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AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation Sign Agreement for Tourism and Maritime Enhancement Projects in Aqaba - Jordan

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 5:26pm

AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group take on the establishment of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.

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  • AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group take on the establishment of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210919005030/en/
    AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation Head of Terms Signing Ceremony (Photo: AETOSWire)
    It will be the first facility to be developed by AD Ports Group in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and its first cruise facility outside of the United Arab Emirates.
  • Leveraging its long-standing and extensive expertise as a global facilitator of trade and logistics, AD Ports Group will work closely with the Aqaba Development Corporation to deploy the digital system to expand the technical capacity and capabilities of Aqaba ports.
  • Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Group CEO, AD Ports Group, said: We are pleased and proud to sign this strategic agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation.

Kloosterboer International Forwarding and Alaska Reefer Management Await Ruling on Temporary Restraining Order against U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 2:44am

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kloosterboer International Forwarding LLC (KIF) and Alaska Reefer Management LLC (ARM) presented arguments today to U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Alaska, Sharon L. Gleason, requesting a temporary restraining order to stop a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement action that threatens the ability to supply Alaska seafood to U.S. customers and consumers.

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  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kloosterboer International Forwarding LLC (KIF) and Alaska Reefer Management LLC (ARM) presented arguments today to U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Alaska, Sharon L. Gleason, requesting a temporary restraining order to stop a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement action that threatens the ability to supply Alaska seafood to U.S. customers and consumers.
  • "A ruling in our favor will allow us to immediately resume trucking fish from the cold storage facility in Bayside without the threat of further Customs fines, "said Per Brautaset, President of ARM.
  • Together with its affiliate, Alaska Reefer Management, it contracts high quality, temperature-controlled logistics services from trusted partners on behalf of the Alaska seafood industry and their customers.
  • Alaska Reefer Management LLC, a member of the 360 Quality shipping association, is a private reefer carrierservicing the Alaska seafood industry and other global trades, providing temperature-controlled transportation between ports and terminals specializing in the distribution of conditioned cargoes.

Michael Baker International Names Jake Watson, S.E., National Market Lead for Federal Civilian Programs

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:00pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International , a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today that Jake Watson, S.E., has been promoted to National Market Lead for Civilian Programs.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International , a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced today that Jake Watson, S.E., has been promoted to National Market Lead for Civilian Programs.
  • "Jake brings 25 years of industry experience to his new leadership role, including 14 years with Michael Baker," said James E. Koch, Ph.D., P.E., Vice President, Federal Programs and Services at Michael Baker International.
  • Mr. Watson joined Michael Baker in 2007 and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Federal Operations.
  • Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services.

Superdry plc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 10:08am

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • On 13 September 2021, the following transactions by PDMRs took place in relation to Superdry's Share Incentive Plan ('SIP').
  • The SIP is an all-employee trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and Customs, under which employees are able to buy shares in the Company of 5 pence each ('Ordinary Shares'), using deductions from salary in each calendar month ('Partnership Shares'), and receive allocations of matching free Ordinary Shares ('Matching Shares').

Preparing Stakeholders for the Future of the U.S. Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

CTPAT Navigator steers businesses clear of hazards and ensures that they are taking the best route to supply chain security success.

Key Points: 
  • CTPAT Navigator steers businesses clear of hazards and ensures that they are taking the best route to supply chain security success.
  • Learn more about how CT Strategies is helping companies clear the fog around CBP's CTPAT Program and supply chain security requirements.
  • Customs and BorderProtectionand theUniversity of Houston'sBTI Institute, found that "83% of Members have never considered leaving theprogram".
  • As global commerce recovers from the pandemic, trade volumes are expected to increase, keeping customs operations on their toes.

Glory Star Acquires Business License and Permit for Cross-Border E-Commerce, Plans to Expand CHEERS e-Mall Platform Services

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Glory Star plans to utilize its new business license and permit to develop a new cross-border e-commerce business and to further expand and promote its CHEERS e-Mall platform services to importers, exporters, and businesses outside of China.

