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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted on 08/24 at 04:29 AM
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Monday, July 26, 2010

The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.
Posted on 07/26 at 10:32 AM
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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Shippers using the EU’s biggest seaport may be hit with new surcharges next month. Serious operational problems and delays at the Euromax, ECT Home and ECT Delta terminals in Rotterdam these past three weeks have caused both delays and short-shipments of cargo to and from the Baltic and Scandinavian countries.
Posted on 07/22 at 08:33 AM
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

As noted in our news section last week by my colleague, Jeff Berman, the Ports of Los Angles and Long Beach are back on track to handle Peak Season volumes once again. But Southern California shippers will be keeping an eye on how labor/management negotiations are going before committing to any long-term strategies at these key ocean cargo gateways
Posted on 07/20 at 10:56 AM
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Even though year-over-year comparisons were relatively easy, June volumes at the Ports of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) turned in strong performances.
Posted on 07/15 at 09:27 AM
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Friday, July 09, 2010

While the forecast for import cargo volume at U.S.-based retail container ports remains positive, the amount by which volumes rise on a monthly basis is expected to narrow in the coming months, according to the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 07/09 at 10:38 AM
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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

The good news released recently by Alphaliner about more carrier activity has been countered by Drewry Shipping Consultants’ latest Container Forecaster, which posits the idea that a “peak season” may fail to materialize.
Posted on 07/07 at 08:57 AM
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During the first six months of 2010, the active containership capacity has risen by 15.3 percent, jumping from 11.55 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) on January 1 to 13.32 million TEU at the end of June, according to figures released by Alphaliner, a Paris-based consultancy.
Posted on 07/07 at 08:53 AM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Analysts contend that box manufacturing slump is hurting both carriers and shippers
Posted on 06/22 at 11:46 AM
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Monday, June 21, 2010

Spot prices for transpacific shipping services have grown by more than 180 percent during the past 12 months to reach a five-year high.
Posted on 06/21 at 03:30 PM
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