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Wednesday, May 8, 2024
A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
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U.S. Container Imports to Maintain Strength into Peak Season

Inbound cargo volume at the United States’ major container ports is expected to stay above 2 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) through the summer

May 8, 2024
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Monday, April 22, 2024
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
Ports

U.S. Inbound Containers Surge to Start 2024

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The main US ports enjoyed another stellar month in March, according to new figures from noted analyst John McCown

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 1043

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
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Shipping

Resilient U.S. Container Imports Continue to Surge Despite Supply Chain Challenges

Despite pervasive supply chain disruptions, U.S. container imports jumped nearly 16% in March, underscoring the strong trajectory of U.S. container imports,

April 9, 2024
Total Views: 1443

Friday, March 8, 2024
US Container Imports Resilient Despite Shipping Challenges
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US Container Imports Resilient Despite Shipping Challenges

Inbound cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports remains poised for year-over-year growth through the first half of 2024 despite disruptions caused

March 8, 2024
Total Views: 754

Thursday, March 7, 2024
A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
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Strong Month for U.S. Imports in February

In February 2024, U.S. container import volumes declined 6% from January, but jumped 23.3% when compared to the same month last year, according to the March

March 7, 2024
Total Views: 1500

Friday, February 9, 2024
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Ports

US Container Imports Expected to Rise in First Half of 2024

The first half of this year is projected to see an increase in inbound cargo volume at major U.S. container ports despite recent attacks on ships in the Red

February 9, 2024
Total Views: 3407

Thursday, February 8, 2024
A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

US Container Import Volumes Surge Amid Global Supply Chain Challenges

U.S. container import volume increased 7.9% in January 2024 from December 2023, marking the largest month-over-month growth for January in the last seven

February 8, 2024
Total Views: 1953

Monday, January 8, 2024
The Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal courtesy Georgia Ports Authority
Shipping

Red Sea Disruptions Seen Impacting US East Coast Ports

With the holiday season over, the volume of inbound cargo at the nation’s major container ports is projected to gradually slow down in the first quarter

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 4347

Monday, December 11, 2023
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
Shipping

US Container Imports Peaked Late in 2023, NRF Says

Imports at major U.S. container ports is projected to continue its slowdown in the remaining weeks of 2023 after peaking later than expected this fall,

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 1321

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Port Houston container terminal aerial
Ports

Panama Canal Restrictions Hit US East and Gulf Coast Port Volumes

U.S. container imports experienced a 9% decrease in November 2023 compared to October 2023, according to the latest U.S. imports report from Descartes Systems

December 7, 2023
Total Views: 5146

Friday, November 17, 2023
Containership berthed at the Port of Los Angeles
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Port of Los Angeles Reports Cargo Growth for Third Straight Month

The Port of Los Angeles continues to see positive growth as it reports an increase in cargo volume for the third consecutive month as West Coast ports work to

November 17, 2023
Total Views: 1276

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
Shipping

NRF Says U.S. Container Imports Starting to Wind Down

Inbound cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to slow during the remainder of 2023 after surpassing the 2 million TEU mark for

November 8, 2023
Total Views: 1085

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
Shipping

U.S. Container Imports Continue to Rise, Outpacing Pre-Pandemic Levels

U.S. container import volume saw a significant increase in October 2023 compared to September and has even surpassed the levels seen in October 2019 before the

November 7, 2023
Total Views: 4068

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
U.S. Container Import Volume Increases in September, Defying Seasonal Decline
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U.S. Container Import Volume Increases in September, Defying Seasonal Decline

U.S. container import volume unexpectedly rose slightly in September compared to the previous month, contrary to the typical decline seen in the last third of

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 1058

A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com
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US Import Cargo Volume Hits 2023 Peak

The nation’s major container ports have already reached their anticipated peak for import cargo volume this year, signaling a gradual slowdown as the

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 1593

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
Ports

Port of Long Beach Sees Modest Start to Peak Shipping Season

Peak shipping season got off to a modest start at the Port of Long Beach. The port has reported handling 682,312 TEUs last month, making for a 15.4% decline

September 13, 2023
Total Views: 1661

Friday, September 8, 2023
A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
Shipping

NRF: U.S. Container Imports Show Retailers’ Optimism for Holiday Season

Import cargo volume at major US container ports is expected to reach 2 million TEUs in September and October, signaling retailers’ optimism for the

September 8, 2023
Total Views: 2010

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

U.S. Container Imports Mirror Pre-Pandemic Levels

U.S. container imports climbed more than 5% last month, in-line with more typical peak shipping season levels before the pandemic’s impact on trade,

August 9, 2023
Total Views: 2201

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
Shipping

Port of Los Angeles Sees Best Month in a Year

The Port of Los Angeles moved 833,035 TEUs in June, its best performance since last July and just 5% less than last year’s monthly record. “Cargo volume

July 12, 2023
Total Views: 2047

Monday, July 10, 2023
U.S. Container Imports Pull Ahead of 2019 Levels
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U.S. Container Imports Pull Ahead of 2019 Levels

U.S. container import volumes decreased slightly in June compared to May, but were markedly higher than pre-pandemic 2019, according to Descartes Systems

July 10, 2023
Total Views: 2521
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