Friday, October 1, 2021
USMC LCACs Inbound

Dear Port Of Los Angeles, It’s Time To Call The Marines

By John Konrad (OpEd) Gene Seroka, Executive Director Of The Port Of Los Angeles, is fighting a war of attrition that history shows he will loose. Fortunately there is a better way. The Marine Corps Way.

October 1, 2021
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Port Regulator In Brazil Target Bunge

By Ana Mano (Reuters) Brazil’s port regulator targeted the local unit of global grains merchant Bunge and two port agents in an investigation announced on Tuesday, threatening the trader’s dominant...

October 1, 2021
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
Piraeus Port

China’s COSCO To Raise Piraeus Port Stake

by Angeliki Koutantou (Reuters) Greek lawmakers on Thursday approved an amended deal with Chinese shipping group COSCO that will allow it to raise its stake in Greece’s biggest port of Piraeus, paving...

September 30, 2021
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Singapore Convicts Nine In Bunker Fuel Theft Case

by Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) Nine people have been sentenced in Singapore to up to three years in jail for cheating buyers out of $337,000 worth of shipping fuel, authorities said in...

September 30, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Canadian Pension Fund to Acquire Ports America, North America’s Largest Marine Terminal Operator

Canadian pension fund CPP Investments will acquire 100% ownership of Ports America from Oaktree Capital Management at a reported valuation of more than $4 billion. Jersey City, New Jersey-based Ports...

September 29, 2021
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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Hapag-Lloyd Invests in Container and Rail Terminals at JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven

German liner company Hapag-Lloyd is investing in JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s largest harbor project and only deep-water container port. Hapag-Lloyd will acquire a 30% stake in Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven (CTW) and...

September 28, 2021
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Port of Savannah to Expedite Capacity Expansion as Congestion Builds

The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved more than $34 million to help expedite an additional 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in capacity to the Port of Savannah that will...

September 28, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
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Los Angeles Port Chief Calls for More Federal Funding for Congested West Coast Ports

By Jill R. Shah (Bloomberg) — The U.S. federal government needs to invest more in West Coast ports, said the head of the Port of Los Angeles, which is the nation’s...

September 27, 2021
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Maersk Says Port Congestion and Supply Chain Bottlenecks to Persist Through Year-End

China’s October Golden Week, Christmas and Chinese New Year will bolster strong demand for container shipping for the last quarter of 2021. But port congestion, especially in the US and...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 9665

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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Containers Piling Up At U.S. Rail Yards Add to Port Strains

By Brendan Murray(Bloomberg) –To understand why more than 100 container ships are waiting to enter U.S. ports from Southern California to Savannah, Georgia, it helps to keep tabs on the congestion...

September 26, 2021
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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Coast Guard Monitoring Backlog of Containerships at Puget Sound Anchorages

Puget Sound anchorages are filling up. The U.S. Coast Guard said this week it is monitoring a backlog of containerships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area as ports along...

September 25, 2021
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Los Angeles-Long Beach Container Surge Puts Port Complex Above Hong Kong

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Surging first-half volumes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex saw the US west coast gateway overtake Hong Kong to become the world’s ninth...

September 22, 2021
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COSCO Shipping Unit Takes Minority Stake in Favored Hamburg Container Terminal

The port operations arm of COSCO Shipping will buy a minority stake in Port of Hamburg’s Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT), the main calling point for COSCO Shipping ships in Germany....

September 22, 2021
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Pier T Terminal at Port of Long Beach Begins Pilot Program for 24-Hour Cargo Pickup

The Port of Long Beach will be launching a pilot program at the port’s largest terminal to widen access and speed deliveries amid the ongoing cargo surge. The new pilot...

September 21, 2021
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Maritime Security Incidents

Indian Port Seizes $2.7B In Taliban Heroin

By Sumit Khanna (Reuters) Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the...

September 21, 2021
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Monday, September 20, 2021
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More Ships Coming Than Going as Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Continue to Set Records

The Marine Exchange of Southern California (MXSOCAL) reported new records again today as ships carrying your Christmas gifts and other manufactured consumer goods continue to pour into the nation’s top...

September 20, 2021
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Sunday, September 19, 2021
Abu Dhabi Ports

Jordan To Build New Cruise Terminal As Gateway To The Red Sea

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept 19, 2021: AD Ports Group, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation to establish a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed...

September 19, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021

Insight: FMC Taking Actions to Address Demurrage and Detention Charges

(Holland & Knight) – The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Sept. 15, 2021, that it would move forward with two demurrage-and-detention related initiatives proposed by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye as part...

September 17, 2021
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Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Expand Gate Hours to Alleviate Congestion

With unprecedented congestion at Southern California ports, the ports of Los Angeles and Long beach are taking unprecedented steps to ease the logjam. The ports of Los Angeles and Long...

September 17, 2021
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CMA CGM Container Terminal Featured in Seaplane Stunt for New James Bond Flick

CMA CGM’s Kingston Container Terminal in Jamaica will serve as the backdrop for an action sequence in the upcoming James Bond flick, No Time To Die. The company’s vessels, CMA...

September 17, 2021
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