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eNews • November 11, 2016
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A farmer with 1,000 acres in production with 50 percent soybeans and 50 percent corn will produce, on average, 100,000 bushels. This will require approximately 110 semi loads to be delivered from the farm to the local elevator or processor.

ACP prequalifies four firms to bid on new container terminal

ACP prequalifies four firms to bid on new container terminal

The Panama Canal Authority said APM Terminals, Terminal Investment Limited, Terminal Link and PSA International are all in the running for the concession of the Corozal Container Terminal.

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Back against wall, top three Japanese liners take disciplined merger approach

Back against wall, top three Japanese liners take disciplined merger approach

With no turnaround for container shipping in the foreseeable future and cost cutting the only means to survival, the three largest Japanese shipping companies are merging into a new company that will launch in 18 months.

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WSJ: Suez Canal looking to secure advance payment for tolls

WSJ: Suez Canal looking to secure advance payment for tolls

Mohab Mamish, chairman of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, told the Wall Street Journal the authority is asking regular users of the canal to pay for fees as much as five years in advance in return for a 3 percent discount.

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Otto, Budweiser Announce First Shipment Using Autonomous Truck

Otto, Budweiser Announce First Shipment Using Autonomous Truck

If you're in Colorado Springs, you might buy a can of beer that was shipped by a self-driving truck.

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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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