Thursday, August 13, 2020
Maritime News

Pandemic to Weigh on U.S. Ports’ Peak Shipping Season

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Imports at major U.S. container seaports could hit their lowest level in four years as the novel coronavirus pandemic pummels a...

August 13, 2020
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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
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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News

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
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Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Maritime News

Capacity Increases Could Put Transpacific Container Rates Under More Pressure

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As shippers and carriers on the transpacific prepare for the annual contract negotiating season – which kicks off with the Journal of Commerce’s Transpacific...

March 1, 2018
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Friday, July 28, 2017
News

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract Extension with Shippers

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Reuters) – Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year extension of their contract with shipping...

July 28, 2017
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
News

Port of Oakland Reports Huge Decline in Diesel Emissions

The Port of Oakland has reported huge declines in diesel emissions from both ships and trucks as part of a long-term plan to enhance air quality for communities surrounding the...

November 1, 2016
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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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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Chief Sees More Pain for Shipping Lines

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — Global container shipping lines face one or two more years of pain as the industry consolidates amid overcapacity and weaker demand, according to the Port...

May 24, 2016
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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
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016
News

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
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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. port upon its...

December 23, 2015
Total Views: 4