Monday, April 19, 2021
Port of Oakland
Ports

West Coast Port Congestion Spreads North to Oakland

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Los Angeles port officials see progress in reducing their bottleneck of cargo ships. Sail north to Oakland, though, and the line is even longer and there’s...

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 5237

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Port of Montreal
Ports

Partial Strike at Port of Montreal Sparks Fears of More Congestion

By Marcy Nicholson and Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) — A partial strike scheduled to start Wednesday by Port of Montreal dockworkers threatens to increase congestion in other parts of North America and...

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 1581

Monday, April 12, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

SoCal Port Backlog Continues as Imports Surge Through March

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week as imports surged through March, usually one of the slower...

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 3885

Thursday, April 8, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

By Jonathan Saul and Timothy Aeppel LONDON/LOS ANGELES, April 8 (Reuters) – A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1488

Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and...

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 18223

Friday, April 2, 2021
maersk ship in suez canal
Shipping

Maersk Urges U.S. East Coast Ports to Use Suez Canal Delays to Clear Congestion

The world’s top shipping line Maersk is urging congested U.S. East Coast ports to use the Suez Canal delays to clear cargo from terminals. With shipping resumed through the Suez...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 3193

Monday, March 15, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Shipping Congestion at Los Angeles Ports Starts Easing

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Shipping congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for imports from Asia showed signs of easing over the past week as dockworkers made progress reducing by almost...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 9805

Friday, March 5, 2021
Ports

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 double and week-long cargo rollovers. Peter Sundara, VP global...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 5214

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Ports

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 carriers attending the JOC’s virtual TPM21 conference...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4561

Thursday, February 18, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

U.S. Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — U.S. regulators stepped up the heat on ocean shipping companies and the seaport terminals some of them operate, seeking to smooth the disrupted flow of containers...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 6873

Ports

Port of Los Angeles Will Divert Ships to Battle Covid Container Congestion

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The Port of Los Angeles plans to divert cargo ships to other destinations because of pandemic-fueled congestion, according to the port’s executive director. About 800 of...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 3811

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
cma cgm containership
Shipping

CMA CGM to Cut Transpacific Premium Service as SoCal Port Congestion Hits On-Time Deliveries

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM appears to be set to close its transpacific express container shipping service, after worsening congestion at Los Angeles port impacted delivery guarantees. According...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 2147

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
containerships
Ports

UK Container Port Congestion Is Unprecedented

by Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container shipments from Asia to the UK continue to be subject to “unprecedented” delays and significant additional costs. “It’s as bad as you hear, possibly worse,”...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 2499

Friday, October 30, 2020
Panama Canal Expansion milestone
Maritime News

Congestion Hits the Panama Canal and the Pandemic Isn’t Helping

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Tsuyoshi Inajima and Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) –Ships carrying cargoes around the world are waiting for days to pass through the Panama Canal, as pandemic-hit staffing caused congestion...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 120

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Congestion Looms at U.S. Ports

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – The repercussions of Covid-19 have begun to hit US imports. As retail outlets, as well as many manufacturing operations, in North America are shuttered,...

March 31, 2020
Total Views: 52

Thursday, February 27, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China’s Top Container Ports Unclog Backlog as Virus Curbs Ease

By Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING, Feb 27 (Reuters) – China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers return to their posts...

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 36