Thursday, January 13, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port

Shipping Congestion Growing at World’s Biggest Port

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Ships looking to avoid Covid-induced delays in China are making a beeline for Shanghai, causing growing congestion at the

January 13, 2022
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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Southern California Port Visit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his first visit to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to tour the nation’s largest port

January 12, 2022
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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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
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Monday, January 10, 2022

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: 1420

shipping container

Shipping Shortages Will Persist In 2022, But Some Sellers Will Struggle With Too Much Inventory

By Sarah Schiffling (The Conversation) Everything was about shortages in 2021. COVID vaccine shortages at the start of the year were replaced by fears that we

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1332

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Containergeddon Hits New York As Covid Cases Spike

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) The Port of New York and New Jersey is working to clear a small but rare bottleneck of container ships anchored off the coast of

January 8, 2022
Total Views: 7101

Friday, January 7, 2022

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: 1069

ningbo port congestion

Port Trucker Snarl Hits Ningbo’s Container Terminal

Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) A suspension of trucking services in several parts of East China’s Zhejiang province has slowed the transportation of manufactured

January 7, 2022
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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Europe’s Busiest Port Surpasses 15 Million TEU Milestone in 2021. 2022 Could Be Even Busier

The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s busiest seaport, surpasses 15 million TEU milestone for the first time in 2021. AMSTERDAM, Dec 22 (Reuters) –

December 22, 2021
Total Views: 824

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Port of Los Angeles Confirms Cargo Dip in November, Says Smaller Ships Are to Blame

The Port of Los Angeles is on track for a record year even as cargo volumes dip in recent months. Exports hit 17-year low. The final numbers are in!

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 3893

Tokyo McDonald's restaurant in Japan

McDonalds Can’t Export Enough Potatoes

By Sakura Murakami (Reuters) McDonald’s Holdings Company Japan said on Tuesday it would suspend the sale of medium- and large-sized french fries for a

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 5916

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
cargo ships loading at port of oakland

Port of Oakland Imports Rebound in November as Ships Return

Import volumes at the Port of Oakland rose for the first time in two months in November as shipping lines restored services to the port following mid-year

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 745

port of long beach truck gates

Faster Horses: FMC’s Maritime Data Initiative Looks to Speed Cargo Flow

As the Holiday season moves towards crunch time, the “supply chain”, with its empty shelves and delayed delivery times, is rivalling the Omicron variant

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 712

Friday, December 10, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Vanishing Ships Underscore Supply Woe: Crisis Peak Is a Mirage

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A line of more than 80 container ships waiting to dock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, was cut

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 4542

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Languishing Walnuts Show How Shipping Crisis Is Hurting U.S. Farmers

By Sharon Bernstein and Nathan Frandino ESCALON, Calif., Dec 9 (Reuters) – The shrink-wrapped boxes of fresh California walnuts stacked almost to the

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 2125


Port of Savannah Sets Monthly Cargo Record in November as Capacity Improvements Pay Off

The Georgia Ports Authority says efforts to increase capacity at the Port of Savannah are paying off, with year-over-year growth continuing and the number of

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 791


Amid Record-Breaking Year, Port of Long Beach Throughput Falls Almost 5% in November

During a year where cargo volumes have already broken annual records, the Port of Long Beach moved less cargo in November than it did a year ago. The Port

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1171

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Shipping Alliances Drop Hundreds of Asia-North Europe Port Calls Due to Congestion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Nearly a quarter of the scheduled port calls of Asia-North Europe alliance loops were omitted in the past five months,

December 8, 2021
Total Views: 2228

Monday, December 6, 2021

Port of Savannah Reports Busiest Month on Record in October

The Port of Savannah handled all-time record cargo in October as it works to expedite its terminal capacity expansion. The Port of Savannah faces some of the

December 6, 2021
Total Views: 1206

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Biden Sees Progress in Supply Crisis Amid Faster Inflation

By Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden said his administration’s work has begun to alleviate supply-chain disruptions and that higher

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 554