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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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ASG Integration Into Danzas To Be Completed In April

ASG Integration Into Danzas To Be Completed In April The integration of ASG into the Danzas group is on track and will be completed by next month, executives said. ASG's three divisions - ASG Air & Sea, ASG European Road Tranzaport, and ASG Logistics - will merge with the corresponding Danzas units. The company will retain the ASG name. Developments have been assisted by current economic development in Sweden, where four percent rise in gross national product is expected, reflecting in increased trade as well as sea and air cargo growth.

U.S. Shipbuilding 2003: A Congested Attempt to Fund

Meeting national transportation needs during the current decade should involve a surfeit of new contracts for our domestic shipbuilders. The Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90) mandates double hulls for all vessels engaged in U.S. petroleum carriage. In our non-contiguous trades, renewal programs are needed for the replacement aging container and RoRo fleets. Moving freight containers and trailers on RoRo barges and vessels, and moving people on passenger and passenger-vehicle high speed ferries, provide the obvious solutions to traffic congestion in the population corridors served by at least two of our Interstate highways. Some of these vessel needs are now immediate because of private sector decisions to postpone projects.

USCG: Protecting the American People

Commemoration of the Sept. We pause at this time to recognize the sacrifice of the victims of the Sept. 11th attacks. Our deepest sympathy goes out to their families, loved ones, and to the survivors. We appreciate the public’s support, understanding and assistance as the Coast Guard works to keep the nation’s ports and waterways safe and secure. We have made changes, refocused our efforts, and developed new tools and policies, but we already had many of the skills, authorities, systems and response plans and brave, dedicated men and women to immediately raise the level of security to protect the American people. As America’s premier multi-mission, military, maritime agency, Homeland Security and Search and Rescue are, and have been, our top priorities.

Port of Incheon Volume Crosses 3 mln TEU

Photo: Incheon Port Authority

The Container Handing Volume by the Republic of Korea's  Port of Incheon surpassed 3 million TEU that it has processed over 1 year. Incheon Port’s 3 million TEU is a record achieved in 12 years after achieving 1 million TEU (2005) and in 4 years after achieving 2 million TEU (2013) and based on the 2016 performance, it is the best performance and accomplishment in history, putting it in 47th place out of the global container ports. Such container volume was handled with 49 sea routes.

Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Jul 2018 - Marine Communications Edition

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