Thursday, September 2, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
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...
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....
Monday, August 30, 2021
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...
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...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
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...
Saturday, August 28, 2021
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...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Monday, August 9, 2021
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...
Thursday, July 29, 2021
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...
Monday, July 26, 2021
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...
Monday, June 28, 2021
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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...
Friday, February 26, 2021
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...
Friday, February 12, 2021
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...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
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....
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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...
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