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Port of Long Beach Steady Cargo Growth Expected for 2013

Last Update:04-01-2013

Port of Long Beach Cargo Steady Growth Expected for 2013 March 27, 2013 Steady growth of containerized cargo imports and exports is expected this year as the U.S. economic picture brightens, said industry experts at the ninth annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast” on Wednesday in Long Beach. Representatives for the retail, shipping and terminal operating sectors as well as...

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SENTRI Program speeds border crossing for individuals

Last Update:03-28-2013

SENTRI Program Description Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection SENTRI provides expedited CBP processing for pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Applicants must voluntarily undergo a thorough biographical background check against criminal, law enforcement, customs, immigration, and terrorist indices; a 10-fingerprint law enforcement check; and a personal interview with a CBP Off...

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PMSA and ILWU seek relief from potential port delays

Last Update:03-28-2013

The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union wrote a joint letter to California Senators Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, protesting sequestration measures that would eliminate all overtime for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection staff because they will "negatively and disproportionately effect California's seaports as compared to other ga...

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C-TPAT & AEO Join Together in Securing and Facilitating Global Cargo Trade


Mutual Recognition of U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and EU’s Authorized Economic Operator AEO) programs (Friday, February 08, 2013) Washington—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the European Union (EU) today announce the mutual recognition decision between CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and the EU&r...

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Revised Incoterms International trade rules effective January 2011


Paris, 16 September 2010 – The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today launched the latest revision of its internationally-recognized trade terms Incoterms® 2010. The rules, used by companies in countless business transactions all over the world, will come into effect on 1 January 2011. Short for ‘international commercial terms’, the Incoterms® rules – were first created by ICC...

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