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Shipping giants avoid Russia as Western net tightens

West imposes unprecedented sanctions after Ukraine invasion TotalEnergies says there is no capital for new projects in Russia Austrian Raiffeisen Bank plans to leave Russia – sources March 1 (Reuters) – The world’s largest shipping companies MSC and Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) on Tuesday suspended shipping containers to and from Russia, deepening the country’s isolation as its […]

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Unveiling Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Infrastructure System for California

SoCalGas, North America’s largest gas utility, has unveiled the Angeles Link, a proposed hydrogen-powered green energy infrastructure system for Southern California that it says , could be the largest of its kind in the country. The Angeles Link proposes to use between 25 GW and 35 GW of solar, wind or reduced or new battery […]

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Summary of logistics: US truck boost; shipping shock

The Biden administration is to invest $246 million this year to complete a 3,000-mile rural freight and passenger network that should save time and cost for long-haul trucking. The money will help improve the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS), a network that crosses 13 states from New York to Mississippi. It is already 85% complete […]

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Performance Brokerage Services advises on the sale of Sunrise Ford, 2 dealerships in California

Performance Brokerage Services, the leading dealer buy-sell business, announces the sale of Sunrise Ford of Fontana and Sunrise Ford of North Hollywood, Calif., From the Bruncati family to Knight Automotive Group. IRVINE, Calif. (PRWEB) January 13, 2022 Performance brokerage services, the largest dealer brokerage firm in North America, is pleased to announce the sale of […]

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“Container subsistence costs” pending until January 17

The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles today announced that the review of the “container stay charge” will be postponed for a week, until January 17. The two ports have seen a combined 45% drop in aging cargo on the docks since the program was announced on October 25. The executive […]

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MSC the largest ocean carrier by vessel capacity operated

January 6, 2022: Some 52 years after its founding in 1970, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) overtook the Danish group Maersk as the world’s largest container company. As of January 5, 2022, MSC is deploying a fleet of 645 container ships with a total capacity of 4,284,728 TEUs. The company has a 17% global market share, […]

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The turmoil shows that the expedition is submerged ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

.Photo {width: 100%;max width: 50rem} The turmoil in the global supply chain this year has exposed just how complex it can be to do the seemingly simple job of getting a product from one place to another. The need to ship surgical masks to West Africa from China may have a cascading effect on Ford’s […]

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Pete Buttigieg, Tom Vilsack’s letter will not solve shipping crisis

A record number of container ships await unloading due to the blocked ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach near Long Beach, Calif., September 22, 2021. (Mike Blake / Reuters) The Biden administration again urged global ocean carriers on Friday to accept more export freight and restore service to underutilized West Coast ports to ease […]

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Supply chain and shipping bottlenecks ease as winter winds increase

Supply chain bottlenecks are easing as fewer sea containers are anchored off California ports, but a persistent shortage of truck drivers and the impact of the latest variant of Covid-19 remain concerns. obstacles. Delays in shipping and sourcing materials played a major role in rising inflation levels in the United States But there are signs […]

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Port of LA Seroka Says Shipping Reform Act Will Increase Industry Transparency

By Ana Monteiro and Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) – The first major update to U.S. international shipping laws in more than two decades, which passed the House this week, will help boost transparency in the industry if passed by the Senate, the Senate said. chief of the Port of Los Angeles. “What it does is open […]

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Chinese exporters hit by delivery delays for Black Friday

The traditional big day of Black Friday promotion is just around the corner, but widespread delivery delays are putting shoppers in the United States on a very expensive holiday. The butterfly effect is traceable across the Pacific Ocean, and Chinese exporters have also discovered that they are also suffering from a supply chain crisis, although […]

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How shipping containers revolutionized shipping and commerce

If you’ve tried purchasing an out-of-stock item or followed our trade and sales coverage, you are already familiar with the challenges of the global supply chain and shipping bottlenecks. As of Monday, 85 container ships were waiting to dock in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. We have kept track of this issue […]

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Anchorage Airport Offers New Cross-Alaska Shipping Option To Help Unblock West Coast Bottlenecks

Two Atlas Air cargo planes are among several cargo planes parked at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on November 17, 2021. (Marc Lester / ADN) An Anchorage economic development group, alongside Anchorage Airport and shipping officials, advocate for what they say is an untapped sea route from Anchorage in the northwestern United States who could […]

