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Thursday, August 27, 2015

While the Port of Oakland agrees that Saturday gate operations might ease congestion, they have a few "concerns" of their own
Posted on 08/27 at 07:52 PM
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The four international marine container terminals at the Port of Oakland have announced they are developing a program to operate their terminal gates on Saturdays to reduce weekday congestion at the port.
Posted on 08/27 at 07:49 PM
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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The once bitter rivalry between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle seems to have come to an end as both parties have entered into a joint marketing program designed to leverage the Puget Sound’s logistical advantage.
Posted on 08/05 at 04:53 PM
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Friday, July 31, 2015

While many industry analysts contend that distribution centers near U.S. East Coast ports will see a surge of new business after the Panama Canal expansion, real estate experts say this phenomena is already underway.
Posted on 07/31 at 02:56 PM
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Posted on 07/21 at 10:57 AM
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The cost and the pain of the U.S. West Coast congestion were so high that many shippers will definitely re-route a portion of their Asian freight volume to the Gulf, East Coast ports and the Canadian ports.
Posted on 07/15 at 07:25 AM
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing is threatening liner shipping industry profitability for the rest of 2015, according to the Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Posted on 07/09 at 09:16 AM
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Oakland handled 213,260 cargo containers last month. That was the most since it reported volume of 216,276 containers in August 2011.
Posted on 06/17 at 08:45 AM
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Tuesday, June 09, 2015

While physical threats to international sea and air cargo gateways have been top of mind ever since the events of 9/11, security analysts say more attention should be given to reduce exposure to internet penetration and hacking attacks. Should existing cyber security processes be compromised, they add, a cascading effect might be created, thereby disrupting huge segments of any given supply chain.
Posted on 06/09 at 08:47 AM
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

In the wake of the prolonged Pacific Rim dockside labor crisis, four Republican Senators have introduced what they call “common-sense” sunshine reforms for U.S. port authorities.
Posted on 05/14 at 10:11 AM
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