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Coffee shipped by sailboat Is a whimsical way to lower your emissions
Coffee shipped by sailboat Is a whimsical way to lower your emissions

Bloomberg | May 22, 2022 | Maritime | Breakbulk News | Energy | Alternative | Logistics

A small band of importers and sailors are trying to overthrow dirty cargo ships’ command of the high seas and deliver lower-carbon coffee beans. 

Biden struggles to woo Asian nations wary of upsetting China
Biden struggles to woo Asian nations wary of upsetting China

Bloomberg | May 22, 2022 | International Trade

Joe Biden talked at length as a presidential candidate about the need to focus on China’s rising global power. Yet 17 months after taking office, Asian leaders are still waiting for details on a strategy for more US economic engagement in the region.

Biden hails US-South Korea alliance on tour of Samsung plant
Biden hails US-South Korea alliance on tour of Samsung plant

Bloomberg | May 22, 2022 | International Trade

President Joe Biden called the U.S-South Korea alliance “a lynchpin of peace, stability, and prosperity” during a visit Friday to a Samsung Electronics Co. semiconductor complex as he seeks to bolster supply chains that reduce reliance on China.

West Coast port chief Cordero doesn’t see labor deal by July 1
West Coast port chief Cordero doesn’t see labor deal by July 1

Bloomberg | May 22, 2022 | Ports & Terminals

The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast operations reaching settlement by a July 1 deadline, but is optimistic of a solution a month or two later.

WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 19)
WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 19)

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

In week 19 (May 9-15), worldwide chargeable weight increased 8% compared with the week before, and the average worldwide rate increased to US$ 4.03.

APM Terminals Mobile to expand by 32 acres
APM Terminals Mobile to expand by 32 acres

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Strong port operations combined with landside logistics attracts more customers, higher import/export volumes, more port calls, larger ships, more logistics hubs.

Port Freeport hosts 22nd Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament
Port Freeport hosts 22nd Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Over 600 canned good items were collected as part of the entry fee for the event to help fill the pantry at the Brazoria County Dream Center.

Could U.S. built and crewed ships help U.S. exporters?
Could U.S. built and crewed ships help U.S. exporters?

Stas Margaronis | May 20, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The United States is facing growing challenges exporting agricultural products abroad at a time when it lacks the U.S. flagged vessels to support international trade, according to panelists addressing a Maritime Day symposium entitled “Do U.S. Exporters Need U.S. Ships?”

Sharonda R. Williams appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans
Sharonda R. Williams appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Loyola University General Counsel and Director of Governmental Affairs represents Orleans Parish on the seven-member board

MSC CFC to and from NY/NJ effective June 1st, 2022

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Deputy Secretary Graves’ concludes trip to Brazil

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | International Trade

Parade & 3G raise the bar on digital bookings

AJOT | May 20, 2022 | Shipping Technology

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