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By Jeff Berman · November 11, 2014
On the heels of record-breaking volumes in September and October, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects import cargo volumes at United States-based retail container ports to slow down in November.
By Jeff Berman · October 2, 2014
A weak fourth quarter growth forecast is on the horizon for ocean container volumes in Northern Europe, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2014
Volumes for the month of July at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) were mixed, according to data recently issued by the ports. Unlike May and June, which saw higher than usual seasonal volumes, due to the West Coast port labor situation, July was down as retailers had completed filling inventories for back-to-school shopping.
By Jeff Berman · August 12, 2014
In echoing what has become a common refrain in recent months, the monthly Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates continues to call for increased import activity at United States-based retail container ports.
By Jeff Berman · July 9, 2014
As negotiations between the PMA and ILWU continues, Port Tracker stated that July volumes could top 1.5 million containers, which would represent the single highest monthly volume in five years.
By Jeff Berman · March 10, 2014
Coming off of February, which is typically the slowest month of the year, the report expects to be March much better, with retailers starting to stock up for spring and summer.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2014
Minimal to modest growth could serve as the theme of the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
By LM Staff · February 21, 2014
POLA kicked off 2014 with a 2.5 percent annual gain in January at 685,550 TEU, and POLB was down 1.4 percent annually at 528,884 TEU.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2013
The two largest ports in the United States—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—both reported volume gains for the month of November.
By Jeff Berman · December 10, 2013
Boosted by some promising signs in the United States economy, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for a positive end to 2013 in terms of annual import growth at U.S.-based retail container ports.
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2013
The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
By Jeff Berman · November 12, 2013
Even with the government shutdown and a downwardly revised annual forecast, activity at United States-based retail container ports continued on a growth path and expected to continue that way through the end of the year, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Jeff Berman · November 8, 2013
In a move geared towards bringing more volume to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) in 2014, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners said yesterday it has signed off on an incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business into POLA.
By Jeff Berman · November 8, 2013
Economic recovery prospects in North Europe appear to be on the right track, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
By LM Staff · September 24, 2013
Although Brazil, Russia, India and China are suffering from overheated economies, the BRIC region is still generating attractive cargo growth, said Drewry Maritime Research analysts.

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