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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
With a September 30 deadline looming, The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance remain in negotiations on a new contract this week in Delray Beach, Florida.
Posted on 07/17 at 02:44 PM
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June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Monday, July 16, 2012
As noted in our news section, the NRF is asking that both labor and management issue a statement committing to continue negotiating and working without interruption, even if negotiations extend beyond the September 30th contract expiration.
The National Retail Federation is calling on labor and management officials to work together to avoid cargo disruptions
Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The recent successful implementation of significant rate restoration initiatives by carriers in the core east-west trade lanes means that most are now operating above break-even, said analysts with Drewry’s Container Research – a London-based industry think tank
Monday, July 09, 2012
While much of the money will be used to enhance the port’s rail network, there will also be substantial investment made to make Oakland more secure
Monday, July 02, 2012
The ongoing economic malaise in Eurozone nations is not likely to see any meaningful signs of improvement in the near future. That was the main message in the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Three U.S. Reps lament the lack of progress being made when it comes to maritime security.
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Each year the Agriculture Transportation Coalition surveys a broad and diverse cross-section of the U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters and importers, from all geographic locations, of virtually all dry and refrigerated products, via dry and refrigerated container, to determine the ocean carrier performance