Saturday, April 10, 2021
Site of Beirut blast, at Beirut's port area

CMA CGM Wants To Rebuild Beirut’s Port

by Gus Trompiz (Reuters) – French container shipping group CMA CGM is pursuing a plan to rebuild Beirut’s port within three years, despite political deadlock in Lebanon that has prevented decisions...

April 10, 2021
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Friday, April 9, 2021
Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal

South Carolina Opens First New Container Terminal in U.S. Since 2009

South Carolina Ports officially opened the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal on Friday by welcoming the Hapag Lloyd’s Yorktown Express as the first ship to call at the terminal. The new...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 6689

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Port of Long Beach Had Busiest Month on Record in March

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest month ever in March as imports continue to pour into U.S. seaports. The Port of Long Beach says the new record comes...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1066

port of los angeles and long beach

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

By Jonathan Saul and Timothy Aeppel LONDON/LOS ANGELES, April 8 (Reuters) – A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1210

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Trade Deficit Widened to Record in February

By Olivia Rockeman (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in February to a record high as solid household and business demand kept imports running ahead of shipments to overseas customers....

April 7, 2021
Total Views: 632

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
port of rotterdam

Calm Before the Storm: European Ports Await Influx of Ships Impacted by Suez Blockage

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The main container ports in North Europe were eerily quiet at the weekend, due to the almost week-long blockage of the Suez Canal by the Ever Given....

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 2380

port of charleston

South Carolina Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Cargo Record in March

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal begins operations. SC...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 1140

Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 16590

Friday, April 2, 2021
beirut port blast damage

Germany to Propose Rebuilding Port of Beirut After Chemical Explosion

By John Irish, Joseph Nasr and Ellen Francis PARIS/BERLIN/BEIRUT, April 2 (Reuters) – Germany will next week present a multi-billion-dollar proposal to Lebanese authorities to rebuild the Port of Beirut...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 2372

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal

Port of Savannah Infrastructure Projects to Boost TEU Capacity Amid Unprecedented Growth

The Georgia Ports Authority has approved projects to increase annual capacity at the Port of Savannah beyond 6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of about 20 percent compare...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 2225

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
port of Hodeidah, Yemen

4 Product Tankers Allowed To Dock At Yemen’s Red Sea Port

by Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition has allowed four tankers to dock at Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeidah, two sources familiar with the matter said, after...

March 24, 2021
Total Views: 1312

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Port of Montreal

Worker Strike Looms at Port of Montreal

By Marcy Nicholson and Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) — The biggest port in Eastern Canada may be seeing disrupted shipments if dockworkers and their employers can’t agree on a new union contract....

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 2206


Congestion Hits Brazil’s Largest Port

By Ana Mano and Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) – Soy and sugar traders are fighting for room in Latin America’s largest port, rushing to secure loading slots as the slowest Brazilian...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3695

Thursday, March 18, 2021
london gateway

DP World Optimistic for 2021 Amid Pent-Up Demand

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI, March 18 (Reuters) – Ports operator DP World gave an optimistic outlook for 2021 on Thursday, citing pent-up demand for cargo and an easing of geopolitical...

March 18, 2021
Total Views: 538

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Port of Los Angeles Sets Latest Monthly Record

The United States’ top port for containerized imports from Asia reported its best February on record as the nation’s economy continues to bounce back from the pandemic. The Port of...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 3178

Monday, March 15, 2021
lng bunkering rotterdam

Total Awarded Singapore LNG Bunkering License

The Maritime Port Authority of Singapore has awarded Total with a liquified natural gas bunkering license as the world’s largest bunkering hub seeks to become a key LNG bunkering destination...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 524

Containership docking Port of Long Beach

Shipping Congestion at Los Angeles Ports Starts Easing

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Shipping congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for imports from Asia showed signs of easing over the past week as dockworkers made progress reducing by almost...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 7880

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
port of long beach

Busiest February on Record for Port of Long Beach as Import Boom Continues

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest February on record amid an unseasonable surge in imports amid the ongoing pandemic-fueled cargo boom. The port reported Wednesday that dockworkers...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 2652


Maersk, Keppel Launch Green Ammonia Ship-to-Ship Bunkering Project in Singapore

A handful of major maritime industry stakeholders including Maersk and Keppel have teamed up to study and possibly develop a green ammonia ship-to-ship bunkering supply chain in Singapore, the world’s...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 2639

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
maersk ship

2M Snubs Congested West Coast Ports

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – To improve schedule reliability, 2M partners Maersk and MSC are to avoid congested US west coast ports with two transpacific pendulum services. From this week, the...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 2522