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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.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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.
Friday, November 18, 2011
October volumes at the Port of Long Beach were down were down for the fourth straight month, according to data released by the port this week.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Spurred by strong export growth, October volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were solid on a year-over-year basis on the heels of an uneven September the month before.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Growth prospects in Northern Europe remain stalled, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Even though a true 2011 Peak Season did not live up to once-promising expectations, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports are expected to see a 2.6 percent annual increase in October, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Total September volume at the Port of Los Angeles of 705,623 TEU was down -0.84 percent compared to September 2010.
Monday, October 10, 2011
Ocean cargo activity at the Port of New Orleans expanded earlier this month, with the announcements that CMA CGM and CSAV (Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores) have added New Orleans to the Gulf Bridge Express service, which links the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean and ports in Central and South America.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011
August volumes for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were both down compared to the same timeframe in 2010.