Friday, September 24, 2021
port of los angeles

Transpacific Spot Rates Ease Ahead of China’s Golden Week Holiday

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – There were signs of a silver lining finally beginning to appear for beleaguered US shippers this week, after the spot container freight rates to both...

5 mins ago
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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Nike Sales Miss Estimates as Supply Chain Crunch Looms

By Uday Sampath Kumar and Richa Naidu Sept 23 (Reuters) – Nike Inc missed estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, signaling weaker-than-expected demand as it struggles with a supply chain crunch in...

18 hours ago
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Los Angeles-Long Beach Container Surge Puts Port Complex Above Hong Kong

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Surging first-half volumes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex saw the US west coast gateway overtake Hong Kong to become the world’s ninth...

September 22, 2021
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Pier T Terminal at Port of Long Beach Begins Pilot Program for 24-Hour Cargo Pickup

The Port of Long Beach will be launching a pilot program at the port’s largest terminal to widen access and speed deliveries amid the ongoing cargo surge. The new pilot...

September 21, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021
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Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Expand Gate Hours to Alleviate Congestion

With unprecedented congestion at Southern California ports, the ports of Los Angeles and Long beach are taking unprecedented steps to ease the logjam. The ports of Los Angeles and Long...

September 17, 2021
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Maersk Gives Bleak Operations Update Amid Unprecedented Supply Chain Chaos

A.P. Moller-Maersk has painted a bleak picture of global supply chains in an operations update published Friday. The update comes as supply chains are under major stress with historic congestion...

September 17, 2021
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Los Angeles Port Logjam Has Enough Containers to Cross Half the U.S.

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting to enter the biggest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia reached an all-time high of 65 vessels, carrying potential payloads of...

September 17, 2021
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Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Maersk CEO Sees No Sign of Freight Market Easing This Year

COPENHAGEN, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk sees no indication that the current red-hot shipping market will lose steam this year, its chief executive said on Thursday. Maersk lifted...

September 16, 2021
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port of los angeles

Import Surge Continued at Port of Los Angeles in August

Another gangbuster month on the books for the Port of Los Angeles. The United States’ top port for freight from Asia reported handling 954,377 TEUs in August, just shy of...

September 16, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

New Records Set Daily for Number of Ships at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

New records are being set daily at the Los Angeles-Long Beach Port Complex as ships filled to the brim with cargo continue to pour into U.S. ports amid the unprecedented...

September 14, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
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Record Number of Ships at Southern California Ports

Southern California ports set new records Friday for the number of vessels in port as the pandemic-driven import boom that continues to pressure ports from coast to coast. The Marine...

September 10, 2021
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Pandemic-Fueled Supply Chain Disruptions Hit Retail Imports Growth

Growth of retail imports through the nation’s top container ports is slowing amid global pandemic-related supply chain disruptions, with double-digit growth in imports seen slipping into single digits, the National...

September 10, 2021
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Congestion Just Keeps Getting Worse At America’s Top Ports

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –The number of container ships waiting to enter America’s top three ports has been on a steady rise since July. There were 40 container vessels waiting to...

September 10, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

More Logistics Players Guarantee Space by Chartering Their Own Box Ships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Entrepreneurial logistics players are turning away from the highly congested transpacific market to cash in on the equally buoyant but less-congested Asia to Europe trade. Alphaliner...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 1320

Sunday, September 5, 2021
Marco Polo Container-ship lighthouse

America’s Fourth-Largest Container Port Sees Surge In Congestion Spillover

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting off the Georgia container port of Savannah increased to 23 on Tuesday, 11 more than the median number over the...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 6542

Saturday, August 28, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

Record Volumes And Difficulties For Container Ports On U.S. Coasts

By Brendan Murray(Bloomberg) –The number of ships waiting to enter the biggest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia reached the highest since the pandemic began, exacerbating delays for companies trying to...

August 28, 2021
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
ningbo port congestion

A Week at Least for World’s Third-Busiest Port to Return to Normal

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Operations at China’s Meishan terminal in the world’s third-busiest container port will take at least a week to return to normal, according to Rahul Kapoor, vice...

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 937

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
port in Ningbo, Zhejiang

China Reopens Terminal at World’s Third-Busiest Port

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The Meishan terminal at China’s second-busiest port reopened Wednesday following a two-week shutdown that further snarled already stressed shipping routes in Asia.  The terminal will start...

August 25, 2021
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Monday, August 23, 2021
ningbo port congestion

China Export Volume Falls Amid Port Congestion

By Bloomberg News – (Bloomberg) The volume of China’s exports are expected to fall in August from the previous month due to renewed container shipping congestion, while imports likely stagnated, according...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 598

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Walmart Dips Into Vessel Charter Market to Ease Supply Chain Difficulties

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – One of the world’s largest shippers, Walmart in the US, says it has chartered vessels to meet demand for goods as supply chain disruptions continue to...

August 19, 2021
Total Views: 2452