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

March 4, 2016
Total Views: 17

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

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

December 26, 2015
Total Views: 78

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. West Coast Ports Not Ready for Mega Boxships, Drewry Says

(Ship and Bunker) — Alongside news that the CMA CGM S.A. (CMA CGM) 18,000 TEU Benjamin Franklin will become the largest containership to call at any U.S.

December 23, 2015
Total Views: 27

Friday, November 6, 2015
Maritime News

States Dig Deep Into Wallets in a Race to Deepen U.S. Ports

  By Lauren Etter (Bloomberg) — Tired of waiting for Congress, states racing to deepen seaports before the opening of the enlarged Panama Canal next

November 6, 2015
Total Views: 35

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Maritime News

PortMiami Completes Major Harbor Deepening Project

  The Port of Miami is now the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels with the completion of a

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 12

Friday, September 11, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Breaks Cargo Volume Record Again in August

  Another record at the Port of Long Beach as cargo volume once again breaks its all-time cargo volume record for the second month in a row. The Port

September 11, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Maritime News

Record Long Beach Port Traffic Shows Strength in U.S. Demand

  By James Nash and Matthew Winkler (Bloomberg) — Electronics, auto parts and clothes from Asia are streaming through the second-busiest U.S. port

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 31

Friday, August 14, 2015

Port of Long Beach Sets Cargo Record

  Cargo container volumes surged through the Port of Long Beach in July with an 18.4 percent increase over the same month in 2014, making it a record

August 14, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Regulator Approves Alliance Between Ports of Seattle and Tacoma

  The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to unanimously to allow an alliance between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle that is to

July 23, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, June 29, 2015
Maritime News

Georgia Ports Authority Sets All-Time Container and Total Tonnage Records

The Georgia Ports Authority set all-time records for both container volumes and total tonnage in May with strong growth across several key business

June 29, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 25, 2015

U.S. Senate-Approved Bill Seeks Port Performance Transparency

A divided Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday approved legislation requiring the government to report on the performance of major U.S. port operations,

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Line Will Continue Houston Port Calls After APM Terminals Exit

  The world’s biggest shipping company, Maersk Line, and its affiliated shipping services, SeaLand and Safmarine, has agreed to continue to call at

June 24, 2015
Total Views: 28

Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion – U.S. East Coast Ports to Gain Container Traffic Market Share

  U.S. East Coast ports could gain up to 10 percent additional share of the container traffic to the U.S. from East Asia following the opening of the

June 18, 2015
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd Pulls Out of Portland, Sinking Port’s Container Business

Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed that it has in fact terminated its service at the Port of Portland’s ‘Terminal 6’ container terminal, sinking

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 20

Friday, April 3, 2015

West Coast Ports Labor Deal Wins Dockworkers Union Approval

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that

April 3, 2015
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Maritime News

Congestion Slowly Easing at U.S. West Coast Ports

Cargo congestion at the two busiest U.S. container ports has eased considerably in the six weeks, but port officials said it would take several more weeks for

April 1, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Begin Collaboration Talks

Executives at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles met this week to begin talks about working together to improve the flow of cargo through the largest port

March 26, 2015
Total Views: 20

Friday, March 20, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Savannah Welcomes Largest Ship Yet

The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah this week when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. The

March 20, 2015
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Maritime News

New Cargo Strategy at Port of Los Angeles Helping Clear Backlog

The Port of Los Angeles says that a new strategy to expedite the movement of containerized cargo through the port is beginning to pay off. The program, called

March 11, 2015
Total Views: 6