Monday, July 2, 2018
ansac splendor

Two Killed After Mooring Line Snaps at Port of Longview, Washington

Two people were killed when a vessel’s mooring line snapped at the Port of Longview in southwestern Washington state last Thursday. The accident occurred as the Panama-flagged bulk carrier M/V...

July 2, 2018
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Friday, June 8, 2018
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Maritime News

Retail Imports Expected to Hit Record Numbers this Summer Despite Tariff Threat

Imports at the United States’ major retail container ports are expected to set record numbers this summer and fall even as the debate over trade and tariffs continues in Washington,...

June 8, 2018
Total Views: 29

Thursday, June 7, 2018

U.S. East Coast Dockworkers Agree to New Six-Year Master Contract After ‘Tough’ Negotiations

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shippers are breathing a sigh of relief after US east and Gulf coast dock workers reached “tentative” agreement on a new six-year master contract, following...

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach Just Had Its Best First Quarter Ever

The second busiest container port in the United States just had its first best quarter ever. The Port of Long Beach kicked off 2018 with its marine terminals handling almost...

April 11, 2018
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Female Dockworkers in U.S. Accuse Shippers, Union of Pregnancy Discrimination

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (Reuters) – Four women dockworkers have filed federal discrimination claims against the shippers’ association that runs 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast, saying...

March 29, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, March 26, 2018
New Cranes port of philadelphia
Maritime News

Port of Philadelphia Delivered Its First Super Post-Panamax Cranes

The first two super post-Panamax cranes for the Port of Philadelphia arrived at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Saturday after a ninety-day journey from Shanghai, China. The two cranes...

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Maersk evora cargo record
Maritime News

APM Terminals Sets Single Vessel Cargo Record at Port of Los Angeles – 24,846 TEU Loaded and Unloaded!

APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles has set new world record for single vessel cargo operations during the call of the 13,600 TEU capacity Maersk Evora, with a combined total...

November 15, 2017
Total Views: 56

Monday, November 6, 2017
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Maritime News

Tough Times Ahead for North American Port Terminals as Investors Review Options

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Financial investors in North American ports and operating terminals may face difficult choices in the next few years, as margins continue to be...

November 6, 2017
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Monday, October 30, 2017
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USACE Awards Record $213 Million Contract to Dredge Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $213 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company as part of the project to deepen the entrance channel to...

October 30, 2017
Total Views: 18

Monday, July 24, 2017
Maritime News

Impressive Transatlantic Growth for U.S. Imports, But Outlook Not so Bullish

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container exports from North Europe to North America increased 5.7%, year-on-year, in the first five months of the year, but Drewry is “skeptical” that...

July 24, 2017
Total Views: 11

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ocean Alliance Makes Maiden Call at Port of New York and New Jersey

APM Terminals facility in Port Elizabeth, New Jersey has welcomed the 8,700 TEU capacity CMA CGM Bianca, marking the first call of the weekly Ocean Alliance US East Coast Loop...

June 15, 2017
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Southern U.S. Ports Break Records One Year After Panama Canal Expansion

By Rebecca Spalding (Bloomberg) — Southern ports are experiencing a record foreign trade boom thanks in part to an expanded Panama Canal that permits Asian cargo ships to reach them...

June 14, 2017
Total Views: 40

Monday, June 12, 2017
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Record-Breaking May on Economic Gains, Shipping Alliance Changes

New vessel-sharing alliances and increased use of terminals pushed the number of containers flowing through the Port of Long Beach in May to a record high for the month, the...

June 12, 2017
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Maritime News

Charleston Harbor Deepening Work to Kickoff With $17.5 Million in USACE Funding

South Carolina Ports’ project to deepen Charleston Harbor to 52 feet has received the funding needed to begin construction as planned this fall, the port authority said Thursday. In the...

May 25, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers to Talk Contract Extension with Shippers

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union have agreed to discuss a possible extension to a contract reached last year, ending...

September 28, 2016
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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Maritime News

Ports America Said to Explore Sale Valuing Company at $1 Billion

By Ed Hammond and Kiel Porter (Bloomberg) — Ports America, the closely held maritime-terminal operator, is exploring a sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. Highstar Capital, the private...

July 14, 2016
Total Views: 47

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Expecting 5% Cargo Growth in 2016

By Edward Krudy NEW YORK, March 17 (Reuters) – The Port of Long Beach, the second largest port in the United States, will see 5 percent growth in cargo volume...

March 17, 2016
Total Views: 26

Friday, March 4, 2016
Maritime News

CMA CGM to Deploy Six Megaships to U.S. West Coast

French container shipping company CMA CGM has confirmed that starting in the end of May it will deploy six 18,000 TEU ‘megaships’ between Asia and U.S. west coast ports. The...

March 4, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Are U.S. West Coast Ports ‘Big Ship-Ready’?

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) — Christmas saw the 17,859 teu CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin become the largest container vessel ever to call at a US port when it arrived...

January 5, 2016
Total Views: 5

Saturday, December 26, 2015
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Photos: First Ultra-Large Containership Arrives in the United States

The largest containership ever to visit North America arrived at the port of Los Angeles early Saturday morning, marking the U.S. debut of a new breed of ‘mega ships’ that have...

December 26, 2015
Total Views: 75