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JAXPort Anticipating Asian Container Growth in 2015

After 20% growth in 2014, JAXPort CEO Brian Taylor is forecasting additional near-term growth in containers from Asia, in an article from Alexa Epitropoulos in the JAX Business Journal.

Jobs/JAX Economy

Port of Shanghai - extends its lead as world's busiest container port

Shanghai retained its title as the world’s busiest container port for a fifth consecutive year after widening the gap with its closest rival Singapore.

Singapore handled 33.9 million 20-foot containers last year, according to a statement posted on the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore’s website dated Jan. 186 more words

International Shipping

Unusual Container Weight Fraud Uncovered

The International Maritime Bureau has been alerted to a fraud involving a shipping container’s weight and size that is atypical of what one might out of a container weight fraud case; the tare weight, or unladen weight of the container itself was unrealistically falsified and much higher than the actual, correct weight of the container. 473 more words

International Shipping

Lição 10 - Possessives

KEY: o meu livro (my book), a minha pasta (my folder), os meus livros (my books), as minhas pastas (my folders); o teu amigo (your friend), a tua amiga (your friend-for a female), os teus amigos (your friends), as tuas amigas (your friends); o seu (his/her/their); o nosso (our), a nossa (our); os nossos (our), as nossas (our); o vosso (your), a vossa (your), os vossos (your), as vossas (your). 297 more words

Portuguese 101

Container traffic to hit 1 billion TEU in 2020

Dinesh Sharma, senior research manager at Drewry Maritime Advisors, says that global container throughput would rise between 5% and 5.5% a year up to the end of the decade. 218 more words

International Shipping

Tanzania’s Bagamoyo $11bn megaport to get flying start

The government of Tanzania has announced that successful negotiation with Chinese officials will allow work to start on the $11bn Bagamoyo megaport this year, rather than January 2015, as originally scheduled. 363 more words

Economic Development