Eugene Seroka, executive director Port of Los Angeles, remains hopeful that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) will resolve their differences and avoid a labor disruption to U.S. West Coast ports.
AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
MB92 La Ciotat, France's leading superyacht refit shipyard, announced today that the new 4,300-tonne shiplift has successfully hauled out its first client, the 60-metre superyacht 'Bella Vita', built by Lürssen in 2010. She will be joined by a number of other large yachts over the coming weeks before the platform is formally inaugurated later this year.
Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | International Trade
The US and its allies are planning more sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, a senior Biden administration official told senators Wednesday, as lawmakers lamented that punishments so far haven’t deterred President Vladimir Putin.
AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers
In accordance with the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released its Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars Carrying Class 3 Flammable Liquids: 2022 Report.
AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy | Conventional
The Biden administration wins praise for temporarily waiving some of the shipping restrictions imposed by the 1920s-era Jones Act - restrictions long criticized by CEI. Statement by CEI Senior Fellow Ryan Young:
“The Biden administration did the right thing by temporarily waiving the Jones Act shipping law of 1920. Now a ship idling off Puerto Rico’s coast with 300,000 barrels of diesel fuel may dock and help hurricane-stricken residents restore power.
AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters
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