The U.S. increased Section 301 tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese products from 10% to 25% today, as talks continued to try to salvage a potential deal. The tariff hike went into effect hours after meetings between U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to produce a settlement. The White House said that there were no plans...Full Post
WB Skinner is pleased to announce the opening of our new regional office in Savannah, GA. Headed by Vice President Julie Skinner Hartenfels, the new location reflects increased demand for our services and the rapid growth of the Port of Savannah to serve shipments on the East Coast. The new office is located at 6002...Full Post
Due to the extended drought in the region of the Panama Canal and the resulting low water levels in Gatun Lake, The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a new DRAFT restriction of 44 ft effective April 30th, 2019. As a result, carriers have placed new weight restrictions on container bookings that transit the Canal...Full Post
The Trump administration has once more threatened a new round of Section 301 tariffs on imported goods from Europe. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer proposed new tariffs on $11 billion in imports from European Union countries. Unlike previously announced tariffs on steel and goods from China, however, these are compensation for what the U.S. says...Full Post
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