Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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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: 4813

Monday, February 1, 2021
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: 959

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: 26

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: 27

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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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: 28

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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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: 26

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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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: 29

Friday, August 14, 2020
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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: 30

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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: 41

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: 19

Friday, July 10, 2020
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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: 25

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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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: 36

Monday, June 8, 2020
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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: 15

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Total Trade Slumps to Lowest Level in Almost a Decade

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) –U.S. trade in goods and services plunged in April to the lowest level in almost a decade as the Covid-19 pandemic stifled demand and hindered logistics....

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Study: America’s ‘Blue Economy’ Worth $373 Billion in 2018

The United States’ marine economy contributed about $373 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product in 2018 and grew faster than the nation’s economy as a whole, according to new...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Busiest Port in U.S. Sees 23% Drop in Cargo Volumes in February

U.S. West Coast ports were already facing headwinds this year from the protracted U.S.-China Trade War. Then came the coronavirus.  On Tuesday, the Port of Los Angeles, the United States’...

March 10, 2020
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Georgia Ports Set to Pass 4.6 Million TEU in 2019

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in 2019 as it continues to add capacity. With that figure,...

December 3, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Ahead of December Tariffs, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year again next month ahead of new tariffs set to take effect in...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 20, 2019
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Maritime News

Amid Trade War, Busiest U.S. Port Readies for Robots

By Romy Varghese (Bloomberg) — Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through, on average per day, even in the middle...

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Opinion: Trans-Pacific Beneficial Cargo Owners Deserve 18,000 TEU+ Container Vessels

By Albert A. Melvin (Opinion) – The deployment of 18,000+ Ultra Large Container Vessels in the Trans-Pacific trade would substantially decrease the operating costs of shippers, consignees and ship owners....

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 57