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eNews • September 13, 2016
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Kieldrecht Lock at the Port of Antwerp is the largest lock in the world. At 1,640 ft. in length and 223 ft. wide, the Kieldrecht Lock is 240 ft. longer and 43 ft. wider than the expanded Panama Canal locks. The Kieldrecht Lock was opened on June 10, 2016.

Source: Port of Antwerp

Second ship from bankrupt Hanjin allowed into California ports

Second ship from bankrupt Hanjin allowed into California ports

A portion of the $14 billion in cargo trapped at sea by the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd began moving out of one California port on Monday, and a second ship received orders to head to dock, after the turmoil created by the South Korean company's collapse.

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DP World explores moving containers with Hyperloop One

DP World explores moving containers with Hyperloop One

The Dubai-based terminal operator said it will explore moving containerized freight with Hyperloop One, which is one of several companies that wants to build a system for moving freight or passengers using magnetically levitating vehicles in vacuum tubes.

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DOT releases amended crude-by-rail rules

DOT releases amended crude-by-rail rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released final rules amending the federal hazardous materials regulations related to the transport of crude oil and ethanol by rail.

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Chinese visit to Brazil hints to potential port, railway investment

Chinese visit to Brazil hints to potential port, railway investment

Sepetiba Tecon, pictured, is up for sale, and a delegation of Chinese visitors might be interested in the terminal.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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