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MOL evergreen cargo containers

October 10, 2018

Port of Long Beach moves 8 million TEUs in fiscal year

The Port of Long Beach closed out the 2018 fiscal year having handled over 8 million TEUs during the previous 12 months.

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three cargo ships sailing in row in open water

October 10, 2018

Liverpool now the shippers' choice with Southampton and Felixstowe congested

Increasing numbers of UK shippers are switching their container import gateway from the congestion of Southampton and Felixstowe to Liverpool.

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British flag dart hits bulls-eye on black and gold dartboard

October 10, 2018

Brexit talks zero in on UK Customs fix amid deal optimism

British and European Union officials are locked in talks in Brussels over a compromise Brexit deal that could see the U.K. remain temporarily in the EU’s customs regime, people familiar with the negotiations said.

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vessel loading containers at port

October 9, 2018

Congestion continues at major UK ports

Chronic congestion at the UK's two largest container ports is forcing ocean carrier planners to make further last-minute ship diversions, causing chaos to the country's supply chain.

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NYK ship sailing in San Francisco bay

October 9, 2018

Survey: Autonomous ships face fewer challenges than driverless cars

Autonomous ships and aviation drones face fewer barriers to adoption than driverless cars, according to underwriting professionals replying to an International Underwriting Association (IUA) survey on developing technologies.

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