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Friday, December 16, 2011
Once again the driving force behind monthly POLA numbers was exports at 197,878 TEU, which is the single highest monthly total for exports, topping October’s 193,548 TEU. November POLA exports were up 15.01 percent annually.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
As noted in our news section, there are several deserving projects directly related to seaports included in TIGER III awards.
Transportation projects in 33 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $511 million from the third round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s popular TIGER grants program
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
An alliance agreement between INTTRA – a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for the ocean shipping industry – and Kewill was announced today.
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Monday, December 12, 2011
As expected, the “Occupy” movement’s plans to shut down West Coast ports proved to be largely symbolic, having a minimal impact on cargo operations at most major ocean cargo gateways
Here’s the latest news on the “Occupy” movement’s plan to blockade West Coast ports today
Thursday, December 08, 2011
As West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego brace themselves for the planned onslaught of “occupy” forces on Monday, December 12, beneficial cargo owners may be wondering what role organized labor will be taking in response.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes
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