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ta b l e o f c o n t e n t s

Officers

Cole Trosclair Janet Colley-Morse Donna Lemm

President Vice President S e c r e ta r y / T r e a s u r e r

Directors

Janet Colley-Morse Keith Guidroz, Jr. Donna Lemm Olivia Leon Jeff Louis Rick Ricouard Stacy Stubbs

Kristiann App Gerald T. Becnel, Jr. Cathy Vienne

Ex-Officio Pa s t p r e s i d e n t s c o u n c i l Executive Director

P A ST P RESI D E N TS

Kristiann App William S. App, Jr. Kevin Bardales Gerald T. Becnel, Jr. Shelly Bernstein Jo Baudoin Robert Cisco Tab Damiens Peggy Dicharry Sandra C. Frazier Michelle Hennessey John Hyatt Elizabeth Jackson Kurt Kapota Norman Romagosa Bill St. John Diane Schexnayder Jeanne’ Shows Wayne Wegmann International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans 1908 Clearview Parkway, Suite 203 Metairie, LA 70001 iffcbano@bellsouth.net (504) 779-5671 | www.iffcbano.org

Jessica DeBold Ali Sullivan

Alan Campell Colleen Monaghan

About Us

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Letter from the President

Membership Benefits

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2018 Event Calendar

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Triumph Over Kid Cancer

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Honorary Life Member Award

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Annual Scholarships Awards

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Annual Trade Symposium

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Art Director

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Associate Members

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Honorary Life Members

Resources

ChiEf Executive Officer

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Truck Lines & Mileage to and from New Orleans

Executive Vice President/

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Steamship Lines

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Air Freight Services

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Sea Freight Services

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Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

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U.S. Government Agencies

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Trade Associations and Organizations

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Current and Pending Trade Agreements: The 2018 U.S. Trade Agenda

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Bureau of Industry and Security Guidelines

Editor in Chief

Board Members

Editor

Brennan Manale a c c o u n t e x e c u t i v e (504) 830-7298 Brennan@myneworleans.com Todd Matherne Errol Laborde

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President Vice president of Sales

Copyright 2018 International Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans and Renaissance Publishing LLC. Postage Paid at New Orleans and additional entry offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to IFFCBANO, 1908 Clearview Parkway, Suite 203 Metairie, LA 70001. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the magazine’s managers, owners or publisher. The Publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts, photos and artwork even if accompanied by a self addressed stamped envelope.

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Board Members

Cole Trosclair

Janet Colley-Morse

Donna Lemm

Kristiann App

Gerald T. Becnel, Jr.

President

Vice President

S e c r e ta r y / T r e a s u r e r

Ex-Officio

Pa s t P re s id e n t’ s C o u n c il

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David DeLatte

Keith Gillscot, Jr..

Jeff Louis

Rick Ricouard

Stacy Stubbs

Olivia Leon

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In existence since 1913, IFFCBANO is a professional association comprised of licensed international freight forwarders, licensed custom brokers and transportation service providers located in the Southeastern United States with expertise in providing international transportation services nationwide. Working closely with all U.S. government agencies involved in international shipping the Association works to ensure the rights and interests of importers, exporters and members are protected. As an affiliate of the National Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA), our members work in conjunction with our national leaders in Washington to ensure the impact of new trade legislation on the trade community is positive. Actively promoting the advantages of shipping through the New Orleans area since 1988, IFFCBANO works in conjunction and coordination with regional trade associations and industry partners to develop new economic opportunities for the community and its membership. Working together to expand educational opportunities and trade development efforts, IFFCBANO and our member firms are poised to capitalize on the emerging opportunities in the Gulf region. We look forward to another year of servicing the international trade community and our membership.


letter from the president

Dear Members and Colleagues, As we set off into 2018 anticipating the exciting changes it will bring to our industry, I want to take a moment and look back to last year and recognize the achievements, efforts and outside influences that affected us. Last year was one of big weather events and those of us in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast know better than most the impact of these occurrences. Hurricanes in Houston, Miami and Puerto Rico, fires in California and freezing temperatures even here in the Deep South not only made a huge impact on those locations directly hit, but also on our whole transportation system. I’m proud of the efforts of our local communities and industries who reached out to our neighbors in Houston after Harvey to assist with the difficult period after the hurricane as well as working with them on the long road of rebuilding. In September of 2017 IFFCBANO went to Washington DC for NCBFAA’s Government Affairs Conference. Not only was our delegation warmly greeted by our Senators and Representatives, they were also receptive to our messages about Infrastructure spending, a change to the Bankruptcy laws and the recent changes for Section 321 filings. In addition to our lobbying visits we were given an amazing evening tour of the Capital by Congressman Garret Graves. We also enjoyed Brandy Christian’s first State of the Port address where we were all thrilled to see the port’s success and the sneak peak into their plans for expansion. In addition, the merging of the Public Belt Railroad with the Port of New Orleans secures that critical service and keeps it as a neutral agent connecting the many railroads to the port.This ensures that the Port of New Orleans will remain a transportation hub into the future. This year began with some additional news from the Port of New Orleans as they look to develop an additional container terminal and continuing their growth. We look forward to seeing the plans as they develop and working with them in these efforts. IFFCBANO’s 40th Annual International Trade Symposium will be held at our cherished Marriott Grand Hotel and Resort in Point Clear Alabama. It will be full of great speakers, good friends and lots of fun. I hope you join us in our events from the Symposium, the State of the Port, and the various trainings and learning opportunities we host. IFFCBANO is here as a resource to our local trade and transportation community and we welcome your recommendations and insights as to how to serve this community more fully. Please enjoy this Directory as resource and I look forward to this year with you all.

Cole Trosclair| President

membership benefits

What makes being an IFFCBANO member valuable? Your membership, along with the help of our volunteer board and committee members, help to keep the IFFCBANO in the forefront by offering members the following:

Industry Engagement & Participation

• Two members actively serve on the Louisiana Pilotage Fee Commission.

• One of fourteen nominating organizations that participate in the selection process for the Port of New Orleans Dock Board Commissioners.

• Bi-monthly meetings are held with local U.S. Customs & Border Protection management fostering a solid working relationship.

• Industry resource providing routine electronic updates regarding issues impacting the trade community on local, regional and national issues.

Educational & Networking Offerings

• COMPLIMENTARY listing in the IFFCBANO annual directory.

• IFFCBANO hosts the Annual Port of New Orleans State of the Port Luncheon in the fall.

• COMPLIMENTARY listing on our website directing customers to you through various search engines iffcbano.org/business-directory

• Active members of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA). NCBFAA engagement offers members national participation on trade related issues. • A nominating organization for the selection of the Annual C. Alvin Bertel Award.

• IFFCBANO hosts an Annual International Trade Symposium bringing local & national industry leaders together to network & educate.

Other Benefits

• Scholarship Opportunities: Members, their children and grandchildren are eligible for IFFCBANO’s annual scholarship awards. Two awards are presented during the State of the Port event. (Application deadline September 30th)

• Monthly board meetings are held to address membership and industry concerns on a local and national level.

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CO M M UNITY

Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation Dear IFFCBANO Friends, Founders James A. Ragan 5/7/93 – 2/17/14 Mecklin V. Ragan Board Members Omar Abou-Sayed Cynthia Coffman Coy T. Dobson John W. Hennessey II Michelle Hennessey Charles A. Hicks Catherine Tobin Hilliard Kathryn T. Wiedorn 723 Coleman Avenue Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 (361) 883-8652 Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non profit Organization www.triumphoverkidcancer.org

