Tuesday, November 24, 2020
shipping container port

Container Crunch Means It Pays More to Sail Empty to Asia

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Shipping carriers seeking to capitalize on the most lucrative trade routes are returning empty cargo containers to Asia, contributing to freight rates that have soared to...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 3898

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth space. Around the twin ports of...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 6949

Friday, November 20, 2020

Port of Los Angeles Reports Busiest Month Ever on Loaded Imports, Empty Exports

The Port of Los Angeles processed a little over 980,000 twenty-foot equivalent containers in October to set a new record for the busiest month in the port’s history as imports...

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 2742

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

U.S. Import Boom Delaying Cargo at Nation’s Busiest Port

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation’s busiest U.S. port complex to other parts of the...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3194

Friday, November 13, 2020
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Maritime News

Vale and Chinese Port Sign $651 Million Deal for Iron Ore Storage

BEIJING, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Vale and China’s Ningbo Zhoushan Port have signed a deal to invest around 4.3 billion yuan ($650.6 million) in iron ore storage and processing...

November 13, 2020
Total Views: 248

Thursday, November 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Breaks Monthly Cargo Record Again, Continuing Historic Recovery Run

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest month ever again in October as the number of twenty-foot containers handled topped 800,000 for the first time in 109-year history of...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 325

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Grain Port Worker Strike Delays Ships in Argentina

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The loading of five cargo ships in different grains ports in Argentina has been stalled for days due to strikes by...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 171


UK Container Port Congestion Is Unprecedented

by Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container shipments from Asia to the UK continue to be subject to “unprecedented” delays and significant additional costs. “It’s as bad as you hear, possibly worse,”...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 1340

Monday, November 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Crunch Roiling Transpacific Trade

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The humble shipping container has a new status in the Covid-19 pandemic: hot commodity. Shortages of the ribbed steel boxes that have plied the global...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 310

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Port Of Auckland To Allow America’s Cup Yachts To Race In Shipping Lanes

By Greg Stutchbury (Reuters) – America’s Cup defenders Team New Zealand are hoping that a Wednesday decision by Ports of Auckland will make it possible for two of their proposed...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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The Port Of Beirut Where Lebanon’s Ills Lay Bare

By Samia Nakhoul (Reuters) – The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut’s port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 91

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Lines Expect U.S. Import Boom to Lose Steam

By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Surging shipments into the United States are fueling record high freight costs and logjams at seaports, but transportation...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 60

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock dredgers

Historic Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Moves To Houston

Since its founding in 1890 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, (NASDAQ: GLDD), the country’s largest provider of dredging services, has been headquartered in Chicago but, last week the company...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
port of long beach

Trade is “Humming” at United States’ Second-Busiest Port

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest month ever in September as retailers rush to restock ahead of the holiday season. The port on Wednesday said trade was...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 14

Cameron Gulf Of Mexico LNG ship facility

Louisiana Cameron LNG Terminal Reopens After Hurricane Delta

by Scott DiSavino (Reuters) – The first liquefied natural gas tanker to go to Cameron LNG’s export plant in Louisiana since Hurricane Delta was set to arrive on Tuesday. Golar...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 30

Sunday, October 18, 2020

China’s Zhoushan Port Plans Bunker Hub Expansion

SINGAPORE, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Sales of marine fuel from the Chinese port of Zhoushan, the country’s top supplier of shipping fuel, in first nine months of 2020 rose nearly 18%...

October 18, 2020
Total Views: 26

Saturday, October 17, 2020
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Cruise Ships

COVID19: Malta Stops MSC Cruise Passengers From Disembarking

(Reuters) – Malta on Friday stopped passengers disembarking from the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship over a suspected case of COVID-19, Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said. Although the cruise ship...

October 17, 2020
Total Views: 29

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Port of Los Angeles Struggles With Surge Of Unscheduled Ships

by Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) – Incoming cargo to the Port of Los Angeles is surging as businesses restock depleted inventories and retailers prepare for an early holiday season, the executive...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 69

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best August Ever Amid COVID-19, Trade War Uncertainty

The Port of Long Beach had its best August in its 109-year history, marking a strong start to the peaking shipping season despite lingering economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 13

Sunday, August 23, 2020
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Fate Of English Channel Migrants Entwined In Brexit Talks

by Gabriela Baczynska (Reuters) – The European Union has so far rebuffed British calls for talks on a deal to allow London to send unwanted migrants back to Europe from...

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 14