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Podcasts

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President Obama has requested a joint session with Congress on Sept. 8 in which he will speak about investing in U.S. transport infrastructure, which will include the creation of new jobs and asking Congress to extend surface transport and aviation programs, due to expire in September. JOC Associate Editor John D. Boyd has been covering this developing story and gives his opinion on what Obama's infrastructure job growth plan might entail with JOC editor Dana L. Brundage.

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What did port security mean to the maritime industry before the September 11 attacks? Are enough measures in place today to keep U.S. ports safe? Listen as Peter Tirschwell, senior VP of strategy for UBM Global Trade, as well as a weekly columnist for The Journal of Commerce, discusses the topic of port security and the changes it has undergone over the last 10 years with JOC editor Dana L. Brundage.

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JOC Editor R.G. Edmonson discusses prospects for growth in use of marine highways in North America on the conclusion of The Journal of Commerce 2011 North American Marine Highways conference and shares highlights of the two-day meeting with top government leaders, including DOT Secretary Ray LaHood, and business executives in this JOC podcast with Managing Editor-Digital Media Dana L. Brundage.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach sits down with Alberto Aleman, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority, on location in Panama City, Panama, to discuss the massive canal lock expansion project that is currently underway.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach talks with Managing Editor Dana L. Brundage on location from Panama City, Panama, about his experience riding on a container ship as it sailed through the Panama Canal, which is currently undergoing a massive expansion project slated to be finished by October 2014. This is the second podcast in a two-part podcast interview.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach talks with Managing Editor Dana L. Brundage on location from Panama City, Panama, as he tours the new locks under construction at the Panama Canal.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor of Finance and Economics Joseph Bonney talks with Managing Editor Dana L. Brundage about the current status of the Suez Canal and how it and Egypt's ports could be affected by the country's political unrest.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor William B. Cassidy talks about the proposed changes to trucking's HOS, explains the 34-hour rule and discusses how these changes could affect the trucking industry.

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In this podcast, Associate Editor John Boyd talks about the big stories of 2010 on the rail and intermodal front, and gives his predictions for the big stories of 2011. This is the fifth podcast in a five-part series.

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In this podcast, Senior Editor Peter T. Leach shares his thoughts on 2010's biggest trans-Atlantic container shipping stories, and gives his predictions for the big stories of 2011. This is the fourth podcast in a five-part series.

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In this podcast, Associate Editor John D. Boyd shares his thoughts on 2010's biggest federal transportation policy and rail regulation stories. This is the second podcast in a five-part series.

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In this podcast, Associate Editor Bill Mongelluzzo shares his thoughts on the year's biggest trans-Pacific stories, including his coverage of the global trade rebound and harbor trucking disputes. This is the first podcast in a five-part series.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor William B. Cassidy discuss the background of the Compliance Safety Accountability 2010 initiative (CSA 2010), the response to the program thus far and whether it will be a success.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Joseph Bonney discuss the recent hearings in front of the Waterfront Commission regarding labor practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the reaction to the hearings and the future of the commission itself.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Bruce Barnard, European correspondent for The Journal of Commerce, discuss the two different strikes in France and how these strikes are affecting France's major ports and terminals

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor William B. Cassidy discuss why there is a need for a trucking industry renaissance, how far away we are from such a renaissance and which companies have already started this transition in this podcast.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Joseph Bonney discuss the reasons for a possible early peak shipping season this year, how this may affect the industry and what is forecast for 2011 and beyond in this podcast.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior Editor Peter T. Leach discuss ocean carriers' decision to stop supplying port truckers with chassis, how port truckers can obtain chassis from this point forward and how the industry will be impacted in this podcast.

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Editor Dana L. Brundage and Senior VP of Strategy Peter Tirschwell discuss the current container shortage ordeal, how it will affect this year's peak shipping season and whether a slowdown is imminent in the second half of the year in this podcast.

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Editors Dana L. Brundage and William B. Cassidy discuss the changes in recent years in the LTL industry, a current university study that is taking place on LTL pricing, and what the future may hold for the business in this podcast.