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The Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation arose out of the efforts of 13 year old cancer patient James Ragan and his sister, Mecklin. Founded in 2010, its first success was to leverage James’ close relationship to M.D. Anderson (for which he had done much work on cancer fundraising and awareness projects) to get an agreement that they would match dollar for dollar the funds TOKC raised. As a result of that agreement, TOKC started funding its first project, the Children’s Sarcoma Initiative, to stimulate new research into pediatric cancers. After reaching its commitment of raising 1.5 million dollars (for a combined 3 million dollars with MDA’s matching funds) TOKC started its current project in 2014. It was barely a month after James’ death that, after meeting with M.D. Anderson, TOKC embarked on a new project to make James’ greatest dream - that pediatric cancer would stop with him - a reality. That project was to raise 1.5 million dollars (matched dollar for dollar by M.D. Anderson due to the importance of the research) to create the first longitudinal whole genome sequencing project aimed at understanding the causes and genetic mutations of pediatric cancers - GRASP - the Genomic Research and Sequencing Project - for pediatrics. Although TOKC’s first project in 2010 - the Children’s Sarcoma Initiative - took a little over 4 years to fund, because of your hard work and overwhelming generosity, we have already completed the fundraising for the GRASP project commitment of 1.5 million dollars (also matched by MDA) and will make the final check presentation in a few weeks. Also, multiple institutions have approached TOKC to fund new research projects on critical, cutting edge research topics in pediatric cancer. As with all of our work, any projects we choose to fund will be matched by the institution performing the work. So please know that everything you have done - from donations, to lemonade stands, to hosting races, to hosting parties (the list is endless and increases every month) - has made this rapid progression of the GRASP project a reality. And the importance of this accomplishment cannot be overstated. The funding of this project was specifically requested by M. D. Anderson because one of the hurdles to curing pediatric cancer is a lack of detailed understanding of the causes of pediatric cancers and the ways in which they mutate over time. The GRASP project will provide researchers with the data they need to understand these diseases that regularly destroy American families and rob us of kids like James. Researchers believe that, after nearly 5 decades of stagnation in pediatric cancer treatment, this increased understanding will be the key they need to make meaningful advances in treatment. And it is all due to your efforts. More importantly, your continued support will always be matched dollar for dollar to pursue the most promising research in pediatric cancer. James was always amazed at the things people could accomplish if they ignored impossibilities and simply worked at the problem at hand with a cheerful spirit, and he would be amazed and proud of the things we are accomplishing each day. Thank you. TOKC Board of Directors

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2018 Award of Excellence J.W. Allen & Co. The Award of Excellence is presented bi-annually to a company who is recognized for working closely with the New Orleans transportation community by providing exemplary service to the industry. Our 2018 Award of Excellence recipient, J. W. Allen & Co. will be recognized during the International Trade Symposium, in Point Clear, Alabama, May 17– May 20.

It is with great pleasure that we recognize previous award recipients: 2006 - Mediterranean Shipping Company 2008 - Roanoke Trade Services, Inc. 2010 – The Port of New Orleans 2012 – U. S. Customs and Border Protection, Port of New Orleans 2014 – New Orleans Cold Storage 2016 - International Coffee Corp.

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Annual Scholarship Awards The IFFCBANO Scholarships were awarded during the 31st Annual Port of New Orleans’ State of the Port Luncheon in November 2017. Students were recognized for their scholastic achievements. Kelsey is the daughter of Chip Schifano, TCI, and Grace is the daughter of Van Grundmann of MSC. The Scholarship Award application, criteria and eligibility rules can be accessed online at www.iffcbano.org/Scholarships.

Chip Schifano of TCI, accepts the 1st place scholarship award from Donna Lemm Secretary/Treasurer, for his daughter Kelsey. Van Grundmann, MSC, accepts the 2nd place scholarship award from from Donna Lemm Secretary/Treasurer, for his daughter Grace.

1st Place Kelsey Schifano

2nd Place Grace Grundmann

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40th annual international trade symposium Grand Hotel Marriott Point Clear, Alabama

May 17 – 20, 2018 www.symposium18.net For details visit our website www.iffcbano.org, email at iffcbano@bellsouth.net, or call (504) 779-5671.

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Solutions For the Ever Changing Transportation Industry The International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans brings together top executives and decision makers to their Annual International Trade Symposium. The symposium is packed with educational and networking events and will provide you with the latest information on transportation trends.

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PHOTOs COURTESY GRAND HOTEL MARRIOTT


Made possible by these fine companies: Diamond Sponsor Port of New Orleans Emerald Sponsors Avalon Risk Management Louisiana Maritime International Chamber of Commerce Louisiana River Port Pilots Association Roanoke Trade Platinum Sponsors Boasso America Dole Ocean Cargo Express Dupuy Storage & Forwarding Hancock-Whitney Banks Kearney Companies Mediterranean Shipping Co. New Orleans Public Belt Railroad New Orleans Terminal Port of South Louisiana Red River Waterway Commission TCI

Gold Sponsors Coastal Airfreight DA Marine Fumigation Diversified Foods, Inc. Hamburg Sud Industrial Transportation Larsen Intermodal New Orleans Board of Trade Professional Association Services Stolt Tank Containers


Logistically Speaking IFFCBANO Represents Louisiana’s Trading Industry’s Strength and Value

There are many good reasons to ship through New Orleans, and IFFCBANO works to promote those benef its. New Orleans is connected to 14,500 miles of inland waterways through the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Additionally, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway provides direct access along the Gulf Coast. The Port of New Orleans is the only seaport in the United States to be served by all six Class-One railroads, which allows customers direct access to a 133,000mile rail network. Importers and exporters using shipping trade lanes via the Port of New Orleans are from Asia, Central America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico, the Middle East, Northern Europe and Africa. With the election well behind us the new administration has made a signif icant impact on trade by opting out of NAFTA and the U.S.-Korea Trade agreements. This should increase the imbalance of import and export trade within our borders. Also instituted is a new tax package that will

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slash the corporate income tax rate to 21% , down from 35% , which will increase jobs as well as stir the economy. Guidelines have been established to provide increased wages and benef its to offset the corporate tax drop which should put more dollars in the pockets of all Americans and The Freight Forwarding Industry. The NCBFAA is a vital resource to us and we will continue to work with NCBFAA leaders to overcome obstacles detrimental to our industry and the way we do business. IFFCBANO has active representation within industry work groups such as the Port of New Orleans, the World Trade Center of New Orleans, and the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission. Maintaining a strong relationship with these organizations ensures that our industry is well represented on transportation issues in the state of Louisiana. IFFCBANO continues to keep the focus on the horizon to see what opportunities may arise.


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members ACA Air Cargo Agents AFF Air Freight Forwarders CB Chartering Brokers CBC Custom Bonded Carrier CHB Custom House Broker CON Consolidators CPK Custom Packaging CS Cold Storage CTPAT CTPAT Certified DFF Domestic Freight Forwarder DS Drawback Specialist IFF International Freight Forwarder MI Marine Insurance NVO Non-vessel-operating Common Carrier OFF Ocean Freight Forwarder PB Property Brokers RLF Remote Location Filer SBA Ship Brokers & Agents W Warehouse

Airways Freight Corporation Fred Ramos, LCB P. O. Box 1888 Fayetteville, AR 72702 P: (800) 643-3525 | F: (479) 442-6080 fredr@airwaysfreight.com CHB, RLF, IFF, NVO, OTI, OFF,CBC, AFF, DFF

ASF Logistics Rick Ricouard 75 Monterrey Dr. Kenner, LA 70065 P: (504) 495-3780 rricouard@ASFLogistics.com

Averitt Customs Brokers Bill Ramia Sherry Neely 1415 Neal Rd. Cookeville, TN 38502 P: (901) 355-4787 | F: (931) 520-2734 bramia@averittexpress.com sneely@averittexpress.com BMI, Inc. Luis Bardales Kevin Bardales 2119 Aberdeen St. Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 467-4220 | F: (504) 467-5557 kbardales@bmishipping.com sales@bmishipping.com

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DHL Global Forwarding Peggy Dicharry 200 Crofton Rd. Suite 100A, Bldg. 3 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 463-5003 peggy.dicharry@dhl.com AFF, CHB, DFF, DS, IFF, MI, NVO, OFF,W

AFF, IFF, OFF, NVO, DFF, CON, CB, MI

Braid Logistics North America, LLC Jack Lyons 800 Jourdan Road New Orleans, LA 70126 P: (504) 207-7579, F: (504) 207-7574 Cell: (225) 937-1264 jlyons@braidco.com DFF, IFF, NVO, OFF

C. H. Powell Company Nancy Bertucci 3500 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 410 Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 834-1440 | F: (504) 834-1504 nfbertucci@chpowell.com DS, IFF, NVO, OFF

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C. H. Powell Company - IMPORTS John Hyatt Cole Trosclair P: (504) 586-0378 | F: (504) 525-8527 jhyatt@chpowell.com cbtrosclair@chpowell.com

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Dupuy Storage & Forwarding Corp. Janet Colley Morse Allan Colley P. O. Box 52381 New Orleans, LA 70152 P: (504) 245-7600 | F: (504) 245-7643 dupuygroup.com jcolley@dupuygroup.com Geo. Wm. Rueff, Inc. Claudia Melan 2709 Ridgelake Dr. Ste 200 Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 586-8994 | F: (504) 581-1997 claudia.melan@gwrueff.com


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Gilscot-Guidroz International, Inc. Keith Guidroz 5124 Taravella Rd. Marrero, LA 70072 P: (504) 731-1997 | F: (504) 731-1998 keithg@gilscot.com IFF, CB, NVOCC, MI

The Kearney Companies, Inc. David Kearney 4000 France Rd Pkwy. New Orleans, LA 70126 P: (504 ) 831-0266 Ext. 126 | F: (504) 831-7669 dkearney@kearneycompanies.com CHB, IFF, MI, OFF,W, RLF

