Thursday, September 2, 2021
Port of Haifa, Israel
Ports

Israel Opens New Chinese-Operated Port

by Ari Rabinovitch (Reuters) – Israel has opened a new shipping port along its Mediterranean coast that will bring much-needed competition to a sector plagued by delays and boost the country’s standing...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 3338

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
News

U.S. Department of Transportation Appoints Port Envoy to Address Supply Chain Disruptions

WASHINGTON –- The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that John D. Porcari will be the Port Envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force.  Envoy...

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1176

Finance

Floods, Outages Stall Energy Firms’ Restart Efforts After Ida

By Marianna Parraga and Stephanie Kelly(Reuters) – Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages on Tuesday slowed efforts by energy companies to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports and refineries....

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 835

Monday, August 30, 2021
Ports

Ships Are Diverting From The Mississippi River To Avoid Hurricane Ida’s Wrath

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — The port of New Orleans has halted container terminal and break-bulk operations as Hurricane Ida lashes the Louisiana coast with torrential rain and heavy winds. New...

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 1503

News

Hurricane Ida Pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast Energy Suppliers

By Liz Hampton and Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast energy suppliers, knocking out most of the region’s offshore wells and nearly half...

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 1710

Sunday, August 29, 2021
cargo ships in rio de janeiro
Ports

Beef Accumulating In Ports Due To Lack of Refrigerated Containers

By Ken Parks (Bloomberg) –Global shipping disruptions and drought-stricken rivers in the heart of South America threaten to pinch meat exports from two major beef-producing nations as rising food prices stoke...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2060

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

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
Total Views: 3905

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Ports

Ports Face The Biggest Crisis In 65 Years

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Ports have taken center stage during COVID-19. While countless airports, roads, and trains ground to a halt during the peak of the pandemic last year, authorities...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 6433

Monday, August 9, 2021
Shipping

Bidders Line Up for Israel’s Haifa Port with Final Sale in Sight

By Jonathan Saul and Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Four investment groups are looking to acquire the Israeli port of Haifa estimated to be valued as high as...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 1680

Thursday, July 29, 2021
cruise ships in miami
Cruise Ships

Florida to Provide Ports with $250 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault have announced plans to allocate $250 million in COVID-related financial relief to Florida’s ports. According to a report...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 581

Monday, July 26, 2021
Ports

Global Container Port Capacity Will Struggle to Catch Up with Rising Demand

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The bleak outlook of significantly lower throughput levels for container hub ports at the outset of the pandemic has, 18 months later, transformed into an acute...

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1360

Monday, June 28, 2021
port of antwerp
Ports

Ports Seek All Hands Ways to Cut Carbon Emissions

By Ira Breskin, Port administrators’ immediate challenge is to drive consensus among a variety of well-intentioned stakeholders to meet stringent, near-term pollution reduction goals, speakers said last week at a...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1205

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Port of Durban south africa
Ports

South Africa to Revamp its Ailing Port System

CAPE TOWN, June 22 (Reuters) – South Africa’s National Ports Authority (NPA) will operate as a stand alone business under the aegis of state-owned freight logistics group Transnet, President Cyril...

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 1441

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Ports

Yokohama Ranked Top Performing Container Port by IHS Markit and World Bank

By Ira Breskin The Port of Yokohama is the world’s best performing container port, according to the Container Port Productivity Index 2020, released earlier this month by IHS Markit and...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2616

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

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 bottom of the ocean are causing headaches...

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 3358

Friday, February 12, 2021
port of antwerp
Ports

Combined Antwerp and Zeebrugge Port to Rival Rotterdam

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – A new superport is set to be created in north-west Europe after the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge announced today that they will formally merge.  Talks between the...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2751

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Ports

A Light Bulb Moment for Port and Terminal Development

By Rory McBride –  Future gazing is integral to the evolution of the shipping industry, with discussions on the terminal of tomorrow and fleet of the future capturing people’s imagination....

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1443

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Bohai_Bay,_China
Ports

Sea Ice Slows Ships In North China Ports

By Muyu Xu and Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – Chinese ports and marine safety authorities are on high alert as an expansion of sea ice makes it tougher for ships to berth...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 2725

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Ports

Iraq Signs $2.6 Billion Deal with DSME to Build First Phase of Faw Port

BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Iraq agreed a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction (047040.KS) on Wednesday to build the first phase at its planned Faw...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 1830

containers at port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. Saw Record Goods-Trade Gap in November

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened to an all-time high in November as American companies imported a record value of consumer goods. The shortfall grew to $84.8...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 870