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October 20, 2017


Long Beach Port Leaders Visit Korea and Japan

A delegation that includes Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Harbor Commission President Lou Anne Bynum, Port Executive Director Mario Cordero, and Chief Commercial Officer Noel Hacegaba is visiting South Korea and Japan this week on a business development mission. The…

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September 19, 2017


ITA Announces Aerospace Trade Mission to Singapore

The International Trade Administration has announced an aerospace trade mission to Singapore February 5-9, 2018, according to trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg. U.S. companies already doing business or seeking to do business in Singapore or elsewhere in the…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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May 22, 2017


HMM Reports First Quarter Improvement

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has reported first quarter results that show a reduction in operating losses and an upturn in volumes handled. Chief executive Yoo Chang-kuen expects a further improvement in company performance over the third and fourth quarters of the year.…

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May 18, 2017


Shipping Containers Find New Life

Innovative architects and designers around the world are finding new ways to repurpose old shipping containers, according to Popular Mechanics and the Wall Street Journal.

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May 18, 2017


Hong Kong’s OOCL Celebrates Largest Container Ship

On May 12, Hong Kong-based container carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) held a naming ceremony for the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. OOCL Hong Kong, with a length of 399.9…

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May 8, 2017


Come See Us at Transport Logistic in Munich

Transport Logistic is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management, and has been taking place in Munich since 1978. Also part of Transport Logistic is Air Cargo Europe, the industry gathering for the international…

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