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Delivery delays could ruin your vacation

A cargo ship at the Meidong Container Terminal in the port of Ningbo Zhoushan in China. The port was hit by a typhoon in July and the terminal closed after a single positive COVID test in August. Port closings are one of many factors that slow down the movement of …

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Benefits and challenges of dropshipping for ecommerce retailers

Reading time: 5 protocol No overhead and no inventory, but plenty of profit potential. Dropshipping offers a powerful business model for individuals looking to start an ecommerce business or add to the inventory their ecommerce business sells cheaply without investing in logistics or storage. It’s not a perfect approach to …

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Global Ship Lease joins the call to action to decarbonise shipping

Declaration by 150+ industry-leading signatories calls on world leaders to develop policies to fully decarbonize international shipping by 2050 LONDON, September 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company”) has today joined more than 150 industry leaders and organizations representing the entire maritime value chain, …

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AMC launches campaign to raise awareness of the key role of

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The American Maritime Congress (AMC) today launched a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness of the key role the US-flagged deep-sea shipping industry plays in the economic prosperity of our nation’s security and future Welfare. “We are excited to launch this awareness campaign aimed …

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UPDATE: U.S. Customs, American Seafoods pending as Richter deliberates arguments over controversial shipping routes

UPDATE: A previous story reported that Judge Sharon Gleason approved the restraining order. The story was mistakenly published. The injunction order has not been issued, and Judge Gleason has not issued an opinion on the case until Monday afternoon, September 20. The attorneys at American Seafoods subsidiaries Kloosterboer International Forwarding …

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Top ship manager blows up port states for blocking crew changes

Image of the ILO file Published 09/19/2021 7:48 PM by The maritime executive As the shipping industry pays increasing attention and focus to decarbonization, the crew change crisis is not over and ship operations still depend heavily on thousands of dedicated seafarers. Their efforts are particularly visible in congested container …

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