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Friday, June 28, 2013
The projected 2015 completion of the expansion and widening of the Panama Canal is causing a “lot of hype,” but will not drive a major change in maritime shipping options, a top intermodal executive is predicting.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Vast and sustained economic issues in Europe continue to plague growth, and the situation does not appear to show any meaningful signs of abating, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics
Monday, April 01, 2013
Pacific Rim port authorities seeking to become more economically and environmentally sustainable will convene in Seattle this month for an intense one-day session examining the major issues currently facing them.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Like its neighbor, the Port of Los Angeles, across San Pedro bay, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) had a strong month volume-wise in February, according to data released by the port this week.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A little more than one month after coming to terms on a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, which was preceded by months of difficult negotiations, the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX), an alliance of container carriers, direct employers, and port associations serving United States-based East and Gulf Coasts, and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, have officially approved the agreement for a successor Master Agreement, according to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS).
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Friday, February 01, 2013
FedEx said the new office, which is located in Bangkok, will provide shippers in Thailand and across the Asia Pacific region to leverage FedEx Trade Network’s freight forwarding services.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Miami-Dade County announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen the Port of Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
With Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.
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.
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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.