January 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/12/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p8
Presents news briefs on the shipping industry as of January 2004. Reason behind a delay in the issuance of performance standards for container seals and locks by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration; Selection of lawyer Michael F. Armstrong to investigate alleged organized crime and corruption in the International Longshoremen's Association; Plan of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service regarding rules for treating solid wood packaging materials; Information on a proposal by West Coast marine terminal operators concerning the use of radio-frequency identification tags.


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