Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

The smart ship revolution brings a myriad of challenges for seafarers

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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New Panama Canal to Level US Playing Field

New Panama Canal to Level US Playing Field

Following the USD 5 billion Panama Canal expansion in 2016, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the US from ...

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Oakland’s Containerized Cargo Volumes Bouncing Back

Containerized cargo volume was up for the second month at the Port of Oakland in April, the port said on Monday. ...

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Drewry: Transpacific Minimum Spot Rate Unrealistic

TSA's Minimum Spot Rate Unrealistic

The pain of losing so much money from the US West Coast port congestion is for the shipping lines now receding, and ...

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March Cargo Volumes Surge at Long Beach, Los Angeles Ports

Cargo surged upward in March at both the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles as the months-long congestion ...

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US Shippers: Port Congestion-Driven Fees Are Unfair

U.S. importers and exporters claim that the demurrage and detention practices of marine terminal operators (MTOs) ...

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Ships Start Returning to Oakland as Cargo Delays Wane

Ocean carriers that were bypassing the Port of Oakland to overcome schedule delays are beginning to restore their ...

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NRF: Operation at US West Coast Ports Far from Normal

Import cargo volume at U.S. major retail container ports is expected to rise 8 % this month over the same ...

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ILWU Recommends Approval of Tentative Deal with PMA

The United States ILWU Coast Longshore Caucus delegates voted on Friday to recommend approval of the tentative ...

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Port of Oakland Clears Logjam

A vessel backlog restricting containerized trade at the Port of Oakland since January has been cleared, the port ...

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Import Cargo Volumes at US Ports Not Subsiding

Import cargo volume at the United States’ major retail container ports is expected to rise 16.9 percent this month ...

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Port of Los Angeles Peels Off Container Backlog

The Port of Los Angeles has launched a new program aimed at expediting cargo by streamlining container moves so as ...

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US Ports In for Market Dynamics Shift

The US East Coast (USEC) ports, which have benefited the most from the West Coast labor contract dispute, ...

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Oakland Port to Clear Backlog within Two Months

The cargo backup at the Port of Oakland resulting from nine months of bargaining disputes between the US West Coast ...

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US West Coast Port Workers Sue Terminal Operators

US West Coast longshore workers have filed suit with the district court in Los Angeles against the terminal ...

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TSA Carriers Call for Rate Hike

Member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) say that overall freight revenues must rise as a ...

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Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports Forge Ties

The US West Coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach plan to boost collaboration on a series of initiatives ...

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PMA: Sunday Work Stoppages at Port of Oakland Illegal

 Work stoppages at the Port of Oakland resulting in port operations being shut down during day shift on February ...

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USA: PMA, ILWU Agree on New Contract

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have reached a ...

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US Labor Secretary Turns Up the Heat

The US Labor Secretary Tom Perez told the two sides negotiating a new contract for dockworkers at the US West Coast ...

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Oakland Port Operations Grind to a Halt

Port of Oakland marine terminal operations halted on Thursday as longshore workers took the day off for a union ...

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