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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Ghost Trains Hobble South African Ports

By Arijit Ghosh (Bloomberg) Transnet SOC is probing the existence of illegal freight trains that are depriving South Africa’s state-owned rail operator of

March 28, 2023
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Port of Savannah Invests in Emission-Reducing Hybrid Cranes

In an ambitious move towards sustainability and efficiency, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced a $170 million investment to acquire 55

March 28, 2023
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Trade War: EU Unveils New China Countermeasure Toolkit

The European Union has agreed on a new defense mechanism, allowing retaliation against countries employing economic blackmail or punitive trade measures, such

March 28, 2023
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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Union Worker Strike Closes Germany’s Hamburg Port to Large Ships

BERLIN, March 22 (Reuters) – The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has closed the port to large ships because of a strike announced by the Verdi

March 22, 2023
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Monday, March 20, 2023

Vulcan Says Mexico Limestone Terminal Seized by Authorities

U.S. construction materials company Vulcan Materials has alleged that Mexican security forces have illegally taken control of its port terminal in southern

March 20, 2023
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West Coast Port Labor Talks Strained Over Lunch Breaks

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Negotiations over a new labor contract for West Coast dockworkers are under increasing strain as their employers say a

March 20, 2023
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Friday, March 17, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks

As U.S. Imports Slow, Ports Eye Shipping Turnaround Later This Year

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, March 16 (Reuters) – The leader of the busiest U.S. seaport on Friday said February’s cargo volume hit the

March 17, 2023
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Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Port of Los Angeles Sees Huge 43% Cargo Drop

The Port of Los Angeles handled 487,846 TEUs in February, a staggering 43% decline from February 2022’s monthly record and its worst February since 2009.

March 17, 2023
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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Ports of Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Yokohama to Establish Green Shipping Corridors

The Port of Los Angeles has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Port of Tokyo and the Port of Yokohama to collaborate on sustainability and

March 16, 2023
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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Sentinel Sees Gulf Coast Deepwater Port Approval Coming Next Year

The 1 million-barrel-per-day GulfLink project is one of three proposed deepwater oil export terminals along the Gulf Coast with pending applications with the

March 15, 2023
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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship

Slow Trade Continues at Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach is reporting another soft month in February amid to full warehouses, reduced consumer spending and the closure of east Asian factories

March 14, 2023
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Electric ship-to-shore cranes work the CMA CGM Unity, powered by liquefied natural gas, at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal

Port of Savannah Grows Container Market Share

The Port of Savannah saw total container volumes decline more than 14% in February, but still recorded its second busiest February ever. The Georgia Ports

March 14, 2023
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Sunday, March 12, 2023

Panama Gives Canada’s First Quantum Go-Ahead To Operate Port Terminal

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama’s Maritime Authority has lifted a suspension on First Quantum Minerals’ operations at the port of Punta

March 12, 2023
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Friday, March 10, 2023

DP World To Install First High-Bay Container Storage System at Pusan Terminal

Global port operator DP World has announced the first commercial installation of its innovative BOXBAY high-bay storage system at its container terminal in

March 10, 2023
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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Container Imports Expected to Slowly Climb from February Low

After experiencing one of the lowest levels of import cargo volume since the pandemic began, major container ports in the United States are expected to see a

March 8, 2023
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Sunday, February 26, 2023

First Container Ship Carrying General Cargo In Years Docks At Hodeidah Port

HODEIDAH, Yemen, Feb 26 (Reuters) – A container ship carrying general commercial goods docked at Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah for the

February 26, 2023
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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Brazil’s FTS Group Wins Auction For Paranagua Grains Port Terminal

SAO PAULO, Feb 24 (Reuters) – FTS Group won an auction on Friday to operate a terminal at the port of Paranagua, one of the main ports in

February 25, 2023
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Friday, February 24, 2023

Rotterdam Port Chief Warns High Energy Costs May Drive Away Business

By Diederik Baazil (Bloomberg) — Port of Rotterdam CEO Allard Castelein expressed concern that high energy costs caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine may

February 24, 2023
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Thursday, February 23, 2023

ILWU and PMA Give Update on West Coast Port Negotiations

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are providing an update on negotiations for a new contract

February 23, 2023
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Port of Vancouver Set for Big Boost in Container Handling Capacity

The Port of Vancouver is set for a big boost to its container handling capacity following a project to expand DP World’s Centerm Terminal. The Vancouver

February 22, 2023
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