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Maersk Boxship Loses 750 Containers Overboard in North Pacific

Maersk Boxship loses containers overboard in the PacificMaersk Essen on a prior call in Los Angeles (Maersk photo)

Heavy weather in the North Pacific is being blamed for the loss of containers aboard one of Maerskā€™s containerships.

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Container Traffic Jam

Inside California’s Colossal Container-Ship Traffic Jam

by Tyler DurdenFriday, Jan 15, 2021 – 14:05

By Greg Miller,

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ASC Board Changes

ASC Announces New Board Officers and Executive Committee for 2021-2022

Published on 2021-01-07. Author : SpecialChem

ASC Announces New Board Officers and Executive Committee for 2021-2022Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces changes in its officers and members of the executive committee for 2021-2022.

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Truck Orders Surge

December Class 8 Truck Orders Are The Fourth Highest In History

by Tyler DurdenWednesday, Jan 13, 2021 – 5:35

Class 8 truck net new orders in December were the fourth highest in history at 50,900 units,

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Back to Normalcy

American Airlines Is Ending Support For Emotional Support Animals

by Tyler DurdenWednesday, Jan 06, 2021 – 23:50

American Airlines is finally ending the 

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Strength in Durable Goods

Durable Goods Orders Surge Back Into The Green For The Year

by Tyler DurdenWednesday, Dec 23, 2020 – 8:51

Durable Goods Orders were expected to decelerate from the v-shaped recovery for the second month in a row,

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Container Shortage

Shippers Blame Carriers For Entirely Predictable US Container Graveyard

by Tyler DurdenSunday, Dec 20, 2020 – 12:20

By Nick Savvides of ContainerNews

Shippers are not buying into the box shortage paradigm,

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Existing Home Sales Surge

Existing Home Sales Soar To Highest In 15 Years

by Tyler Durden Thu, 11/19/2020 – 10:07

Existing home sales bucked the trend in September (rising to highest since May 2006 as new- and pending-home sales slipped) and analysts expect it too catch down a little in October,

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Grenfell Investigations

Grenfell inquiry: Ex-employee describes ‘dishonest’ acts at firm that made flammable insulation used on tower

The ex-Celotex assistant product manager told the inquiry the firm had been dishonest when testing its Rs5000 insulation product.

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