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LARGEST CAPACITY SHIP EVER TO PASS UNDER NEWLY RAISED BAYONNE BRIDGE USHERS IN NEW ERA FOR PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

LARGEST CAPACITY SHIP EVER TO PASS UNDER NEWLY RAISED BAYONNE BRIDGE USHERS IN NEW ERA FOR PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY September 12, 2017

As the new CMA CMG Explorer Class container ship THEODORE ROOSEVELT recently sailed under the Bayonne Bridge, which links the States of New York and New Jersey, guests of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey witnessed the inaugural passage of a larger class of container ships to call at the region’s busiest...

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF HARVEY ON PORTS AND TRANSPORTATION

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF HARVEY ON PORTS AND TRANSPORTATION September 12, 2017

Amid the continuing devastation and recovery efforts in the Houston area, the region’s transportation impacts are also being felt across the country. Ports in Corpus Christi, Freeport, Galveston and much of Houston are closed, pending further assessment of weather conditions. It’s estimated that nearly 10% of trucking across the U.S. will be affected by the...

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Understanding the New Toy Regulations for the Toy Industry

Understanding the New Toy Regulations for the Toy Industry August 8, 2017

New standards for toys and related products such as toy chests were published by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), effective April 30, 2017. If you are a new importer of toys you should be aware of these regulations and what they mean for your business. The new rules, known as ASTM F963-16, were...

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Importers of Foreign Foods Must Now Comply With FSVP Regulations

Importers of Foreign Foods Must Now Comply With FSVP Regulations June 21, 2017

Now that the May 30 deadline has passed, importers are required to comply with the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) regulations to ensure that foreign goods they import are produced commensurate with documented U.S. safety standards. The FDA expects that compliance with the program will minimize entry times and FDA hold-ups for shipments. FSVP: What...

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