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Shipping lines must abide by regulations LI 2190 – Freight Forwarders

Joy Online 25 Sep 2021
Nana Fredua Agyemang Ofori-Atta, Executive Secretary of the Committee of Freight Forwarders Association (CoFFA), said it was unfortunate that, all the combined efforts by players in Ghana’s maritime trade to create a cost and time efficient port, could be severely derailed by the actions of the shipping lines.
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Petredec Selects Inmarsat Fleet Hotspot Based on Seafarer Feedback

The Maritime Executive 25 Sep 2021
On completion, all 37 owned Petredec ships will be equipped with Fleet Hotspot, supported by the dual Fleet Xpress antennas on board ... “The company is in the vanguard of shipping’s digitalisation journey and leverages technology to realise goals on safety, the environment, efficiency and crew welfare.
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Joe Biden wants to undo a rail success

Live Mint 25 Sep 2021
Congress ... Their new hero is Mr. Biden ... Operating efficiencies and profit margins are up ... Also off-loaded have been some low-margin customers—i.e., those who can ship efficiently by truck or whose service requires maintaining little-used spur lines ... climate change ... Railroads and their customers both choose to maximize their efficiency and profitability ... .
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Corps of Engineers finish dredging as river levels lower

Delta Democrat-Times 25 Sep 2021
The Army Corps of Engineers just wrapped up the dredging of the mouth of Lake Ferguson and timing could not have been better ... “Barges might have to be light loaded — costing more to ship grain ... Col ... Cities grew up around farms, and eventually industry made its way to where it could efficiently and economically ship and receive goods ... each ... .
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Cruise Leaders Highlight Sustainability Efforts

The Maritime Executive 24 Sep 2021
As the United Nations marks “Climate Week,” meant to focus attention on the global challenges, companies from across the cruise industry are highlighting their efforts to contribute to the shipping industry’s goal to reduce its emissions and enhance sustainability.
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Puget Sound Highlights Challenges of Managing Containership Backlog

The Maritime Executive 24 Sep 2021
The Captain of the Port is encouraging container ship stakeholders such as the Northwest Seaport Alliance, the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, the Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma, and terminal operators to develop new processes for container ship queuing to manage vessel arrivals efficiently and reduce the demand and load on anchorages.
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NEC and Xilinx hook up for O-RAN RUs

Eweekly 24 Sep 2021
�Xilinx will be contributing its 7nm Versal AI Core series devices, which are currently shipping.
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New North Van grain terminal pushes exports to record high (Business)

Castanet 24 Sep 2021
“A lot of it's actually about G3. It’s obviously a North Shore story,” said Robin Silvester, the port’s CEO ... “I think they've now hit port records for rates of unloading rail cars and rates of loading ships so that the new technology they've invested in really is proving out very efficiently,” he said.
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New North Van terminal helps grain exports into record books

North Shore News 24 Sep 2021
“A lot of it's actually about G3. It’s obviously a North Shore story,” said Robin Silvester, the port’s CEO ... “I think they've now hit port records for rates of unloading rail cars and rates of loading ships so that the new technology they've invested in really is proving out very efficiently,” he said ... .
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Three Ways to Increase Efficiency of Shipping Businesses

The Maritime Executive 23 Sep 2021
Data-intensive processes support the administrative functions that underpin operations, but many shipping companies continue to lag behind the curve when it comes to using information to maximize efficiency ... with the tools they need for maximizing efficiency and profitability.
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Anas Sarwar: Scottish ferries being built abroad a 'humiliation'

BBC News 23 Sep 2021
"That this Scottish government-owned company can't win a Scottish government contract to build ships is a national scandal that is now an international humiliation ... The new ships will be larger but more fuel efficient than the current vessels and will have greater vehicle capacity.
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CPG Brand Silipint Shifts Online Store’s Lower-End SMB Platform to Nogin Intelligent Commerce

Cascade Business News 23 Sep 2021
From a business standpoint, Nogin’s Intelligent Commerce software, people and process can translate into benefits such as reduced free shipping and fulfillment costs, more efficient media spend, higher conversion rates, stronger gross margin and more ... nogin.com • silipint ....
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Amazon India announces creation of 1,10,000 new jobs ahead of festive season

Live Mint 23 Sep 2021
Amazon India has announced that it has created over 1,10,000 seasonal job opportunities across its operations network, ahead of the festive season.  ... The majority of these new hires have joined Amazon’s existing network of associates and will support them to pick, pack, ship and deliver customer orders safely and efficiently ... .
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Ghanaian trading community demand shipping lines to play fair

Ghana Web 22 Sep 2021
Also on the panel, the Executive Secretary of the Committee of Freight Forwarders Association (CoFFA), Nana Fredua Agyemang Ofori-Atta, said it is rather unfortunate that, all the combined efforts by players in Ghana’s maritime trade to create a cost & time efficient port, can be severely derailed by the actions of shipping lines.

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