Update: USA West Coast Ports

West Coast port terminals to suspend vessel operations four of next five days

  PMA said ships will not load or unload cargo Thursday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday due to continuing ILWU slowdowns. By Chris Dupin |Wednesday, February 11, 2015 The Pacific Maritime Association said it will suspend vessel operations at West Coast port terminals on four of the next five days, rather than pay premium salaries to members of the International Longshore and Warehouse… Read more »

Australian Free Trade Agreements – China & Korea

Australia – China Free Trade Agreement

  EXPECTED COMMENCEMENT MID-LATE 2015 – To Be Confirmed Following the conclusion of negotiations, there are a number of steps to be taken before the FTA takes effect.  Firstly, the text of the agreement needs to be  finalised and signed. The FTA will then be reviewed by a senate committee. Following this, enabling legislation will need to be introduced and passed by  parliament. Simultaneously, China will be undertaking… Read more »

OCAM Global Logistics Joins Security Cargo Network

Security Cargo Network (SCN) is a global alliance of independent international freight forwarders who have joined together to offer superior service to shippers for their cargo at both the origin and destination points. SCN is currently comprised of: * 208 member companies * 384 offices * 90 countries About Security Cargo Network A Network You Can Trust Security Cargo Network members tend to be small to medium in size, locally owned companies with… Read more »