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  • Departure Delays from China September 21, 2020 We are currently seeing extreme departure delays from China. There are numerous reasons for the delays including weather, port congestion, and equipment shortages. Although there are currently no active typhoons, there were several storms that hit China, Korea, and Japan at the end of August and early September. These weather events put many vessels behind schedule. There are also delays due to extreme fog this time ...
  • Additional List 4A Products Excluded from China Section 301 Tariff- Retroac… June 10, 2020 Additional goods are being excluded from the Section 301 additional tariff (currently 7.5 percent) on List 4A from China. Importers may be eligible for refunds of Section 301 tariffs paid on the goods since September 2019. Some of the products recently excluded form List 4A include: HTSUS 5210.11.4040 (plain weave sheeting of cotton) HTSUS 5210.11.6020 (plain weave poplin or broadcloth of cotton) Down of ducks or geese, not further ...
  • Waterfront Labor and Management Unite to Honor George Floyd June 9, 2020 Leaders of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX), announced that longshore labor and waterfront employers will honor the death of George Floyd with a “peaceful protest hour” at all ports from Maine to Texas on this Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 12 noon to 1 pm.




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