Posted 03/25 · 10:27 AM · LM EditorialEuropean import and export volumes are off to a decent start, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 03/22 · 11:28 AM · LM EditorialThe GPA announced that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp
Posted 03/21 · 08:02 AM · LM EditorialNo major disruptions to inbound and outbound calls are anticipated, but carriers remain on guard
Posted 03/16 · 09:20 AM · LM EditorialVolume gains continued on a steady pace at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach in February.
Posted 03/14 · 02:17 PM · LM EditorialImport shipment volume for February, measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) decreased 9.94 percent from January and increased 9.03 percent over February 2010, reported Zepol Corporation, a trade intelligence company.
Posted 03/11 · 01:16 PM · LM EditorialU.S. West Coast seaports and airports remain on high alert today, following the devastating earthquake that struck Japan on Friday
Posted 03/07 · 11:04 AM · LM EditorialNow that the first half 2011 prediction has been raised, the report is calling for 7.5 million TEU during that period, which would be a 9 percent gain over the first half of 2010. In 2010, the report said there was a total of 14.7 million TEU moved—a 16 percent gain over 2009, which was largely achieved due to 2009’s 12.7 million TEU serving as the lowest annual tally since 2003.
Posted 03/04 · 06:38 AM · LM EditorialStakeholders representing importers, exporters, motor carriers, ports, and marine terminal operators (MTOs) reconvened at an industry working group meeting, co-chaired by PierPASS and Ability-TriModal, to continue discussions on potential solutions to limit congestion outside the marine terminal gates at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Posted 02/25 · 01:17 PM · LM EditorialThe American Association of Port Authorities has expressed “deep concerns” over the proposed funding cut for the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security grant program that was included in the Continuing Resolution (CR) bill that recently passed the House of Representatives
Posted 02/24 · 05:35 PM · LM EditorialThe Agriculture Transportation Coalition is asking its members to share information on ocean carrier practice regarding Entry Summary Declaration