Maritime


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    Sponsored by Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

    10 companies join initiative for safer whales and cleaner air

    Sustainable shipping programs help companies protect endangered whales and reduce air pollution.

    April 15, 2024
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    Savannah port sees intermodal cargo surge in March

    Infrastructure and low dwell times contributed to nearly 436,000 total TEUs handled in March at the Port of Savannah.

    By April 12, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Supply Chain Dive

    Here’s how companies are navigating rising costs, prolonged supply shortages and dangerous geopolitical tensions across global supply chain networks.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Maryland Transportation Authority Police headquarters, near the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, on April 05, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    $8M grant will double auto capacity at Port of Baltimore’s only unaffected terminal

    New parking lots at Tradepoint Atlantic will allow Sparrows Point to welcome more ships after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, President Joe Biden said.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Baltimore port channel set to fully reopen by end of May

    The Army Corps of Engineers is working to open a temporary channel for auto and farm equipment shipments by the end of April.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen expects up to $10M impact from Baltimore bridge collapse

    The Norway-based ocean carrier said it's rerouting cargo as the fall of the Francis Scott Key Bridge impacts its vessel operations.

    By April 3, 2024
  • Wreckage from the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge rests on the cargo ship Dali.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse pressures some key trucking lanes

    Flatbed loads surged 57% week over week from Baltimore, DAT Freight & Analytics reported.

    By April 3, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Baltimore preps small, temporary channel for essential vessel transit

    The alternate lane is needed for response efforts, and marks the first step toward reopening the Port of Baltimore.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Port of Baltimore crisis: What supply chain managers need to know

    Supply Chain Dive asked experts how rerouting by land and sea could work after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.

    By March 29, 2024
  • Cargo ship Dali is seen after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    East Coast ports say they are ready for Baltimore cargo

    The Port of Virginia and the Port of New York and New Jersey can serve as alternative ports for ships that were destined to Baltimore.

    By March 28, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Railroads scramble to keep freight moving after Baltimore port disruption

    CSX and Norfolk Southern are emphasizing communication and flexibility to preserve service reliability.

    By March 27, 2024
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    // Baltimore bridge collapse

    How the Baltimore bridge disaster is impacting supply chains

    The channel is set to fully reopen by the end of May, but shippers are rerouting shipments in the interim.

    By Updated April 10, 2024
  • Cargo ship Dali is seen after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Automakers reroute shipments after Baltimore bridge collapse

    Other manufacturers in the area, including Stanley Black & Decker and McCormick & Co., are still operating after the accident.

    By March 27, 2024
  • In an aerial view, the cargo ship Dali sits in the water after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Baltimore truckers, dockworkers brace for Key Bridge collapse effects

    The downed bridge is marooning the Port of Baltimore and threatening the region's supply chain.

    By March 27, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Port of Baltimore stops accepting export containers

    The state-owned Seagirt Marine Terminal will be closed Friday, according to an alert.

    By March 26, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    Port of Baltimore halts vessel traffic after bridge collapse

    While the port is still processing trucks, the loss of the Francis Scott Key Bridge will disrupt port operations for some time.

    By March 26, 2024
  • Ocean shipping vessel heads toward the Pacific Ocean after passing through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks
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    At the Panama Canal: Booking slots open up at a waterway on the mend

    The canal authority increased daily booking slots to 27 and is implementing long-term solutions like cross-filling.

    By March 25, 2024
  • A truck drives near shipping containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles on February 7, 2023.
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    Port of Los Angeles cargo volumes leap 60% YoY in February

    Risks ranging from Red Sea disruptions to Panama Canal restrictions keep fueling shipper diversions to the West Coast port.

    By March 22, 2024
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    Nike agrees to use biofuel for some cargo with CMA CGM

    The apparel and sportswear retailer plans to use biofuel in 36% of its volumes with the France-based carrier.

    By March 19, 2024
  • Ikea Global Sustainability Manager Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld speaks during a panel session about maritime decarbonization at TPM24 in Long Beach, California.
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    How Ikea is reducing its ocean emissions through collaboration

    An executive outlined the retailer’s three steps to decarbonize transportation at the TPM24 conference.

    By March 18, 2024
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    How shippers can nurture better ocean carrier relationships

    Assessing past behaviors and having face-to-face meetings can help solidify deals, an executive from Cummins said at TPM24.

    By March 11, 2024
  • Ocean Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon speaking during a panel session at TPM24 in Long Beach, California.
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    TPM24

    Ocean Network Express teases network changes for 2025

    The shipping line’s CEO said he expects the maritime industry to settle for four alliances instead of three moving forward.

    By March 6, 2024
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    Port of Virginia to welcome additional larger ships

    The East Coast port widened its shipping channel, which is set to reduce port stays for container vessels by up to 15%.

    By March 6, 2024
  • Hapag Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen speaks during a conference session at TPM24 in Long Beach, California.
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    TPM24

    Gemini Cooperation unlikely to expand: Hapag-Lloyd CEO

    The alliance-like structure with Maersk will include some unique arrangements, but two carriers should be sufficient, the shipping executive said.

    By March 5, 2024
  • The Marco Polo, the largest cargo ship to call at an East Coast port, arrives into New York Harbor on May 20, 2021
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    CMA CGM to resume Red Sea transit on case-by-case basis

    The ocean carrier said it will assess each vessel before transit to make a final decision and can't provide shippers with anticipated routing choices.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
  • Freight rail cars sit in front of cranes at the Port of Long Beach on November 22, 2022 in Long Beach, California.
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    Port of Long Beach cargo volumes rise 18% YoY in January

    Retailers rushed to fill warehouses ahead of the slowdown that occurs during the Lunar New Year holiday, the port’s CEO Mario Cordero said.

    By Feb. 28, 2024