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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Ports America, the largest stevedore and terminal operating company in the United States, is realigning its West Coast strategy by investing in Los Angeles, Long Beach, the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
Posted on 01/20 at 09:48 AM
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle will share his vision for 2016 and beyond at the annual “State of the Port of Oakland” luncheon sponsored by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women in Logistics this Thursday.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
"Seafarers spend months away from their home and loved ones, often working in very dangerous conditions. It is a profession that is taken for granted by consumers all over the world, but one that is critical for our economy.”
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The number of vessels currently in the Great Lakes-Seaway system exceeds the five-year average as ships delivered much-needed supplies making a final push to export grain before the St. Lawrence Seaway closes in January.
Posted on 12/22 at 09:57 AM
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Declining Asian consumer and industrial demand, made worse by a strong dollar, has cut into U.S. export volumes and eroded U.S-Asia freight rates to the point where some dry cargoes are moving at levels which make them less attractive to carriers than repositioning empty containers.
Monday, December 14, 2015
With the growth in export and import container business through the Port of New Orleans and an increase in drivers that travel outside New Orleans, The Kearney knew it had to expand radio communications to improve efficiency and customer service.
As this year ends, the era of the mega vessel may be finally be ushered in as the largest container ship ever destined for North America calls West Coast ports.
Posted on 12/14 at 03:36 PM
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
The pending implementation of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) verified gross mass (VGM) regulations will add yet more complexity to the troubled global ocean container industry.
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Monday, November 30, 2015
The Port of Oakland continues its effort to attract more fully-loaded inbound ocean carrier calls by investing in its infrastructure.