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Monday, February 11, 2013
Citing a tentative labor contract deal recently reached at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports and uncertainty regarding West Coast ports labor negotiations, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for February import cargo volume at major United States-based retail container ports to increase 8.5 percent annually.
Monday, October 15, 2012
If October comes in strong, POLA says it could reflect a "mini-surge" type of Peak Season.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
New research indicates that that the peak month for U.S. imports in 2012 will most likely be July
Posted on 10/13 at 10:38 AM
Monday, August 27, 2012
As the GOP convenes in the port city of Tampa this week, the shipping community waits to see how the Obama Administration deals with a hurricane headed for New Orleans. Unfortunately, that is not the only storm threatening vital U.S. ocean cargo gateways
Posted on 08/27 at 07:14 PM
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
June volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up both annually and sequentially.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Total container volume—at 696,847 Twenty-foot Equivalents (TEU)—were up 8.75 percent annually and were below May and April, which hit 731,352 TEU and 707,182 TEU, respectively.
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.
Monday, July 02, 2012
The ongoing economic malaise in Eurozone nations is not likely to see any meaningful signs of improvement in the near future. That was the main message in the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Both ports are optimistic about growth prospects for the remainder of the year.
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012
The tenuous economic situation in Europe is having a more significant impact than previous estimates suggested, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.