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Good news for America’s Ports. Cranes removed from US tariff list (for now)

PortandTerminal.com, August 15, 2019 The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has removed ship-to-shore cranes and shipping containers from a list of $300 billion in goods subject to tariffs on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15, 2019, a victory that will save ports and shippers millions of dollars AAPA’s position on tariffs Photo: Former AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle. Kurt recently …

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Port of Savannah on a roll with good news

Photo of container cranes and containers at the Port of Savannah

PortandTerminal.com, July 30, 2019 SAVANNAH, GA – The Port of Savannah has had a string of good news announcements lately. Georgia Ports announced today that the Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs, or 7.3 percent.  “Our ports are firing …

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Georgia ports chief warns Chinese tariffs could cost state millions

PortandTerminal.com, June 25, 2019 The White House is currently considering whether to add ship-to-shore cranes to its fourth batch of Chinese tariffs. WASHINGTON  — Griff Lynch, Executive Director at Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is warning that the Trump administration’s latest round of proposed Chinese tariffs could cost the state’s ports almost $18 million. The White House is currently considering whether to add …

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