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Ports Postpone New Fines for Inactive Shipping Containers – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, Sports and Weather

Amazon fined $ 500,000 for COVID-19 violationsNicole Comstock reports from Eastvale on the latest developments regarding California Attorney General Rob Bonta’s announcement that Amazon will pay a $ 500,000 settlement after accusing the company of withholding COVID-19 numbers from its employees. 3 hours ago Police are looking for a ranger in Shadow HillsThe suspect is […]

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Port of Baltimore sustained for miles on Tuesday; Adds Business Amid Shipping Crisis – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Traffic was at a standstill at the Port of Baltimore on Tuesday, with the supply chain crisis showing no signs of abating. Fortunately, port officials say container ships are waiting in limbo at the Port of Los Angeles, there are no backlogs here, and business is being redirected to Baltimore. READ MORE: […]

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Shipping companies face fines for pending cargoes (VIDEO)

By Associated PressNovember 1, 2021 The Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Commissions have voted to start fining shipping companies if they allow containers to pile up. The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex will begin fining shipping companies if they let cargo containers pile up as the country’s busiest twin ports face an unprecedented ship […]

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Newsom and Buttigieg announce multibillion-dollar loan deal to improve shipping infrastructure at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A multibillion-dollar loan deal was announced Thursday between the state and the US Department of Transportation to fund infrastructure improvements to help remove the shipping bottleneck at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The partnership will allow California to accelerate work on port-specific upgrades, expand freight rail capacity, develop […]

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Here is the truth behind the commitment of port operations 24/7

When you pull the frills off President Biden’s supply chain announcement, he’s essentially a political pawn to push the infrastructure bill forward. The sad truth is that congestion won’t be eased anytime soon, and it sure won’t be better in the next 90 days. Why? It’s common sense and math. You cannot blame private sector […]

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Holiday Expectations for DFW Shipping Hub – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

It’s not even Halloween and there are concerns about stocking stores this year for the Christmas season. The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the supply chain, from manufacturers to customers. The nation relies on DFW to help bring the goods to market. “A lot of things come into Dallas, are redistributed and shipped, and it’s not […]

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Shipping container crushes car in Wilmington – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A sea container transported from the Port of Los Angeles fell from the back of a semi-truck, crushing a sedan. There were no injuries. The accident happened at the corner of McFarland Avenue and Anaheim Street in Wilmington. Authorities said the container was loose and moved when the driver of the […]

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Back to 1930: trio arrested for burglary, truck driver spills beans in San Miguel

This look back at the history of Paso Robles comes from the local newspapers in the collection of the Paso Robles Area Historical Society. News in this column is curated with the help of Company Vice President Nancy Tweedie and Research Director Jan Cannon. Photograph of old newspapers by Gigi Greene. Excerpts from Thursday, October […]

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Truck driver shortage adds to supply chain dilemma – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

NORTH OF TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Owner of a North Texas trucking company says moving the Port of Los Angeles to 24/7 service is a step in the right direction as it will bring more cargo to the United States, but points out that there are many more supply chain issues to be addressed. outside. In […]

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Florida Ports Council urges shipping lines to avoid California

MIAMI – To help with supply chain traffic jams, the Florida Ports Council is asking shipping companies to avoid the growls in California, use the Panama Canal, and travel to the Sunshine State. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles will move to 24/7 service like the Port of Long […]

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Big box stores are taking drastic measures to avoid shipping delays. Small retailers are hoping for a holiday miracle.

Grunts from the global supply chain of the COVID-19 pandemic that were once expected to resolve in a vaccinated world “show no signs of abating”, fueling “a gnawing source of concern across the global economy”, The New York Times reports. “It’s not just that commodities are scarce. It’s that commodities are stuck in the wrong […]

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This crazy shipping danger, explained

As we move closer to the second anniversary (if that’s the right word) of the pandemic, it is clear that we have made great strides in the fight against COVID-19. But not at all. An underestimated feature of any pandemic is its non-linear course, which leads, in a truly viral way, to shocking and unintended […]

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Florida ports say they can solve Pacific shipping problems and product shortages

Florida Could Be A Solution To Shipping Problems Jennifer Holton Reports TAMPA, Florida – A freighter congestion in the Pacific Ocean is causing shortages that could impact deliveries to the United States for the holiday season. Already, this has caused a backlog in everyday items in grocery and retail stores. But the Sunshine State believes […]

