Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Shipping

Online Holiday Sales Growth in U.S. Hit By Supply Chain Snarls, Report Says

Jan 12 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending on online shopping during the holiday season was weaker than expected, Adobe Analytics data showed, as supply

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 526

Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Shipping

Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Hits China

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 1585

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Shipping

Indonesia Eases Coal Export Ban, Alleviating Supply Concerns

By Bernadette Christina JAKARTA, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Chinese thermal coal futures fell on Tuesday after Indonesia, the world’s biggest thermal coal

January 11, 2022
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Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ship Queuing Process Expanded to Oakland

A new queuing process for containerships at Southern California ports will be expanded north to the Port of Oakland, shipping officials announced Monday. The

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 2091

Shipping

Bay Shipbuilding Kicks Off Construction on Large LNG Bunkering Barge for Crowley

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin has started construction on what is set to become the largest LNG bunkering barge ever built in the

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 3588

APM terminals los angeles
Ports

Maersk Sees Supply Chain Strain Continuing ‘For Some Time’

COPENHAGEN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Top container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk on Tuesday warned its customers it was still struggling to move

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 1553

Ports

California State Budget Proposal Includes $2.3 Billion for Ports

California Governor Galvin Newsom on Monday unveiled his 2022-23 state budget proposal, which includes a planned record investment of $2.3 billion for

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 650

Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

Supply Chain Startup Project44 Raises Funds at $2.4 Billion Valuation

By Gillian Tan (Bloomberg) — Project44, a startup that enables the world’s largest companies to track shipments across the global supply chain,

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 966

Monday, January 10, 2022
Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Delay Container Dwell Fee By Another Week

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have once again postposed consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” by another week. The ports are citing a

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1595

Shipbuilding

Maersk Exercises Options for Four More Methanol-Powered Containerships

A.P. Moller – Maersk on Monday confirmed it has exercised options for four additional newbuild containerships to be powered by carbon neutral methanol.

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 3945

bulk carrier
Shipping

Vale Suspends Some Brazil Operations Amid Heavy Rains

By Gabriel Araujo SAO PAULO, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Heavy rainfall in southeastern Brazil has prompted miners including Vale SA to suspend some

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 828

Shipping

Thai Navy Wrangles Ghost Ship Drifting Near Oil Rig

The Royal Thai Navy last week was called to rescue a derelict cargo ship listing in the Gulf of Thailand, near the location of an offshore rig. Upon inspection

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 7066

yantian port
Ports

China Tightens Restrictions Near Key Port Amid New Virus Cases

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China tightened restrictions on vehicles entering Shenzhen, spurring concern that the delivery of goods to and from one of the

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1765

hapag-lloyd ship
Shipping

FMC Probe Into Hapag-Lloyd D&D Could Set Industry Precedent

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission’s investigation into carrier detention & demurrage (D&D) charges could

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 2199

Shipping

Federal Reserve Launches Monitor of Drybulk and Container Shipping ‘Pressure’

How do you quantify supply chain pain? Drybulk freight and containership hires (along with airfreight) are at the epicenter of all the hurt, in the view of the

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1436

Sunday, January 9, 2022
Shipping

Indonesia Holds Talks On Coal Export Ban

JAKARTA, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Indonesia is yet to reach a decision on lifting its coal export ban as authorities discussed overcoming logistic issues that

January 9, 2022
Total Views: 2619

Friday, January 7, 2022
Shipping

Shipping Snarls Force McDonald’s Japan to Skimp on Fries

TOKYO, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Japanese customers will have to settle for a small serving of McDonald’s fries for the next month or so after the

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1650

Ports

White House Port Envoy Says Nation Needs to Guard Exports From Supply Chain Snarls

By Jennifer Jacobs and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — U.S. port authorities and ocean carriers, dealing with record import volumes, need to ensure that

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1083

container ship at sea
Shipping

Shippers Wrangle With Decision to Play Spot Market or Go Fixed-Rate

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Volume shippers offered new long-term fixed-rate contracts by container lines are, nevertheless, still keen to keep a

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 832

Shipping

Chinese Traders Shrug Off Indonesian Coal Export Ban

By Muyu Xu and Gavin Maguire BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Coal traders in China, the world’s top consumer and importer of the fuel, are

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 1595