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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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