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Monday, July 23, 2012
Officials from the International Longshoremen’s Association, the largest union of maritime workers in North America, and the United States Maritime Alliance, an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, recently reported progress is being made on negotiations for a new labor contract.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The report is calling for July import cargo volume to increase 1.6 percent annually, with modest annual gains expected in subsequent months into the holiday shipping cycle.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
April volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were down 13 percent annually, according to data released by the port this week.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Imports were up 9.34 percent at 324,758 TEU, and exports saw a 2.43 percent decline at 188,155 TEU.
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
The specter of a recession in Europe appears to be more likely than not if it is not already happening and is reflected in volume numbers for European imports, according to the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Chinese New Year had an impact on container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) in February, according to data released by both ports this week.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
As was the case in its previous edition, the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, is calling for continued worsening of economic conditions in Europe.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
February import cargo volume is expected to be down 6.8 percent on an annual basis, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
The logistics capabilities of Panama can serve as the logistics hub of the Americas, said Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.
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Thursday, February 02, 2012
When it comes to economic conditions in Europe, it is not a stretch to say that things are likely to get worse before they get better. That is the consensus of the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.