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Cargo theft up as thieves take advantage of increased traffic, idled shipments

December 8, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Record container backlogs at U.S. ports and overstressed supply chains are creating conditions ripe for cargo theft, according to experts. “The backlog across all logistics infrastructure is causing containers and shipments to sit idle, not just in the ports but […]


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AAPA: Cargo Volumes at U.S. Ports Expected to Drop by 20 Pct Due to Coronavirus

March 4, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The drop is ascribed to longer than usual Lunar New Year shutdowns of factories in China, in what is usually a slow season, amid measures aimed at curbing the spread of the virus. As a result, imports at major U.S. […]


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Port of Long Beach Boast 2nd Busiest Year

January 23, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The figures point to a decrease of 5.7 percent from the record-setting pace logged in 2018. Trade tensions and tariffs were among the key factors impacting trade at U.S. ports over the past year, however, volumes managed to remain steady. […]


Impact & Regulations

US Senator Introduces Bill to Repeal the Jones Act

March 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“Restricting trade between U.S. ports is a huge loss for American consumers and producers. It is long past time to repeal the Jones Act entirely so that Alaskans, Hawaiians, and Puerto Ricans aren’t forced to pay higher prices for imported […]