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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 53 40 10 COVER STORY 10 Anxiety Begins to Peak With trans-Pacific ship capacity tightening and rates showing signs of recovery, U.S. importers are pressing to secure space through the peak season. SPECIAL REPORT: JOC TOP 50 GLOBAL CONTAINER PORTS 20 Difficult Times for Asian Ports A weak global economy and container shipping overcapacity are creating a challenging market for terminal operators, a new report says. SPECIAL REPORT: CANADA TRADE 40 Canadian Ports Sending a Message Vancouver and Montreal are putting innovative technology to use to ease congestion at their terminal gates. SPECIAL REPORT: MANAGING EXPORTS 53 Gulf Ports Prepare for Resins Boom Houston will likely get the lion's share of the next export boom, but East and West Coast ports also are making a play. F E A T U R E S E V E R Y I S S U E D E P A R T M E N T S 16 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Cosco-China Shipping Linkup Going Smoothly Mergers often create massive headaches for shippers, but the latest round of ocean consolidation has been largely trouble-free. 48 GOVERNMENT WATCH TIGER's Meow Freight projects win a record low share of the $500 million available for infrastructure-related upgrades. ACE's Rocky Rollout Shippers and government agencies wrestle with a difficult transition to Customs' new electronic filing system. 60 DOMESTIC SURFACE Intermodal's Firmer Footing Analysts see North American volume and pricing edging up as consumer spending and imports grow. C O L U M N S A D V E R T O R I A L 4 HELEN BENTLEY, 1923-2016 By Chris Brooks 52 CLINTON, TRUMP BRIDGING A GAP? By Lawrence J. Gross 86 PUTTING A COST ON LOW-SULFUR FUEL By Peter Tirschwell 65 TECHNOLOGY 6 Spotlight 80 By the Numbers 81 Index 84 Colin Barrett's Q&A 85 Classified Ads 2016 V.17 N.17 CONTENTSAug.22

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