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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Tankers Are Denied Entry Into Sudan’s Territorial Waters
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Tankers Are Denied Entry Into Sudan’s Territorial Waters

DUBAI, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Sudan decided to halt the entry of vessels carrying fuel into its territorial waters to avoid incurring fines due to delays in

October 24, 2021
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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Port Sudan Three Week Long Blockade Causes Shortages Of Wheat And Fuel Oil
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Port Sudan Three Week Long Blockade Causes Shortages Of Wheat And Fuel Oil

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A three-week blockade of Sudan’s main port by tribal protesters is causing shortages of wheat and fuel oil for power

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 1163

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Port Sudan Blockade Causes Shortage of Essential Goods
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Port Sudan Blockade Causes Shortage of Essential Goods

CAIRO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Sudan is about to run out of essential medicine, fuel and wheat after political protests forced the closure of Port Sudan, the

October 3, 2021
Total Views: 2260

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

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 6167

Many Local Waterways Are Still Obstructed By Debris And Potential Sunken Hazards Post Hurricane Ida
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Many Local Waterways Are Still Obstructed By Debris And Potential Sunken Hazards Post Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Saturday,

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 1648

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Port of Haifa, Israel
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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

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 3444

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
U.S. Department of Transportation Appoints Port Envoy to Address Supply Chain Disruptions
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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

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1276

Floods, Outages Stall Energy Firms’ Restart Efforts After Ida
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

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 852

Monday, August 30, 2021
Ships Are Diverting From The Mississippi River To Avoid Hurricane Ida’s Wrath
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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

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 1588

Hurricane Ida Pummeled U.S. Gulf Coast Energy Suppliers
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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

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 1772

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

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2170

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

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 4114

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Ports Face The Biggest Crisis In 65 Years
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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

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 6596

Monday, August 9, 2021
Bidders Line Up for Israel’s Haifa Port with Final Sale in Sight
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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

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 1732

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

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 627

Monday, July 26, 2021
Containers are seen at Yantian port in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 4, 2019. Picture taken July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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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,

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Monday, June 28, 2021
port of antwerp
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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

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1274

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
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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

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 1468

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Yokohama Ranked Top Performing Container Port by IHS Markit and World Bank
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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

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2770

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

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 3364
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