gCaptain’s full coverage of global ports.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Empties Help Port of Long Beach Surpass Los Angeles in August

The Port of Long Beach on Thursday reported having its second busiest August on record, with cargo volumes less than 1,000 TEUs off its monthly record and even

September 15, 2022
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Port of Los Angeles Starting to Feel the Pinch

The import surge at the Port of Los Angeles slowed in August as predicted as the nation’s busiest container port is finally starting to see cargo volume

September 15, 2022
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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Typhoon Muifa Hits Major Eastern China Port Hub

BEIJING, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Powerful gales and torrential rains battered Zhoushan in eastern China on Wednesday as Typhoon Muifa made landfall

September 14, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Port of Long Beach Dredging Projects Approved

Officials at the Port of Long Beach, one of the busiest ports in the nation, have approved a $170 million channel deepening project that will improve

September 13, 2022
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Port of Savannah Reports Busiest Month on Record in August

Another big month for the Port of Savannah in August as cargo continues to be re-routed there despite congestion. The Georgia Ports Authority said it handled

September 13, 2022
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Typhoon Muifa Brings Eastern China Ports to a Standstill

BEIJING, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Authorities in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang ordered ships to return to port, told schools to close

September 13, 2022
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Saturday, September 10, 2022
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail

US Unions Work To Avoid Rail Strikes

By Victoria Cavaliere (Bloomberg) Freight railroads and labor unions are working through the weekend to hammer out a new contract to avoid a strike that could

September 10, 2022
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Thursday, September 8, 2022

Ukraine Seeks Sunflower Oil Pipeline To Bypass Blocked Ports

by Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) Ukraine and Poland will build a 600-km pipeline to deliver Ukrainian sunflower oil to the Polish port of Gdansk, the Ukrainian

September 8, 2022
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Exmar Offshore LNG

1st LNG Tanker Docks At New Dutch Floating Terminal

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Two FSRUs (Floating Storage Regasification Units) arrived this week at the Dutch port of Eemshaven’s new terminal and has

September 8, 2022
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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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