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22 Oct, 2012, 13:09 ET 2012 Breakbulk Americas Conference Highlights Regions to Watch for Project Cargo Growth, Events Set Charitable Donation Record

 UBM Global Trade's 23nd Annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition, hosted by The Port of Houston Authority, had...


08 Oct, 2012, 14:44 ET 2012 TPM Asia Conference panel to cover China's upcoming leadership change and how it relates to port and maritime policy

 The upcoming TPM Asia conference will feature a presentation by Tom Behrens-Sorenson, Co-founder and Partner, of Navisino Advisors (Beijing)...


30 Aug, 2012, 21:00 ET Ma Ze Hua, President, COSCO Group, & Ng Yat Chung, CEO, NOL Group, to Deliver Keynote Speeches at 6th Annual TPM Asia Conference

 The Journal of Commerce confirmed today that two of the most senior executives in the container shipping industry globally will participate as...


30 Aug, 2012, 15:01 ET The Journal of Commerce Announces Fall Webcast Series on the Industries Driving U.S. Trade

 On Sept. 12, UBM Global Trade will launch a new webcast series addressing the key industries driving U.S. trade -- agriculture, automobiles...


28 Aug, 2012, 13:22 ET Potential East Coast Port Strike Added to Agenda of Next Week's Inland Port Logistics Conference, Announced UBM Global Trade

With ports on the East and Gulf coasts headed for a possible shutdown at the end of September, current longshore labor negotiations are a hot...


06 Jun, 2012, 13:42 ET Le PDG de Transnet prononcera le discours liminaire du congrès africain Breakbulk Africa 2012 Congress

 Brian Molefe, PDG de Transnet, le plus grand conglomérat sud-africain de chemins de fer, de ports et de pipelines prononcera le discours...


05 Jun, 2012, 14:57 ET Transnet CEO to Deliver Keynote at Breakbulk Africa 2012 Congress

 Brian Molefe, CEO of Transnet, South Africa's largest rail, port and pipeline conglomerate, will deliver the keynote address at the African...


07 May, 2012, 14:00 ET UBM Global Trade Announces Editor Promotions at The Journal of Commerce

UBM Global Trade has promoted Chris Brooks to Editor of The Journal of Commerce and expanded the publication's editorial team. A veteran of the...


03 Apr, 2012, 11:07 ET Early Lunar New Year Contributes to Drop in U.S. Containerized Imports, Volume Down 5.8 Percent in February

U.S. containerized imports in February fell for the first time in four months on a year-over-year basis, sliding 5.8 percent to 1,193,157...


15 Mar, 2012, 14:01 ET U.S. Containerized Imports up for Third Consecutive Month, Led by Growth in Furniture, Auto Parts

 Steady sales growth in both automobiles and existing homes over the last few months drove U.S. container import volumes up 4.1 percent in...


09 Mar, 2012, 15:07 ET Breakbulk's First Shanghai Conference Sets Asia Record

 A record crowd of more than 4,000 attendees and 100 exhibitors filled the INTEX Shanghai Exposition Center and Sheraton Hongqiao for the...


09 Mar, 2012, 01:15 ET UBM Global Trade Inks Agreement with Shenzhen Port to Host TPM Asia in Shenzhen Through 2016

The Journal of Commerce TPM Asia conference will be hosted by China's Shenzhen Port through 2016, executives agreed this week. John Day, CEO of...


05 Mar, 2012, 04:15 ET UBM Global Trade Appoints Tony Stein to Publisher of The Journal of Commerce

 UBM Global Trade announced today the promotion of Tony Stein to Publisher of The Journal of Commerce and head of a new group focused on...


15 Feb, 2012, 13:55 ET ICAP Shipping Announces Strategic Market Data Partnership with The Journal of Commerce

ICAP Shipping, the shipping arm of ICAP plc, the world's leading interdealer broker, today announced a strategic partnership with The Journal of...


14 Feb, 2012, 07:45 ET Boom in Breakbulk Transportation Reawakens Famed Silk Road

 Centuries ago, the ancient Silk Road connected China to East Asia and Europe and fundamentally changed the world. Today, expansion of the...


13 Feb, 2012, 10:53 ET Freight Rate Increase and Global Overcapacity Create Dynamic Backdrop for 2012 Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference

Ocean carriers' plans to increase import trans-Pacific freight rates by $800 per 40-foot container will be discussed by key industry figures in...


09 Feb, 2012, 00:51 ET Industry Consultant Mui-Fong Goh to Deliver Keynote for Breakbulk China Conference

Breakbulk Events announced that Mui-Fong Goh, a partner at global management consultant A.T. Kearney, will deliver the keynote address at the...


06 Feb, 2012, 12:22 ET U.S. Containerized Imports Grew 3 Percent in 2011

U.S. containerized imports closed 2011 with a surge, with goods related to the recovering housing and auto markets pushing inbound volume up 3...


17 Nov, 2011, 01:30 ET Drewry Shipping's Susan Oatway to Deliver Keynote for Breakbulk South America Congress

Breakbulk Events announced that Susan Oatway, senior consultant at Drewry Shipping Consultants, will deliver the opening keynote address at the...


09 Nov, 2011, 00:45 ET 2011 Breakbulk Americas Conference Sets Record For New Orleans Attendance

UBM Global Trade's 22nd Annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition set a company record for New Orleans attendance...


03 Nov, 2011, 01:04 ET Jerry Nagel Receives Breakbulk Lifetime Achievement Award

Jerry Nagel, chairman of the board at Rickmers-Linie (America) was the recipient of the 8th annual Lifetime Leadership and Achievement Award at...


28 Oct, 2011, 11:50 ET U.S. Toys Imports Drop 9 Percent Despite Coming Holidays

Toys imports into the United States tumbled 9 percent year-over-year in September, as the country's retailers apparently chose caution over...


10 Feb, 2011, 15:18 ET Christine Oldenbrook Appointed Publisher of The Journal of Commerce

UBM Global Trade, a leading provider of news, data and insight focused on transportation and logistics intelligence worldwide, appoints Christine...


27 Jan, 2011, 16:55 ET UBM Announces the Launch of an Intelligent Technology Platform to Make Buying and Selling of Container Slot Capacity More Efficient for the Maritime Industry

UBM through UBM Global Trade announces a container slot e-marketplace being launched by its subsidiary, JOC Exchange (www.jocexchange.com). This...


21 Dec, 2010, 14:00 ET The Journal of Commerce Announces Keynote-Speaker for TPM Conference in March 2011

C.C. Tung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Overseas (International) Ltd., the parent company of Orient Overseas Container Line, will...