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www.joc.com THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 3 10 44 32 COVER STORY 10 Spacing Out A red-hot industrial market that shows little sign of letting up poses unique challenges for shippers. SPECIAL REPORT: TOP TRANS-PACIFIC CARRIERS AND PORTS 16 Domino Effect? The ILWU's vote next month on a US West Coast contract extension, ensuring labor peace, could spark the same on the East Coast. SPECIAL REPORT: COOL CARGOES 32 BCOs Chilly on Service Shippers of refrigerated cargo raise legitimate concerns over carriers' ability to maintain premium service levels. SPECIAL REPORT: LATIN AMERICA TRADE AND LOGISTICS 44 Reaching New Heights Ship capacity cuts and growing consumer demand propel rates in the Far East-east coast of South America trade. 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 14 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME Bayonne and Beyond Tugboat pilots and the Port of New York and New Jersey are honing navigation for ships of up to 18,000 TEU. 52 GOVERNMENT WATCH Accuracy in Question SOLAS container weight mandate in the rear view, but doubts on VGM accurancy haunt. BCO Petition on FMC Back Burner US maritime regulators blame lack of resources and overload of work. 55 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION Wheeling and Dealing Grounded rail design aids US exporters, but repositioning costs price out gains. How Low Can They Go? The recently released State of Logistics Report sees low US logistics costs as "unsustainable." C O L U M N S 4 SPECTRUM OF VISIBILITY By William B. Cassidy 30 GROUNDHOG DAY? By Gary Ferrulli 62 GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY NEEDED By Mark Szakonyi 6 Spotlight 58 By the Numbers 59 Index 60 Colin Barrett's Q&A 61 Classified Ads 2017 V.18 N.14 CONTENTSJuly10

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