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Stranded Hanjin ships get temporary US bankruptcy protection from arrest

Source: Hugh R. Morley, Senior Editor | Sep 06, 2016 10:07PM EDT | JOC NEWARK — A federal judge Tuesday granted Hanjin Shipping temporary protection to prevent its ships from arrest and from vendors breaking their contracts, giving US importers

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Hanjin Group to spend $90.7M to rescue stranded containers

Source: Xiaolin Zeng, Special Correspondent | Sep 06, 2016 9:39AM EDT | JOC Hanjin Group and chairman Cho Yang-ho said Tuesday they would collectively spend 100 billion South Korean won ($90.7 million) to offload containers from Hanjin Shipping vessels that

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Far East to USA and Canada – Peak Season Surcharge: September 15th and General Rate Increase: October 1st

Dear all, Please be informed of the following notification by the carriers of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) to be effective September 15, 2016, and General Rate Increase (GRI) to be effective October 1, 2016. Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) from Far

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Tropical Storm Hermine: Port Weather Conditions

Tropical Storm Hermine: Port Weather Conditions Dear All, Please see the below notices regarding Savannah and Charleston Ports. Savannah, GA. – Sept. 1, 2016 – The Georgia Ports Authority continues to monitor Tropical Storm Hermine. As a result of the

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Hanjin Shipping files for Bankruptcy Court Protection – Update: September 1st

Hanjin Shipping files for Bankruptcy Court Protection – Update: September 1st Dear All, Please see the following information, and the below update received today from Hanjin Shipping. 1. Hanjin vessels are not allowed to dock at ports because port operators

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Hanjin Shipping files for Bankruptcy Court Protection

Dear All, Please be advised that Hanjin Shipping, the seventh largest steamship line by capacity, has filed for bankruptcy court protection. The impact on the shipping industry will be significant but please be assured that we are working on contingency

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California’s Blue Cut Fire Disrupts Transportation

Source: NCBFAA | August 22, 2016, 7:32AM EDT Last week the San Bernardino, CA Blue Cut Fire severely hampered train and truck traffic out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. BNSF Railway provided the following statement: BNSF

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Wildfire causes rail delay in Southern California

Dear All, As a result of the Blue Cut Fire in Southern California, please be aware that BNSF and UP Railroads have reported service interruptions and operational delays between 36-72 hours for east and west bound traffic in Southern California.

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General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada, effective September 1st, 2016

Dear all, Please be informed of the following General Rate Increase notification, effective September 1st, 2016: General Rate Increase from Far East to USA and Canada Effective Date: September 1st, 2016 (cargo receipt date at origin) Scope: From all origins

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PierPass Increase, effective August 8, 2016 (Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach)

Dear All, Effective August 8, 2016 the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF), also known as PierPass, for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will increase as follows: 20ft: $70.49 (all types) 40ft/40ft HC: $140.98 (all types) Quote from PierPass

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