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Maersk Bolsters Suez as Canal Competition Set to Heat Up

Maersk’s APM Terminals is set to expand operations at the Suez Canal Container Terminal. While the Suez Canal saw a 5.6% year over year increase in traffic in the 12 months to Apr. 30, transits by container-ships fell 0.8%. Activity through Suez has continued to outpace that through the ... Read more →


Port Ownership Shuffle Continues as Singaporean Money Arrives

The U.S. seaport sector continues to be roiled by financial restructuring, with two Singaporean investments made in the past few days. PSA International acquired a series of assets from Macquarie including Penn Terminals. The largest users of that asset include ICL, Seaboard Marine and Crowley... Read more →


Logistics Jobs Grow for 105 Months, Trade Slowdown a Threat

U.S. logistics employment grew for a 105th straight month in April with a 3.3% rise on a year over year basis. That was well below the 5.3% seen in 2018 as a whole but similar to 1Q. The only sector to see a decline was rail with a 0.6% reduction while marine employment increased by just 0.3%.... Read more →


ONE’S Terminal Restructuring Overdue But Still Necessary

A disagreement over port asset valuations is holding up the final structuring of Ocean Network Express (ONE), the jointly owned container-line of \K-Line, Mitsui-OSK and NYK Line. The U.S. port assets of the three companies – located in Oakland, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Jacksonville and ... Read more →


Ports’ Storm Over in March, U.S. Trade Deficit Hike Possible

The U.S. government’s trade data reporting schedule finally returns to normal on May 3 with advance figures for March. Analysis of eight major seaports indicates a return to growth in U.S. international trade with a 5.2% increase year over year compared to an 8.1% contraction in February. Expo... Read more →


Wilmington Will Grow, If ZIM Can Find New Customers

The Port of Wilmington, NC has received its largest vessel on record, operated by ZIM Shipping, – following a series of investments in handling capacity. That should allow continued growth after Wilmington delivered the fastest growth among the top 30 ports in the U.S. in 2018. One challenge f... Read more →


Marathon Faces Race for Replacement Oil if Hormuz Straits Close

The Iranian National Guard has threatened to close the Straits of Hormuz in response to the U.S. removal of waivers for exports for Iranian crude oil. The U.S. military has indicated that it may respond, raising risks for hydrocarbon trade running through the Straits. U.S. exporters of LNG inc... Read more →


Empty Heart of U.S. Container Growth Soon to Skip a Beat

Container handling through the 10 largest U.S. seaports has been flattered in the past six months by the clearance of empty containers resulting from an earlier surge in traffic from China. The 10 largest seaports handling 10.95 million TEUs of empty containers in 2018. The normal seasonal dec... Read more →

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