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Port of Savannah's Container Boom Accelerates

Published Aug 8, 2022 4:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Savannah's container business continues to grow by leaps and bounds, jumping 18 percent year over year in July, an...

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Ukraine Reopens Third Black Sea Port as First Cargo Reaches Port

Published Aug 8, 2022 1:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ukraine reported its third Black Sea seaport today for shipments of grain and agricultural crops under the UN’s humanitarian...

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Forward Thinking

Published Aug 5, 2022 6:21 PM by Tom Peters

The marine cargo industry continues to be rocked by the global pandemic, supply chain issues, fluctuating rates, fuel costs, port...

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Week-Long Strike Scheduled to Disrupt Container Movement at Felixstowe

Published Aug 5, 2022 1:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

The union representing dockworkers at the UK’s largest container port, Felixstowe, is moving forward with its plans for a we...

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China Launches 11 Ballistic Missiles Into Waters Around Taiwan

Published Aug 4, 2022 8:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Thursday, China's People's Liberation Army Rocket Force launched 11 ballistic missiles into the waters around Taiwan, a...

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Maffei Says FMC to Investigate Carriers Storing Boxes at NY/NJ Port

Published Aug 4, 2022 5:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

With complaints growing over backlogs and congestion in the Port of New York and New Jersey and unfair detention and demurrage cha...

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Shanghai Handles a Record 4.3 Million TEU in July

Published Aug 4, 2022 1:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

The port of Shanghai is reporting that it set a new monthly record for the total number of containers moving through what is alrea...

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NY/NJ Port Plans Carrier Container Imbalance Fee Based on Volumes

Published Aug 2, 2022 6:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

As ports around the world are struggling to keep up with record volumes and manage the growing number of containers in their yards...

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New Zealand Becomes One of the Last Countries to Reopen to Cruises

Published Aug 1, 2022 7:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

New Zealand has become one of the last destinations around the world to drop its restrictions on travelers and specifically to ann...

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First Bulker Departs Odesa Carrying Grain in More than Five Months

Published Aug 1, 2022 1:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first bulker in more than five months departed the Port of Odesa transporting Ukrainian grain under the UN-brokered accord to...

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