Tag: US ports


US ports eye $3bn for electrification from Inflation Reduction Act

August 9, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The U.S. ports are set to benefit from a $3 billion worth of funding round intended for electrification and emission reduction. The funding has been included in the long-awaited Inflation Reduction Act that was adopted in the U.S. Senate on […]


How invasion of Ukraine could ease shipping logjam off US ports

March 7, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

The traditional wisdom is that geopolitical chaos is good for shipping demand. Trade patterns are disrupted and become less efficient. Cargo must travel longer distances. Rates rise. But Niels Rasmussen, chief analyst at shipping association BIMCO, believes Russia’s invasion of […]


Imports at Top US Ports to Return to Normal After Year of Tariff Surges

January 13, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

“We’ll be more confident after we see the Phase One agreement signed, but right now 2020 looks like it should be back to what used to be normal,” Jonathan Gold, NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, said. […]


US Ports See Retail Imports Growth as Tariffs on Chinese Goods Are Delayed

April 9, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

U.S. ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 1.62 million TEU in February. That was down 14.3 percent from January and down 4 percent year-over-year. As noted by NRF, February is traditionally the slowest month of the year because of […]


US Ports Brace for Hurricane Michael

October 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Coast Guard set port condition X-ray for ports in Georgia, South Carolina, and all other terminals and facilities Tuesday. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-ray remains […]


October Looked Very Good for US Ports

November 15, 2016

Via: Transport Topics

October was a great month at several of the top ports in the United States and a record-breaking one at the biggest port, according to newly released monthly numbers on Nov. 14. The Port of Los Angeles, the largest in […]


Cargo Shift to US East Coast in Steady Evolution

July 12, 2016

Via: World Maritime News

Poor container shipping freight levels and the countdown to the reformation of alliances in March of 2017 have pre-empted any mass invasion of new capacity in the Asia-East Coast North America (ECNA) trade, thus further drift of cargo from a […]