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Port of California 24-hour operation no longer used

A pilot program offering 24-hour container operations at the Port of Long Beach has attracted no truckers for more than two weeks since the start of extended hours, highlighting the challenges facing Southern California seaports as dozens of ships are retreating off the coast. Total Terminals International LLC, among the largest terminals in Long Beach, […]

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International shipping workers warn of collapse of global transportation systems

A coalition of unions representing shipping workers around the world has warned of an imminent “collapse of global transportation systems” due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter on Wednesday, labor groups warned that fragmented and inconsistent pandemic restrictions around the world have plunged global shipping into chaos. The warning […]

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Lack of workers still fueling supply chain problems

These days, everything from seemingly random shortages of items in the grocery store to fine print warnings that your online purchases could experience shipping delays, can all be attributed to a terribly broken supply chain. The everyday items and services we all take for granted – buying half and half, repainting the kitchen, buying a […]

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Shipping delays, supply chain issues for Walmart and Costco ahead of the holiday season

Safeguarding container ships off major ports of entry has significantly slowed the country’s supply chain, prompting new workarounds ahead of the busy retail holiday season. Many shipping companies and retailers have recently faced a massive backlog of goods and consumers may soon be paying the price of rising prices. The onslaught of manufacturing and freight […]

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Port manager warns shipping industry is in “crisis mode”

Port of Long Beach executive director Mario Cordero said the industry was in “crisis mode”. In September, backlogs at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports broke several records. The Port of Long Beach operates 24/7 hours, but that might not be enough to tackle the problem. Loading Something is loading. A historic backlog of […]

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Shipment backlog causes supply chain chaos

(NBC) – There is a growing crisis at major container ports on both coasts, causing shipping delays and supply shortages for businesses large and small. Off the coast of Los Angeles, it’s a truly breathtaking sight: nearly 60 container ships anchored to the horizon with precious cargo and supplies lying idle for days. And on […]

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Delivery delays increase ahead of the holiday season

Aaron Terrazas, director of economic research at Convoy, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages in the trucking industry. Video transcript [MUSIC PLAYING] ALEXIS CHRISTOFOUROS: Shipping operations at U.S. ports remain obstructed as ports, truckers and warehouses cannot find enough workers or cannot agree on hours of operation. Here to talk […]

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Cape York truck driver to join Utah Jazz support staff in National Basketball Association

An outback trucker embarks on a remarkable journey from the Cape York wilderness to one of the world’s largest sport franchises. Key points: Far North Queensland truck driver Junior Viranatuleo will join the Utah Jazz as the National Basketball Association’s outfit manager this week. The Boomers team manager has been working in Cape York since […]

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Shipping to Boston – FreightWaves

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? bulletin. In this issue, the big wins from the Port of Boston; traffic problems; Amazon faces a new AB; the truck drivers honk the horn for the child; and more. Shipping to Boston Maritime traffic Maritime dropkick – With record volumes of containers flooding the ports of Los Angeles […]

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US ports see shipping congestion likely to extend through 2022

Executives at some of the busiest U.S. ports expect shipping gateway congestion to continue over the next year, as the crash of goods from manufacturers and retailers seeking to replenish depleted stocks pushes back the usual seasonal lulls in shipping. Ports are already overwhelmed with a record number of containers reaching U.S. shores during this […]

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Chaos of shipments gives major importers a “considerable competitive advantage”

The Asia-US container market is now in a class of its own, with the price of eastbound trans-Pacific trade being different from any other route in the world. Because the stimulus-induced demand is so high relative to capacity – not just the capacity of ships and boxes but of ports, trucks, railways and warehouses – […]

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How shipping and pork drive up costs in the restaurant industry

Whether it’s takeout, delivery, or in-person dining, the cost of a meal has been steadily increasing. As customers we see one side of this – the one where we get frustrated when it’s time to pay for our food or drink and it’s more than before. For professionals in the restaurant industry, a recurring theme […]

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Can Russian TV slaps save Denver’s sports bars?

When cardboard cutouts filled the bleachers and real fans were at home on their couches, Tom Ryan and his team were plotting the revival of Denver’s sports bar scene. Banking on stale demand, they’ve been gearing up for the summer launch of a new 14,000-square-foot pub in downtown Denver, complete with high-definition video screens, immersive […]