Tuesday, September 28, 2021
port of savannah
Ports

Port of Savannah to Expedite Capacity Expansion as Congestion Builds

The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved more than $34 million to help expedite an additional 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in capacity to the Port of Savannah that will...

September 28, 2021
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Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

China’s Electric Grid Stumbles Under Shipping Shortage

by Debby Wu (Bloomberg) China’s energy crisis is shaping up as the latest shock to global supply chains as factories in the world’s biggest exporter are forced to conserve energy by curbing...

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 3215

yantian port china
Shipping

Container Shipping’s Latest Shock: Blackouts in China

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) – Factories in at least ten Chinese provinces have either cut output or closed temporarily this month, after government-imposed power cuts to curb carbon emissions....

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 63139

Monday, September 27, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

Los Angeles Port Chief Calls for More Federal Funding for Congested West Coast Ports

By Jill R. Shah (Bloomberg) — The U.S. federal government needs to invest more in West Coast ports, said the head of the Port of Los Angeles, which is the nation’s...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 3172

Ports

Maersk Says Port Congestion and Supply Chain Bottlenecks to Persist Through Year-End

China’s October Golden Week, Christmas and Chinese New Year will bolster strong demand for container shipping for the last quarter of 2021. But port congestion, especially in the US and...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 9816

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Containers Piling Up At U.S. Rail Yards Add to Port Strains

By Brendan Murray(Bloomberg) –To understand why more than 100 container ships are waiting to enter U.S. ports from Southern California to Savannah, Georgia, it helps to keep tabs on the congestion...

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 6073

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Ports

Coast Guard Monitoring Backlog of Containerships at Puget Sound Anchorages

Puget Sound anchorages are filling up. The U.S. Coast Guard said this week it is monitoring a backlog of containerships anchored in the greater Puget Sound area as ports along...

September 25, 2021
Total Views: 7037

Friday, September 24, 2021
port of los angeles
Shipping

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...

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 722

Thursday, September 23, 2021
containerships anchored off port of los angeles
Shipping

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...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 1337

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Ports

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
Total Views: 2601

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
port of long beach truck gates
Ports

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
Total Views: 1417

Friday, September 17, 2021
port of long beach
Ports

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
Total Views: 2633

port of long beach
Shipping

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
Total Views: 3106

port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

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
Total Views: 10785

Thursday, September 16, 2021
maersk ship
Shipping

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
Total Views: 842

port of los angeles
Ports

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
Total Views: 537

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Ports

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
Total Views: 3365

Friday, September 10, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

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
Total Views: 2824

Ports

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
Total Views: 591

CMA CGM mega-ship Marco Polo
Ports

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
Total Views: 2454