Friday, March 5, 2021
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Ports

U.S. Trade Gap Widens to Near Record as Imports Surge

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to the third-biggest on record in January as imports surged to the highest since mid-2019. The gap in trade of goods...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 1448

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Ports

U.S. Imports at Full Speed Show Uneven Global Recovery Pace

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A surge of imports into the U.S. economy shows little sign of slowing down, clogging American ports and highlighting ways the pandemic is still causing imbalances...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 1394

Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Shipping

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Into Summer

Retail imports at the United States’ largest container ports are expected to set new monthly records into the summer as the nation’s economy continues to recover from the pandemic, according...

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1920

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipping

Opinion: Container Shipping Is Booming Again. That Probably Won’t Last

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg Opinion) — The two busiest ports in the U.S., the neighboring facilities of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been setting new monthly records for inbound container...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 5549

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Lines Expect U.S. Import Boom to Lose Steam

By Jonathan Saul and Lisa Baertlein LONDON/LOS ANGELES, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Surging shipments into the United States are fueling record high freight costs and logjams at seaports, but transportation...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 83

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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Maritime News

Trade Imbalance Hits American Crop Exports With Lack of Containers

By Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg) — With the U.S. importing more goods than it’s exporting, shipments of American cotton, grain and hay are getting squeezed due to limited availably of shipping containers. Peter...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Maritime News

Ships Wait to Unload at Port of Los Angeles as China Imports Boom

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Incoming cargo to the Port of Los Angeles is surging as businesses restock depleted inventories and retailers prepare for an early...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 293

Friday, September 25, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Imports Surge as Pandemic Worries Have Retailers Stockpiling

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles-based maker of Exploding Kittens and Throw Throw Burrito board games ordered 1 million extra units from its factory...

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 31