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New Loading Equipment Delivered to Port Milwaukee

Sep 28, 2022

New loading equipment was recently delivered to Port Milwaukee for The DeLong Co., Inc. agricultural maritime export facility.The Made in America ship loader traveled more than 1,500 miles by barge from New Orleans, up the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers to Jones Island…

Port of Los Angeles Offering Incentives for Zero-emission Trucks

Sep 28, 2022

The Port of Los Angeles announced the release of $5 million in voucher incentives for zero-emission trucks to operate at the port. The move, which marks the first in a series of incentive programs that will be funded by the port’s recently enacted Clean Truck Fund (CTF)…

Collapsing Spot Rates, Falling Capacity define Far East to U.S. Container Trade

Sep 22, 2022

In its latest Container Freight Rate Update note, Xeneta covers the average capacity and blank sailings on the Far East to the US West Coast while we head into the not-so-traditional peak season.The average capacity offered from the Far East…

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…

Port of Barcelona Sets Up Shore Power Working Group

Sep 15, 2022

The Port of Barcelona said it has created a working group including cruise companies and terminals in order to accelerate plans to establish shore power connections for cruise ships docked in the Spanish seaport, in an effort to reduce vessel emissions…

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…

Shipping Container Suppliers Abandon $987 Million Deal After US Probe

Aug 25, 2022

Global shipping container suppliers China International Marine Containers and Maersk Container Industry in a joint statement on Thursday said they have abandoned a merger plan, citing significant regulatory challenges.China International Marine…

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…

Logistics News

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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