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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Germany Accuses Putin of Provoking the Global Food Crisis

By Iain Rogers, Katharina Rosskopf and Arne Delfs May 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock accused Russia of deliberately

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 676

Friday, May 13, 2022

Port of Long Beach Continues Record-Setting Streak and Warns of Cargo Surge When China Reopens

The Port of Long Beach set another new single-month record in April as the port continues to clear marine terminals of cargo ahead an expected new wave of

May 13, 2022
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
A shore crane works a ship at the Port of Charleston

Port of Charleston Reduces Backlog and Sets Latest Monthly Cargo Record

The Port of Charleston in South Carolina set yet another monthly cargo record in April while also making “significant progress” with port and berth

May 11, 2022
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U.S. Importers Turn to Prayer and Washington as West Coast Port Labor Talks Kick Off

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1166

Monday, May 9, 2022

MARAD Makes Additional $234 Million Available for Port Projects

FY 2022 Appropriations Act raises Port Infrastructure Development Program Funding to more than $684 Million, the highest total ever. U.S. Department of

May 9, 2022
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Employers, Dockworkers Aim to Keep Cargo Moving During Labor Negotiations

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between employers and dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports are scheduled to kick off Tuesday ahead of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2487

Saturday, May 7, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach

West Coast Dockworkers, Firms Vow to Avoid Upheaval Amid Contract Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –Labor negotiations at 29 West Coast ports are set to start next week with both sides saying they want to avoid further

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1247


Italy Impounds Luxury Yacht Linked To Russian President

By Crispian Balmer and Emilio Parodi, (Reuters) – The Italian government ordered police on Friday to impound a luxury yacht worth some $700

May 7, 2022
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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
yantian port

Ad-Hoc Carriers and Retail Charters Hit By China Lockdowns

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The combination of Covid lockdown cargo delays in China and congestion at US east coast ports has prompted alliance

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1061

Monday, May 2, 2022

West Coast Port Employers Laud Automation Ahead of Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers at West Coast ports at the center of the U.S. supply-chain crisis released a study extolling the benefits

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 2827


Port of Long Beach Completes Project Boosting Rail Capacity

The Port of Long Beach has completed construction of a new rail project which it says will increase efficiency of goods movement and reduce congestion on local

May 2, 2022
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satellite photo of Mariupol

Ukraine Formally Closes Captured Ports Of Mariupol, Berdiansk, and Skadovsk

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) Ukraine has formally closed its four Black and Azov seaports, which Russian forces have captured, the Ukrainian agriculture

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 2217

Saturday, April 30, 2022
grain ship Unity N loading in Romania

First Ship With Ukrainian Corn Departs Romania

By Megan Durisin (Bloomberg) Enough grain has made its way out of Ukraine to fill an export vessel in neighboring Romania, marking a small but important first

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 9466

Friday, April 29, 2022

Belgian Ports of Antwerp and Zeebruge Officially Combine

The Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebruge have officially combined, creating Europe’s largest export port. The two cities signed the shareholders’

April 29, 2022
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hapag-lloyd ship

EU Green Lights Hapag-Lloyd’s Stakes in JadeWeserPort

German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd says the EU Commission has approved the company’s stake acquisitions in JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 661

Palm Oil Logistics Trucks

Food Protectionism Hits Ports With Export Bans

By Anuradha Raghu (Bloomberg) Indonesia’s palm oil export ban kicked off Thursday in one of the most drastic cases of food protectionism since the war

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 3321

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Novorossiysk Russian Oil tankers

Russian Black Sea Oil Exports Double, Are Sanctions Still Working?

The volume of crude leaving the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk more than doubled but where is it going? By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) Asia is still snapping up

April 26, 2022
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Global Supply Chain Crisis Round Two Could Be ‘Bigger Than Last Year’

By Brendan Murray, Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) China’s stringent rules to curb Covid-19 are about to unleash another wave of summer chaos on supply

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 3916

Monday, April 25, 2022
container terminal is seen in the port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam Remains Open To Russia As Port Throughput Falls Just 1.5 Percent

By Toby Sterling (Reuters) Europe’s biggest port Rotterdam said that goods throughput fell by 1.5% in the first quarter as trade was hit by the impact of

April 25, 2022
Total Views: 2893

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Libya Says Armed Clashes at Key Oil Port Damaged Storage Tanks

By Hatem Mohareb (Bloomberg) –Libya’s state oil company said armed clashes at the western port of Zawiya have damaged several storage tanks, as a

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 1472