Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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Global Container Ports Facing Greatest Threats Yet – Report

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Container terminal operators are facing higher risks than at any time in the industry’s history, according to a new report. And Container Terminals:...

October 23, 2019
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Ahead of December Tariffs, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year again next month ahead of new tariffs set to take effect in...

October 10, 2019
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes Dip in August

The Port of Long Beach said cargo volumes in August slid more than two percent compared to a year ago amid the on-going U.S.-China trade war. The Port of Long...

September 12, 2019
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Port of Southampton Enters Into UK’s First ‘Port Economic Partnership’

The UK government and the Port of Southampton have teamed up to launched the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership (PEP), a way of creating stronger links between ports and government...

September 11, 2019
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Friday, September 6, 2019
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Trade Dispute Helps Lift Volumes at Ontario’s Port of Thunder Bay

By Ira Breskin THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO– The deepwater port here will modestly increase volume this year by offering shippers attractive transit options for international cargo displaced by trade disputes. “With...

September 6, 2019
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Friday, August 2, 2019

Container Terminal Throughput Set To Hit Near A Billion TEU In 5 Years

by Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) Global container terminal utilisation levels are set to increase over the next five years, according to new research from shipping analyst Drewry Maritime Advisors. According...

August 2, 2019
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Maritime News

Record Throughput at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million TEU in its fiscal year ending June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs or 7.3 percent compared to the...

July 30, 2019
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Reports Record Throughput in First Six Months of 2019

The Port of Rotterdam reported throughput of 240.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2019, a new record for Europe’s busiest port. The figure represents a 3.4 percent...

July 25, 2019
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Maritime News

Drewry Sees DP World’s Traffic Jarred by Politics, Rival Port

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –U.S. sanctions against Iran and competition from Abu Dhabi are reducing traffic at DP World Plc’s home ports in Dubai, according to industry consultant Drewry. Traffic Woes...

July 24, 2019
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Maritime News

June Imports Down at Top U.S. Hub for China Trade

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation’s busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, – handled 5.1%fewer inbound...

July 11, 2019
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Friday, June 28, 2019
Maritime News

Relief for West Med Transhipment Sector as New Terminal Opens at Tangiers

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Today’s opening of a new container terminal at the Moroccan hub of Tangiers is likely to bring relief to a West Mediterranean transhipment...

June 28, 2019
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Thursday, June 27, 2019
Port of long beach
Maritime News

Ships Reduce Speed for Cleaner Air at the Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach is applauding the voluntary slow down of ships calling at the port as part of the Port’s Green Flag Incentive Program, which offers financial incentives...

June 27, 2019
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
General view of Tanger-Med container port in Ksar Sghir near the coastal city of Tangier
Maritime News

Tangier Port to Become Mediterranean’s Largest

By Ahmed Eljechtimi and Ulf Laessing KSAR SGHIR, Morocco, June 26 (Reuters) – Morocco will open new terminals at Tanger Med port on Thursday, allowing it to surpass the Mediterranean’s...

June 26, 2019
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Imports at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Fall in May

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex – the No. 1 hub for U.S. ocean trade with China – processed 6.3% fewer inbound...

June 12, 2019
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Feature: New York’s $40+ Million Short Sea Shipping Prize

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) A perfect storm of new challenges and spiraling cost for truck drivers in New York City has resulted in a tsunami of political support for Short Sea...

April 30, 2019
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Iceland Builds Arctic Port as Global Shipping Routes Get Redrawn

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is being built on the fringe...

April 11, 2019
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Container Volumes Fall in First Quarter of 2019

The Port of Long Beach container volumes fell 4.7 percent in the first quarter of 2019 compared last year as the rush to beat tariffs eased. The Port of Long...

April 10, 2019
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Friday, March 29, 2019
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Maritime News

Flexport Launches Container Sharing Service

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Shippers will no longer be faced with the choice of booking either a full container load (FCL) or a less-than-container load (LCL), under...

March 29, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Yilport Is Said in Talks for $2 Billion California Terminal Deal

By Gillian Tan, Vinicy Chan and Ercan Ersoy (Bloomberg) — Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, California, a deal that...

March 21, 2019
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Maritime News

Britain’s Peel Ports Expands Amid Brexit Trade Uncertainty

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Privately owned Peel Ports is expanding its workforce mostly in Liverpool and plans acquisitions this year, its chief executive said, as Britain...

March 20, 2019
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