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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

At a time when representatives rarely agree upon anything, U.S. House and Senate leaders from both the Republican and Democratic Parties are jointly sponsoring a bill to establish a national maritime policy to encourage U.S.-flag shipping.
Posted on 12/02 at 05:16 PM
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.
Posted on 09/18 at 08:25 AM
BlogsOcean FreightSecurityOcean CarriersFlags of ConveniencePermalink


Friday, August 29, 2014

Supply chain security provider Freightwatch International has released its semi-annual report on cargo theft in the Asia Pacific region for the first half of 2014, which contains some heartening news for U.S. shippers reliant on trucking, warehousing and retail.
Posted on 08/29 at 09:39 AM
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Monday, June 09, 2014

Actions taken by two of DHS’ component agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as other federal agencies, to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been limited.
Posted on 06/09 at 05:44 PM
BlogsOcean ShippingSecuritySeaportsPermalink


Thursday, June 05, 2014

A coalition of associations representing air freight forwarding companies is calling on the federal government to solicit input from small and medium sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program.
Posted on 06/05 at 08:30 AM
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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Our trading partners have long maintained that expanding screening with available technology would slow the flow of commerce and drive up costs to consumers without bringing significant security benefits
Posted on 06/04 at 04:15 PM
BlogsOcean FreightShippingSecurityPermalink


Tuesday, June 03, 2014

The city of Rio de Janeiro experienced a 142% increase in recorded cargo theft incidents in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same time frame in 2013.
Posted on 06/03 at 08:55 AM
BlogsLogisticsSecurityCargo SecurityPermalink


Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Prior to 9/11, security was not a top concern for most U.S. ports, said Bethann Rooney, member of the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) Security Committee, chairperson of the AAPA Port Security Caucus, and security manager at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.
Posted on 09/11 at 01:15 PM
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Friday, June 01, 2012

TSA officials said that this agreement will result in better communication sharing, stronger security, and more efficient air cargo transportation between the U.S. and the EU, which represents more then 1 million tons per year going to and from each continent and 20 percent of all EU outbound air cargo.
Posted on 06/01 at 09:28 AM
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
Posted on 05/29 at 02:11 PM
BlogsAir CargoAir FreightSecurityPermalink



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