Monday, June 14, 2021

Yantian Port Problems Creating ‘Unprecedented’ Supply Chain Disruption

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers are facing a perfect storm as the logistics industry has entered an “an era of unprecedented disruption”, with ports crippled by acute congestion as the...

4 hours ago
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Friday, June 11, 2021
Container Terminal Shenzhen in Guangdong

Congestion at South China Ports Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

By Muyu Xu and Gabriel Crossley BEIJING, June 11 (Reuters) – Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19...

June 11, 2021
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China’s Buying So Much Corn Its Ports Are Clogging

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s embarked on a record corn-buying spree this year and some vessels have been delayed for as long as a month outside southern ports because of...

June 11, 2021
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Ships Skip Singapore as China Congestion Snarls Supply Chain

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Delays from congestion at southern Chinese ports triggered by fresh Covid-19 outbreaks are rippling through global supply chains, threatening to inflate costs and exacerbate disruptions. A...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 2959

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Port of Los Angeles Processes Record 10 Million TEUs for New Western Hemisphere Record

The Port of Los Angeles has become the first port in the Western Hemisphere to handle 10 million twenty-foot equivalent containers (TUE) over a 12-month period. The port celebrated the...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 2497

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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Port of Long Beach Reports Best Month on Record in May

Container volumes at Port of Long Beach broke 900,000 TEU for the first time ever in May as consumer demand continues to show no signs of letting up. Dockworkers and...

June 9, 2021
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U.S. Retail Ports Continue Record Setting Run as Supply Chains Struggle to Keep Up

The United States’ top ports for retail imports are expected to report another blockbuster month in May as consumers turn to normal shopping patterns as vaccinations rates increase, the National...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1299

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

South China Ports in Crisis as Congestion Spreads

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – South China’s port congestion has gone from bad to worse – delays at Yantian are spilling over to nearby Shekou and Nansha. When the bottleneck began over two...

June 8, 2021
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U.S. Maritime Regulator Sees Shipping Snarls Lasting to 2022

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The top U.S. maritime regulator said stretched global supply chains pushing ocean-freight rates to record highs may stay strained into 2022, raising concerns about whether small...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 2501

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Port of Long Beach Incentivizes Carriers to Deploy ‘Greenest’ Ships

Ocean carriers with vessels calling at the Port of Long Beach are set to be be further incentivized to deploy their greenest ships. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners...

May 27, 2021
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U.S. Import Boom Hits New Heights with Little Signs of Letting Up

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Congestion levels at the major North America container gateways are now expected to persist until the summer, as the consumer-driven import boom continues. April set...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1554

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

CMA CGM Marco Polo Continues Record-Setting East Coast Tour

The CMA CGM Marco Polo is continuing its record-setting North American East Coast tour, docking today at the Port of Savannah after previous calls in Virginia, New York/New Jersey and...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 3002

Ships moored Parana River Port

Argentine Port Workers Back On COVID-19 Vaccine Strike

By Hugh Bronstein (Reuters) – Argentine port workers said on Tuesday they would hold a 48-hour strike starting at midnight (0300 GMT Wednesday), after paralyzing agricultural exports from the country...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 935

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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CMA CGM Marco Polo Becomes Biggest Ship to Dock on East Coast

CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived at the Port of New York and New Jersey Thursday, becoming the largest ship to ever call on the U East Coast. The ship previously...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 9346

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First Ships Dock at Kenya’s New Deepwater Port

By David Herbling (Bloomberg) — Two A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S vessels made maiden calls at Kenya’s new Indian Ocean port which began operating on Thursday, edging the nation closer to fulfilling its...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1559

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Yokohama Ranked Top Performing Container Port by IHS Markit and World Bank

By Ira Breskin The Port of Yokohama is the world’s best performing container port, according to the Container Port Productivity Index 2020, released earlier this month by IHS Markit and...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2487

Monday, May 17, 2021
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U.S. West Coast Ports Race to Clear Ship Backlog by Peak Season

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia showed glimmers of easing as port officials race to clear a backlog of arriving cargo...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 3662

Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Record April Volume at Port of Los Angeles

Another gangbuster month for the nation’s top port. The Port of Los Angeles today reported handling 946,966 TEUs in April for its best April in the port’s history and its...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 1419

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Online Purchasing Drives Port of Long Beach to Record April

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as the cargo boom continues. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units in April for a 43.6%...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1181

Monday, May 10, 2021
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Parking Lot In The Pacific Persists As Imports Jam U.S. Ports

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week amid a steady flow of imports at some of the...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 2277