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2014-04-04 16:20:22

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to bring stability to Canada's busiest port VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada has brought in new regulations to increase the rates paid to truckers at Port Metro Vancouver, delivering on its commitment to support the resumption of full operations at the port. Following the March 26, 2014, back-to-work Joint Action Plan (agreed to by the federal...

2014-02-05 08:21:35

Critical infrastructure from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest includes Ports, Rail and Highways QUINCY, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy is participating in a major effort to improve rail freight movement across the Great Northern Corridor, which spans the northern tier of the western United States from the Puget Sound (Seattle & Tacoma, WA area) and the Lower Columbia River (Portland, OR, Longview, WA, and Vancouver, WA areas) to Chicago...

2013-10-01 23:33:51

Cratex Industrial Packing Ltd Opens New Facility in Delta, BC to Service DeltaPort Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Cratex Industrial Packing Ltd just announced the opening of its 40,000-square-foot facility on a 4-acre site in Delta, BC offering packing/crating, and transloading services. The location is central to the Lower Mainland of BC and close to DeltaPort. Transloading is quickly becoming more recognized as an efficient and cost-effective means of distribution. It is simply...

2013-09-20 12:20:25

WESTFIELD, N.J., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The official steel cutting ceremony took place this week in Shanghai for Atlantic Container Line's five, G4 (Generation 4) RORO/Containerships, marking the start of actual construction. Since signing a contract with ACL in July 2012 for the construction of these vessels, Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) has been busy with the detailed design work and tank testing. ACL's President & CEO, Andrew J. Abbott and Henrik Karle,...

2013-02-15 12:20:16

METRO VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2012 year-end results that show continuing growth, including new records in the container and bulk sectors. The year also marks the advancement of several capacity building infrastructure projects, new sustainability initiatives and extensive community engagement including participation in more than 600 community events.  The 2012 year-end statistics report shows that Port...

2013-01-10 12:20:35

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PierPass Inc. today announced an initiative to reduce the number of transaction problems experienced when trucks pick up or deliver containers at the marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. These problems - exceptions from normal processes that result in the issuance of "trouble tickets" -- lead to substantial delays in container movement through the terminals. About 5% of all transactions at terminals in the United...

2013-01-09 12:20:14

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GateKeeper USA Inc. (OTC Symbol: GTKP) announced today that in a recent Bloomberg article, it was reported by Jeff Bliss that the US Backs Off All Cargo Scanning Goals. As reported by CBP (Customs & Boarder Protection), officials' port X-ray and Gamma-ray machines were only able to facilitate scanning 4.1% of the millions of containers that arrive in US ports each year. That percentage is consistent over the last several years. Even though...

2012-08-13 06:20:58

Panama Canal Expansion Means Higher Volumes, Larger Vessels, New Trading Patterns SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the completion of the Panama Canal expansion nears, a number of concerns have surfaced regarding the ability of U.S. ports to keep up with the more aggressive port infrastructure progress witnessed overseas. Colliers International released its North American Port Analysis Report, which highlights the rapid growth of intermodalism - the study of various...

2012-08-10 02:20:26

FREEPORT, Bahamas, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation, an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced the deployment of its first fully operational Multi-Mode Passive Detection System (MMPDS), an advanced scanning device capable of locating both unshielded to heavily shielded nuclear and radiological threats inside cargo containers. Decision Sciences demonstrated the operational system for security firms, shipping...

2012-07-24 02:29:50

CHICAGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freund Container & Supply, a division of Berlin Packaging, today announced the opening of a new warehouse in Sparks, Nevada. The warehouse provides customers in western states significant savings on shipping costs and much faster transit times. Freund continues to build on its industry-leading, in-stock container selection by focusing on thrilling its customers. Freund's investment in this warehouse is another example of its commitment to being...