IMC Companies Donna Lemm Linda Johnson 9601 Almonaster St. New Orleans, LA 70127 P: (901) 493-0078 dlemm@imcc.com ljohnson@gulfintermodal.com CB, DFF, Drayage, NVOCC Integrity Global Logistics Kelly Lendway Jim Falanga 120 Mallard St. Suite 220 St. Rose, LA 70087 P: (504) 556-2914, (504) 556-2913 klendway@integritychb.com jfalanga@integritychb.com JBM Customs Broker Breck Myers P. O. Box 4186 Shreveport, LA 71134 P: (318) 820-5286 | F: (866) 825-9165 jbmchb@comcast.net CHB, RLF, MI

JW Customs Brokers, LLC Jesse Weisman 8200 Hampson St., Suite 233 New Orleans, LA 70118 P: (504) 800-6720 | F: (504) 910-8106 jessew@jwcustomsbrokers.com

CBC, CHB, IFF, OFF,W

R. W. Smith & Co., Inc. Mitch Musso 201 Evans Rd. , Ste. 307 New Orleans, LA 70123 P: (504) 733-5515 | F: (504) 733-5593 mmusso@rwsmith.com

Magnolia Forwarding Co., Inc. Maria Tan 1001 Veterans Blvd., Suite 106 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 466-7780 | F: (504) 466-6171 csmagnolia@bellsouth.net

AFF, CHB, IFF, MI, NVO, PB

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Mallory Alexander Ryan Hurlbut 3850 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 1825 Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 837 4703 Ext. 230 | F: (504) 837-0663 ryanh@mallorygroup.com

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J. W. Allen & Co., Inc. Kristi App William S. App, Jr. Jerry Becnel Sandra Frazier Denise Parker 200 Crofton Rd., Box 34. Bldg. 7D, #800 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 464-0181 | F: (504) 464-0182 jerry@jwallen.com kristi@jwallen.com sandy@jwallen.com billya@jwallen.com denise@jwallen.com

Port Cargo Service, LLC. Bill Alger 1450 L & A Road, Suite 100 Metairie, LA 70003 P: (504) 891-9494| F: (504) 891-3951 bill@portcargo.com

NVO, IFF, CON, ACA, CB, OFF, DS, CHB, MI

Maritime International Services, LLC Jeanne’ Shows 117 Hawthorne Hollow Dr. Madisonville, LA 70447 P: (985) 845-4797 | F: (985) 845-4797 jandre1112@att.net Navigation Network Missionary Expediters, Inc. DBA Navigation Network Jack Fong Maia Yordanov Heidi Gibert 5620 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, LA 70115 P: (504) 891-6300 F: (504) 891-6365 jackf@mxshipping.com maiay@mxshipping.com heidig@mxshipping.com PGS USA LLC Stacy Stubbs 2424 Edenborn Ave., Suite 550 Metairie, LA 70001 P: (504) 896-4320, F: (504) 304-0875 stacy.stubbs@pacorini.com FF, NVO, CHB, W

www.pacorini.com

Panalpina, Inc. Steven Ticknor 201 Evans Rd., Suite 301 New Orleans, LA 70125 P: (504) 733-6622 | F: (504) 733-6283 steven.ticknor@panalpina.com AFF, CHB, CON, CPK, DS, IFF, MI, NVO, OFF, RLF,W

M. G. Maher & Co., Inc./ Livingston International Melanie Thome Todd McKinnon 365 Canal St., Ste 1600 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 581-3320 mthome@livingstonintl.com tmckinnon@livingstonintl.com

NVO, IFF,W, OFF, AFF

Page & Jones, Inc. Michael Higgins 1000 Riverbend Blvd., Suite L St. Rose, LA 70087 P: (504) 464-1200 | F: (504) 464-1227 mhiggins@pagejones.com

Schenker, Inc. Frank Hoeffner 120 Mallard St., Suite 140 St. Rose, LA 70087 P: (504) 464-4338 | F: (504) 464-4399 frank.hoeffner@dbschenker.com dbschenkerusa.com Transoceanic Development Greg Rusovich Peggy Beebe 1615 Poydras St. Suite 1255 New Orleans, LA 70112 P: (504) 526-2000 grusovich@tdintlgroup.com pbeebe@tdintlgroup.com UPS Customs Brokerage Florence Nagel 10 West Access, Suite D, Box 1 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 610-3460 | F: (504) 464-7965 florence.cannon@ups.com AFF, CHB, DFF, IFF, NVO, OFF, RLF,W, MI

W. R. Zanes & Co. of LA, Inc. Diane Schexnayder 223 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 524-1301 | F: (504) 524-1309 diane01@wrzanes.com AFF, ACA, CBC, CHB, CPK, IFF, MI, OFF, PB, W, CON, DFF, RLF

W.R. Zanes & Co. of LA, Inc. Craig Lockwood 200 Crofton Dr. Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 464-0651 | F: (504) 468-3804 wrzmsy@wrzanes.com

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associate members retired J. Ramiro Agudello 957 E.Krueger Lane Westwego, LA 70094 P: (504) 436-8134 quiubovos@yahoo.com Shelly Bernstein 212 Chartres St., 2B New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 473-1492 shelly.bernstein@gmail.com Wayne Wegmann 4205 N. Woodlawn Ave. Metairie, LA 70006 P: (504) 887-3871 | C: (504) 858-2110 wewnola65@yahoo.com

Adams & Reese, LLP L. Cole Callihan One Shell Square 701 Poydras St., Suite 4500 New Orleans, LA 70139 P: (504) 585-0229 | F: (504) 586-7931 Cole.callihan@arlaw.com Allegheny Brokerage Co. James Hemmer, Jr. 5389 C.V. Jackson Rd., Suite 1 Dublin,VA 24084 P: (540) 674-0900 jamesh@acustomsbroker.com Associated Terminals, LLC Glenn Schexnayder 9100 Safety Dr. Convent, LA 70723 P: (225) 399-3044 | F: (225) 399-3011 glenn@associatedterminals.com

Avalon Risk Management Christie Brush Grant Goldsmith 302 N. Houston Ave., Suite 202 Humble, TX 77338 P: (713) 343-0889 | F: (713) 343-0890 cbrush@avalonrisk.com ggoldsmith@avalonrisk.com Avalon Risk Management Kevin Sarsfield 8300 NW 53rd St. # 310 Doral, FL 33166 P: (305) 513-3889 | F: (305) 513-4897 ksarsfield@avalonrisk.com

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Blue Water Shipping Co. John Imms 4739 Utica St. Metairie, LA 70006 P: (504) 889-7421 | F: (504) 455-8650 imms@bluewatershipping.com Boasso America Linda Sansovich 100 Intermodal Dr. Chalmette, LA 70043 P: (504) 279-8544 |F: (504) 277-0113 lsansovich@boassoamerica.com Caddo-Bossier Port Commission Eric England 6000 Doug Attaway Blvd. Shreveport, LA 71116 P: (318) 524-2272 erice@portsb.com Cahill & Dunn Customs House Brokers Kay Jones 2387 School St. P. O. Box 200 Culleoka, TN 38451 P: (931) 683-1112 kay.jones@cahillchb.com Christwood Elizabeth Jackson 100 Christwood Blvd. Covington, LA 70433 P: (985) 898-0515 | F: (985) 898-0529 christwoodrc.com ejackson@christwoodrc.com CG Railway Kevin Wild 601 Poydras St., Suite 1850 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 249-6228 wildkm@intship.com


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CN Rail Roquita Coleman-Williams 185 W. Industrial Ave. Memphis, TN 38109 P: (901) 566-4826 roquita.coleman@cn.ca Coastal Cargo Company, LLC James M. Baldwin, Jr. Liv Munro Cy Hill Jeff Allen 1555 Poydras St., Suite 1600 New Orleans, LA 70112 P: (504) 587-1146 F: (504) 587-1101 jmb@coastalcargogroup.com lsm@coastalcargogroup.com cyh@coastalcargogroup.com jba@coastalcargogroup.com Cooper Consolidated, LLC Eric Hansen 365 Canal St., Suite 1450 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 569-2160 | F: (504) 569-2188 eric.hansen@cooperconsolidated.com DA Marine Fumigation Jerry Matherne 4440 Wabash St. Metairie, LA 70001 P: (504) 888-4941 | F: (504) 888-8120 jerry@daexterminating.com Dave Streiffer Co. Joe Millet 500 N. Cortez St. New Orleans, LA 70119 P: (504) 486-6263 joe@davestreiffer.com Delgado Community College Dan Summitt 615 City Park Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 P: (318) 286-9707 dsummi@dcc.edu Details by Josie Jo Baudoin 511 Chinquapin Circle Covington, LA 70433 P: (985) 893-5114 detailsbyjosie@bellsouth.net Diversified Foods, Inc. Tab Damiens Thomas D’hemecourt, Jr. Michelle Hennessey Norman Romagosa 3115 6th St. Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 831-6651 | F: (504) 831-8288 diversifiedfoods.com tabdamiens@diversifiedfoods.com thomasd@diversifiedfoods.com michelle@diversifiedfoods.com normanromagosa@diversifiedfoods.com Dole Ocean Cargo Express John Trummel 9485 Regency Sq. Blvd., Suite 425 Jacksonville, FL 32225 P: (904) 721-1463 Ext. 240 john.trummel@dole.com

