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ship turning in ocean causing waves

January 8, 2019

IMO clean shipping regulations take effect January 2020

The shipping industry is counting down to the January 1, 2020, sulfur cap, and key regulatory changes to support it are already entering into force. Together with other IMO requirements taking effect this year, they pave the way for cleaner shipping operations globally.

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red white and blue container stacks

January 7, 2019

As the US shutdown drags on, the threat to supply chains grows

Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend.

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truck in blue empty warehouse

January 7, 2019

Trucking market expected to cool in 2019

With U.S. manufacturing growth headed downward, tariff increases looming and interest rates headed up, economists are forecasting that in 2019 trucking companies will start to feel an easing off the gas in terms of demand.

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MSC ship unloading freight at port

January 7, 2019

Environmental concerns after MSC loses 270 containers at sea

MSC said it was committed to the North Sea clean up and would fund the efforts "until the last container is found," according to a press release published Saturday. The carrier contracted Ardent Global to facilitate the efforts.

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people in a meeting

January 7, 2019

U.S.- China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build

Chinese and U.S. teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could badly disrupt the global economy can be avoided.

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