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..

Container Dwell Fee postponed yet again at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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In what is seen as a possible improvement in the situation of full containers dwelling in the San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, both ports have … 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..

Port of Long Beach records 2nd busiest October amidst congestion

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Port of Long Beach, the 2nd busiest container port in the USA, second only to the other San Pedro Bay port of Los Angeles, recorded its 2nd busiest October in … 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..

Ocean carriers set to pay surcharges at Long Beach and Los Angeles for containers in terminal

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Ocean carriers who are usually the ones charging “surcharges”, may soon be paying a “surcharge” at the San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for import containers … 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..

ZIM Kingston on fire off the Canadian coast after losing 40 containers at sea

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ZIM Kingston a 4253 TEU capacity container ship built in 2008 flying the Maltese flag is on fire off the coast of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. As per CBC … 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..

Extended working hours justified as Port of Long Beach records second busiest September in history

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The Port of Long Beach had its second-busiest September on record, down 5.9% from the same month last year, demonstrating the need for extended work hours within the supply chain … Read more..

COVID-19 crew change crisis – draft Assembly resolution approved

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The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 104th session, 4-8 October 202, approved a draft IMO Assembly resolution consolidating issues related to crew change, access to medical care, ʺkey workerʺ designation and … 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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