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Biden Names Landrieu to Oversee Infrastructure Plan

Nov 15, 2021

President Joe Biden named former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to oversee implementation of the $1 trillion infrastructure plan, the White House said on Sunday.Landrieu, also a Democratic former Louisiana lieutenant governor, led New Orleans from 2010 to 2018…

Vestas Partners with Maersk on Containerized Transport

Nov 10, 2021

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas and shipping giant Maersk have formed a long-term strategic partnership for all containerized transport, including door-to-door transport from the company's suppliers to their factories and service warehouses…

US FTC to Consider Study on Supply Chain Concerns

Nov 10, 2021

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will vote next week on whether it will study if supply chain disruptions have affected competition, the agency said in a statement describing the agenda as tentative.The meeting will be held on November 18, the statement said…

Strong Demand, Supply Chain Strain Persist, says Xeneta

Oct 29, 2021

Ocean carriers remain in pole position in negotiations for long-term freight contracts, with high demand, port congestion, and supply chain disruption driving further rates increases. According to the Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Indices…

Finnlines to Debut Larger Ship on Kapellskär - Naantali Route

Oct 28, 2021

Finnlines will introduce a larger vessel on the Kapellskär – Långnäs – Naantali route on January 27, 2022, increasing cargo footage capacity by an additional 1200 meters. The larger RoPax ferry MS Europalink will replace the current MS Finnfellow on the route…

Reefer Shipping Exhibit Area Opens at Hamburg Maritime Museum

Oct 20, 2021

A new exhibition area on the subject of 'Reefer Shipping - Transport of Perishable Goods' is attracting visitors to the International Maritime Museum Hamburg (IMMH). Starting October 19, 2021, this new part of the exhibition on deck 6 will present everything on the subject of reefer shipping…

US Port's Supply Chain Fix Challenge: Selling 24/7 Shifts

Oct 14, 2021

The Port of Los Angeles is beginning the hard work of convincing terminal operators, importers, warehouses owners and trucking firms to embrace moving more cargo at night.'It's not a single lever we can pull today to open up all the gates,' Executive Director Gene Seroka said on Thursday…

US Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden Christmas Fix, Experts Say

Oct 14, 2021

President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time for Christmas, but unsnarling U.S. supply lines could take far longer, experts told Reuters.Biden brought together powerbrokers from ports, unions and big business on Wednesday to address shipping…

Ports Pushing to Ease Holiday Bottleneck, Biden Says

Oct 13, 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday launched an effort to ease supply chain blockages that are threatening to disrupt the U.S. holiday season, relying on expanded port and shipping operations and urging other businesses to speed up operations.The moves were a first step…

White House Working to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks

Oct 13, 2021

President Joe Biden will host a meeting on Wednesday to hail progress in addressing supply chain problems weighing on the economy and threatening the holiday season, while he asks business and union leaders to do more to ease shipping backlogs…

Choked Port Won't Cancel Christmas, Britain Says

Oct 13, 2021

Britain said on Wednesday that people should buy normally for Christmas and there would be no shortage of gifts after shipping containers carrying toys and electrical goods were diverted from the country’s biggest port because it was full.Maersk…

ZIM Establishes Digital Freight Forwarding Company

Oct 06, 2021

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. on Wednesday announced the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital freight forwarding platform offering an online self-service end to end shipping solution.Launching October 18, 2021, Ship4wd is…

Global Supply Disruptions Could Still Get Worse, Central Bankers Warn

Sep 30, 2021

Supply constraints thwarting global economic growth could still get worse, keeping inflation elevated longer, even if the current spike in prices is still likely to remain temporary, the world’s top central bankers warned on Wednesday.The disruptions…

BIMCO: Iron Ore Spot Rates Spike 163%

Sep 29, 2021

As the average length of the journey increases, partly due to port congestions in China, soaking up capacity and pushing up spot rates, shipowners will likely be enjoying high freight rates until the end of the year.Iron ore spot freight rates from Western Australia…

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Sep 17, 2021

Supply chain issues tied to liner shipping have been front page news throughout 2021; just about everyone agrees that there’s a problem. The underlying cause is right out of Economics 101: a surge in demand for moving containerized cargo, in…

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New Straddle Carriers Tested at Copenhagen Malmö Port

New Straddle Carriers Tested at Copenhagen Malmö Port

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

Rumo to Sell Stake in Brazil Port Terminal to Bunge, Zen-Noh for $115 Million

Rumo to Sell Stake in Brazil Port Terminal to Bunge, Zen-Noh for $115 Million

Copenhagen Malmö Port Adds New Straddle Carriers

Copenhagen Malmö Port Adds New Straddle Carriers

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