Exciting new offers from Amoy International!
Amoy International is excited to announce that we are now offering one stop freight solutions to overseas sellers, thus allowing cargo to be imported and delivered directly to Amazon Fulfillment Center. Amoy will provide U.S. Customs Clearance at any entry…Read more
Ocean Alliance plans to Deploy largest ship seen at US Port
Source: www.joc.com The 18,000-TEU CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, pictured in San Francisco Bay during a call to the Port of Oakland in February, could be one of the mega-ships the Ocean Alliance plans to deploy to the U.S. West Coast.…Read more
Longer turn times at Long Beach Ports cost shippers
Source: www.joc.com The average visit to the Long Beach Container Terminal, the gates of which are pictured, took 69 minutes in June. Credit: AJ Edmond Truck lines in Los Angeles-Long Beach got slightly longer in June, much to the chagrin…Read more
Two Major Carriers in Merger Talk!
Source: www.joc.com Standard & Poor’s has placed Hapag-Lloyd on negative credit watch because of uncertainty over the impact of a potential merger with United Arab Shipping Company on the German carrier’s capital structure and financial leverage. “The potential merger, in…Read more
US Congress turns eye toward SOLAS container weight rule
Source: www.joc.com Mark Szakonyi, Executive Editor, JOC.com | Apr 06, 2016 2:04PM EDT WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress will look into the impact the global SOLAS container weight rule will have on exporters next week, the latest sign of how some shippers’ frustration with…Read more
Cleaning Tips for This Spring Season
Source: www.goodhousekeeping.com 1. De-funk Your Fabrics: Wash the mattress pad, pillow coverings, and pillows from everyone’s bed (all pillow types except foam can go into the washer, but check the labels for specific laundering instructions). Then do a second load with your bath…Read more
Ship Wreckage washes up to Shore
The remains of a ship used for illegal activities during the Prohibition era have appeared in Coronado, California, unearthed by El Niño storms. The SS Monte Carlo was caught in a storm on New Year’s Eve 1936 and washed up…Read more
Mega-ship due into the Port of Long Beach this week
Source: Press-Telegram In a history-making run, the largest container ship to call at a U.S. port will visit Long Beach Thursday bringing goods from China. The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin is longer than the Empire State Building is tall, wider…Read more
New York & New Jersey Port Workers Strike
Article from: CNNMoney (New York) First published January 29, 2016: 3:00 PM ET One problem with the strike: the Port Authority, which operates the port, says it isn’t sure why workers decided not to show up. “We don’t know why they walked…Read more
Travel Safety Tips!
Holidays are not the only time for travel. With Spring near many people are getting ready to pack their bags and head to their dream destination. Here is a list to help with making traveling easier and safer. Before…Read more