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Port of Long Beach Reaches Busiest Month on Record

The Port of Long Beach achieved its busiest month and its second-best quarter on record as consumers continued to practice physical distancing guidelines in March and turned their computers into virtual shopping malls. Although March is traditionally one of the slowest months on the shipping calendar, dockworkers and terminal operators moved 840,387 twenty-foot equivalent units last month, a 62.3% jump from March 2020 and marking the largest year-over-year increase for ... [+]

SC Ports records strongest monthly volumes in its history

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal begins operations. SC Ports reported an all-time container record for March, moving 248,796 TEUs across the Port of Charleston’s ... [+]

CMA CGM AIR CARGO opens two new destinations in the US

Three weeks after the launch of its commercial operations, CMA CGM Air Cargo is opening two new regular destinations from Liege in the United States: New York (JFK) and Atlanta. Its new specialist air freight division is deploying four Airbus A330-200F, with two already in ... [+]

Del Monte Brings Green Vessels to Port of Hueneme

The Port of Hueneme welcomed the first of two cutting-edge, energy-efficient Del Monte vessels to the Port of Hueneme on March 19. The ships’ arrival marks a new chapter in environmental partnership, continuing the Port’s mission to be the cleanest, greenest, most efficient port possible. ... [+]

GT USA Wilmington Welcomes Motor Vessel Dole Maya

GT USA Wilmington, the US-based operator of the Port of Wilmington, DE, welcomed the M/V DOLE MAYA on its first call at the Wilmington Marine Terminal on March 23. Built in 2021, the "M/V DOLE MAYA” is named to recognize the indigenous people of ... [+]

LCK welcomes 500th passenger-freighter since start of pandemic

In a feat of innovation, strength and flexibility, the team at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) welcomed its 500th passenger-freighter on April 1. Rickenbacker is one of the few non-passenger hub airports to accommodate these unique cargo-only flights, which began as a solution to decreased ... [+]

Port Everglades Commissions New Super-Sized Cranes

Community leaders joined the workforce at Broward County’s Port Everglades ton March 22 to commission three new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes. The new cranes are the largest of their kind in the world at 175-feet (53 meters) and valued at $13.8 million each. They are ... [+]

Port Freeport announces contest winners

Port Freeport is pleased to announce the winners of the 21 st Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) Logo Drawing Contest. Brazoria County’s youth ages 3-14 are eligible to enter the contest and are invited by flyers distributed electronically to the schools within the Navigation District. ... [+]

Grounded Vessel in Suez Canal Creates Havoc for Global Shipping

Shipping continues to face the perfect storm and now with the massive container ship Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal, global shipping and supply chain concerns have become even more critical. Ever Given is a 20,000 TEU-class container ship, currently leased by Evergreen Marine Corp. ... [+]

HMM takes delivery of first 16,000 TEU containership HMM Nuri

HMM announced on March 22 that HMM Nuri, the first of eight 16,000 TEU-class newbuild containerships, starts its first voyage from the port of Busan in Korea. HMM’s 16,000 TEU container vessels have been built at the Ulsan shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries ... [+]