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Peak Season Forecast Puts Port of Oakland in Positive Position

Volume flowing smoothly ahead of likely import jump in coming months
Peak Season Forecast Puts Port of Oakland in Positive Position

Anticipated record peak-season import volumes should flow smoothly through the Port of Oakland, Maritime Director John Driscoll said today.  In his forecast before an expected holiday cargo rush, the port executive said Oakland is braced for more business.  

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GA Ports Marks Busiest June, Record Year

GA Ports Marks Busiest June, Record Year

PRESS RELEASE – July 21, 2017

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes. 

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Port of Rotterdam Throughput Increases by 3.9 Percent

Port of Rotterdam Throughput Increases by 3.9 Percent

With an increase in throughput of 3.9%, the port of Rotterdam can look back a good first half year. There was growth in eight of the ten market segments. The only falls were in the volumes of mineral oil products and other liquid bulk. In particular, the volume of containers handled (9.3% in TEU, 10.4% in tonnes) was the determining factor for the overall growth in throughput. Dry bulk increased (5.2%), liquid bulk decreased slightly (-1.0%) and break bulk was very much on the rise (10.8%). A total of 238.0 million tonnes of goods were handled in the first half of the year. The market share of Rotterdam by comparison with the other ports in the Hamburg-Le Havre range increased from 29.0% (Q1 2016) to 30.9% (Q1 2017) in the container sector.

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Port of NY & NJ Welcomes Largest Boxship Ever

Port of NY & NJ Welcomes Largest Boxship Ever

On Monday, the 13,200 TEU container ship OOCL Berlin sailed into Newark Bay, becoming the largest container vessel ever to call the Port of New York and New Jersey. 

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Port of Virginia Posts Fourth Year of Growth

Port of Virginia Posts Fourth Year of Growth

The Port of Virginia announced its annual container volume numbers on Tuesday, and the results are strong: 2.7 million TEU, a port record and the fourth consecutive fiscal year of growth. The port also handled 230,000 TEU in June, an increase of seven percent over the same period last year. 

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