Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Ports

U.S. Maritime Regulator Sees Shipping Snarls Lasting to 2022

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The top U.S. maritime regulator said stretched global supply chains pushing ocean-freight rates to record highs may stay strained into 2022, raising concerns about whether small...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 2831

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

Port of Long Beach Incentivizes Carriers to Deploy ‘Greenest’ Ships

Ocean carriers with vessels calling at the Port of Long Beach are set to be be further incentivized to deploy their greenest ships. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1153

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Ports

U.S. Import Boom Hits New Heights with Little Signs of Letting Up

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Congestion levels at the major North America container gateways are now expected to persist until the summer, as the consumer-driven import boom continues. April set...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1636

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Marco Polo Container-ship lighthouse
Ports

CMA CGM Marco Polo Continues Record-Setting East Coast Tour

The CMA CGM Marco Polo is continuing its record-setting North American East Coast tour, docking today at the Port of Savannah after previous calls in Virginia, New York/New Jersey and...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 3041

Ships moored Parana River Port
Ports

Argentine Port Workers Back On COVID-19 Vaccine Strike

By Hugh Bronstein (Reuters) – Argentine port workers said on Tuesday they would hold a 48-hour strike starting at midnight (0300 GMT Wednesday), after paralyzing agricultural exports from the country...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 978

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Ports

CMA CGM Marco Polo Becomes Biggest Ship to Dock on East Coast

CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived at the Port of New York and New Jersey Thursday, becoming the largest ship to ever call on the U East Coast. The ship previously...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 9424

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Ports

First Ships Dock at Kenya’s New Deepwater Port

By David Herbling (Bloomberg) — Two A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S vessels made maiden calls at Kenya’s new Indian Ocean port which began operating on Thursday, edging the nation closer to fulfilling its...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1585

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Ports

Yokohama Ranked Top Performing Container Port by IHS Markit and World Bank

By Ira Breskin The Port of Yokohama is the world’s best performing container port, according to the Container Port Productivity Index 2020, released earlier this month by IHS Markit and...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2603

Monday, May 17, 2021
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Ports

U.S. West Coast Ports Race to Clear Ship Backlog by Peak Season

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia showed glimmers of easing as port officials race to clear a backlog of arriving cargo...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 3878

Thursday, May 13, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

Record April Volume at Port of Los Angeles

Another gangbuster month for the nation’s top port. The Port of Los Angeles today reported handling 946,966 TEUs in April for its best April in the port’s history and its...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 1447

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Ports

Online Purchasing Drives Port of Long Beach to Record April

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as the cargo boom continues. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units in April for a 43.6%...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1197

Monday, May 10, 2021
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Ports

Parking Lot In The Pacific Persists As Imports Jam U.S. Ports

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week amid a steady flow of imports at some of the...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 2315

Friday, May 7, 2021
Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker
Ports

Dryness Poses Underestimated Problem For South America Bulk Exports

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) – Argentine soy and corn harvesting is being driven by ideal weather conditions but the lack of rain that is helping farmers bring...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 3007

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
Ports

Port of Oakland Reports Busiest Quarter on Record

The Port of Oakland on the U.S. West Coast says containerized trade volume reached record levels in the first quarter of 2021 as the non-stop trade surge pushed both imports...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 1148

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
Ports

Georgia Ports Authority Details Capacity Expansion Plans for Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has reported record volumes of 3.9 million TEUs in its fiscal year to date numbers covering the period July 2020 to March 2021, for a 15...

May 4, 2021
Total Views: 2832

Sunday, May 2, 2021
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Ports

Crew Change Crisis 2.0 – Singapore Bans South Asian Seafarers

Seafarers have been the invisible victims of COVID-19. Thanks to local restrictions and logistical challenges, hundreds of thousands have been stranded at sea – marooned on vessels for, in some...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 5968

Saturday, May 1, 2021
Longshore union strike in front of Port of Montreal Canada
Ports

Canada Forces End To Montreal Port Strike – Union Vows To Fight

May 1 (Reuters) – Striking dockworkers at Canada’s second-biggest port will gradually return to work on Saturday, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) said, after the federal government passed a law to end...

May 1, 2021
Total Views: 2102

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Ports

Waterways Are Drying Up Making Navigation Difficult In Key South American Crop-Shipping Ports

The South American drought that’s helping push Wheat, Corn, and Soybean prices to multiyear highs isn’t just threatening crops, but also the ability to haul them on waterways that are drying up....

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 4753

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Ports

Trudeau Tries To Force Montreal Dock Workers To End Strike

By Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) Canada is planning legislation to end a general strike at the Port of Montreal that’s bound to worsen congestion at other sites and add to global...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 1929

Monday, April 26, 2021
copper smelter in Chile
Ports

Bulk Copper Prices Soar During Chile Port Strike

In Chile, a group of port workers this week began protests against the government’s pandemic relief policies, threatening near-term supplies and contributing to higher commodity prices. (Bloomberg) Copper’s stunning rally...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 1285