JULY 15, 2021 | VOLUME 46
Congratulations Italia! As the world watched the first 90 minutes, then the next 30 minutes, and finally the breath-holding, nail-biting penalty shootout, Italy came out ahead in the end. Considering that two countries where we have a presence – our home country of Italy as well as England, we know of more than a few
OCEAN LINERS AND RAILS called out in Executive Order taking aim at the unfair competition
Late last week, word began circulating that the President was planning to sign an Executive Order that would take some action on the pricing and service failures plaguing shippers. An Executive Order does not require Congressional approval. As such, what an E.O. is capable of doing is limited in scope, is limited to a policy
Isolation of Ho Chi Minh City begins July 9th for fifteen days.
In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and the highly dangerous Delta variant, Vietnam’s government is taking steps to reduce contact between people through a new wave of closures. Ho Chi Minh City is isolating for fifteen days beginning today, July 9th. The directive does not close workshops and factories, but instead requires
Happy Anniversary to our Canada and Vietnam teams
On this blissful and charming day of your corporate anniversary may you continue the journey of success with pride! CHEERS!
ECX Newsletter: Volume 44, June 15, 2021
Yantian and surrounding ports the new global pinch point The closure by Chinese authorities at the end of May and the continued slow-walk of full service at the terminals in Yantian, Shekou and Chiwan mean only one thing – the delays at US and European ports have now reached back to origin where hundreds of
Footwear importers take note and write the USTR and Congress.
FROM CIFFA Daily News and Updates Ocean Updates Breaking News: Longshoremen’s union local 375 gives 72 hour strike notice Economic Recovery Imperilled by Port Labour Dispute, Says CIFFA Updates from Maritime Employers Association and Longshoremen’s Union Ocean Updates Breaking news: Longshoremen’s union local 375 gives 72 hour strike notice. The Longshoremen’s union has given 72
ECX CHINA – Chinese New Year, Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year
Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival because the holiday marks the end ofthe coldest days. People welcome spring and what it brings along: planting and harvests, new beginnings, and fresh starts. Why is the Chinese New Year also called the
Tet Holiday – Everything about Vietnamese New Year 2021
Tet holiday – Vietnamese Lunar New Year or simply TET is the most significant festival inVietnam. As a result of being calculated by the lunar calendar, the Tet festival often occurs atthe end of January or the beginning of February, which is later than New Year’s Day. Tet festival 2021 is on February 12th, 2021
In Honor of Martin Luther King
“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend”. MLK _____ JANUARY 18, 2021 Pride (in the name of Love from U2) One man come in the name of love One man come and go One man come, he to justify One man to overthrow In the name of love What more
MARCH 1st | VOLUME 37
The importance of cargo insurance Since November, four vessels on the transpacific have lost containers during their voyage andhad to divert to a nearby port for a damage assessment and repairs. The thousands ofcontainers lost overboard should serve as a reminder of the importance of cargo insurance. Ifyour company needs a quote for cargo insurance