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Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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South Carolina Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Cargo Record in March

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal

April 6, 2021
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Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Fitch: Soaring Shipping Costs Add To Near-Term Global Inflationary Pressures

Supply chain bottlenecks in global shipping and semiconductor markets are adding to near-term pressures on inflation, says Fitch Ratings in a new report

April 1, 2021
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Suez Canal Closure Deepens Global Container Crunch

By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein LONDON/LOS ANGELES, March 25 (Reuters) – The suspension of traffic through the Suez Canal has deepened problems

March 25, 2021
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Thursday, March 18, 2021
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DP World Optimistic for 2021 Amid Pent-Up Demand

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI, March 18 (Reuters) – Ports operator DP World gave an optimistic outlook for 2021 on Thursday, citing pent-up demand for

March 18, 2021
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Port of Los Angeles Sets Latest Monthly Record

The United States’ top port for containerized imports from Asia reported its best February on record as the nation’s economy continues to bounce

March 17, 2021
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Containership Charter Market Has Gone ‘Bananas’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) Ocean carriers are becoming increasingly confident that freight rates will remain high for years and are still chartering

March 17, 2021
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Monday, March 15, 2021

CMA CGM Sees $2 Billion Turnaround in 2020

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM has posted a net profit of $1.75bn for 2020, following a loss of $229m the year before, and said it was

March 15, 2021
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Friday, March 12, 2021

CMA CGM Sees Strong Shipping Market Continuing in First Half

PARIS, March 12 (Reuters) – Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday that it expected activity to remain strong in the first half of

March 12, 2021
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Busiest February on Record for Port of Long Beach as Import Boom Continues

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest February on record amid an unseasonable surge in imports amid the ongoing pandemic-fueled cargo boom. The port

March 10, 2021
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Exporters Take Unusual Steps to Ease Shipping Container Shortage

By Ann Koh and Rajesh Kumar Singh (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s biggest exporters in Asia are intervening to alleviate a shipping container

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 3702

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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2M Snubs Congested West Coast Ports

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – To improve schedule reliability, 2M partners Maersk and MSC are to avoid congested US west coast ports with two

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 2566

Friday, March 5, 2021

Congestion Hits Port of Singapore

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Major delays have now hit the port of Singapore, with congestion causing vessel turnaround times to more than

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 5683

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U.S. Trade Gap Widens to Near Record as Imports Surge

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to the third-biggest on record in January as imports surged to the highest since mid-2019.

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 1459

Thursday, March 4, 2021

U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major port and landside congestion at US west coast ports could last until the summer peak season, according to ocean

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4714

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hot Market Quadruples Prices for Used Containerships

By Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Flip this ship. A variation on that buy-low, sell-high strategy is exactly what some container shipowners are opting

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 4184

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Global Cargo Traffic Jam Could Last to 2022

By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) — A cargo traffic jam on the world’s roads, seas and air corridors could easily continue into next year, continuing to

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 3356

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U.S. Imports at Full Speed Show Uneven Global Recovery Pace

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A surge of imports into the U.S. economy shows little sign of slowing down, clogging American ports and highlighting

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Friday, February 26, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

U.S. Retailers See Millions in Sales Delays Amid Shipping Logjam

By Kim Bhasin, Jordyn Holman and Henry Ren (Bloomberg) — Overwhelmed U.S. ports, elevated freight costs and accidents that sent goods plunging to the

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 3364

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Ship Owners Lock In Charter Rates at 13-Year Highs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Containership charter rates have hit 13-year highs and shipowners are locking these in with carriers on three- and

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 4110

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Imports Surge Set to Run Into Summer as West Coast Ports struggle

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight and charter markets are continuing to boom post-Chinese New Year, and analysts expect favourable

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2677