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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Crowley Closes Land Deal for Massachusetts Offshore Wind Port

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, where it will develop state’s second major offshore wind

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Hapag-Lloyd Expands Terminals Business with $1 Billion Acquisition of SM SAAM

Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to spend its pandemic profits to expand and modernize its business. The German container shipping company announced Tuesday it has

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Containership Backup Sets Port of Long Beach Back on Emissions

Last year’s unprecedented containership backup in Southern California caused greenhouse gas emissions at the Port of Long Beach to rise above a 2005

October 4, 2022
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South Africa Port, Rail Workers Threaten Strike After Rejecting Wage Offer

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) — Labor unions at South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company threatened to begin a strike this week after

October 4, 2022
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Saturday, October 1, 2022
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Putin Wrecked Mykolayiv’s Shipyards But Not Its Spirit

By Marc Champion (Bloomberg) As Russia’s President Vladimir Putin formalized his annexation of a swathe of Ukrainian territory on Friday, the governor of

October 1, 2022
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

West Coast Dockworker Talks Imperiled by Seattle Terminal Dispute

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A dispute over the assignment of work at a terminal in Seattle is casting a shadow on the outcome of talks to reach a

September 27, 2022
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Monday, September 26, 2022
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Checking Back In On Southern California’s Containership Backup

As U.S. import demand fades and inbound cargo increasingly shifts away from Southern California ports, the highly publicized containership backup at the

September 26, 2022
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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Nigeria Pins Hopes On Deep Sea Port To End Cargo Congestion

(Bloomberg) –Nigeria is betting a deep sea port set to open early next year will help revive an economy grappling with soaring inflation, stagnating

September 24, 2022
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Ukraine Ports Have Shipped Just 4.7 Million Tons Of Grain

by Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) A total of 211 ships with 4.7 million tonnes of agricultural products on board have left Ukraine so far under a deal

September 24, 2022
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Friday, September 23, 2022

U.S. Imports: East-West Cargo Gap Widens in August

With U.S. port data from August trickling in, we’re getting greater insight into the West to East cargo shift that continues to play out in the United

September 23, 2022
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Port of New York and New Jersey Claims ‘Busiest Port’ Title in August

The numbers are in. The Port of New York and New Jersey has officially surpassed the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to become the top container port

September 23, 2022
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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Port Houston a Big Winner from West to East Cargo Shift

The Port of Houston has smashed its record for the highest number of containers handled in a single month as some U.S. imports have shifted from West to Gulf

September 22, 2022
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Hamburg Port Backs COSCO Terminal Acquisition Over German Government’s China Concerns

By William Wilkes and Arne Delfs (Bloomberg) — Hamburg Hafen und Logistik AG said the German government shouldn’t block a Chinese acquisition of a

September 22, 2022
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Port of Charleston Handles Deepest Draft Ship to Date After Harbor Deepening

South Carolina Ports is putting Charleston Harbor’s new 52-foot depth to good use, handling a container ship at the deepest draft to-date. The 12,119

September 22, 2022
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Monday, September 19, 2022

Port of Long Beach Sees Pandemic-Era Imports Surge Easing

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the second-biggest US port expects the pandemic-era surge in consumer demand that snarled supply chains

September 19, 2022
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Hamburg Mayor Says Rejecting China COSCO Bid for Container Terminal Would Be Competitive Disadvantage

BERLIN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany would put its port of Hamburg at a competitive disadvantage if it quashed a bid from China’s Cosco to

September 19, 2022
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Friday, September 16, 2022

Falling Imports at Largest U.S. Port Hint at Weaker Demand

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The number of containers arriving at the busiest US port of Los Angeles dropped by the most since the early days of

September 16, 2022
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Global Cargo Market Softening Points to Gloomy Christmas

By Jamie Freed and Casey Hall SYDNEY/SHANGHAI, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Global trade bellwethers like FedEx and Cathay Pacific Airways. have cast a pall

September 16, 2022
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With Rail Strike Averted, Focus Turns to Clearing Congestion

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — US freight-rail companies need to turn their focus to clearing a backlog of containers at ports and at inland train

September 16, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Empties Help Port of Long Beach Surpass Los Angeles in August

The Port of Long Beach on Thursday reported having its second busiest August on record, with cargo volumes less than 1,000 TEUs off its monthly record and even

September 15, 2022
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