The American trade imbalance and port congestion

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As per stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the American trade deficit on goods and services went up 4.2%, rising from $70.3 … Read more..

Chinese black out on Maritime Data as Automatic Identification System data blocked

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China, home to 7 of the top 10 container ports in the world and of course the 2nd largest economy in the world, has decided to prevent public access to … Read more..

DCSA Publishes Complete Framework of Just-in-Time Standards for Main Port Call Activities

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Latest release of DCSA’s Just-in-Time Port Call Programme provides interface standards and API definitions for all 50 port call event timestamps. This might also be something that can assist with … Read more..

Temporary relief as Container Dwell Fee postponed till 22nd Nov at Long Beach and Los Angeles

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“We’re encouraged by the progress our supply chain partners have made in helping our terminals shed long-dwelling import containers” This is the message from Mario Cordero, Executive Director of Port … Read more..

Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” will not end

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The American shipping crisis has been making news all over the world and has been the subject of discussions across many media platforms and the industry.. Even US President Joe … Read more..

Refrigerators, toys and other debris from ZIM Kingston containers wash up ashore near Cape Scott

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No more containers have been found. That is the news from the Canadian Coast Guard about the maritime disaster surrounding the ZIM Kingston that lost an estimated 109 containers in … Read more..

ZIM Kingston fire update

Calm seas allowed firefighters to finally board the ZIM Kingston a 4253 TEU capacity container ship which has been on fire off the coast of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. … Read more..

ZIM Kingston container loss and container fire onboard – UPDATE

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Further to the incident of ZIM Kingston losing containers overboard and container fire on board, today’s update is that the fire is reported to have been controlled but the vessel … Read more..

36-day average transit time on China-US West Coast route underscores the extent of supply chain breakdown

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With the Biden Administration now stepping in to tackle the port congestion crisis at Long Beach and Los Angeles, China-US West Coast transit data and insights provided by digital freight … Read more..

China-US freight rates plunge, but China manufacturing woes create new headaches for shippers

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Shippers might finally be catching a break, as China-US spot freight rates plunge in the first week of October. With Chinese manufacturers throttling production due to the power crisis and … Read more..

Zim becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market

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ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market following their announcement today of the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital … Read more..

IMO and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sign new partnerships

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IMO has signed three partnership agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support the preparation of a new global project that targets ship-based emissions. Further funding goes to existing … Read more..

IMO World Maritime Day amplifies seafarer voices

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Seafarer voices were front and centre on IMO’s World Maritime Day, with an all-seafarer panel discussing a number of issues relating to this year’s theme of ‘Seafarers at the core … Read more..

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to expand hours for truck pick up and drop off

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After consultation with multiple supply chain stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles announced bold new measures to improve freight movement and … Read more..

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