E D & F Man Liquid Products, LLC Georgette O’Connor 365 Canal St. Suite 2929 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 581-1620 georgetteo@us.edfman.com Ericksen Krentel CPAs and Consultants Kevin M. Neyrey 4227 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 P: (504) 486-7275 kneyrey@ericksenkrentel.com Forward Air Vann Dassing 200 Crofton Rd. Bldg. 7-A, Box 33 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 467-1776 vdassing@forwardair.com Global Maritime Ministries Philip Vandercook PO Box 750787 New Orleans, LA 70175 P: (504) 895-2028 | F: (504) 895-2029 philip@portministry.com Goldin Metals, Inc. Alan H. Goldin 14231 Seaway Rd., Suite 7000 Gulfport, MS 39503 P: (228) 575-7733 | F: (228) 575-9969 alangoldin@goldinmetals.com Gulf Coast Intermodal Gene Mezick P. O. Box 190631 Mobile, AL 36619 P: (251) 653-1880 gene@gulfcoastintermodal.com Gulf Coast Logistics Greg Zipp P.O. Box 2471 Mandeville, LA 70470 P: (985) 727-4335 gzipp@gulfcoastlogistics.com Helicopters International Shipping Services, Inc. Kurt Kapota 650 N. Sam Houston Pkwy., Suite 326 Houston, TX 77060 P: (281) 741-5475 kurt@bruzzone.com Kenner Kourier Paul Prokop 5744 Heebe St. Elmwood, LA 70123 P: (504) 734-3700 pjprokop@cox.net

Kevin J. Daley - Insurance & Bonds Kevin J. Daley 1011 Veterans Blvd., Suite B Metairie, LA 70005 P: (504) 355-3388 | F: (504) 355-3260 insurance4U@cox.net insurance-la.weebly.com Larsen Intermodal, Inc. David Larsen P. O. Box 57689 New Orleans, LA 70157 P: (504) 243-1991 | F: (504) 243-6665 dave@larsenintermodal.com Louisiana Int’l Gulf Transfer Terminal Authority Senator A. G. Crowe P. O. Box 82152 Baton Rouge, LA 70884 P: (225) 239-5999 | F: (985) 863-8864 ag@agcrowe.com crystal.ligtt@gmail.com Marsh Canada / CargoCover Ramon Iturbe 1981 McGill College Ave., Suite 820 Montreal, QC Canada H3A 3T4 P: (877) 755-4934 | P: (514) 285-5174 ramon.iturbe@marsh.com Mediterranean Shipping Co. (USA), Inc. Van Grundmann 3445 N. Causeway Blvd, Suite 400 Metairie, LA 70002 O: (504) 504 837-9396 Ext. 74007 M: (504) 214 8370 | F: (504) 835 0527 van.grundmann@msc.com msc.com Miller Transporters, Inc. Tucker Baker 4226 Jena St. New Orleans, LA 70125 (504) 241-4038 tbaker@millert.com New Orleans Cold Storage Jim Henderson 3411 Jourdan Rd. New Orleans, LA 70126 P: (504) 944-4400 | F: (504) 944-8539 nocs.com jim.henderson@nocs.com New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Doug Campbell 4822 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans, LA 70115 P: (504) 896-7410 dougc@nopb.com New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Jared Sleeth 4822 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans, LA 70115 P: (504) 896-7440 | F: (504) 896-7419 jsleeth@nopb.com 2 0 1 8 I F F C B A N O M e mb e r s h i p D i r e c t o r y

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New Orleans Terminal, LLC Kris CalkinsJames Parker50 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans,LA 70115P: (504) 648-6222 | F:(504) 897-4071 kcalkins@notml.comjparker@notml.com Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District Maynard “Sandy” SanderP.O. Box 547Belle Chase, LA 70037P: (504) 682-7920sandysanders@pphtd.com

Port of New Orleans Brandy D. Christian P. O. Box 60046 New Orleans, LA 70160 P: (504) 528-3203 | F: (504) 528-3397 christianb@portno.com Port of New Orleans Robert Landry 1350 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70160 P: (504) 528-3262 | F: (504) 528-3357 landryb@portno.com Port of New Orleans Janine Mansour Ana Menes 1350 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70160 P: (504) 528-3248 | F: (504) 528-3357 moreauj@portno.com menesa@portno.com Port of New Orleans Joseph Swartout P: (504) 528-3571 swartoutj@portno.com

Port of South Louisiana Paul Aucoin P.O. Box 909 Laplace, LA 70069 P: (985) 652-9278 | F: (5985) 653-0798 paucoin@portsl.com Pusateri, Barrios, Guillot & Greenbaum, LLC Gavin H. Guillot 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2250 New Orleans, LA 70163 P: (504) 620-2500 gavin.guillot@pbgglaw.com Randa Accessories Tina Cavaretta 200 James Drive East St. Rose, LA 70087 P: (504) 712-7139 cavarettat@randa.net

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Research Fumigation Co., LLC Craig Jakob 3720 Hamilton Blvd. Theodore, AL 36582 P: (251) 443-7300 | F: (251) 443-7332 craig@researchfumigation.com Revelle Shipping Dale Revelle 1312-C Lakewood Dr. Slidell, LA 70458 (985) 641-0444 | F: (985) 641-0483 revelle@revenola.com

Roanoke Insurance Group Sheila Skipper 11 Greenway Pl. Suite 1405 Houston, TX 77046 P: 1-800-ROANOKE F: (713) 533-2130 Sheila.skipper@roanokegroup.com Rouses Markets Caroline Milek 1867 St. Mary St. Thibodeaux, LA 70301 P: (225) 205-4454 carolinemilek@gmail.com Russell Marine Group Bobby Carr 3217 26th St. Metairie, LA 70002 P: (503) 828-8930 E: rcarr@rmgcal.com Santini Export Packing Corp Dan Greenberg 8451 Market St. Houston, Texas 77029 USA Dan.Greenberg@santinipackers.com Direct: (713) 671- 5901 Main: (713) 672- 6446 Fax: (713) 671- 5959 Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (SEMO Port) Dan Overbey 10 Bill Bess Dr. Scott City, MO 63780 P: (573) 264-4045 | F: (573) 264-2727 semoport@semoport.com St. Bernard Port, Harbor and Terminal District Jerry Graves Drew Heaphy Ted Roche P.O. Box 1331 Chalmette, LA 70044 P: 504-277-8418 jgraves@stbernardport.com dheaphy@stbernardport.com troche@stbernardport.com

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Stone Pigman Walther Wittman, LLC W. Brett Mason One American Place, Suite 1150 Baton Rouge, LA 70825 P: (225) 590-5812 bmason@stonepigman.com masonwb@bellsouth.net Sujith K. R. Magnuta 1028 Stones Throw Dr. NW Huntsville, AL 35806 P: (408) 547-7309 msrnlr@gmail.com TCI Paul Gagnet Christian Jensen Jeffrey Louis Chip Schifano 3900 France Road Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70126 P: (504) 734-0561 | F: (504) 734-7901 pgagnet@tcitrucking.com cjensen@tcitrucking.com jlouis@tcitrucking.com cschifano@tcitrucking.com Trelleborg Marine Systems North America, Inc. 1186 Petroleum Parkway Broussard, LA 70518 Jill L. Williams Global Logistics Manager P: (337) 321-4240 | F: (337) 321-4241 jill.williams@trelleborg.com www.trelleborg.com University of New Orleans James “Jim” Amdal 2000 Lakeshore Dr. 368 Milneburg Hall New Orleans, LA 70148 P: (504) 280-6519 | F: (504) 280-6272 jamdal@uno.edu University of New Orleans Carol Short 2000 Lakeshore Dr. 368 Milneburg Hall New Orleans, LA 70148 P: (504) 280-7101 | F: (504) 280-6272 cshort2@uno.edu University of New Orleans Bethany Stich 2000 Lakeshore Dr. 368 Milneburg Hall New Orleans, LA 70148 P: (504) 280-6520 | F: (504) 280-6272 bstich@uno.edu West Industries Ben Elder 2158 Beaumont Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70806 P: (225) 284-7718 benelder@westindustries.com


