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US Imports Rebound in March Despite Decrease in Cargo from China

In March, U.S. imports showed signs of recovery, increasing from February. However, the future remains uncertain. New data reveals that wholesale inventories are still high and cargo from China is decreasing. Descartes’ data shows that U.S. imports in March were 1,853,705 twenty-foot equivalent units. This is a 27.5% decrease from the previous year but a […]

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Downward trend of US FLAG merchant fleet has stabilized but

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, as of September 31, 2021, there were 180 U.S. flag vessels in the oceangoing self-propelled fleet of 1,000 gross tons and above. This fleet includes 79 privately-owned vessels that are engaged in international trade and 101 vessels that are either owned or operated by the U.S. government or […]

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CG-4 United States Coast Guard (USCG)

If you are interested in learning more about the CG-4 United States Coast Guard (USCG) and its engineering and logistics capabilities, this blog post will provide you with some useful information. The USCG is a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces that operates under the Department of Homeland Security. The USCG has five fundamental roles: […]

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Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card-Complete Details

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card-Complete Details are given this article, read below for all information. Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card, twic certification The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) is a security credential issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to workers who require unescorted access to secure areas of maritime facilities and vessels. The TWIC […]