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News & Notes - August 8

Monday, August 05, 2019 10:19 AM | Anna Thies (Administrator)

Port News

Merger of Yards in South Korea, China Will Control Global Shipbuilding (WSJ)

Maritime Industry, State Port Authority Offer Career Opportunities (The Chronicle)

SC Port Expresses Concerns About Tariff Uncertainties (Palmetto Bus. Daily)

GA, SC Commit $1.2 Million More to Joint Port (AP News)

Savannah Share of Imports Grows (American Shipper)


ONE Reports First Quarterly Profit As Its Business Turnaround Continues (Loadstar)

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel (WSJ)

Pushback on Panama Canal Toll Hike Timing (American Shipper)

US Wants Ships to Keep AIS On (GCaptain)

K-Line Convicted and Fined $24 Million (Maritime Exec)

Hapag Lloyd Expands Fleet Following Growth in Reefer (Shipping Watch)

Zim Introduces New Central America- Caribbean Service (Sea Trade)


American RailCar Industries Manufacturing Assets Sold for $430 Million (St. Louis Post)

Logistics/Supply Chain

Logistics Companies Extend Robust Hiring in July (WSJ)

Michelin Keeps Tire Shipments Rolling  With Help of IOT Trackers (DC Velocity)


Steel Giant Hit by Falling US, Europe Demand (WSJ)

SC Earns Kudos For Manufacturing, Creating Jobs, Attracting Millennials (Charleston CEO)

US Becomes the World’s 3rd Largest LNG Exporter (Sea Trade)

US To Impose 10% Tariffs on $300 Billion in Chinese Goods (Supply Chain)

Smithey Ironware Expanding Charleston County Operations (SC Commerce)


MarAd Found Vulnerable to Cyber Hackers (American Shipper)


DHEC Cites Company For Plastic Pellets Found on Sullivan’s Island (Live 5)

Customs Agents Discover 4.5 Tons of Cocaine on Container Ship in Hamburg (Shipping Watch)

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