Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Ports

U.S. Retail Ports Continue Record Setting Run as Supply Chains Struggle to Keep Up

The United States’ top ports for retail imports are expected to report another blockbuster month in May as consumers turn to normal shopping patterns as vaccinations rates increase, the National...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1375

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Shipping

America’s Marine Economy Contributes Nearly $400 Billion to U.S. GDP: Study

The U.S. government’s first official study on the economic impact of the nation’s marine economy shows that marine-related sectors contributed nearly $400 billion to the overall U.S. GDP in 2019....

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 1547

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
Ports

Georgia Ports Authority Details Capacity Expansion Plans for Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has reported record volumes of 3.9 million TEUs in its fiscal year to date numbers covering the period July 2020 to March 2021, for a 15...

May 4, 2021
Total Views: 2807

Friday, April 9, 2021
Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal
Ports

South Carolina Opens First New Container Terminal in U.S. Since 2009

South Carolina Ports officially opened the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal on Friday by welcoming the Hapag Lloyd’s Yorktown Express as the first ship to call at the terminal. The new...

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 7714

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
port of charleston
Ports

South Carolina Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Cargo Record in March

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the new Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal begins operations. SC...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 1211

Friday, April 2, 2021
U.S. President Biden holds infrastructure event
Shipping

Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Includes $17 Billion for Ports and Waterways

President Biden on Wednesday announced a more than $2 trillion jobs-creating infrastructure proposal which the administration says will add millions of jobs and position the United States to out-compete China....

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 1445

Friday, March 5, 2021
port of los angeles
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: 1452

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to Issue Demand Orders to Ocean Carriers and Terminal Operators on Detention & Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is ordering ocean carriers and marine terminal operators to supply information to determine if legal obligations related to detention and demurrage practices are being met...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 4962

Monday, February 1, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

FMC Urges Biden Administration to Expedite Vaccinations for Nation’s Dockworkers

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Federal Maritime Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Daniel Maffei have written to US president Joe Biden urging his new administration to classify the country’s dockers and...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 989

Friday, October 16, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Awards $220 Million in Port Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $220 million in grants to ports in sixteen states and territories. The discretionary grant funding was announced Thursday by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 42

Friday, September 25, 2020
port of long beach
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: 34

Thursday, September 24, 2020
port of los angeles
Maritime News

American Home Shopping Boom Buoys Shipping Lines Across the Pacific

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — An online home shopping boom in the U.S. has sent transpacific sea freight rates to the highest on record, helping the container shipping industry in...

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 33

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
port of los angeles
Maritime News

Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Commerce Means Vital Economic Support

By Vince Golle (Bloomberg) — America’s network for moving goods into and around the country is the busiest in years after being throttled by the pandemic, providing vital support for...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
port of long beach
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best August Ever Amid COVID-19, Trade War Uncertainty

The Port of Long Beach had its best August in its 109-year history, marking a strong start to the peaking shipping season despite lingering economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 39

Friday, August 14, 2020
cosco shipping at port of long beach
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best Month Ever in July Amid Pent-Up Consumer Demand

The Port of Long Beach posted its busiest month ever in July due to pent-up demand by consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The port said trade increased 21.1% in July...

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 48

port of los angeles
Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Reports Best Month of 2020

The Port of Los Angeles says it saw its busiest month so far this year in July as retailers restock inventories ahead of the holiday season. The port said its...

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 52

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Interesting

Port of Los Angeles Cargo Volumes Down 17% in First Half 2020

More than 776,000 fewer twenty-foot equivalent cargo containers moved across the docks at the Port of Los Angeles in the first half of 2020 compared to last year due to...

July 16, 2020
Total Views: 28

Friday, July 10, 2020
port of long beach
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes Fall 11% in June

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer U.S. west coast ports. The Port of Long Beach on Friday reported that 602,180 TEU was moved across its docks in June, making for...

July 10, 2020
Total Views: 75

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
evergreen terminal port of la
Maritime News

U.S. Port Workers Stop Work in Protest of George Floyd Killing

Dockworkers across the country stopped work today in a show of support for George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU)...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 56

Monday, June 8, 2020
port of long beach
Maritime News

U.S. Economy is Still Far From Smooth Sailing, Port Chief Says

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The U.S. economy is unlikely to snap back quickly and may not return to normal until 2021, according to the chief of one of the...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 23