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Airports seek info connectivity with ocean cargo for sea-air visibility

As a growing number of airports take a more active role in the cargo business on their patch, some are looking to extend data connectivity to nearby ports.

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China’s economy stutters as global economic centre of gravity shifts south

China is on course for its slowest economic expansion in 40 years, say economists as a new report claims its share of global trade growth will be halved over the next five years.

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Change needed as Bangladesh importers wait 11 days for customs clearance

Bangladeshi importers are waiting around 11 days for their cargo to be released after arrival at the country’s seaports and a week at airports, according to the Time Release Study 2022, by the Bangladesh Customs Authority.

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Shanghai port opens giant empty container transportation centre

An empty container transportation centre has opened in Shanghai, the world’s largest container port.

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Rail strike averted by tentative deal

Biggest unions agree to 5-year deal back to 2020, $11K bonus payment. There will be no rail strike in the U.S. on Friday as the key unions and negotiators for the railroads have reached a tentative agreement.

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Unite confirms new eight-day strike at Felixstowe will overlap Liverpool action

Unite has confirmed a second wave of strikes is to take place at the Port of Felixstowe after the port’s owner/operator Hutchison “unilaterally” ended talks over a new contract.

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Typhoon Muifa Heads for Asia’s Largest Port of Shanghai

Asia’s largest container shipping hub may face another major storm as Typhoon Muifa bears down on Shanghai and nearby Ningbo.

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Strike Threat on Freight Railroads Is New Supply Chain Worry

Some of the nation’s largest freight rail companies are cutting service ahead of a possible strike this week. Administration officials are pushing for a settlement to head off a walkout by tens of thousands of workers on Friday.

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Tuas mega port officially opens with 3 berths and will be critical engine driving economy

The first phase of Tuas Port was officially opened on Thursday - with 500 workers running three berths at what will eventually be the world’s biggest fully automated port.

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Shipping must have ‘well-to-wake’ emissions standards, says WSC

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has stressed the need for the shipping industry to focus on well-to-wake emissions, if it is to achieve its decarbonisation ambitions – which are set to be increased next year.

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