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Liverpool Dockworkers Launch Two-week Strike Over Pay Dispute

Sep 20, 2022

Over 500 dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool, one of Britain's largest container ports, have launched a two-week strike over pay, the Unite trade union said on Tuesday, adding to a wave of industrial unrest caused by soaring inflation.The Liverpool strike from Sept…

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

Sep 19, 2022

“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.” –Charles KetteringJust for fun, try asking a friend a few questions.  Who developed the telephone?  Chances are that your friend will reply, Alexander Graham Bell…

US Railroad Strike Averted

Sep 15, 2022

Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden's administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond…

Biden Administration Earmarks $20.3 Million for PhilaPort Expansion

Sep 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Biden Administration has awarded The Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) $20.3 million to construct a new 100,000 square-foot warehouse at the Tioga Marine Terminal, as well as safety and efficiency…

duisport and Port of Antwerp-Bruges Partner on Energy Transition, Infrastructure

Sep 15, 2022

duisport and Port of Antwerp-Bruges signed a long-term cooperation agreement establishing avenues for cooperation on energy transition, hinterland connections and infrastructure as the partners aim to help stabilize and improve supply chains…

US Government Makes Contingency Plans for Rail Shutdown

Sep 14, 2022

President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday made contingency plans aiming to ensure deliveries of critical goods in the event of a shutdown of the U.S. rail system while pressing railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a work stoppage affecting freight and passenger service…

NVOCCs Caught in the Middle of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Sep 13, 2022

NVOCCs are caught in the middle of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 requirements for reporting demurrage and detention; FMC needs to pump the brakes and allow the industry to catch upThe Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, passed by Congress without industry input and signed into law on June 16…

Shipping Lines, Container Owners Struggle to Return Boxes to China

Sep 12, 2022

Shipping lines and container owners in North America (majorly in the U.S.) are finding it difficult to return containers to China. To add to the present challenges, the U.S. is also facing major trucking issues that are making cargo movement within the country difficult…

Port of Los Angeles Awarded $20 Million Infrastructure Grant

Sep 07, 2022

The Port of Los Angeles and a range of elected officials and industry leaders joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today to celebrate the award of a $20 million federal RAISE infrastructure grant for a critical road-railway grade separation project at the Port…

Container Prices, Leading Rates Decline

Aug 22, 2022

Average container prices have declined by more than half from the last year in August as China picks up containerized trade volumes more recently, according to an analysis published by Container xChange.Trade in China was impacted in the first half of the year…

Rollercoaster Containershipping Rates Continue, says Xeneta

Aug 19, 2022

South American spot rate gap set to narrow as shippers take advantage of lower Far East to West Coast ratesThe latest ocean freight rate data from Xeneta reveals that spot rates are currently $3,700 more expensive for shipping 40-ft. containers from the Far East to the South American East Coast…

NYK Tokyo Container Terminal Begins Ops with New Transfer Cranes

Aug 17, 2022

NYK Line and UNI-X NCT Corporation (UNI-X) have begun operation of four state-of-the-art transfer cranes developed by Mitsui E & S Machinery Co., Ltd.The four cranes are based at the NYK Tokyo Container Terminal (NYTT), and each comes equipped…

US Works with Firms in Supply Chains to Ease Port Congestion

Aug 10, 2022

The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) said on Wednesday a supply chain pilot data-sharing project aimed at easing bottlenecks at congested U.S. ports has begun exchanging data and doubled in size.USDOT announced the planned project in March with truckers…

Empty Containers in East Coast Ports enter FMC's Crosshairs

Aug 09, 2022

While there are many layers to the continued container shipping supply chain woes, and the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has set its sites on the nuisance of empty containers clogging traffic, on the heals of FMC Chairman Maffei's visit to the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey…

Maersk to Acquire Logistics Firm Martin Bencher Group

Aug 05, 2022

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Friday it had agreed to buy Danish logistics company Martin Bencher Group in a deal valued at $61 million.'Martin Bencher will be an excellent fit to Maersk and our integrator strategy, strengthening…

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