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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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Retail Imports Growth Turns Negative as Fed Tries to Rein in Consumer Demand

More signs that container shipping’s pandemic-fueled bull run is starting to crack. The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Wednesday published its

September 7, 2022
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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

German Port Congestion, Supply Bottlenecks Weigh on Global Trade

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — Supply-chain snarls are persisting, with more than 2% of all global shipping capacity at a standstill outside Germany’s

September 6, 2022
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Friday, September 2, 2022

Port of Liverpool Dockworkers Plan Two-Week Strike, Adding to Summer of Unrest

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – More than 560 dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool, one of Britain’s largest container docks, will go on

September 2, 2022
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Singapore Opens Three Berths at Tuas Mega Port

Singapore has celebrated the opening of three additional berths at its Tuas mega port. Singapore’s Tuas Port is set to become the world’s largest

September 2, 2022
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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

American Nut Exporters Looking for Ways to Avoid Clogged California Port

By Augusta Saraiva and Kim Chipman (Bloomberg) — US nut exporters — fed up with delays at California’s Port of Oakland — are in talks with

August 31, 2022
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Southern California’s Containership Backup at Lowest Level Since Logjam Began

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The number of container ships headed for the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — a traffic jam that

August 30, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022

Maersk’s APM Terminals Divests Stake in Russian Container Terminal Operator Global Ports

APM Terminals (APMT), a leading port operator and part of A.P. Moller – Maersk, has announced an agreement to divest its minority stake in Global Ports

August 29, 2022
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Grain Is Gushing Out Of The Great Lakes This Year

The St. Lawrence Seaway transported 514,000 tonnes of grain out of the Great Lakes between March 22 to the end of July this year. This represents a 37%

August 29, 2022
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Sunday, August 28, 2022

Port Upgrade Raises Somaliland’s Hopes For Trade

May Darwich, Jutta Bakonyi (The Conversation)–Berbera port is the main overseas trade gateway of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland. The port city

August 28, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Time For Major Investments In New Container Ports And Terminals

by John D. McCown (OpEd) Sixty-six years ago the postwar growth in the US economy saw increasing congestion on highways.  That problem became the catalyst for

August 27, 2022
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Container Dwell Fee On Hold Again For San Pedro Bay Ports

The San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will postpone consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” for four weeks, until Sept. 23.  Since the

August 27, 2022
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Thursday, August 25, 2022

Felixstowe Port Strike Already Threatens Christmas

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Strikes at Britain’s biggest container port this week have already caused major disruption to trade and are

August 25, 2022
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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Awarded Dredging Contracts Totalling $107 Million

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, has announced the receipt of several

August 24, 2022
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Felixstowe Port Accuses Union of Letting Down Dockworkers

By John Bowker and Siddharth Philip (Bloomberg) — Britain’s largest container ship port has accused the union behind an ongoing strike of acting

August 24, 2022
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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Felixstowe Port Strike Could Drag On as Workers Demand 10% Pay Increase

By Eamon Akil Farhat, Caroline Hepker and Stephen Carroll (Bloomberg) — Strikes at the UK’s largest container ship port could extend beyond the eight

August 23, 2022
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Monday, August 22, 2022
A Sea Of Shipping Containers

Plan to Improve German Rail Transport Could Worsen Congestion

BERLIN, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Germany is set to make rail transport for power plants and refineries a priority this week to ensure supply, even

August 22, 2022
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People sit at a beach cafe with the Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe seen behind

Felixstowe Strike: Disruption at Britain’s Busiest Container Port

LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) – More than 1,900 workers at Britain’s biggest container port, Felixstowe, have begun eight days of strike action that

August 22, 2022
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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Workers At UK’s Biggest Container Port Felixstowe Due To Begin 8-Day Strike

LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – More than 1,900 workers at Britain’s biggest container port are due on Sunday to start eight days of strike

August 21, 2022
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

UK’s Felixstowe Port Says Union Turned Down 8% Raise

By Siddharth Philip( Bloomberg) –The operator of the Port of Felixstowe said that its workers’ union had rejected a request to call off an eight-day

August 20, 2022
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Thursday, August 18, 2022

SC Ports Completes Years-Long Infrastructure Project at Port of Charleston

South Carolina Ports is marking the completion of its years-long infrastructure project as its fifteenth and final ship-to-shore crane is now operational at

August 18, 2022
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