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Monday, April 4, 2022

Port of Los Angeles Completes Everport Container Terminal Upgrades

The Port of Los Anglese has announced the completeion of the $65 million Everport Terminal improvement project. The project, approved by the Los Angeles Board

April 4, 2022
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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Missiles Hit Ukrainian Refinery, Near Key Port City Of Odesa

By Issam Abdallah ODESA, Ukraine, April 3 (Reuters) – Russian attacks have destroyed an oil refinery in the central Poltava region and struck

April 3, 2022
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Friday, April 1, 2022

Russia-Linked Shipping Containers Stacking Up in Rotterdam

By Cagan Koc (Bloomberg) — In normal times, the Dutch port of Rotterdam is like a machine: hundreds of ships come and go each day, and tens of

April 1, 2022
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Thursday, March 31, 2022

West Coast Port Labor Talks Set for May Ahead of July Expiry

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Talks to hammer out a new labor contract for West Coast dockworkers will start May 12 ahead of the current

March 31, 2022
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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Another Record Month for Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah’s container throughput volume grew nearly 18 percent in February as imports continue to shift east, away from congested West Coast

March 29, 2022
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U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’

By Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said he’ll be closely watching West Coast dockworkers’ contract talks in coming

March 29, 2022
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Monday, March 28, 2022

Savannah Completes Decades-Long Harbor Deepening Project

Officials at the Port of Savannah have marked the completion of the Savannah Harbord deepening project. By reducing tidal restrictions for the largerst ships

March 28, 2022
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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports

By Laura Curtis, Mar 26, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects labor talks to be resolved without significant disruption to

March 26, 2022
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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Biden Administration Announces $2.9 Billion in Funding for Major Infrastructure Projects

The Biden Administration has announced the availability of $2.9 billion in federal grands for major infrastructure projects “of national

March 23, 2022
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Monday, March 21, 2022

Ever Forward Grounding Follows East Coast Ports’ Rush to Expand

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal doubled its capacity in 2016, allowing the world’s largest cargo

March 21, 2022
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East vs. West: McCown Report Highlights Continued Gains for East Coast Container Ports

The queues of anchored vessels on the West Coast are shrinking- now with a “60” or “70” handle, down from the print of over 100 vessels at end 2021.

March 21, 2022
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Saturday, March 19, 2022
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Russian Forces Are Tightening Their Grip Around Ukraine’s Port Of Mariupol

March 19 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defense ministry said late on Friday it lost access to the Sea of Azov “temporarily” as

March 19, 2022
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Friday, March 18, 2022

Ukraine’s Defiant Odessa Port Could Be Vulnerable to Russian Sea Assault

By Natalie Thomas and Jonathan Saul ODESSA, Ukraine/LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Black and white newsreel from 1941 shows residents of Odessa,

March 18, 2022
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Port of Los Angeles Reports Record February as ‘Terminal Velocity’ Improves

The Port of Los Angeles reported processing 857,764 TEU in February, marking the busiest February on record for the nation’s top port for containerized

March 16, 2022
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New Omicron Curbs Bite Chinese Ports

By Joe Brock (Reuters) The queues of container ships outside major Chinese ports are lengthening by the day as COVID-19 outbreaks in manufacturing export hubs

March 16, 2022
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
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China’s COVID Curbs Hit The Supply Chain

By Brenda Goh and Josh Horwitz (Reuters) – Manufacturers of everything from flash drives to glass for Apple iPhone screens are warning of shipment

March 15, 2022
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Monday, March 14, 2022
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Container Rates Climb On China Lockdowns

By Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting off Qingdao, one of China’s biggest ports, is continuing to rise as the country

March 14, 2022
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Friday, March 11, 2022

Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Amid Efforts to Clear Docks of Containers

The Port of Long Beach reported handling a record a amount of cargo last month as crews works to clear congestion at shipping terminals. Dockworkers and

March 11, 2022
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Shipping Containers Stacked Tall

Fighting Inflation – Brazil To Lower Port Taxes To Cheapen Imports

If the cost of goods entering the country is lower, will that translate to lower prices at the stores and lower inflation numbers? by Bernardo Caram

March 9, 2022
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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
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Market Forces Are Choking Off Russian Ports

New information from the predictive maritime intelligence company WindWard shows that commercial operations in the Russian ports are starting to quickly

March 8, 2022
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