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Monday, December 12, 2022
U.S. Container Imports Near Pre-Pandemic Levels in November
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U.S. Container Imports Near Pre-Pandemic Levels in November

U.S. container imports fell a whopping 19.4% in November compared to the same month last year as economic turmoil, a reduction in retail transactions, and high

December 12, 2022
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Monday, December 5, 2022
Statue of Liberty overlooking Port of New York and New Jersey
Ports

Port of New York and New Jersey Will Fight to Retain Leading Market Share

By Skylar Woodhouse and Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The Port of New York and New Jersey, now the busiest in the US, attributes more than 85% of its

December 5, 2022
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Monday, November 14, 2022
As U.S. Container Imports Fall, Port of Savannah Reports Second Busiest Month in October
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As U.S. Container Imports Fall, Port of Savannah Reports Second Busiest Month in October

Bucking the trend of falling inbound containers, the Port of Savannah recorded its second busiest month on record in October as the East Coast port continues

November 14, 2022
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Friday, November 11, 2022
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
Ports

October Imports Tumble at Port of Long Beach

Containerized imports landing at the Port of Long Beach fell by nearly 24% last month amid reduced consumer demand and a shift of imported goods toward the

November 11, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022
Falling U.S. Container Imports From China Hit West Coast Ports in October -Report
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Falling U.S. Container Imports From China Hit West Coast Ports in October -Report

U.S. container imports tumbled again last month compared to a year ago as a decline in Chinese volumes continued to impact West Coast ports, according to new

November 7, 2022
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Friday, November 4, 2022
port of los angeles
Ports

This Year’s Holiday Spending Likely to Set New Record

The National Retail Federation is forecasting that holiday spending will be healthy this year despite inflationary challenges and consumers shifting back to

November 4, 2022
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Friday, October 21, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at the container terminal of the port of Oakland, California, U.S., October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo
Shipping

McCown Report: Falling Imports, Widening East-West Gap, Congestion Improvements, and Pricing Transparency (or Lack Thereof)

Imports into the top 10 U.S. container ports fell 5.5% in September driven by a steep drop on the West Coast, industry veteran John McCown said in his latest

October 21, 2022
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Thursday, October 20, 2022
cargo ships loading at port of oakland
Shipping

U.S. Container Imports Tumble as Supply Stress Gives Way to Slack

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Oct 20 (Reuters) – After more than two years of surging demand, the volume of container imports coming through U.S.

October 20, 2022
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Monday, October 17, 2022
Port Houston container terminal aerial
Ports

Port Houston Container Volumes Stay Strong in September

Port Houston on the U.S. Gulf Coast has reported another very strong month in September as it continued to benefit from shifted inbound trade flows in the

October 17, 2022
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Thursday, October 13, 2022
Port of Savannah Sees Signs of Market Correction
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Port of Savannah Sees Signs of Market Correction

Cargo volumes through the Port of Savannah tumbled more than 7 percent in September in part due to impacts related to Hurricane Ian. Even so, the port closed

October 13, 2022
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Tuesday, October 11, 2022
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

U.S. Import Volume Heads South in September, But Still Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

U.S. container import volumes have finally started to fall off the proverbial cliff that some in the industry have been predicting for months. Data analytics

October 11, 2022
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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Port Houston container terminal aerial
Ports

Port Houston a Big Winner from West to East Cargo Shift

The Port of Houston has smashed its record for the highest number of containers handled in a single month as some U.S. imports have shifted from West to Gulf

September 22, 2022
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Friday, September 16, 2022
Falling Imports at Largest U.S. Port Hint at Weaker Demand
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Falling Imports at Largest U.S. Port Hint at Weaker Demand

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The number of containers arriving at the busiest US port of Los Angeles dropped by the most since the early days of

September 16, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Shipping

Transpacific Rate Decline and Strong Dollar Could Bolster U.S. Imports

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Transpacific ocean rates might be experiencing a “post-Covid plummet”, but US import volumes remain high and lower

September 15, 2022
Total Views: 527

Friday, August 19, 2022
U.S. Ports See Another Month of Gains in July, But Pandemic-Fueled Growth is Fading
Shipping

U.S. Ports See Another Month of Gains in July, But Pandemic-Fueled Growth is Fading

While inbound container growth appears to be flattening for now, the long-term outlook spells trouble for U.S. ports. Liner industry veteran John McCown,

August 19, 2022
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Friday, May 27, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

U.S. Merchandise-Trade Deficit Shrinks Most Since 2009

By Ana Monteiro and Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The US merchandise-trade deficit shrank in April by the most since 2009 as imports fell amid lockdowns in

May 27, 2022
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
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U.S. Container Imports Jump in April as Coastal Shift Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The seven-week Covid lockdown in Shanghai, prompting carriers to blank a third of export sailings on the Asia-Europe

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 2179

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
U.S. Retail Ports See Record Imports Ahead of Rising Costs and Supply Chain Disruptions, NRF Says
Shipping

U.S. Retail Ports See Record Imports Ahead of Rising Costs and Supply Chain Disruptions, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 746

Monday, March 28, 2022
U.S. Goods Trade Deficit Narrows But Remains Near-Record
Shipping

U.S. Goods Trade Deficit Narrows But Remains Near-Record

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit in goods narrowed in February, but the fall reversed only a fraction

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 502

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Gasoline tanker at terminal. Photo Shutterstock
Ports

US Tanker Ports Seek Alternatives to Russian Oil

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) Some U.S. producers of gasoline that have relied on imports of Russian oil are looking for alternative supplies amid heightened

February 17, 2022
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