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IATA launches digital tools for dangerous goods declarations

Dallas U.S.A - It was a busy conference for dangerous goods (DG) last week at IATA’s World Cargo Symposium. In an effort to encourage electronic management DG handling and improve safety, IATA introduced both its Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck) platform and its e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (e-DGD) standards. DG AutoCheck stands

China’s February exports surge, trade surplus widens

China’s exports surged in February while its politically sensitive trade surplus widened amid mounting tension with Washington. Exports rose 44.5 percent over a year earlier to $171.6 billion, accelerating from January’s 11.1 percent growth, customs data showed Thursday. Imports rose 6.3 percent to $137.8 billion, down sharply from the previous month’s

Maersk ship loses dozens of containers off N.C. coast

The container ship MAERSK SHANGHAI lost 70 or more containers in rough seas caused by stormy weather off North Carolina, The 10,081-TEU Maersk Shanghai lost between 70 and 73 cargo containers Saturday night about 17 miles off the coast of Oregon Inlet, N.C., but all crew members are safe and accounted for.   The Maersk Shanghai lost