Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Shipping

Winter Weather, West Coast Port Labor Talks Pose Wild Cards for Shipping -Hapag Lloyd

FRANKFURT, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The shipping industry may face unexpected risks from labour negotiations in western U.S. ports and winter weather

November 18, 2021
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LNG Tanker Rates Surge to Record as Asia Buys More US Gas

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Spot freight rates for liquefied natural gas tankers in the Asia-Pacific have surged to record highs as a steady flow of U.S.

November 18, 2021
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Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
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Shipping Rate Surge Threatens Global Economic Recovery, UN Trade Body Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – A surge in container shipping rates poses a threat to the global economic recovery, with small

November 18, 2021
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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Smooth Sailing on Great Lakes as Seaway Shipping Increases Steadily

With many of the nation’s ports struggling under the weight of containerized imports, it seems to be smooth sailing on Great Lakes. The Great Lakes

November 17, 2021
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Ports

Storm of the Century Stalls Canada’s Biggest Port

By Marcy Nicholson and Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) — Traffic at Canada’s largest port has been cut off by what local officials are calling the

November 17, 2021
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Off The Grid: Chinese Data Law Adds to Global Shipping Disruption

By Jonathan Saul and Eduardo Baptista LONDON/HONG KONG, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from tracking systems following the

November 17, 2021
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Shipping

Empty Containers Pile Up at Port of Los Angeles as Ocean Liners Add ‘Sweeper’ Ships to Clear Backlog

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The number of container ships waiting to enter the busiest U.S. seaport complex hit a new record of 84

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 7675

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Container Shipping Rates Could Take Two Years to Return to Normal

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean freight rates, which have pummeled retailers and manufacturers throughout 2021, may take more than two years to

November 16, 2021
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Shipping

Politicians Claim Florida Ports Can Save Christmas, But Can They?

By Ian Putzger, Americas correspondent (The Loadstar) – Politicians from Florida are talking-up the state’s ports as the solution to the

November 16, 2021
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Baltic Index Slides to 5-Month Low as Capesize, Panamax Rates Retreat

Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index on Tuesday declined to its lowest level since early June, weighed by lower

November 16, 2021
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Monday, November 15, 2021
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Federal Maritime Commission to Examine Maritime Supply Chain Data Sharing

Federal maritime agency launches program looking into maritime supply chain data sharing and transparency. The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced a new

November 15, 2021
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Offshore

Jones Act Enforcer Alleges Latest Violation in Offshore Wind Industry

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has made its latest accusation of Jones Act violations, this time involving a foreign ship of

November 15, 2021
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Shipping

Shipping Containers Get Foldable Design Seen as Cure for Logjams

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Few tools of the global economy have survived without major innovations as long as the shipping container. The supply

November 15, 2021
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Ports

Watch: CBS’ 60 Minutes on ‘What’s Caused America’s Supply Chain Crunch?’

Check out this 60 Minutes segment “What’s caused America’s supply chain crunch?” on the United States’ supply chains that are

November 15, 2021
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Ports

Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Dwell Time Fees Were Start Today With More Than 48,000 Containers Dwelling Past Limit -UPDATE

Important Update: Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Authorities Postpone New Container Dwell Fees The controversial new dwell time fees, which were set to start

November 15, 2021
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Norway October Trade Surplus at Record High as Gas Sales Soar

OSLO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Norway’s trade surplus rose to a record high in October as revenues from its offshore petroleum fields soared,

November 15, 2021
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Sunday, November 14, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Logjam Is Forcing Major Companies To Rethink Their Manufacturing Hubs In Asia

By Siddharth Cavale and Corina Pons (Reuters) – Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European

November 14, 2021
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Saturday, November 13, 2021
Shipping

Mason Mega Rail Yard Comes Online At The Perfect Time To Help Address The Influx Of Cargo At The Port of Savannah

By Brett Pulley(Bloomberg) –At the Port of Savannah, one of the busiest U.S. trade gateways, containers are stacked up like colorful children’s

November 13, 2021
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Ships Keep Coming Even As Every Sector Of The Supply Chain Has Reached Capacity

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –The logjam of container ships outside the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach swelled to another record as

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 3340

Friday, November 12, 2021
Shipping

Op-Ed: The Need to Understand What is Wrong with our Transportation Infrastructure

Like many Americans I have been intensely following our country’s supply chain crisis. Many of gCaptain’s readers are maritime, logistics and

November 12, 2021
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