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Aug 19, 2009

70 shipyards awarded ARRA grants

The Dept.of Transportation announces 70 grants totaling $98m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to be used to improve small shipyards throughout the U.S. The funds, awarded through the Maritime Admins. Assistance to Small Shipyards program, will help create and preserve jobs, provide valuable employment training and make needed improvements to shipyards across the country.

The Dept.of Transportation announces 70 grants totaling $98m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to be used to improve small shipyards throughout the U.S. The funds, awarded through the Maritime Admins. Assistance to Small Shipyards program, will help create and preserve jobs, provide valuable employment training and make needed improvements to shipyards across the country.

Dec 28, 2009

US, Japan Taxi to Open Skies

The U.S. and Japan have a tentative agreement on an "open-skies" aviation treaty that will allow UPS to expand air services and compete more aggressively in Asia against FedEx.

The U.S. and Japan have a tentative agreement on an "open-skies" aviation treaty that will allow UPS to expand air services and compete more aggressively in Asia against FedEx.

Feb 05, 2007

MARAD requires that all new contractors in Maritime Security Program

Feb 22, 2011

More in Than Out

As one of China's top export destinations and a growing source of revenue for the Port of Long Beach and industries trade, the city and neighboring Los Angeles become ground zero for America's booming trade imbalances.

As one of China's top export destinations and a growing source of revenue for the Port of Long Beach and industries trade, the city and neighboring Los Angeles become ground zero for America's booming trade imbalances.

Aug 20, 2006

Director of Port Operations anticipates the BNSF to grow from

Feb 19, 2013

Long Beach Port Leaders Approve Expansion of Green Wall

LONG BEACH — Port officials agreed Tuesday to expand a green wall project to shield neighborhoods from the thousands of trucks and vehicles that travel along the Terminal Island (103) Freeway.

The Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission unanimously agreed to pay $180,000 toward the expansion and further study of the Terminal Island Freeway Green Wall Project championed by Long Beach City Councilman James Johnson, whose 7 th District includes the most affected neighborhoods.

LONG BEACH — Port officials agreed Tuesday to expand a green wall project to shield neighborhoods from the thousands of trucks and vehicles that travel along the Terminal Island (103) Freeway.

The Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission unanimously agreed to pay $180,000 toward the expansion and further study of the Terminal Island Freeway Green Wall Project championed by Long Beach City Councilman James Johnson, whose 7 th District includes the most affected neighborhoods.

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Jul 28, 2010

San Diego Port Approves Mitigation Fund, Hires New Ops

Commissioners for the Port of San Diego have formally approved the creation of a fund to help mitigate truck traffic and other community disruptions caused by port operations at the port's Tenth Avenue and National City marine terminals.

Commissioners for the Port of San Diego have formally approved the creation of a fund to help mitigate truck traffic and other community disruptions caused by port operations at the port's Tenth Avenue and National City marine terminals.

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Mar 05, 2010

Home Depot shoots for 20% reduction in supply chain emissions

Home Depot sets a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions related to its US and Canadian supply chain by 20% by 2015. A major step toward achieving the goal will be a move to a centralized distribution network rather than the mostly supplier-to-store process currently in place. More efficient routing, scheduling, and consolidation of store shipments is expected to equate to a reduction of 200 million miles driven a year.

Home Depot sets a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions related to its US and Canadian supply chain by 20% by 2015. A major step toward achieving the goal will be a move to a centralized distribution network rather than the mostly supplier-to-store process currently in place. More efficient routing, scheduling, and consolidation of store shipments is expected to equate to a reduction of 200 million miles driven a year.

Feb 22, 2008

EU Calls for Strategic Relationship with China

European Union Trade Commissioner Peer Madelson called for the 27-member EU to establish a "strategic" trading relationship with China before differences over trade deteriorate into major conflicts.

European Union Trade Commissioner Peer Madelson called for the 27-member EU to establish a "strategic" trading relationship with China before differences over trade deteriorate into major conflicts.