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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
In a sign that the global economic recovery may have some sustained momentum, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volume at major United States-based container ports to be up 11 percent year-over-year in February. The report is also calling for first half 2011 volumes to be up 6 percent annually.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
In a development that may signal a shift in global marine terminal operations, Zebra Technologies Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Navis business to Cargotec Corporation.
Monday, February 07, 2011
More than $10 million in counterfeit electronics, stolen merchandise and bank receipts have been recovered as a result of a cargo theft investigation initiated by Los Angeles Port Police.
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Many shipping analysts suggest that U.S. West Coast ports should be back on their heels when it comes to discussing the Panama Canal expansion. At least one leading port authority disagrees
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
While the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is moving forward with an investigation of slow steaming practices in the transpacific, some analysts question whether it will even be an issue after the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Irrespective of political concerns or positions, the current upheaval in Egypt must not result in the closing of the Suez Canal
Thursday, January 27, 2011
If the on-going plight of the world’s victimized seafarers doesn’t arouse decisive action against piracy, perhaps this news will: shipping is becoming more expensive
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Horizon Lines announced it has instituted a 15-day transit schedule for containerized cargo shipped from Shanghai to Kansas City with its new International service
News that the Port of Jacksonville, is taking a bit more time to expand makes plenty of sense to analysts
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The Port of Jacksonville, (JAXPORT) today announced an amended timeline for construction of a new container terminal in North Jacksonville for Hanjin Shipping Co. of South Korea