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Biography for Ian Cohen

Ian Cohen, Associate Editor, is a reporter with Export Compliance Daily and its sister publication International Trade Today, where he covers export controls, sanctions and international trade issues. He previously worked as a local government reporter in South Florida. Ian graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Florida in 2017 and lives in Washington, D.C. He joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2019.

Recent Articles by Ian Cohen

Raimondo Says 'It's Fair' to Expect Changes to China Tariffs

Commerce Department Secretary Gina Raimondo said it’s “fair” to expect changes to U.S. tariffs against China, but the administration hasn’t yet made a final decision. Raimondo, speaking during a meeting of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness, said the…Subscribe to Read >>

Maritime Shippers Need Short-Term Solution for Port Congestion Issues, Industry Reps Say

The maritime shipping industry is struggling to find a short-term solution to the unprecedented congestion occurring at U.S. ports, which continues to impose large costs on traders and further clog the global supply chain, industry representatives said. Although work is…Subscribe to Read >>

Port Issues Causing Logistical 'Disaster' for Exporters, Importers

For weeks, dozens of container ships have dotted the waters of California's San Pedro Bay, waiting to unload at a port experiencing its highest level of congestion in years. With no space to drop their cargo, the ships sit in…Subscribe to Read >>

FMC to Investigate Unfair Fees, Container Practices by Carriers

The Federal Maritime Commission will begin investigating whether ocean carriers are violating regulations on detention and demurrage fees, container returns and container availability for U.S. exports, the agency said Nov. 20. The investigation, which will be led by FMC Commissioner…Subscribe to Read >>

Trade Groups Ask FMC to Suspend Unfair Detention, Demurrage Fees

More than 40 trade groups urged the Federal Maritime Commission to suspend certain detention and demurrage charges they say are being unfairly imposed by ocean carriers and marine terminals, saying the charges violate guidelines issued by the FMC in May…Subscribe to Read >>