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Cargill Brazil Executive Urges Sector to Keep Investing in Logistics

Aug 07, 2023

Paulo Sousa, the president of Cargill's unit in Brazil, said companies should continue making investments in logistics to help Brazil, the world's largest exporter of commodities like soybeans, coffee and sugar, to store and move its agricultural products more efficiently…

SeaPort Manatee Promotes Two Senior Staffers

Aug 07, 2023

SeaPort Manatee announced it has a newly promoted team of senior staff members leading business development initiatives for the Southwest and Central Florida trade hub.Effective Monday, August 7, Troy Layton is SeaPort Manatee’s director of business development…

Western Canada Dock Workers Vote to Accept Contract Offer

Aug 07, 2023

Dock workers in western Canada voted to accept an improved labor contract after a month-long dispute that affected trade and disrupted operations at the country's busiest ports, their union said on Friday.The vote was 74.66% in favor of the terms of the settlement…

It’s Time for an Industrial Inquiry Commission into Ports and Automation

Aug 03, 2023

A new tentative agreement was reached on July 30 between the two groups involved in a labor dispute affecting British Columbia ports with the help of the Industrial Relations Board.At the beginning of July, about 7,400 port workers went on strike for 13 days over issues including automation…

Drought-hit Panama Canal Restricts Daily Crossings in Water-saving Move

Jul 25, 2023

The Panama Canal will extend restrictions on ships' maximum depth, it said on Tuesday, and it has limited average crossings at one of the world's busiest trade passages to just 32 ships a day as a prolonged drought continues.The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will maintain a depth limit of 44 feet…

THE Alliance Announces Transpacific-West Coast Changes

Jul 20, 2023

Container carriers in THE Alliance will make changes to the Asia to Transpacific-West Coast Network by temporarily suspending the PS5 service and enhancing the existing PS3, PS6, and PS7 service as of August and until further notice. The moves are on response to the 'present market situation'…

LNG Barge Clean Canaveral Bunkers First Cargo Ship in Canaveral

Jul 20, 2023

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge Clean Canaveral completed its first barge-to-ship bunkering of a cargo vessel at Port Canaveral’s South Cargo Berth 4. JAX LNG, along with Polaris New Energy, handled the LNG refueling of the Damia Desgagnés on the ship’s inaugural call to Port Canaveral…

Canada's Pacific Dock Workers Ordered by Labor Watchdog to End Strike

Jul 19, 2023

The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB), a federal watchdog, ruled on Wednesday that the Pacific coast dock workers' strike must end because their union did not provide the required 72-hour notice before the walkout.'This strike is illegal…

New Agricultural Export Facility Opens at Port Milwaukee

Jul 18, 2023

On Tuesday, Port Milwaukee and The DeLong Co., Inc. celebrated the grand opening of the $40-million Agricultural Maritime Export Facility on Jones Island.The facility, located on the west side of Jones Island, will be one of the first on the Great Lakes - St…

USACE Awarded a Slew of Dredging Work in the First Half of 2023

Jul 18, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is snapping back from the doldrums of COVID-19, wrapping up a strong first half of 2023 with a slew of awarded dredging work.“The federal government is no different from state and local governments, nor…

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Jul 12, 2023

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U…

Cheniere Shunning Panama Canal for Longer LNG Routes to Asia

Jul 11, 2023

Top U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy LNG.A is shunning the Panama Canal to transport liquefied natural gas to Asia because the market is not supporting use of the waterway, said Chief Operating Officer Corey Grindal on Monday.The Panama Canal historically has been used by U…

World's Top Fertilizer Maker Cuts Output as Canada Port Strike Drags On

Jul 11, 2023

The world's biggest fertilizer producer Nutrien Ltd cut production on Tuesday, citing the impact of an 11-day-old strike in Canada's Pacific ports whose cost has now ballooned to an estimated C$5.5 billion ($4.2 billion).Some 7,500 dock workers…

Welland Canal Ship Traffic Resumes

Jul 11, 2023

Two-way marine traffic resumed Monday night on the Welland Canal in Ontario, Canada after a power outage on Sunday led to a temporary suspension of navigation.The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC), which manages and operates the Canadian assets of the St…

Canadian Port Strike Talks Resume, Supported by Federal Mediators

Jul 10, 2023

Talks in Pacific Canada between striking dock workers and their employers have resumed after four days away from the negotiation table, a statement on Saturday by the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) showed.The BCMEA and…

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