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honorary life members C. H. Powell Company John Hyatt 3500 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 410 Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 586-0378 jthyatt@chpowell.com Cooper T. Smith Corp. Angus Cooper 365 Canal St., Suite 1450 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 569-2160 angus.cooper@coopertsmith.com Diversified Foods, Inc. Norman Romagosa 3115 6th St. Metairie, LA 70002 P: (504) 831-6651 normanromagosa@diversifiedfoods.com Fitzmorris & Associates, Inc. James Fitzmorris, Jr. 909 Poydras St., Suite 1780 New Orleans, LA 70112 P: (504) 584-5252 guvfitz@aol.com

Paul Wegener 6631 Ave. B New Orleans, LA 70124 August Lopes 6530 Burnham Circle Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 P: (904) 699-0652 lusoam53@gmail.com J. W. Allen & Co. William S. App, Jr. 200 Crofton Rd., Box 34 Bldg. 7D, #800 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 464-0181 billya@jwallen.com International Shipholding Erik Johnsen 11 N. Water St., Suite 18290 Mobile, AL 36602

Transoceanic Development Greg Rusovich 1615 Poydras St. Suite 1255 New Orleans, LA 70112 P: (504) 526-2000 grusovich@ttd.us.com Sea Point, LLC James Amoss, Jr. 2700 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 wjamossjr@sea-point.net TCI Jack Jensen 3900 France Rd Parkway New Orleans, LA 70126 P: (504) 734-0561 jackjensen@tcitrucking.com William Ayers 822 N. Austin St. Sequin, TX 78155 P: (830) 372-2244

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resources

mileage to and from new orleans

truck lines Acme Truck Line, Inc.........................................................................................(504) 368-2510 Agway Motor Lines...........................................................................................(225) 775-6482 American Chassis Leasing..................................................................................(504) 455-4398 Avondale Container Storage & Repair Yard West................................................(504) 436-8696 Boling Enterprises, Inc...........................................................(870) 672-9115 / (800) 905-8064 Broadway Intermodal........................................................................................(504) 309-2723 Bridge Terminal Transport..................................................................................(504) 254-1400 Carolina National Transportation, Inc.................................................................(504) 244-3858 Celtic Marine Corporation / Truck & Rail........................................................(225) 752-2490 Chickasaw Container Services...........................................................................(504) 243-1297 Coleman American Moving Services.................................................................(985) 365-0080 Crescent Transport, Inc......................................................................................(504) 733-0478 Cross Road Centers...........................................................................................(504) 712-3472 Cts Enterprises, Inc............................................................................................(800) 221-2588 DHL Danzas Air & Ocean Intercontinental........................................................(504) 466-4014 Dupuy Storage & Forwarding, LLC...................................................................(504) 245-7600 Five Star Transport.............................................................................................(504) 246-7667 Flettrich Transportation Systems, Inc..................................................................(504) 245-1751 Gallagher International, LLC..............................................................................(504) 207-4685 George A. Fanning, Inc.......................................................................................(504) 833-1936 Gulf Coast Intermodal, Inc. ...............................................................................(504) 254-5100 Haynes Motor Lines, Inc....................................................................................(504) 944-0676 Industrial Transportation, Inc..............................................................................(601) 798-8121 Innovative Transport Services.............................................................................(504) 309-8432 Intermodal Cartage Co.,Inc...............................................................................(504) 242-0325 Larsen Intermodal Services, Inc..............................................(504) 243-1991 / (800) 949-8501 Lexington Intermodal .......................................................................................(504) 305-6241 Nocs Transport Ltd............................................................................................(504) 944-4400 New Orleans Container Trucking, LLC............................................................. (504) 891 9494 Northshore Transportation, Inc..........................................................................(985) 646-4057 Overland Express Co..........................................................................................(800) 373-5930 Packard Truck Lines, Inc....................................................................................(504) 393-9955 Port Cargo Service, LLC....................................................................................(504) 891-9494 Saia Motor Freight Line, Inc..............................................................................(504) 837-4400 Southeastern Motor Freight, Inc........................................................................(504) 731-2825 Slay Transportation.............................................................................................(850) 476-5565 TCI Trucking & Warehousing Services...............................................................(504) 734-0561 Titan Freight Systems, LLC................................................................................(504) 835-3112 Transway Select, LLC.........................................................................................(504) 835-4567 Triple G Express, Inc.............................................................(504) 731-2841 / (800) 256-2841 United Vision.....................................................................................................(504) 362-9181 Wall Street Systems, Inc.....................................................................................(504) 240-0040 20

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Atlanta, GA............................................518 Baltimore, MS...................................... 1206 Birmingham, AL....................................344 Bismarck, ND...................................... 1600 Boise, ID............................................. 2167 Boston, MA......................................... 1625 Buffalo, NY......................................... 1260 Chattanooga, TN...................................537 Chicago, IL............................................938 Cincinnati, OH.....................................846 Cleveland, OH..................................... 1132 Columbus, OH......................................988 Dallas, TX..............................................495 Denver, CO......................................... 1292 Des Moines, IA.................................... 1006 Detroit, MI.......................................... 1143 Houston, TX.........................................363 Indianapolis, IN.....................................831 Jackson, MS...........................................176 Jacksonville, FL......................................568 Kansas City, MO....................................809 Las Vegas, NV...................................... 1740 Little Rock, AK.....................................430 Los Angeles, CA................................... 1947 Louisville, KY........................................737 Memphis, TN........................................393 Mexico City........................................ 1335 Miami, FL..............................................881 Milwaukee, WI.................................... 1018 Minneapolis, MN................................ 1228 Nashville, TN........................................549 New York, NY..................................... 1406 Oklahoma City, OK...............................742 Omaha, NE...........................................994 Philadelphia, PA................................... 1312 Phoenix, AZ........................................ 1553 Pittsburgh, PA...................................... 1122 Raleigh, NC..........................................957 Richmond,VA..................................... 1099 St. Louis, MO........................................690 San Antonio, TX....................................574 San Diego, CA..................................... 1934 San Francisco, CA................................ 2300 Santa Fe, NM...................................... 1154 Savannah, GA........................................672 Shreveport, LA.......................................331 Tampa, FL.............................................639 Tulsa, OK..............................................762 Washington, DC.................................. 1165 Wichita, KS...........................................842


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steamship lines ocean carrier

phone

Atlantic Container Line..................................................................(800) 225-1235 Atlantic Ro/Ro..............................................................................(504) 833-7777 Biehl & Co.....................................................................................(504) 838-3600 BossClip Ltd./Southport Agency....................................................(504) 455-9718 Caytrans Project Services................................................................(504) 830-3900 China Shipping...............................................................................(877) 566-5275 CMA/CGM...................................................................................(877) 556-6308 COSCO Lines................................................................................(866) 830-2550 CSAV-ATG....................................................................................(800) 804-9391 Daiichi-Chuo/Fritz Maritime.........................................................(504) 833-0992 Evergreen Lines..............................................................................(800) 383-7476 Fillette Green..................................................................................(504) 274-0610 GRUPO LIBRA............................................................................(877) 465-4272 Hapag-Lloyd...................................................................................(866) 881-1374 Hyundai Shipping...........................................................................(201) 373-3500 Inchcape/ISS Riomar.....................................................................(504) 200-4000 Indotrans Inc./General SS...............................................................(504) 833-7777 Intermarine....................................................................................(504) 529-2100 International Ship Holding.............................................................(800) 826-3513 Maersk Line...................................................................................(800) 321-8807 Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA), Inc................................(504) 837-9396 Mitsui Lines....................................................................................(678) 855-7700 NYK Lines.....................................................................................(888) 695-7447 NSCSA (National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia)...................(800) 732-0204 Osprey Line....................................................................................(504) 569-2166 PACC Container............................................................................(504) 836-7060 Rickmers-Linie..............................................................................(504) 832-5039 Safmarine MPV..............................................................................(866) 866-4723 Seaboard Marine.............................................................................(504) 830-0161 Shinwa/Fritz Maritime...................................................................(504) 833-7777 TOKO Line/Fritz Maritime...........................................................(504) 833-7777 Yang Ming Line..............................................................................(704) 357-3817 ZIM Lines......................................................................................(866) 744-7046


resources

air freight services airlines

air cargo trucking

Air Canada............................ (800) 648-3029

Baton Rouge Cargo..........................................................................................(225) 291-3455

AeroMexico.......................... (800) 237-6639

Bergeron Trucking.............................................................................................(504) 443-3748

Air France............................. (800) 556-9000

Boasso America.................................................................................................(504) 279-8544

Air New Zealand................... (800) 926-6857

Crescent City Delivering...................................................................................(504) 463-0314

Alitalia................................... (800) 556-9000

Cross Road Centers...........................................................................................(504) 712-3472

