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China Retaliatory Tariffs Begin July 6

Last Updated: Jun 18 2018
The White House officially announced that retaliatory tariffs will be imposed on 818 HTS lines, with collection of the additional 25% duties beginning July 6. At the same time, an additional 284 tariff lines are being proposed,..

US Ports - Labor Contracts

Last Updated: Jun 18 2018
The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance agreed on a tentative six-year master contract for the East and Gulf Coast ports that, if approved, would avoid labor issues in these ports well into 2024...

Import Tariff Commodity Increase on Certain Goods from China Announcement Pending June 15, 2018

Last Updated: Jun 11 2018
On March 22, 2018, the President signed a memorandum announcing that the United States would take multiple steps to protect domestic technology and intellectual property from certain discriminatory and burdensome trade practices by China...

Asia to US Rate Development

Last Updated: Jun 4 2018
Please find below updates to the following items: Peak Season Surcharge 06/01/18 (#61-62), General Rate Increase Effective 06/01/18 (# 136-01), General Rate Increase Filed 07/01/18 (# 137), Emergency Bunker Surcharge Filed 07/01/18 (# 138)...

Brazil: Update On Truckers’ Protests

Last Updated: May 25 2018
Our partner in Brazil advises the following in regards to the strikes by Brazilian truckers reported yesterday: The Brazilian Federal Government has reached a deal with some leaders of the trucker´s strike yesterday,..

Temporary DGR Restrictions During Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao

Last Updated: May 8 2018
During the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao in June 2018 the Qingdao Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) will restrict the movement of DGR cargo as follows...

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US Ports - Labor Contracts

Jun 18 2018

The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance agreed on a tentative six-year master contract for the East and Gulf Coast ports that, if approved, would avoid labor issues in these ports well into 2024...

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Railroad Strike in Canada Averted

May 31 2018

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) ended their strike against Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) after a tentative four-year agreement was reached...

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Brazil: Update On Truckers’ Protests

May 25 2018

Our partner in Brazil advises the following in regards to the strikes by Brazilian truckers reported yesterday: The Brazilian Federal Government has reached a deal with some leaders of the trucker´s strike yesterday,..

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Holiday Notice - Greece

May 24 2018

Offices in Greece will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, for Whit Monday.

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Traffic Issues At Wando Terminal In Charleston SC

May 17 2018

The Wando River Bridge in Charleston will be closed for 4 weeks as a broken cable is being repaired. The bridge is a crucial piece of infrastructure and the closing will impact traffic in Charleston heavily,..

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