Saturday, July 31, 2021
Tower Bridge River Thames

London Invests In Short Sea Distribution

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Cathryn Spain spends most of her workdays motoring up and down the River Thames, a senior harbor master making sure goods flow through the Port of London without...

July 31, 2021
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Friday, July 30, 2021

Port Houston Container Terminals Reopened After ‘Hardware Failure’

Port Houston says its two container terminals have reopened after a “hardware failure” halted operations on Tuesday. Truck traffic and access to the port’s terminal operating system, N4, and it’s...

July 30, 2021
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Thursday, July 29, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Florida to Provide Ports with $250 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault have announced plans to allocate $250 million in COVID-related financial relief to Florida’s ports. According to a report...

July 29, 2021
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Freight Broker CEO Sees Supply Chain Snarls Lasting at Least Through February

By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) — A worsening traffic jam clogging global cargo arteries won’t ease up until after the 2022 Chinese New Year in February, said the head of one of...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 972

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Port of Houston Container Terminals Shut Due to ‘Hardware Failure’

Update: Port Houston’s container terminals remain shut Thursday morning. An update is expected soon. The Port of Houston’s two container terminals are currently shut as a result of a “hardware...

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 4810

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Belgium Expands Vaccination Campaign to All Seafarers

The government of Belgium has expanded its seafarer vaccination campaign to include all seafarers visiting Belgian ports, regardless of nationality. Starting today, mobile medical teams will have the ability to...

July 26, 2021
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Marco Polo Container-ship lighthouse

Port of Savannah Moves Over 5 Million TEU in FY2021

The Port of Savannah surpassed 5 million twenty-foot equivalent containers (TEU) for the first time in its history in FY2021 as the U.S. economy bounced back from COVID-19 shut downs....

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 757

china port

Shanghai Mega-Ports Shuttered as Typhoon In-Fa Slams East China

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Typhoon In-Fa, the powerful storm battering regions around Shanghai, has forced some of the world’s biggest shipping ports to halt operations until at least Tuesday. All...

July 26, 2021
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Global Container Port Capacity Will Struggle to Catch Up with Rising Demand

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The bleak outlook of significantly lower throughput levels for container hub ports at the outset of the pandemic has, 18 months later, transformed into an acute...

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1268

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Indian seafarers ship bridge

Indian Union Accuses China Of Unofficial Seafarer Ban

Today Indian media reported that Beijing has imposed an unofficial ban on ships crewed by Indian seafarers. The Times of India, which is the largest selling English-language daily newspaper in...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 3025

Friday, July 23, 2021
durban port harbor deepening

Transnet Identifies Source of IT ‘Disruption’ at South African Container Ports

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) — Transnet SOC Ltd., South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, said it had identified the source of the problem that forced the company to halt operations...

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1682

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Union Pacific to Resume Rail Service from West Coast Ports On Schedule

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) – Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad’s major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 2525

Port of Durban south africa

South Africa Port Operations Disrupted as Transnet Hit by Cyber Attack

By Zandi Shabalala and Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 842

port of rotterdam

Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise Led By Iron And Coal

by Bart Meijer; (Reuters) Freight volumes in the port of Rotterdam rose 5.8% on a yearly basis in the first half of 2021, as international trade recovered from its coronavirus...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 810

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Marco Polo Container-ship lighthouse

Port Chief Sees U.S. Import Surge ‘Easily’ Lasting Into 2022

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) The head of one of the largest U.S. gateways for trade said robust demand for imported goods will likely be sustained into 2022, as companies scramble to rebuild stockpiles...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 1730

Port Of Vancouver, Canada

Grain Trains To Canada’s Port Of Vancouver Recover As Wildfires Rage

By Marcy Nicholson (Bloomberg) The number of grain-laden rail cars reaching Canada’s biggest port to be loaded on ships have doubled since last week, slowly clearing the gridlock caused by wildfires...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 1038

Monday, July 19, 2021

Port of Virginia Rides COVID-19 Imports Surge to Record Year in FY2021

The Port of Virginia rode the pandemic-fueled imports surge to an all-time fiscal year record in 2021, processing more 3 million TEUs for the first time in the port’s history....

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 746

Friday, July 16, 2021
cocoa bean shipment

Chocolate Is The Latest Victim Of Port Congestion

By Ange Aboa (Reuters) Deliveries of cocoa beans to Ivory Coast’s two main ports have slowed in recent weeks as an energy crisis hit industries in the world’s top cocoa-growing...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 2511

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
port of los angeles

Port of Los Angeles Finishes Fiscal Year at 10.9 Million TEUs, a New Western Hemisphere Record

The Port of Los Angeles has closed its fiscal year with record volumes of 10,879,383 TEUs, setting a new Western Hemisphere record as the economy rebounded from COVID-19 shut-downs. The...

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 1159

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal

South Carolina Ports Sets New Annual Record for Containers Handled

South Carolina’s Port of Charleston has just concluded its best year on record as the American economy emerged from the pandemic. South Carolina Ports reported its fiscal year 2021 results...

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 2001