American Airlines.................. (800) 227-4622

Forward Air.......................................................................................................(504) 467-1776

British Airways....................... (281) 443-4954 China Airlines........................ (281) 443-4427 Delta..................................... (800) 352-2746 DHL Global Forwarding........ (800) 426-5962 Federal Express...................... (504) 472-3300 Japan Airlines......................... (773) 894-3850 KLM..................................... (800) 556-9000 Korean Airlines...................... (404) 763-0185 Lufthansa............................... (800) 542-2746

Kenner Kourier Service, Inc...............................................................................(504) 734-3700 Quality Services & Transfer, Inc.........................................................................(504) 464-9795

warehousing Agility Project Logistics.....................................................................................(504) 465-1084 Cross Road Centers...........................................................................................(504) 712-3472 Dupuy Storage & Forwarding ...........................................................................(504) 245-7600 Impala Warehousing...........................................................................................(225) 289-5211 Coastal Cargo....................................................................................................(504) 587-1201 The Kearney Companies...................................................................................(504) 945-4418

Singapore Airlines.................. (847) 957-2900

New Orleans Cold Storage................................................................................(504) 944-4400

Southwest.............................. (800) 533-1222

PGS USA LLC..................................................................................................(504) 896-4320

Swiss Air................................ (800) 221-4740

Port Cargo Service, LLC........................................................ (800) 467-CAFÉ, (504) 891-9494

United................................... (800) 822-2746

TCI Trucking & Warehousing............................................................................(504) 734-0561

UPS Air Cargo...................... (800) 535-2345

UPS Customs Brokerage......................................................................... (504) 712-2680, opt. 1

Virgin Atlantic....................... (800) 828-6822

W. R. Zanes & Co. of LA, Inc.............................................................................(504) 464-0651

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resources

sea freight services port authorities

port facilities

Alexandria............................. (318) 473-1848

terminal mto

tel.

Baton Rouge......................... (225) 342-1660 Beaumont.............................. (409) 835-5367

Alabo Street Wharf...................................Seaonus.............................................(504) 270-0100

Brownsville............................ (956) 831-4592

Louisiana Ave............................................Coastal Cargo....................................(504) 587-1200

Corpus Christi....................... (361) 882-5633

Napoleon Ave Container Terminal ...........Ports America....................................(504) 894-6300

Freeport................................ (979) 233-2667 Galveston............................... (409) 765-9321 Gulfport................................ (228) 865-4300 Houston................................ (713) 670-2400 Iberia..................................... (337) 364-1065 Lake Charles.......................... (337) 439-3661 Manchac................................ (985) 386-9309

Napoleon Ave Container Terminal............New Orleans Terminal.......................(504) 648-6201 Nashville Ave............................................Ports America....................................(504) 894-6300 St. Bernard Port........................................Associated Terminals..........................(504) 277-5101

rail ramps

Memphis............................... (901) 948-4422

BNSF................................................................................................................(888) 428-2673

Mobile.................................. (251) 441-7200

CSX..................................................................................................................(800) 542-2754

New Orleans......................... (504) 522-2551

CN....................................................................................................................(504) 734-6940

Orange.................................. (409) 883-4363 Shreveport............................. (318) 524-2272 S. Louisiana............................ (985) 652-9278

KCS.......................................................................................................... (800) GO-TO-KCS Norfolk Southern...............................................................................................800) 497-2919

St. Bernard............................. (504) 277-5101

N.O. Public Belt.................................................................................................504) 896-7400

W. St. Mary............................ (337) 828-3410

UP....................................................................................................................(800) 877-5123

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bureau of customs & border protection Vernon Forêt, Area Port Director.........................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2289 | F. (504) 670-2123 Mark Choina, Assistant Port Director – Tactical and Trade.....................................................................P. (504) 670-2287| F. (504) 670-2123 Troy Simon, Assistant Port Director – Passenger....................................................................................P. (504) 670-2214| F. (504) 670-2123 Merlin Hymel, Assistant Center of Excellence Director.........................................................................P. (504) 670-2088| F. (504) 670-2108 Inbond Processing............................................................................................................................. P: (504) 670-2240 | F: (504) 623-6671

General Port Telephone Line........... P. (504) 670-2391 ABI Client Reps...................................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2418| F. (504) 670-2032 ABI Client Reps...................................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2061| F. (504) 670-2385 Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET)...................................................................P. (504) 670-2260| F. (504) 670-2494 Cargo and Entry Processing – Advanced Targeting Unit (ATU).............................................................P. (504) 670-2240| F. (504) 670-2492 Central Examination Station (CES) – Dupuy........................................................................................P. (504) 245-7600| F. (504) 891-4330 Central Examination Station (CES).......................................................................................................P. (504) 896-7700| F. (504) 896-7713 Entry Division......................................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2384| F. (504) 670-2083 Global Enrollment Office - MSY...................................................................................................................................P. (504) 467-1713 x5 Import Specialists..................................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2429| F. (504) 670-2385 Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY).................................................................................. P. (504) 467-1713 x5| F. (504) 468-2708 Marine Division...................................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2230| F. (504) 670-2491 Outbound Enforcement Team...............................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2260| F. (504) 670-2494 Operations Desk – Vessel Arrival Notification .......................................................................................P. (504) 670-2209| F. (504) 670-2490 Passenger Analysis Unit (PAU)..............................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2220| F. (504) 670-2493 Radiation Portal Monitors (RPM)........................................................................................................P. (504) 899-4983| F. (504) 899-4984 Trade Enforcement Team....................................................................................................................... P. (504) 670-2178, F. (504) 670-2492 Vessel Repair Unit (VRU)....................................................................................................................P. (504) 670-2392| F. (504) 670-2138

Group E-mails: ATU: neworleansatu@cbp.dhs.gov PAU: PAU-MSY@cbp.dhs.gov A-TCET: neworleansatcet@cbp.dhs.gov 2 0 1 8 I F F C B A N O M e mb e r s h i p D i r e c t o r y

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, APHIS, PPQ, and Phytosanitary Exports 924 Kenner Ave., No. 11 Kenner, LA 70062 P: (504) 461-4220 | F: (504) 461-4239 U.S. Fish & Wildlife New Orleans, LA Port 2424 Edenborn Ave, Suite 100 Metairie, LA 70001 P: (504) 219-8870 | F: (504) 219-8868 Department of Homeland Security Customs & Border Protection 423 Canal St., Room 260 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 670-2391 | F: (504) 670-2123 Federal Maritime Commission 423 Canal St., Room 309R New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 589-6662 | F: (504) 589-6663 USDA, Gipsa, FGIS (Federal Grain Inspection Service) P.O. Box 640 Destrehan, LA 70047 P: (985) 764-2324 | F: (985) 764-2084 U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce No. 419, U.S. Custom House 423 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 589-6546 | F: (504) 589-2337 export.gov U.S. Food & Drug Administration Division of Southeast Imports (DSEI) 404 BNA Dr., Bldg. 200, Suite 500 Nashville, TN 37217 Ruth P. Dixon, Division Director P: (615) 366-7803; F: (615) 366-7805 Lindsay Bertling, Emergency Response Coordinator P: (615)366-7815; F: (615)366-7848 Whitney White, State Liaison P: (615)366-7992; F: (615)366-7802 Atlanta Hartfield R.P. 2077 Convention Center Concourse Suite 400, College Park, GA 30337 George Jackson, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (404) 669-4440; F: (404) 669-4443

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u.s. government agencies Anchorage Resident Post 222 W 7th Ave #25 Rm 122 Anchorage, AKÂ 99513 P: (907) 271-5018; F: (907) 271-5014 Lawrence Butler, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (901) 333-3532, F: (901) 333-3576 Cincinnati South RP 36 E 7th St. Cincinnati, OH 45202 P: 513-246-4134 Indianapolis RP 101 W Ohio St. Indianapolis, IN 46204-1906 P: (317) 226-6500; F: (317) 226-6506 Louisville RP Republic Bank Building 9600 Brownsboro Rd. Louisville, KY 40241 Pam Kuist, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (502) 425-0069 Memphis RP 959 Ridgeway Loop Rd., Suite 100 Memphis, TN 38120-4042 P: (901) 333-3520; Imports F: (901) 333-3576 Christopher Boulmay, Director, Import Operations Branch, P: (901) 333-3528 Tammara P. Threats, Director, Compliance Branch, P: (901) 333-3534 Denise Taylor, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer, P: (901)333-3524 Lawrence Bulter, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (901)333-3532 Metairie R.P. 2424 Edenborn Ave., Suite 410 Metairie, LA 70001 Main Number: (504) 846-6100; F:: (504) 219-8813 Angela T. Mock, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (504) 846-6111; F: (504) 219-8813

