Monday, September 23, 2019
Maritime News

West Coast Ports Warn of Long-Term Impacts from U.S.-China Trade War

West Coast ports are calling on President Donald Trump to settle the U.S.-China Trade War, warning that failure to do so will cause irredeemable economic harm to employers, workers and...

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Calls for Trade Stability as Cargo Volumes Hit Record

The head of the busiest container port in the United States is calling for an end to the U.S.-China trade war even as cargo volumes hit a new single-month record...

September 10, 2019
Total Views: 5

Friday, August 30, 2019
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Maritime News

Transpacific Tradelanes Receive ‘Tariff’ Boost as European Carriers Suffer

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – This week’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) recorded further declines for Europe, but transpacific tradelanes rebounded as shippers struggled to digest the latest barrage...

August 30, 2019
Total Views: 9

Friday, August 23, 2019
Maritime News

China Tariffs on U.S. Oil to Pressure Exports, Gulf Coast Prices

HOUSTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – China’s threat on Friday to slap a 5% tariff on U.S. oil imports could further soften demand for physical crude at hubs along the U.S....

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Container Ports Report Surprising Growth Despite Tariffs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite the escalating US/China trade war, the ten biggest US container ports posted a surprisingly robust 2.7% year-on-year import throughput growth in July, for...

August 20, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Transpacific Rates Take a Tumble as Trade War Ripples Spread

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Efforts to push rates up on Asia-North Europe trades are still failing, and carriers are now also beginning to feel the pinch from the...

August 16, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Maritime News

Maersk CEO Wants to Explain Free Trade to Trump

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping line says he’d like to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump to explain the merits of...

August 15, 2019
Total Views: 4

Eleonora Maersk Los Angeles Record
Maritime News

Maersk Warns Trade War Could Hurt Container Business

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Aug 15 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller-Maersk warned a trade war between the United States and China could curb container traffic this year after the world’s largest...

August 15, 2019
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Tariff Delay May Mean Relief for U.S. West Coast Ports

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – West coast US ports suffered last month, but there may be some relief with the news that the US government is rethinking plans for...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 3

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Maritime News

China Denies Hong Kong Port Visit for U.S. Navy Ships Amid Tensions

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 12, 2019
Maritime News

Cargo Volumes Up at Port of Los Angeles Despite Trade War

The Port of Los Angles set a new single-month cargo record last month despite Trade War uncertainty and declining exports.  The Port of Los Angeles reported Monday that it moved...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 2

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Maritime News

Trade War Hits Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes

Cargo volumes fell at the Port of Long Beach in July as impacts from the ongoing U.S.-China Trade War continue to hamper trans-Pacific trade.  The Port of Long Beach reported...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, August 9, 2019
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Maritime News

China Charters First U.S. Crude Cargo Since Newest Trump Tariff Threat

By Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Chinese oil trader Unipec chartered a supertanker to ship U.S. crude to China in September, trading sources said, the first...

August 9, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Maritime News

Trade Armageddon Holds Little Fear for Bullish Shipping Analysts

By Firat Kayakiran and Timothy Abington (Bloomberg) –Who cares about the threat of a global trade meltdown? Not shipping analysts tracking prices for moving everything from oil to crops, it...

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Maritime News

Trump Shrugs Off Trade War Concerns as China Warns of Market Chaos

By Susan Heavey, Yawen Chen and David Stanway WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned...

August 6, 2019
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 5, 2019
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Offshore News

Oil Falls on Rising Trade War Tensions

By Kiran Dhillon (Bloomberg) –The international oil benchmark closed below $60 dollars a barrel for the first time in almost two months as worsening U.S.-China trade relations intensified fears about...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 1

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Maritime News

Trouble Ahead for Carriers as Trade War Intensifies

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The sharp escalation in the US/China trade war could see some short-term front-loading gains for transpacific carriers on the headhaul route, but it spells...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 15, 2019
The motor vessel Triton becomes the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal
Maritime News

Trade War Hits Panama Canal Revenues

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) – The trade tension between the U.S. and China is making waves at the Panama Canal. Cargo from the U.S. to China going through the key...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, July 11, 2019
cosco shipping at port of long beach
Maritime News

June Imports Down at Top U.S. Hub for China Trade

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation’s busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, – handled 5.1%fewer inbound...

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Maritime News

A Ship and Its Crew Gets Caught in US-China Trade Battle

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Some of the people most eager to see a resolution in the U.S.-China trade conflict may be the crew of a ship circling in the...

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 3