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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.

Sep 15, 2009

Shipping lines urge emissions standard

The liner shipping industry is encouraging governments to develop a unified set of standards to reduce carbon emissions from ocean-going vessels by working through the United Nations' International Maritime Organization. In a recent paper released, the World Shipping Council, which represents 29 container lines, says it anticipates that IMO negotiators will reach agreement on a global carbon emissions regime in 2011.

The liner shipping industry is encouraging governments to develop a unified set of standards to reduce carbon emissions from ocean-going vessels by working through the United Nations' International Maritime Organization. In a recent paper released, the World Shipping Council, which represents 29 container lines, says it anticipates that IMO negotiators will reach agreement on a global carbon emissions regime in 2011.

Jul 25, 2006

New world Alliance & Grand Alliance begin new one stop

Apr 07, 2011

WTO Releases World's Top Exporters, Importers:Forecasts 6.5 Percent Trade Growth

The World Trade Organization forecasts global trade to grow 6.5 percent this year after the rebound growth of 14.5 percent in 2010 from 2009's deep recession.

The World Trade Organization forecasts global trade to grow 6.5 percent this year after the rebound growth of 14.5 percent in 2010 from 2009's deep recession.

Nov 09, 2009

GE Sends First PowerHaul Locomotives to UK

The first two of GE Transportation’s PowerHaul locomotives arrive in the United Kingdom for the Freightliner Group freight rail line, marking GE’s first entry to European markets with what will be an eventual delivery of 30 of the high-power units.

The first two of GE Transportation’s PowerHaul locomotives arrive in the United Kingdom for the Freightliner Group freight rail line, marking GE’s first entry to European markets with what will be an eventual delivery of 30 of the high-power units.

May 22, 2008

EU mulls maritime future

The European Commission is preparing a strategic framework for the future of maritime in the European Union from 2008-16. Maritime tranportation carries 90% of Europe's trade and 40% of intra-EU trade. The exercise is being carried out in a joint effort with the maritime transportations of EU member states, and is part of the EU integrated Maritime Policy.

The European Commission is preparing a strategic framework for the future of maritime in the European Union from 2008-16. Maritime tranportation carries 90% of Europe's trade and 40% of intra-EU trade. The exercise is being carried out in a joint effort with the maritime transportations of EU member states, and is part of the EU integrated Maritime Policy.

Jan 04, 2007

Democrats introduce a bill calling for 100-percent inspection of import

May 14, 2011

Crane Wars Escalate at L.A., Long Beach Ports

The Seaports gamble that the new breed of supersized ship-to-shore cranes, called super post-Panamax cranes, will help keep ever-expanding cargo ships docking at their terminals.

The Seaports gamble that the new breed of supersized ship-to-shore cranes, called super post-Panamax cranes, will help keep ever-expanding cargo ships docking at their terminals.

Sep 02, 2009

Split Long Beach council approves debt relief deal

A divided city council in Long Beach approves financial transaction that will forgive the city's nearly $35M debts on the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Long Beach Convention Center, but will do so on the backs of the North Long Beach and Westside redevelopment areas. The council voted 5-4 to approve the agreement.

A divided city council in Long Beach approves financial transaction that will forgive the city's nearly $35M debts on the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Long Beach Convention Center, but will do so on the backs of the North Long Beach and Westside redevelopment areas. The council voted 5-4 to approve the agreement.