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Miami International Mail Facility (IMF) 11698 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33122-9997 Giovanna Serpa, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (305) 594 -4272 ext.115; F: (305) 5942610 Miami-RP Imports Group 15100 NW 67th Ave., Suite 400 Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Phone: (305) 816-1416; F: (305) 816-1536 Facundo I. Bernal, Director, Import Operations Br., P: (305) 816-1433 Jose Luis Arroyo-Acosta, Deputy Dir. Import Operations Br. P: (305) 816-1446 Diana Ramirez, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (305) 816-1430 Port Everglades-RP 1800 Eller Dr., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 William Keck, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (954) 759-7702; F: (954) 527-4184 San Juan District Office 466 Fernandez Juncos Ave San Juan, PR 00901-3223 P: (787) 729-8500; Imports General Voicemail (787) 729-8521 Nancy Rosado, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (787) 729-8683; F: (787) 729-6747 Savannah R.P. Johnson Square Business Center 2 East Bryan St., Suite 325 Savannah GA 31401 Brandon Neloms, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer P: (912) 233-5519, ext. 1112; F: (912) 2339917 St. Thomas R.P. 80 Kronprindsens Gade, Suite 202 St. Thomas, USVI 00802 Cornelius Brown, Consumer Safety Officer (RIC) P: (340) 774-8140/41


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trade associations & organizations French American Chamber of Commerce Loretta Krasnow P.O. Box 57255 New Orleans, LA 70157 P: (504) 458-3528 info@facc-gc.com GNO, Inc. 365 Canal St., Suite 2300 New Orleans, LA. 70130 (504) 527-6900 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, Inc. 1515 Poydras St., Suite 1010 New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 885-4262 Website: www.hccl.biz International Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans, Inc. 1908 Clearview Parkway, Suite 203 Metairie, LA 70001 (504) 779-5671 iffcbano.org iffcbano@bellsouth.net Louisiana District Export Council 423 Canal St., Suite 419 New Orleans, LA 70130 P: (504) 589-6530 erin.butler@trade.gov

Louisiana Maritime Association 3939 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 102 Metairie, LA 70002 (504) 833-4190 Louisiana Maritime International Chamber of Commerce 1908 Clearview Parkway, Suite 203 Metairie, LA 70001 (504) 779-5671 Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council 365 Canal St., Suite 1190 New Orleans, LA 70130 (866) 782-6882 (504) 566-1001 National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America 1200 18th St., NW, Suite 901 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 466-0222 NCBFAA.org New Orleans Board of Trade Ltd. 365 Canal St., Suite 1580 New Orleans, LA. 70130 (504) 525-3271 The Big River Coalition 4742 Utica St., Suite 200 Metairie, LA 70006 (504) 833-4190, Ext. 805

The Propeller Club of the U.S., Port of New Orleans 1908 Clearview Parkway, Suite 203 Metairie, LA 70001 (504) 779-5671 propclubnola.org propclubnola@bellsouth.net Southern United States Trade Association 701 Poydras St., Suite 3845 New Orleans, LA. 70139 (504) 568-5986 Traffic & Transportation Club of Baton Rouge 3888 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Building 1 Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (225) 752-2490 Traffic & Transportation Club of Greater New Orleans 524 Kenneth Drive Extension Belle Chasse, LA 70037 (504) 433-3364 ttcgno.com ttcnola@msn.com World Trade Center of New Orleans One Canal Place 365 Canal St., Suite 1120 New Orleans, LA 70130-1195 (504) 529-1601 wtcno.org info@wtcno.org 2 0 1 8 I F F C B A N O M e mb e r s h i p D i r e c t o r y

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Current and Pending Trade Agreements: The 2018 U.S. Trade Agenda b y J o h n T. H y a t t

1. Israel FTA became effective August 19, 1985 2. The North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico became effective January 1, 1994 3. Jordan FTA became effective October 24, 2000 4. Chile FTA became effective January 1, 2004 5. Singapore FTA became effective January 1, 2004 6. Morocco FTA became effective June 15, 2004 7. Australia FTA became effective January 1, 2005 These cutting-edge agreements eliminate tariffs, tackle non-tariff barriers, open services markets, strengthen the intellectual property protections for our knowledge industries, and enhance labor and environmental protections. They level the playing field for U.S. businesses, increase choice and value for American consumers, and provide fresh momentum for open markets. 8. DR-CAFTA (Dominican Republic-Central America FTA) The agreement was signed May 29, 2004 and passed by both Houses of the U.S. Congress on July 27, 2005. Accession did not begin until each country changed its domestic laws to conform to the agreement. Countries were admitted into the agreement during the early months of 2006 in the following order: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic. Costa Rica’s participation was affirmed after an October 2007 countrywide plebiscite; and a further extension granted in order to finalize certain laws relating to monopolies in telecommunications and insurance before the U.S. Trade Representative could certify Costa Rica to the President. Such was accomplished in late 2008 and Costa Rica entered into DR-CAFTA as of January 1, 2009.

9. Bahrain FTA became effective January 11, 2006 10. Oman FTA became effective January 1, 2009 11. Peru FTA became effective February 1, 2009 12. Korea FTA became effective March 15, 2012 13. Colombia FTA became effective May 15, 2012

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14. Panama FTA became effective October 1, 2012 More than 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power and nearly 95 percent of its consumers are located outside the United States. Businesses that export grow faster and are 8 percent less likely to declare bankruptcy than those that do not, according to the Institute for International Economics. Expanding exports can accelerate economic growth and hiring: every $1 billion of exports supports nearly 6,000 jobs. Free trade agreements (FTAs) can open up new markets to exports. FTAs reduce trade barriers while also establishing common standards and protections for U.S. interests and laws. The U.S. has 14 FTAs with 20 countries, which accounted for over 45 percent of the country’s exports last year. Previously, the Obama Administration was negotiating two broad trade agreements: the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) with members of the European Union and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The incoming Trump Administration has put the TPP on the back burner for now. Whether provisions can be renegotiated to satisfy U.S. trade skeptics is an open question; and the some dozen country partners must agree to any sign off – a tall order. With the United Kingdom exiting the European Union and hesitation


among some of the remaining 27 EU partners, this agreement might have to wait for “calmer” waters. Regarding the Trump Administration’s goal of re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) the U.S. and Mexico have taken the first steps toward such re-negotiation. The President is required to inform Congress 90 days prior to entering into a new agreement discussions. REAUTHORIZING TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY

The most recent previous renewal of TPA covered agreements reached between December 2002 and the end of June 2007. Current legislation would apply to agreements reached before July 1, 2018, with a possible extension to July 1, 2021. Legislation to reauthorize TPA was introduced, but not considered, in the 113th Congress. For successful negotiations, TPA allows the President to enter into reciprocal trade agreements and requires that legislation for implementing the agreement be considered on a defined timeline without amendments. In return, the President must keep Congress informed throughout the negotiations and abide by certain notification and consulting requirements. It improves the Administration’s position in the negotiations by ensuring the agreed-upon terms will be binding. Congress first gave the President the authority to enter into trade agreements in the 1970s.

RETROACTIVE RENEWAL- GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES GSP

The program extends duty-free treatment to several thousand products imported into the United States from more than twothirds of the world’s countries. GSP is an important way American companies keep costs down. Large and small businesses import products duty-free under GSP. THE MISCELLANEOUS TARIFF BILL (MTB)

An annual piece of legislation that is passed by the US Congress to temporarily reduce or suspend tariffs on certain imported products and make technical corrections to US tariff laws. The legislation boosts the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers by lowering the cost of imported inputs (some 600 tariff lines) without harming domestic firms that produce competing products. In addition, in the case of finished goods, MTBs similarly reduce costs for consumers where there is no domestic production and thus no impact on domestic firms. Overall, the tariff relief contained in MTBs is designed both to be broadly available to any entity that imports and pays duties pursuant to the specified tariff heading and to benefit downstream producers, purchasers, and consumers.

REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NICARAGUA TPL – expired December 31, 2014

This TPL matching arrangement has been one of the biggest successes of the DR-CAFTA. Because of flexibilities over the traditional yarn forward rule of origin, apparel production has increased in Nicaragua during the time the DR-CAFTA has been in effect. This program directly supports about 25 percent of all U.S apparel imports from that country, and indirectly supports much more through the sourcing arrangement. In addition, U.S fabric exports to Nicaragua have nearly doubled since DR-CAFTA took effect in 2006. U.S fabric exports to Nicaragua reached $110 million in 2011, and now account for about 10 percent of all fabric exports to the region (up from 3 percent in 2006). However, there was a certain amount of jealousy from the other DR-CAFTA partners for the Nicaragua TPL; so it is doubtful whether it will be ever reauthorized, even in reduced annual limits.