Key Points: 
  • Glory Star plans to utilize its new business license and permit to develop a new cross-border e-commerce business and to further expand and promote its CHEERS e-Mall platform services to importers, exporters, and businesses outside of China.
  • By developing our cross-border e-commerce business through CHEERS e-Mall, we plan to also accelerate our revenue growth.
  • With the development of our cross-border e-commerce business, we are confident that CHEERS e-Mall will continue to be a key growth driver for Glory Star.
  • Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited is a leading digital media platform and content-driven e-commerce company in China.

Global Blue Becomes Majority Shareholder of Yocuda, a Leading and Fast-growing Digital Receipt Provider

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:50am

Global Blue (NYSE:GB) has announced today the acquisition of 56% of Yocuda, a leading digital receipt provider.

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  • Global Blue (NYSE:GB) has announced today the acquisition of 56% of Yocuda, a leading digital receipt provider.
  • Its solutions enable retailers to send content-rich, personalised digital receipts to each customer, based on who they are and what theyve purchased.
  • Digital receipts enjoy up to 75% open rates and hence are proven as a communications channel that customers engage with.
  • Global Blue becomes the majority owner of Yocuda, with a stake of 56%
    Global Blue has increased its share in Yocuda to 56.3%, making it the majority shareholder.

Global Blue: Q1 2021-2022 Earnings Release

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 10:19am

Global Blue Group Holding AG (NYSE: GB and GB.WS) (NYSE:GB) announced that, later today, on September 3, 2021, it will release its first quarter results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Global Blue Group Holding AG (NYSE: GB and GB.WS) (NYSE:GB) announced that, later today, on September 3, 2021, it will release its first quarter results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2021.
  • This earnings release will include the Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Position and Results of Operations (MD&A) in addition to the accompanying Consolidated Financial Statements and the Investors presentation.
  • An audio recording of commentary on the Q1 results by Jacques Stern, Chief Executive Officer of Global Blue, and Loic Jenouvrier, Chief Financial Officer of Global Blue, will also be made available.
  • Global Blue pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping 40 years ago.

Kloosterboer International Forwarding and Alaska Reefer Management File Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction against U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 12:28am

ANCHORAGE,Ala., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kloosterboer International Forwarding LCC (KIF) and Alaska Reefer Management LLC (ARM) today filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, Alaska, to stop a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement action that threatens the ability to supply Alaska seafood to U.S. customers and consumers.

Key Points: 
  • ANCHORAGE,Ala., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Kloosterboer International Forwarding LCC (KIF) and Alaska Reefer Management LLC (ARM) today filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, Alaska, to stop a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement action that threatens the ability to supply Alaska seafood to U.S. customers and consumers.
  • The route has also been the subject of multiple CBP rulings and court decisions that confirm its legality.
  • "We are reeling from crippling penalties, Customs has not been forthcoming to share specifics, and Customs' long-standing guidance tells us we are operating in compliance," said Per Brautaset, President of ARM.
  • Alaska Reefer Management, LLC is a specialized reefer carrier servicing the Alaska seafood industry and other global trades, providing full-service capabilities to transport products port-to-port.

Port Dynamics: Opportunities & Challenges in Latin America

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:18pm

DUBAI, UAE, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Webb Fontaine, one of the leading global providers of technology solutions for Customs, international Trade and Ports, will bring together a panel of experts in public policy, research, and Port management to discuss "Port Dynamics: Opportunities & Challenges in Latin America". The panel discussion will explore how innovative projects and ideas based on the use of technologies are gradually being adopted in public and private ports in the Latin American region and their impact on Trade.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Webb Fontaine, one of the leading global providers of technology solutions for Customs, international Trade and Ports, will bring together a panel of experts in public policy, research, and Port management to discuss "Port Dynamics: Opportunities & Challenges in Latin America".
  • The pursuit of better operational integration and cybersecurity in port logistics are critical elements in increasing Trade users' efficiency and competitiveness.
  • Webb Fontaine is perfectly positioned to be a strategic partner for port communities and governments tackling this change management challenge.
  • The "Port Dynamics: Opportunities & Challenges in Latin America" webinar will be broadcast on September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM Panama time.