Federal Maritime Commission?s (FMC) conclusions reached in the agency’s “Fact Finding Investigation No. 26.
By Jeff Berman · December 10, 2010
In a sign that the White House’s push to increase United States export activity is gaining some traction, data released by the Department of Commerce stated that total October exports of $158.7 billion and imports of $197.4 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $38.7 billion.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2010
While the Federal Maritime Commission failed to implement any significant reform, it did address ongoing concern over cartel pricing in the transpacific yesterday.
By Patrick Burnson · December 8, 2010
The common perception that October is the most active month for trade is a false one, said analysts at Zepol Corporation
By Patrick Burnson · December 3, 2010
The nation’s supply chain may be at risk if new sources of energy are not tapped in the near future, said the American Petroleum Institute
By Patrick Burnson · November 22, 2010
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May
By Patrick Burnson · November 18, 2010
America’s waterborne foreign trade in September continued its rebound from last year’s lows, noted the American Association of Port Authorities yesterday
<p>The Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) is the most relevant event for leaders from the 34 countries in the Western Hemisphere to exchange knowledge on the issues and challenges facing the world today. <i>Pictured: Scott Davis, UPS’s chairman and CEO, who spoke at the ACF in Atlanta.</i></p> By Patrick Burnson · November 16, 2010
Provisions that block foreign firms from bidding on major contracts with the federal government will stifle trade, says UPS
By Patrick Burnson · November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2010
There has been some encouraging news of late about California’s exports, but the outlook for the rest of the nation is “mixed” going into this winter
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2010
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2010
The U.S. and China could agree on specific, mutually reinforcing steps to boost growth
By Patrick Burnson · October 25, 2010
Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased over the first nine months of 2010 by 13.4 percent to 321 million tons.
By Patrick Burnson · October 21, 2010
The port, along with 41 other capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states, received funding from $600 million awarded nationwide.

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