Some Points to Consider with FTA s/TPA s

• The U.S. currently has in place free trade agreements with 20 countries. Although the U.S. trade deficit is continually cited as a reason to throttle back on FTAs/TPAs, in fact, exports to these countries in manufactured goods, agricultural products and financial services have increased three fold, resulting in a healthy trade surplus, per U.S. Department of Commerce statistics. • Prior to implementation of the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), the U.S. was running an annual $1.7 billion trade deficit with the region. That has now morphed into a $1.8 billion trade surplus. • Under the NAFTA, if energy imports from Canada and Mexico are taken out of the equation (80% of the trade,) the U.S. is running a trade surplus with both countries in manufactured goods. It should be remembered that protectionism serves no one’s interests. The Tariff Act of 1930 (otherwise known as the SmootHawley Tariff), was signed into law on June 17, 1930 by President Herbert Hoover with the flourish of six gold pens, despite protests by over 1,000 economists (and noticed as a headline on the front page of the May 5, 1930 issue of the The New York Times). It raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods to record levels. The overall tariff levels were the second-highest in U.S. history, and the ensuing retaliatory tariffs by U.S. trading partners, reduced American exports and imports by more than half.

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bureau of industry & security guidelines In support of the safe and secure flow of international trade, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published the following guidelines to assist the trade community in achieving a high level of compliance with Export Administration Regulations.

2011 best practices for preventing unlawful diversion of U.S. dual-use items subject to the export administration regulations, particularly through transshipment trade Best Practice No. 1 - Companies should pay heightened attention to the Red Flag Indicators on the BIS Website and communicate any red flags to all divisions, branches, etc., particularly when an exporter denies a buyer’s order or a freight forwarder declines to provide export services for dual-use items. Best Practice No. 2 - Exporters/Re-exporters should seek to utilize only those Trade Facilitators/Freight Forwarders that administer sound export management and compliance programs which include best practices for transshipment. Best Practice No. 3 - Companies should “Know” their foreign customers by obtaining detailed information on the bona fides (credentials) of their customer to measure the risk of diversion. Specifically, companies should obtain information about their customers that enables them to protect dual-use items from diversion, especially when the foreign customer is a broker, trading company or distribution center. Best Practice No. 4 - Companies should avoid routed export transactions when exporting and facilitating the movement of dual-use items Best Practice No. 5 - When the Destination Control Statement (DCS) is required, the Exporter should provide the appropriate Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) and the final destination where the item(s) are intended to be used, for each export to the end-user and, where relevant, to the ultimate consignee. For exports that do not require the DCS, other classification information (EAR99) and the final destination should be communicated on bills of lading, air waybills, buyer/seller contracts and other commercial documentation. For reexporters of controlled and uncontrolled items, the same classification and destination specific information should be communicated on export documentation as well. Best Practice No. 6 - An Exporter/Re-exporter should provide the ECCN or the EAR99 classification to freight forwarders, and should report in AES the ECCN or the EAR99 classifications for all export transactions, including “No License Required” designation certifying that no license is required. Best Practice No. 7 - Companies should use information technology to the maximum extent feasible to augment “know your customer” and other due-diligence measures in combating the threats of diversion and increase confidence that shipments will reach authorized end-users for authorized end-uses. unless a long standing and trustworthy relationship has been built among the exporter, the foreign principal party in interest (FPPI), and the FPPI’s U.S. agent If you have reason to believe a violation is taking place or has occurred, you may report it to the Department of Commerce by calling its 24-hour ho line number: (800) 424-2980.

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red flag indicators Use this as a check list to discover possible violations of the Export Administration Regulations

• The customer or its address is similar to one of the parties found on the Commerce Department’s [BIS’s] list of denied persons. • The customer or purchasing agent is reluctant to offer information about the end-use of the item. • The product’s capabilities do not fit the buyer’s line of business, such as an order for sophisticated computers for a small bakery. • The item ordered is incompatible with the technical level of the country to which it is being shipped, such as semiconductor manufacturing equipment being shipped to a country that has no electronics industry. • The customer is willing to pay cash for a very expensive item when the terms of sale would normally call for financing. • The customer has little or no business background. • The customer is unfamiliar with the product’s performance characteristics but still wants the product. • Routine installation, training, or mainte nance services are declined by the customer. • Delivery dates are vague, or deliveries are planned for out of the way destinations. • A freight forwarding firm is listed as the product’s final destination. • The shipping route is abnormal for the product and destination. • Packaging is inconsistent with the stated method of shipment or destination.When questioned, the buyer is evasive and especially unclear about whether the purchased product is for domestic use, for export, or for re-export.


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bureau of industry & security guidelines 1. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) implements U.S. Government sanctions against Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria pursuant to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), either unilaterally or to implement United Nations Security Council Resolutions. The license requirements, license exceptions, and licensing policy vary depending upon the particular sanctioned destination. The corresponding country pages are intended to assist exporters and reexports with determining the export and re-export requirements pursuant to the EAR. However, the webpages are not comprehensive and do not serve as replacements for the EAR. Exporters and re-exporters should be aware that other U.S. Government agencies administer regulations that could also impact their export or reexport transactions. For example, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) also implements certain sanctions against Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Exporters and re-exporters are responsible for complying with all applicable regulatory requirements. Link for Sanctions destinations —www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/ policy-guidance/country-guidance/sanctioned-destinations 2. In consideration of the ongoing situation in Crimea, BIS has imposed export restrictions targeted at Russia’s energy and defense sectors. For example, in August 2014, BIS implemented restrictions on exports of certain items destined for Russian deep water, Arctic offshore, or shale energy exploration or production. See: 79 FR 45675 (August 6, 2014) Subsequently, BIS expanded its military end use and end user controls to impose a license requirement on various items that may not otherwise require a license if the exporter has knowledge that such items may be used by military end users or for military end uses in Russia. See: 79 FR 55608 (September 17, 2014). In addition, BIS has expanded controls on certain microprocessors for military end uses and end users in Russia (as well as other D:1 countries). See 79 FR 75044 (December 17, 2014). BIS remains concerned about efforts by front companies and other intermediaries, who are not the true final end users, to transship or re-export U.S.-origin items to the Russian Federation in violation of these measures and other export controls. Even prior to the imposition of restrictions based on the situation in Crimea, front companies and other intermediaries obtained U.S.-origin items that may require a license to Russia through intermediate countries subject to a more favourable licensing policy under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). A salient example is Wassenaar Arrangement dual-use items controlled under the EAR for National Security (NS) reasons. Therefore, BIS is providing additional guidance to U.S. exporters to prevent unauthorized re-exports to Russia, especially for transactions involving NScontrolled items or items listed in Supplement No. 2 to Part 744 of the EAR, which lists items that are subject to the military end

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use license requirement. As described in Supplement No. 3 to Part 732 of the EAR, whenever a person who is clearly not going to be using the item for its intended end use (e.g., a freight forwarder) is listed as an export item’s final destination, the exporter has an affirmative duty to inquire about the end use, end user, and ultimate destination of the item to ensure the transaction complies with the EAR. In addition, the exporter should pay attention to any information that may indicate an unlawful diversion is planned. This may include discrepancies in the destination country and the country from which an order is placed or payment is made. When inquiring into the ultimate destination of the item, an exporter should consider e-mail address and telephone number country codes and languages used in communications from customers or on a customer’s website. The exporter should also research the intermediate and ultimate consignees and purchaser, as well as their addresses, using business registers, company profiles, websites, and other resources. Exporters should always screen their customers against the U.S. Government’s consolidated export screening list. An interactive tool for searching this list based on entity name and address is also available. Furthermore, exporters should pay attention to the countries a freight forwarder serves, as well as the industry sectors a distributor or other non-end user customer supplies. The exporter should then determine whether a license is required based on the likely country of ultimate destination and end use and end user. The exporter should consider not only the list-based license requirements specified in Supplement No. 1 to Part 738 of the EAR (the Commerce Country Chart) in conjunction with item’s classification specified in Supplement No. 1 to Part 774 of the EAR (the Commerce Control List), but also the end use and end user controls in Part 744 and the embargoes and special controls in Part 746. If the exporter continues to have any doubts or concerns surrounding the end use, end user, or country of ultimate destination after exercising due diligence, the exporter should present all relevant information to BIS in the form of a license application or refrain from the transaction. Export controls are a shared responsibility between government and industry. If you have any concerns about suspicious inquiries that come to your firm, you are encouraged to contact your local BIS Export Enforcement Office. If you have any questions about export licensing requirements or submitting a license application, you may contact BIS’s Office of Exporter Services at (202) 482-4811. If contacting the Office of Exporter Services via e-mail, please include a telephone number to facilitate BIS’s response to your request. Link for Imposed export restrictions targeted at Russia’s energy and defense sectors — www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policyguidance/russia-due-diligence-guidance


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