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Monday, October 12, 2015

With the sinking of the El Faro last week, and the resulting deaths of its entire crew of 33, the viability of the Jones Act is again being called into question.
Posted on 10/12 at 01:00 PM
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Monday, September 14, 2015

Following July, which saw mixed results, August volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were on the same page, with the two largest North American ports, which collectively account for more than 40 percent of U.S. imports, posting annual gains.
Posted on 09/14 at 10:40 AM
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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Carriers see a bottom in the market, expect pent-up Q4 demand ahead, as rates hover at or near below-cost levels.
Posted on 09/09 at 08:16 AM
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Monday, August 10, 2015

Seasonal cargo flows appear set to take hold for United States-based retail container ports even with a glut of Transpacific trade capacity, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted on 08/10 at 08:38 AM
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Saturday, August 01, 2015

One of the clever anecdotes that’s making its way around the ocean freight market these days is that the sea-level rise currently underway is not from global warming, but rather from the huge additional number of new, ultra-large container vessels (ULCV) being launched at the rate of one or two a month.
Posted on 08/01 at 09:00 AM
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Posted on 07/21 at 10:57 AM
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Monday, July 20, 2015

China's unstable economy has contributed to an uneven flow of goods to and from the United States, report trade analysts.
Posted on 07/20 at 08:14 AM
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The cost and the pain of the U.S. West Coast congestion were so high that many shippers will definitely re-route a portion of their Asian freight volume to the Gulf, East Coast ports and the Canadian ports.
Posted on 07/15 at 07:25 AM
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Monday, July 13, 2015

In this era of fading differentiation in carrier service, how do supply chain managers determine which provider is best for them?
Posted on 07/13 at 10:51 AM
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Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York determined that the West Coast port labor disruption probably slowed Q1 real export growth by 1.5 percent, and in terms of the contribution to net exports to real GDP growth it would equate to a 0.2 percent decline in GDP.
Posted on 07/09 at 10:27 AM
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