Category Archives: Gemini News

Los Angeles and Long Beach operational Challenges – Gemini is here for members

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Members, Gemini Shippers Group continues to advocate for our members to improve operating conditions for importers and exporters in North America. Yesterday, our group working with the Harbor Trucking Association addressed the continued operational challenges impacting the port’s of Los Angeles, Long Beach competitiveness. As many of your know, we…

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Commissioner Dye Completes Work in NY & NJ, Turns Attention to New Orleans

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Commissioner Dye Completes Work in NY & NJ, Turns Attention to New Orleans August 4, 2020 Operations and cargo flow at the Port of New York and New Jersey have been minimally impacted by COVID-19 and the leadership at the bi-state organization has prioritized improving the container return process to…

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Federal Maritime Commision – Covid-19 Supply Chain Investigation Shifts Focus to NY/NJ in Phase Two

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Gemini Shippers Group will be part of the Federal Maritime Communion discussion of COVID-19 related impacts to the supply chain. You can learn about next phase of fact finding 29 below:   Commissioner Rebecca Dye’s Fact Finding investigation of COVID-19 related impacts to the supply chain (Fact Finding 29) is entering…

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) : Automated online application for submitting electronic vessel manifest confidentiality requests

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Members, Did you know that your ocean manifest information is available to the public? The Freedom of Information Act requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to make certain manifest data elements available to the public. Your manifest data can be accessed by your competitors, customers, and third party data…

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GUIDANCE: One Year Extension on Certain China Section 301 Exclusions for Products Covered Under Tranche 1 – $34B –Action (9903.88.06)

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Cargo Systems Messaging Service CSMS #42180527-GUIDANCE: One Year Extension on Certain China Section 301 Exclusions for Products Covered Under Tranche 1 – $34B –Action (9903.88.06) BACKGROUND On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 15849 to extend for 12 months certain product…

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Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Eleventh Round of Product Exclusions from China

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CSMS #42181055 – GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 3 – $200B Eleventh Round of Product Exclusions from China BACKGROUND On March 26, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published Federal Register (FR) Notice 85 FR 17158 announcing the decision to grant the eleventh round of certain exclusion requests from the Section…

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