Thursday, August 20, 2020
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Ports

Trump Ends Shipping Tax Exemptions For Hong Kong

by Bill Faries (Bloomberg) – The U.S. suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and ended reciprocal tax treatment on shipping with the former British colony, the latest salvo in...

August 20, 2020
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Ports

Ships Avoid Bunkering In Hong Kong Due To Strict COVID Rules

By Elizabeth Low and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) – Ships are skipping Hong Kong for re-fueling after the city implemented strict quarantine regulations at its port to curb the spread of the...

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Ports

PPE Orders Are Driving Record Import Traffic At LA, Long Beach

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Despite the pandemic, the San Pedro Bay ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach saw strong container imports in July, with the better-than-expected volumes set to...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 10

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Ports

Stored Crude Might Be Shipped From Blockaded Libyan Ports

by Aidan Lewis (Reuters) – A limited reopening of Libyan oil terminals could allow the export of some crude oil and condensate stored at Es Sider, Brega, Zueitina and Hariga,...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Amazon River Tribe Blocks Ports
Ports

Indigenous Tribe Blocks Amazon River Ports To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

by Lucas Landau (Reuters) Members of the Kayapó indigenous tribe had blocked the route in center-west Brazil on Monday, protesting against a lack of government protection from the coronavirus pandemic...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 4

Friday, August 14, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best Month Ever in July Amid Pent-Up Consumer Demand

The Port of Long Beach posted its busiest month ever in July due to pent-up demand by consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The port said trade increased 21.1% in July...

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Maritime News

Heavy Weather Topples Cranes at India’s Top Container Port

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three cranes collapsed at India’s largest container port on the outskirts of Mumbai due to strong winds on Wednesday, police and port officials said. Heavy rainfall...

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Maritime News

Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for North Europe’s Top Container Hubs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Blanked sailings and network changes resulted in a mixed bag of throughput results at North Europe’s top two container hubs, Rotterdam and Antwerp, in...

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 27, 2020
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Maritime News

DP World Says Outlook Uncertain as Volumes Fall

DUBAI, July 27 (Reuters) – Global port operator DP World recorded a fall of 8.8% in second quarter container volumes, warning on Monday the outlook remained uncertain. The coronavirus pandemic...

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, July 17, 2020
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Maritime News

Chinese Ports Hit Capacity as Virus Tests Slow Clearing – Shippers

BEIJING, July 17 (Reuters) – Testing of imported foods for the new coronavirus is pushing capacity at some major Chinese ports to their limit, major shippers told customers this week,...

July 17, 2020
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes Fall 11% in June

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer U.S. west coast ports. The Port of Long Beach on Friday reported that 602,180 TEU was moved across its docks in June, making for...

July 10, 2020
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Cargo Volumes at Port of Long Beach Showing Signs of Recovery

Cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach rose last month as the economic fallout from COVID-19 pandemic finally shows signs of recovery. Dockworkers and terminal operators at the port...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Volumes Continue to Slide at the Port of Long Beach

Fewer cargo containers moved through the Port of Long Beach in April as economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to impact global trade. The Port of Long Beach today...

May 12, 2020
Total Views: 8

Monday, May 11, 2020
Ports

Port of Cork and CLdN Ro-Ro SA Agree New RoRo Freight Service

The Port of Cork and Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Navigation (CLdN) have announced a new weekly RoRo freight service between Cork, Ireland and the Port of Zeebrugge, in Belgium. The Port...

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 5

Sunday, April 26, 2020
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News

Port Authorities Commit to Stay Open Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Twenty port authorities in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America signed a declaration committing to stay open amid the coronavirus pandemic. Initiated by Singapore,...

April 26, 2020
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Maritime News

China’s Ports Brace for Second Hit as Virus Spread Wipes Out Exports

By Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING, April 1 (Reuters) – China’s ports and shipping firms are bracing for a second wave of supply chain disruptions that may be deeper and more...

April 1, 2020
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Maritime News

South Africa Says Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

JOHANNESBURG, April 1 (Reuters) – South Africa’s ports remain open to all types of cargo despite a nationwide 21-day lockdown though essential goods should be prioritised, the Department of Transport...

April 1, 2020
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Maritime News

Congestion Looms at U.S. Ports

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – The repercussions of Covid-19 have begun to hit US imports. As retail outlets, as well as many manufacturing operations, in North America are shuttered,...

March 31, 2020
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
port of long beach
Maritime News

Ports Act as Weather Vanes as Economic Clouds Darken

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Longshoremen hold a revered place in economic and political history — from the docks of London and South Africa to Southern California. They’re on the front line...

March 11, 2020
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port Plans $1 Billion Expansion

ABU DHABI, Dec 11 (Reuters) – The capacity of Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port will increase by 50% by the end of 2020 as part of a 3.8 billion dirham ($1...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 2