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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
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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: 95

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: 78

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
U.S. Total Trade Slumps to Lowest Level in Almost a Decade
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: 15

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: 65

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: 41

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: 10

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: 25

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: 78

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: 147

Friday, March 8, 2019
Port of Virginia NIT Expansion project

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: 62

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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: 7

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Georgia Ports Authority Unveils ‘Big Berth, Big Ship’ Expansion Plan for Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority unveiled a plan Tuesday to expand the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. The plan, called

February 5, 2019
Total Views: 62

Friday, December 14, 2018
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Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles On Track to Surpass 9 Million TEU This Year, But November Volumes Down

America’s busiest container port, the Port of Los Angeles, processed 832,331 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November 2018 putting it on track to

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Maritime News

FMC Commissioner Issues Final Report on Demurrage and Detention Practices at U.S. ports.

By J. Michael Cavanaugh (Holland & Knight) – Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye has issued her Final Report for the Federal Maritime

December 12, 2018
Total Views: 55

Friday, October 12, 2018
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Tops 8 Million TEU in FY2018

The Port of Long Beach closed out its 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the previous 12 months. This figure

October 12, 2018
Total Views: 20

Friday, September 21, 2018
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Maritime News

Port of Savannah Sets 8 Million TEU Capacity Goal by 2028

The Georgia Port Authority on Thursday unveiled a $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity at the Port of Savannah to 8 million TEUs by 2028. Georgia Ports

September 21, 2018
Total Views: 24

Friday, July 13, 2018
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Maritime News

China’s Imports to U.S. Ports Peaking Early Amid Tariff Threat

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, July 13 (Reuters) – Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers

July 13, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Port of Virginia’s Harbor Deepening Project Gets Final Federal Approval

Port of Virginia’s Harbor Deepening Project Gets Final Federal Approval

The project to make the Port of Virginia “wider, deeper and safer” has taken a critical step forward after receiving final approval for the

July 3, 2018
Total Views: 27


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