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70-mile 70s corridor is epicenter of industrial growth in St. Louis region
AJOT | Top Story | May 30, 2023

70-mile 70s corridor is epicenter of industrial growth in St. Louis region

A 70-mile transportation corridor is the epicenter of the historic surge in new construction in the St. Louis regional industrial market. More than 24 million square feet of new industrial space hit the market over the last five years, and nowhere is this construction boom more evident than along the Interstate 70 corridor running from Foristell, Missouri to Marine, Illinois.
Pakistan airlines’ jet seized in Malaysia for unpaid dues

Bloomberg | May 30, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines
MWCold acquisition solidifies Vertical Cold Storage’s coverage in the Midwest

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Logistics

Two state-of-the-art facilities in Indiana support a diverse set of customers and have great potential for expansion
Port of Long Beach’s Cameron: Led Clean Air Action initiatives

Stas Margaronis | May 30, 2023 | Ports & Terminals

On May 10th, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero announced the passing of Rick Cameron, former Deputy Executive Director who died at the age of 51.
Convoy Beverage Alliance joins JAXPORT’s Foreign Trade Zone 

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Logistics | Ports & Terminals

CBA’s customers include wineries, alcohol importers, wholesalers, producers, and private collectors who import from all over the world
Port of New York and New Jersey well-positioned to get shipped goods quickly to St. Louis region business and consumers

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Ports & Terminals

The East Coast’s largest container gateway – the Port of New York and New Jersey, accommodates more than 30,000 rail lifts annually for goods moving back and forth between the Port and the bi-state St. Louis region, which has direct, daily rail connectivity to the East Coast port via Norfolk Southern and CSX.

EU pushes the US to ‘move faster’ on standards for clean tech

Bloomberg | May 30, 2023 | Green Shipping | International Trade
Recession in Germany to cast shadows on Europe’s peak season imports in 2023

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

• Port disruptions as a result of labour unrest remain to impact trade in 2023 • Recessionary consumer behaviour to dampen peak season demand in Europe • Decline in throughput at ports of Hamburg, Rotterdam, and Antwerp • ‘Broader economic downturn and potential global trade slowdown’ on the horizon
Musk echoes Apple, Mercedes CEOs on importance of China ties

Bloomberg | May 30, 2023 | International Trade

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk joined Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook, Mercedes-Benz Group AG’s Ola Källenius and other car and technology company bosses in emphasizing the importance of maintaining ties with China in his first visit to the country since before the pandemic.
Substantial conclusion of IPEF Supply Chain Agreement negotiations

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | International Trade

The 14 partners of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) –Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, the United States, and Viet Nam – announced the substantial conclusion of the negotiations of a first-of-its-kind international IPEF Supply Chain Agreement at the IPEF Ministerial Meeting in Detroit, Michigan.
With its new partner Vanas Intralogistic Solutions, SCALLOG accelerates its development in the BENELUX

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Logistics | Shipping Technology

In order to strengthen its presence in Benelux, a hub of international logistics and gateway to Europe, SCALLOG announces the signing of a commercial agreement with Vanas Intralogistic Solutions, the leader in intralogistics solutions dedicated to optimizing warehouse performance.

Taiwan envoy calls US tax treatment ‘unfair,’ wants deeper trade

Bloomberg | May 30, 2023 | International Trade
ICTSI to expand Manila flagship with new berth

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is adding another berth to its flagship, the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).

German automakers urge postponing post-Brexit rules on EVs

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | International Trade

US sanctions Chinese firms over machines that make fake pills
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | May 30, 2023

US sanctions Chinese firms over machines that make fake pills

The US accused several Chinese companies of shipping machines that make counterfeit pills to the US and Mexico, and hit more than a dozen entities with sanctions as it looks to crack down on a trade officials say is contributing to the opioid crisis.
Using 3D models is a game-changer for ship design, but what does it mean in practice?

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Maritime | Technology

The use of 3D ‘digital twins’ for class approval represents a milestone in our ongoing focus on applying digitalisation to increase productivity and shorten the calendar time for ship design, writes Joonas Määttänen, project engineer at Deltamarin’s concept design department.
Star Information Systems supercharges flagship system with new tech platform

AJOT | May 30, 2023 | Maritime | Technology

As part of its drive to continuously improve its rig and vessel management solutions to meet the future demands of the shipping and offshore industries, Norwegian software supplier Star Information Systems (STAR) has launched STAR Suite – comprising its STAR enterprise asset management (EAM) system and apps but now featuring an advanced technological platform that combines the best web and native functionality and performance.

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