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LA’s Seroka urges calm on ILWU/PMA talks

Stas Margaronis | September 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.

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MB92 La Ciotat welcomes first client onto the new 4,300t shiplift

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.

Offshore Wind Port & Vessel Summit underscores need for sustained Federal support to scale America’s booming industry

AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project | Energy | Alternative

Russian oligarch Deripaska charged with violating US sanctions

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | International Trade

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More Russia sanctions are coming, Biden officials tell senators

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.

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More Rail Tank Cars Meet DOT-117 Safety Standards in 2021

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.

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Cheniere’s LNG facility adds third dock to boost export capabilities

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | Energy | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

The company is poised to become the first US LNG exporter with three docks, just as Europe desperately seeks more natural gas

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Damen introduces new sustainable pusher tug

AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Damen Riverbuster 1909 compliant with latest noise & emissions regulations

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Biden waives Jones Act shipping restrictions: CEI statement

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.

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ITS Logistics expands into Dallas-Fort Worth, now features 3 million square feet of total US distribution space

AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Logistics

ITS Logistics Can Now Distribute to 95% of US Population within Two Days

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Jones Act limbo keeps US fuel at bay as Puerto Rico seeks relief

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | Maritime | Bulk | Energy | Logistics

European fuel is coming to the aid of hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, while a tanker carrying US diesel waits offshore, unable to deliver its cargo due to a century-old maritime law.

UK becomes net exporter of electricity: Energy update

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | International Trade

Biden administration readies new sanctions targeting Iran’s oil exports

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | Energy | International Trade

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Jettainer chosen by CMA CGM AIR CARGO for its ULD expertise

AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Jettainer was chosen by CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the cargo airline of the CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, to deliver unit load device (ULD) management and maintenance services.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport further limits capacity until April

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

CMA CGM PSS Reefer - from US East Coast & Gulf to West Africa

AJOT | September 29, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

UK becomes net electricity exporter for first time in 12 years

Bloomberg | September 29, 2022 | International Trade

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