January 2005
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/10/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p8
Presents updates on issues and events related to the U.S. shipping industry as of January 2005. Concerns on the passage of a port-security legislation in the U.S. Congress in 2005; Costs and benefits of implementing a cargo-security regime where 100 percent of cargo containers arriving in the country would go through gamma ray or X-ray scanning according to a study by Rand Corp. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Impact of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq on air-cargo shippers to and from the Middle East.


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