Category Archives: Americas

Strike at Port of Los Angeles Continues

The labor strike in Los Angeles and Long Beach continues and the majority of port terminals remain closed. Moderate delays should be expected.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier Relations, at PRenault@agilitylogistics.com.

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Update – Strike at Port of Los Angeles

The following nine terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are currently affected by the OCU/ILWU strike.

APMT – Maersk
WBCT – China Shipping, Yang Ming
ITS – K Line
TTI – Hanjin, MSC
STS – Evergreen
CUT – Hyundai
YTI – NYK
APL – APL
LBCT  – OOCL

We will […]

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Update – Hurricane Sandy

As of today, our New Jersey (EWR) and Ohio (CLE) offices remain closed.
The ports in New York and New Jersey remain closed.  All airports are open, but with limited activity.

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U.S. East Coast Operations After Hurricane Sandy

Agility’s East Coast Branch Operations
•    BOS: Open and fully operational
•    JFK:  Skeletal crew, power and communications restored
•    EWR: Office remains closed
•    CLE: Office remains closed

Air
•    All airports in the U.S. Northeast are operational and flights are resuming their normal schedules. Potential backlogs will be cleared within a few days.

Ports/Rail
•   The Virginia Port […]

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Hurricane Sandy Hits East Coast

Based on the current forecast and path of Hurricane Sandy, the New York (JFK), New Jersey (EWR), Massachusetts (BOS) and Washington, DC (IAD, DCA) branches will be closed on Monday, October 29.
Airlines are cancelling flights to and from the U.S. Northeast and it is expected that airport operations at BOS, BWI, DCA, EWR, IAD, JFK […]

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Transport Canada Registered Shippers List

“Known Shipper” status does not equal “Registered Shippers” status under Transport Canada’s new air cargo security program.
The Transport Canada Air Cargo Security Program is changing. Effective December 31, 2012, 100 percent of all cargo transported on a domestic, international, or trans-border passenger flight departing a Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) airport, must be secured.
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Strike in Chile Has Ended

On Saturday, October 6, the stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile ended their strike. Operations at all terminals at the port of San Antonio have returned to normal.

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Strikes in Chile

The stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile, have been on indefinite strike since September 24. The strike is affecting all terminals at the port of San Antonio — access to all terminals and operations at the port are currently suspended.
On October 2, the stevedores at the ports of San Vicente, Lirquen and Coronel […]

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has now passed 90 days. The strike still greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port.
The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export side. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more weeks.
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New Orleans Office Closed Until September 4

Due to widespread power outages and flooding as a result of Hurricane Isaac, our New Orleans office will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4. We anticipate that normal business hours will resume at that time.

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