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US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

The US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has approved the Ports Performance Act, intended ...

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FMC Wants More Data from PPA Ocean Carrier Members

FMC Wants More Data from Pacific Ports Agreement Members

The US federal Maritime Commission voted at its meeting on Wednesday to take several actions, including ordering ...

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TPA-2015 Act Good News for US Ports

TPA-2015 Act Good News for US Ports

American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the voice of 160 seaport authorities in the United States, Canada, ...

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DSD Shipping Slapped with Another Magic Hose Indictment

DSD Shipping Slapped with Another Magic Hose Indictment

Norwegian shipping company Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab AS (DSD Shipping) is facing further charges in the USA ...

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TTIP Must Lift US Restrictions on EU Operators

TTIP Must Lift US Restrictions on EU Operators

The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should meaningfully address and remove the ...

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Cuba's Mariel Terminal Could Become Transhipment Hub

Cuba's Mariel Terminal Could Become Transhipment Hub

The new Mariel container terminal in Cuba stands to benefit from thawing relations with the US that could help ...

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Aloha and Piuraa Horizon Lines

Aloha and Piuraa Horizon Lines

The US ocean cargo carrier Horizon Lines has completed the previously announced sales of its Alaska operations to ...

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SCPA Eyes Seven-Figure Annual Box Volume

SCPA Eyes Seven-Figure Annual Box Volume

The US east coast port operator South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has handled nearly 15 percent more pier ...

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Port of Houston Makes It Rain

Port of Houston Makes It Rain

The US Port of Houston reported a record monthly revenue in April, spurred on by a 23 percent spike in total cargo ...

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Puget Sound Ports Steady

Puget Sound Ports Steady

Container volumes at the US West Coast Ports of Seattle and Tacoma stabilized in April, growing 1 percent year to ...

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Port of Savannah April Container Volumes Jump 25.8 Percent

Port of Savannah's April Container Volumes Jump 25.8%

The US Port of Savannah container volumes increased by 25.8 percent in April, with a total volume of 335,337 ...

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US Shippers Turning East

US East Coast Ports Growing Faster

Congestion woes at the US Pacific ports caused by a recent labor dispute have helped the US East Coast ports to ...

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Seaport Alliance Final Agreement Drafted

Seaport Alliance Final Agreement Drafted

The US ports of Tacoma and Seattle have issued a draft of the final agreement to form a Northwest Seaport Alliance ...

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Vessel Oversupply to Drag US Freight Rates Down

Vessel Oversupply Will Drag US Freight Rates Down

Import cargo volume at major US retail container ports is returning to normal levels as officials prepare to count ...

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Who Is Turning US West Coast Strife into Profit?

Who Is Turning US West Coast Strife into Profit

Carriers experienced varying levels of disruption from the US West Coast port labour dispute, but despite the near ...

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US Rep. Hahn: PMA Actions Call for Federal Investigation

PMA Actions Call for Federal Investigation

The US Congresswoman Janice Hahn, the representative of California’s 44th District, has called for an ...

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WesPac Orders North America’s First LNG Bunker Barge

WesPac Orders North America's First LNG Bunker Barge

WesPac Midstream and its affiliate Clean Marine Energy have signed a construction contract with Conrad Orange ...

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US West Coast Ports on Downward Spiral

US West Coast Ports on Downward Spiral

The US West Coast ports are seeing significant drops in their monthly cargo volumes, unanimously attributed to the ...

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Virginia Port Sets January Volume Record

Virginia Port Sets January Volume Record

191,996 TEUs moved across the U.S. Port of Virginia in January, making it the highest-volume January on record and ...

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Video: Viking Star Completes Sea Trials

Video Viking Star Completes Seat Trials

The 930-passenger cruise ship Viking Star, the latest addition to the fleet of the California-headquartered ...

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Video: USCG Airlifts Three from Bulker

Video USCG Airlifts Three from Bulker

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced three injured mariners from the 623-foot bulk carrier Almasi over 50 ...

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