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2011-03-29 07:15:00

SHANGHAI, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sep 6th-7th, 2011, Shanghai, ChinaInterContinental Shanghai Pudong Hotel Key Words: Green Port / Sustainable Technology / Renewable Energy / Carbon Management / Green Shipping / Seamless Policy Elaborations / Seasoned Experts / Exhaustive Brain Storm Theme: Green Revolution for Ports Since The Copenhagen Summit on Climate Change, which encouraged the world to take emphasis on carbon emission and energy efficiency, more and more people and...

2010-09-16 12:00:00

Agreement aimed at improving customer service and container throughput at Vancouver's Centerm Terminal VANCOUVER and MONTREAL, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) and DP World, operators of the Centerm Terminal in Vancouver, announced today the signing of a comprehensive Service-Level Agreement designed to further enhance the competitiveness of Canada's Pacific Gateway and improve services for customers. The agreement ensures best practices are followed to improve...

2009-09-25 06:22:00

HAMBURG, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Commerce and UBM Global trade have this month launched the brand-new Asia-Europe Container Shipping Conference. The two-day conference will look at how the market can withstand current conditions and prepare for future growth. It will take place on 8 and 9 December at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Hamburg. The first event of its kind, this innovative conference will bring together shippers, carriers, 3PLs and ports in the Asia-Europe trade to...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- IDENTEC SOLUTIONS announced today that its industry-leading active RFID technology has been selected by DP World, one of the world's largest container terminal operators, for truck identification and access control at all their Australian container terminals. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, in conjunction with RAMP, a local Sydney, Australia based system integrator, will deploy the total active RFID based solution including long-range tags, readers and integration...

2006-07-31 12:37:42

By Jeremy Pelofsky MIAMI (Reuters) - President Bush pledged on Monday to try to jump-start the Doha round of global trade talks after they collapsed last week, saying that opening up foreign markets would boost the U.S. economy. The United States and the European Union have traded blame for the halt to the nearly five-year push for a trade deal, which had been billed as a once-in-a-generation chance to boost growth and ease global poverty. "We'll do everything we can to get Doha...

2006-07-26 18:06:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both chambers of Congress on Wednesday voted to tighten rules for approving foreign takeovers of American companies, prompted by an uproar over the Bush administration's backing of an Arab company's acquisition of the operations of several major U.S. ports. But a fight was brewing between the House of Representatives and Senate, which passed different versions of the legislation. The Senate bill, passed by voice vote, would require the U.S....

2006-07-26 15:33:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to tighten rules for approving foreign takeovers of American companies, prompted by an uproar over the administration's backing of an Arab company's acquisition of the operations of several major U.S. ports. But a fight was brewing with the House of Representatives, which was expected to pass a different version of the legislation later on Wednesday. The Senate bill, passed by voice vote and sponsored by Alabama Republican...

2006-07-20 14:19:03

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved a free trade pact with the Gulf Arab state of Oman, after a debate focused on the safety of U.S. ports and protections for Omani workers. The House voted 221-205 to strengthen trade and investment ties with the Middle East non-OPEC oil and natural gas producer which has a population of about 3 million. The Senate approved the deal last month 60-34. Most Democrats voted against the...

2006-07-18 17:28:03

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional opponents of a free-trade pact with Oman raised concerns on Tuesday about provisions they said could jeopardize U.S. port security, but other lawmakers said they were misstating the facts. The exchange came as the House of Representatives was set to vote on Thursday on the agreement. The Senate approved the trade pact with the Gulf Arab state last month 60-34. Rep. John Murtha, a Pennsylvania Democrat who serves on the House...

2006-07-12 16:56:24

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jurisdictional battle broke out in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday over which government department -- and by extension, which lawmakers -- should oversee decisions on foreign investment. Business lobbyists said the argument could delay progress on reforms to the foreign takeover process that lawmakers began drafting after the furor over Dubai Ports World gaining control of the management of several U.S. port terminals. The...


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