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As many readers are aware, one of South Korea’s largest shipping companies, Hanjin Ship-ping Co. Ltd. (“Hanjin”), has filed for bankruptcy. The insolvency of Hanjin, which is the world’s seventh largest container line, will have a significant impact on the global transportation and retail sec-tor. Shippers, charterers, freight forwarders, motor carriers, terminal operators, and commercial retail-ers are now scrambling to reroute $14 billion worth of cargo, which is packed into 540,000 containers, and loaded onto one of Hanjin’s 141 vessels (some owned some chartered). This logistical nightmare is exacerbated by...

  Marine Log's Tugs & Barges 2015 Conference & Expo Seattle, WA May 12-13, 2015 IMG attorney R. Isaak Hurst will speak at the 2015 Marine Log's Tugs & Barges 2015 Conference & Expo on May 13, 2015 in Seattle, WA. Mr. Hurst will provide a presentation titled, “The Future of Ship Finance—Alternative Financing Arrangements for the Tug and Barge Industry.” The event, hosted by MarineLog, will explore the trends that are shaping the US shipping industry's core markets, investment opportunities, political climate and regulatory landscape. For more information about this event, please click here....

Trade is Transportation - World Trade Center Alaska Anchorage, AK November, 13, 2014. IMG attorney R. Isaak Hurst will speak at the 2014 Trade is Transportation Conference on November 13, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Hurst will provide a presentation titled, “Bills of Lading and Himalaya Clauses—What Every Shipper Needs to Know.” The event, hosted by the World Trade Center Alaska, will explore the latest developments around the State of Alaska, discuss today's important trends, emerging opportunities, and to network with customers and partners. For more information about this event, please click here....

Arctic Ambitions III - World Trade Center Alaska Anchorage, AK February, 13, 2014. IMG attorney R. Isaak Hurst will speak at the 2014 Arctic Ambitions Conference on February 27, 2014 at the Hotel Alyeska in Girdwood, Alaska.  Mr. Hurst will provide a presentation titled, “Charter Party Contracts—Recent Developments in U.S. Charter Party Law.” The event, hosted by the World Trade Center Alaska, will concentrate on the theme of international trade and business opportunities that flow from resource development in the Arctic. For more information about this event, please click here....

IMG attorney R. Isaak Hurst will speak at the 2013 International Trade Bootcamp on June 20, 2013 in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Hurst will provide a presentation titled, “Legal Issues in International Trade—Recent Developments in U.S. Trade Law.” The event, hosted by the World Trade Center Alaska, is designed to help Alaskan companies to understand a variety of legal topics, to inform them about possible threats and other practical considerations that anyone doing international business should be aware....