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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Shipping Containers Ablaze at Turkey’s Iskenderun Port, Operations Halted

By Antony Paone ISKENDERUN, Turkey, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Hundreds of shipping containers were ablaze at Turkey’s Iskenderun Port

3 hours ago
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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against LNG Terminal

(Reuters) – The Italian trade union USB filed a legal complaint against a plan by gas grid operator Snam SRG.MI to set up a new

February 5, 2023
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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Pakistan Inflation At 48-Year-High As Supplies Jam In Ports

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider (Bloomberg) –Pakistan’s inflation quickened to the fastest in almost 48 years in January as thousands of

February 4, 2023
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
People sit at a beach cafe with the Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe seen behind

Could UK Freeports Become A Home For International Crime?

by Paul Michael Gilmour (University of Portsmouth) A significant element of the UK government’s levelling up plan to create thousands of jobs, regenerate

February 2, 2023
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Adani Ports Investors Panic – Bond Yields Drop to Junk Status

by Giulia Morpurgo (Bloomberg) Investors anxious over billionaire Gautam Adani’s business empire have sent some of his companies’ bond yields above 10%, a

February 2, 2023
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
shipping containers

Adani Group Pledges More Shares of Ports Unit on Stock Rout

By P R Sanjai (Bloomberg) — The Adani Group pledged more shares of its ports arm to lenders, reflecting the growing spotlight on the conglomerate’s

January 31, 2023
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Port of Savannah Increasing Reefer Container Capacity

The Georgia Ports Authority is increasing chilled cargo capacity at the Port of Savannah to stay ahead of anticipated growth in demand for reefer container

January 31, 2023
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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Man Falls to Death on Maersk Ship at Port of Los Angeles

A man has died after falling some 50 feet onto the deck of a Maersk ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Fire

January 26, 2023
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Statue of Liberty overlooking Port of New York and New Jersey

Port of New York and New Jersey Closes Out Record Year But Falls Short of ‘Busiest U.S. Port’ Title

The Port of New York and New Jersey closed out 2022 handling a record 9.5 million TEUs—smashing its previous record set a year earlier in 2021. The TEU

January 26, 2023
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
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Hapag-Lloyd Acquires Minority Stake in India’s Leading Private Terminal Provider

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has acquired a 40% stake in India’s leading private terminal and inland transport service provider J M Baxi

January 25, 2023
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Long Beach Port Chief Expects to Win Back Some Lost Cargo

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The Port of Long Beach recorded its second-busiest year, despite a sharp drop in the second half as consumer demand eased

January 25, 2023
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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

‘Game Changer’: Nigeria Opens New Deep Sea Port in Lagos

By Seun Sanni LAGOS, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Nigeria opened a billion-dollar Chinese-built deep seaport in Lagos on Monday, which is

January 24, 2023
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West Coast Ports Bear the Brunt as Inbound Containers Drop Off

U.S. container ports experienced the largest contraction of inbound containers ever in the final months of 2022 as a slowdown in global trade continues to

January 24, 2023
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Port of Charleston Sets Cargo Record in 2022

The Port of Charleston handled a record 2.8 million TEUs in 2022, joining other East and Gulf Coast ports that also reported record cargo volumes in 2022.

January 24, 2023
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European Ports Brace for Slowdown as ‘Shopping Frenzy’ Ends

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – North Europe’s container hub ports are bracing themselves for the weak January import volumes from Asia to continue

January 24, 2023
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Saturday, January 21, 2023
kar-power-ship Sails To South Africa

Powership Wants To Solve South Africa’s Electricity Crisis

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) Karpowership, the Turkish company seeking to supply 1,220 megawatts of power to South Africa, will get a decision on its

January 21, 2023
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Friday, January 20, 2023

Port of Long Beach Falls Shy of Record in 2022 as Trade Slows

Cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach fell just shy of 2021’s record last year as trade slowed in the second half of the year. The Port of

January 20, 2023
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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Is Singapore Laundering Russian Crude?

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Demand is soaring for oil storage tanks in Singapore, in a sign that a flood of Russian fuel is being blended and re-exported

January 19, 2023
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Port Houston Reports First Down Month of 2022 as it Closes Record Year

Port Houston has closed out its best year on record in 2022 with 3.9 million TEUs handled. As the port reports, the figure is nearly double the volume posted

January 19, 2023
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Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Trucks At Port Of LA

US Truckers Warn Of Intermodal Weakness

by Priyamvada C (Reuters) U.S. trucking firm J.B. Hunt Transport Services ($JBHT) quarterly results missed market expectations on Wednesday, hit by lower

January 18, 2023
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