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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Barring a sudden shift in economic activity, United States-bound import activity is expected to remain along its current trend lines of slow growth, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker North America report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 07/10 at 07:09 AM
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Monday, July 08, 2013

With the first half of 2013 officially in the books, the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics states that minimal-to-slow growth is likely to remain intact for the foreseeable future.
Posted on 07/08 at 11:23 AM
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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have announced a guideline peak season surcharge (PSS) of $400 per 40-foot container from Asia to all U.S. destinations, effective August 1.
Posted on 07/02 at 03:08 PM
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Thursday, May 30, 2013

While ocean carriers leveraging slow steaming in an effort to reduce fuel costs is not entirely new, a recent report from London-based maritime consultancy Drewry Maritime Research suggests there is more to come, especially in a few key trade lanes.
Posted on 05/30 at 09:15 AM
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) announced their intention to raise rates this summer.
Posted on 05/29 at 03:25 PM
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of maritime shipping industry veteran Chris Lytle as the new Executive Director. While this fills a leadership void at one key West Coast ocean cargo gateway, it leaves another at the Port of Long Beach.
Posted on 05/28 at 08:21 AM
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June will feature the AgTC annual conference in San Francisco.
Posted on 05/28 at 08:11 AM
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The report noted that import growth at major U.S.-based retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3 percent annually in May, but cautioned that growth could slow down considerably by the end of the summer.
Posted on 05/14 at 11:45 AM
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Monday, May 13, 2013

As the Port of Los Angeles hosted the 28th World Ports Conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbors last week, a crucial vote was being cast to determine its logistical future.
Posted on 05/13 at 09:14 AM
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Monday, May 06, 2013

On paper, it would seem that a shorter ocean transit route would have a positive impact on the environment. But several scientists contend that the shift of some freight from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast will represent no more than “a push,” when it comes to cleaning the air and addressing climate change.
Posted on 05/06 at 07:35 PM
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