Wednesday, June 7, 2023

West Coast Ports See Extended Disruption as Labor Talks Drag On

(Bloomberg) — The biggest shipping gateways on the US West Coast are enduring the longest labor-related disruptions since 2015 as talks between port

2 hours ago
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Mercuria Enters Suez Canal Refueling as Egypt Opens Market

(Bloomberg) — Mercuria Energy Group’s ship-fueling business Minerva Bunkering started deliveries in Egypt, becoming the first international service to

May 30, 2023
Total Views: 2160

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Opinion: Global Freight Cycle May Have Hit Bottom

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – Global freight volumes show signs of having bottomed out in the first quarter, signalling the industrial cycle may

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 2106

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Oil, Gas And Shipping Are Key Charts To Watch In Global Commodity Markets This Week

By Sophie Caronello Mar 19, 2023(Bloomberg) –Here are some notable charts to monitor in commodities markets over the coming days. Oil & Gas Oil

March 19, 2023
Total Views: 1263

Saturday, September 3, 2022

CMA CGM Expects Shipping Slowdown After Another Strong Quarter

PARIS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Weakening consumer spending is curbing shipping demand and freight rates, transport giant CMA CGM said on Friday as

September 3, 2022
Total Views: 2488

Sunday, June 19, 2022

DP World, Mawani Sign 30-Yr Agreement To Build Logistics Park At Jeddah Islamic Port

June 19, 2022–DP World and the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) today announced the signing of a 30-year agreement with an investment value of more than

June 19, 2022
Total Views: 1061

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens The Already Fragile Global Food System

By Elizabeth Elkin, Allison Smith and Sybilla Gross Mar 13, 2022,(Bloomberg) –The global food system is under threat as Russia’s invasion of

March 13, 2022
Total Views: 2140

Monday, February 28, 2022

Suez Canal to Increase Tolls By Up to 10%

The Suez Canal Authority will increase Suez Canal tolls by as much as 10% on some vessel types effective March 1, 2022, just one month after tolls were raised

February 28, 2022
Total Views: 5538

Sunday, February 27, 2022
ocean plastic trash

After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2936

Monday, November 22, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Is The U.S. Moving Cargo And Filling The Shelves?

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – Last week the White House released their second statement on the current supply-chain crisis.  The initial blog

November 22, 2021
Total Views: 4978

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Shipping Logjam Is Forcing Major Companies To Rethink Their Manufacturing Hubs In Asia

By Siddharth Cavale and Corina Pons (Reuters) – Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 4155

Sunday, November 7, 2021
Port Of Vancouver, Canada

Canada Goose Sidesteps Supply-Chain Snarls

By Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) –Parka maker Canada Goose Holdings Inc. has long touted its made-in-Canada approach to boost the brand’s appeal.

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 2938

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

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: 2159

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Navios Merges Into Largest U.S. Listed Shipping Company

The Monaco-based Navios Maritime Partners (NMM) is acquiring the debt-laden Navios Maritime Acquisition Company (NNA) to create a massive containership,

August 28, 2021
Total Views: 1581

Monday, June 14, 2021
Home depot

Home Depot Chartering Its Very Own Ship to Avoid Shipping Problems

How bad is the container shipping crisis? So bad that The Home Depot has chartered its own ship. This isn’t a joke. Between soaring freight rates, a lack

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 9716

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
containers at port of los angeles

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

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 876

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
shipping container
Maritime News

Electronic Bills of Lading Could Save Shipping Billions Per Year

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The container shipping industry could save itself up to $4bn a year if half of all bills of lading (B/Ls) were dealt

May 19, 2020
Total Views: 96

Monday, January 20, 2020
ship emissions

Shipping’s Decarbonization Target Seen Costing At Least $1 Trillion

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry to meet

January 20, 2020
Total Views: 90

Friday, November 1, 2019
Maritime News

Shipping Execs Advocate Carbon Levies to Fund Fuels of the Future

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Executives at some of the world’s top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
u.s. china trade war
Maritime News

How the Trade War and a Changing China Are Roiling Global Shipping

By Ann Koh and Serene Cheong (Bloomberg) –The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to

October 30, 2019
Total Views: 26