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Saturday, May 28, 2022
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Ships Divert to India As Sri Lanka Crisis Slows Colombo Port

By Ann Koh and Anusha Ondaatjie (Bloomberg) –Sri Lanka’s political turmoil is prompting some shipping lines to detour to Indian ports instead of

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 1570

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Ship To Take Metal From Mariupol To Russia; Kyiv Decries Looting

May 28 (Reuters) – A ship has entered the Ukrainian port of Mariupol for the first time since Russia completed its capture of the city to load metal

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 4119

Friday, May 27, 2022
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Former 4 Star Army General Appointed As New White House Port Envoy

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the appointment of retired General Stephen R. Lyons, former Commander of the U.S.

May 27, 2022
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Maersk Warns Los Angeles and Long Beach May Begin Charging Container Dwell Fees

For months, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been threatening ocean carriers with exorbitant fees for long-dwelling containers at marine terminals,

May 26, 2022
Total Views: 4188

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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Deepened JAXPORT Ready to Take On Bigger Ships

JAXPORT, aka the Port of Jacksonville, and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday to mark the

May 25, 2022
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Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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West Coast Ports’ Seek to Avert Cargo Chaos During Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva and Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — As the US’s largest ports in California moved record amounts of cargo amid pandemic-induced

May 25, 2022
Total Views: 1925

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
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Port of Long Beach and Amazon to Collaborate on New Real-Time Cargo Tracking Platform

The Port of Long Beach and Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, Inc., have agreed to work together on a “cutting-edge new

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2017

Monday, May 23, 2022
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Long Beach Port Chief Doesn’t See Labor Deal by July 1 Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 2535

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
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U.S. Container Imports Jump in April as Coastal Shift Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The seven-week Covid lockdown in Shanghai, prompting carriers to blank a third of export sailings on the Asia-Europe

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 2144

Saturday, May 14, 2022
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is mechanically poured into a 40,000 ton ship at an Ukrainian agricultural exporter's shipment terminal in the southern Ukrainian city of Nikolaev July 9, 2013.
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Germany Accuses Putin of Provoking the Global Food Crisis

By Iain Rogers, Katharina Rosskopf and Arne Delfs May 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock accused Russia of deliberately

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 1284

Friday, May 13, 2022
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Port of Long Beach Continues Record-Setting Streak and Warns of Cargo Surge When China Reopens

The Port of Long Beach set another new single-month record in April as the port continues to clear marine terminals of cargo ahead an expected new wave of

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 3215

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
A shore crane works a ship at the Port of Charleston
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Port of Charleston Reduces Backlog and Sets Latest Monthly Cargo Record

The Port of Charleston in South Carolina set yet another monthly cargo record in April while also making “significant progress” with port and berth

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1307

Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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U.S. Importers Turn to Prayer and Washington as West Coast Port Labor Talks Kick Off

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1283

Monday, May 9, 2022
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MARAD Makes Additional $234 Million Available for Port Projects

FY 2022 Appropriations Act raises Port Infrastructure Development Program Funding to more than $684 Million, the highest total ever. U.S. Department of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2016

port of los angeles-long beach
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Employers, Dockworkers Aim to Keep Cargo Moving During Labor Negotiations

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between employers and dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports are scheduled to kick off Tuesday ahead of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2548

Saturday, May 7, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach
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West Coast Dockworkers, Firms Vow to Avoid Upheaval Amid Contract Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –Labor negotiations at 29 West Coast ports are set to start next week with both sides saying they want to avoid further

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1294

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Italy Impounds Luxury Yacht Linked To Russian President

By Crispian Balmer and Emilio Parodi, (Reuters) – The Italian government ordered police on Friday to impound a luxury yacht worth some $700

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 3260

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Ad-Hoc Carriers and Retail Charters Hit By China Lockdowns

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The combination of Covid lockdown cargo delays in China and congestion at US east coast ports has prompted alliance

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1110

Monday, May 2, 2022
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West Coast Port Employers Laud Automation Ahead of Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers at West Coast ports at the center of the U.S. supply-chain crisis released a study extolling the benefits

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 2872

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Port of Long Beach Completes Project Boosting Rail Capacity

The Port of Long Beach has completed construction of a new rail project which it says will increase efficiency of goods movement and reduce congestion on local

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 1986