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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

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 69

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

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 41

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

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 47

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

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 44

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

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 46

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%

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 66

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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

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 71

Thursday, July 16, 2020

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

July 16, 2020
Total Views: 45

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

July 10, 2020
Total Views: 93

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

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 74

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

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 34

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

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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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

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 59

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

March 10, 2020
Total Views: 38

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

December 3, 2019
Total Views: 8

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

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 22

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

May 20, 2019
Total Views: 70

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

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 134

Friday, March 8, 2019
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Port of Virginia Completes First Phase of $375 Million Expansion

The Port of Virginia announced Friday it has completed phase one of the $375 million expansion project at the Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) terminal

March 8, 2019
Total Views: 33

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Ports That Boomed on China May Never Be the Same as Trade Shifts

By Shruti Date Singh (Bloomberg) — An industry that saw dramatic growth in the decade before Donald Trump took office is now concerned his

March 8, 2019
Total Views: 4