Latest News for: Ship berths


Offbeat Oregon: “Shoe-string railroad” beat Southern Pacific in race to Coos Bay

The News Guard 23 Jan 2022
... of course, for linking the outside world up with international shipping at Coos Bay ... And by this time, those residents included some big-money players in the coastwise shipping and lumber businesses ... He was on the very next ship he could secure a berth on, headed back to Oregon.

Container ship refloated after running aground

Dawn 22 Jan 2022
The grounded container ship ... It was explained that the 10.1m tall and 184m long ship, which was grounded while entering the channel for a berth, ran into trouble after finding its steering jammed.

Delays at China’s ports signal supply chain snarl ups ahead for European consumers

Irish Independent 21 Jan 2022
To stop operations getting worse, from Friday full containers can only be trucked in four days before vessels are due to berth, the operator said.This week is the peak period to ship goods in and out of China as workers will start to head home for the holiday from next week, ...

Cape Town port congestion eases up - workers returning

Fresh Plaza 21 Jan 2022
Since December last year, frustrated exporters and shipping companies have had to deal with congestion at the harbor leading to cargo ships lining up for up to 14 days to berth.

Yantian restricts container entry to ease overflow

Splash24/7 21 Jan 2022
... can only be trucked in four days before vessels are due to berth ... Ships arriving at Yantian are currently having to wait around one week for a berth space.

KPT Shipping Movements Reports

Urdu Point 21 Jan 2022
Following were the Movements of Ships at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Friday. KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Jan, 2022 ) .Following were the Movements of Ships at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Friday. SHIPS BERTHED. ... MSC Emily IIContainer Ship.

Tonga volcano eruption was like 'atomic bomb'

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022
New Zealand's HMNZS Aotearoa berthed in Tonga on Friday, carrying a supply of fresh drinking water. "(The ship) also the capacity to desalinate, 70-75,000 litres of water a day, which would make a difference for the population, at least on Tongatapu," Veitch said.

Interisland ferry 'catastrophically' damaged, briefings reveal

NewstalkZB 20 Jan 2022
"Repairing the ship will ensure the Interislander service retains capacity and supports ... "The ship is likely to be repaired in either Tauranga or Picton, with both ports able to provide berths that are not vulnerable to the southerly storms that Wellington is exposed to from time to time", Mathews said.

China’s lockdown measures are leading to global supply chain shortages

Life Site 20 Jan 2022
China’s ongoing port closures are occurring at a time when the container ship traffic jam off U.S ... While shipping delays currently affect most of the world to some degree, the waiting times for ships to berth in North America’s western ports are the longest.

New Security Risks Cast Shadow Over Kenya’s Struggling Lamu Port

The Maritime Executive 15 Jan 2022
Security risks are the latest threat to the viability of the Lamu port, a facility that shipping lines have given a wide berth - and which risks becoming a white elephant, experts warn ... construct 20 more berths under a public-private partnership to complete the 23-berth facility.

Omicron may finally give us a supply-chain crisis

Live Mint 14 Jan 2022
Searches for the term “supply chain" on Google roughly doubled between June and October, when they briefly overtook “interest rates" as a topic of concern. That coincides with a period when the cost of shipping a container from China to the U.S.

CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky says positive COVID tests on cruise-ships have soared THIRTY-FOLD after ...

The Daily Mail 13 Jan 2022
Cruise ships have seen a 30-fold increase in COVID cases over the past two weeks, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has announced, with nearly 100 vessels carrying passengers in US waters currently under investigation ... Carnival's Queen Mary cruise ship sits docked at at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on December 20.

Maersk provides a snapshot of growing port congestion around the world

Splash24/7 12 Jan 2022
Looking at the most acute pain points in northern Europe, as of yesterday, yard density at Bremerhaven stood at 131%, while ships are having to wait seven to 10 days to berth at Felixstowe in the UK ... standing out as the worst with ships waiting between 38 and 45 days to berth.

California Plans to Spend $2.3 Billion on Ports

The Maritime Executive 12 Jan 2022
California Governor Gavin Newsom's state budget plan was released Monday, and its $286 billion top line figure includes an unexpectedly generous line item for shipping ... As of Friday, a record 105 container ships were awaiting a berth, primarily through a remote-queuing system that allows vessels to wait at far-off locations.

Anchors aweigh! Retired U.S. Navy destroyer headed for Jacksonville

The Florida Times Union 12 Jan 2022
The Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association announced Tuesday that it has acquired the ship and that it will soon be Jacksonville-bound after passing a seaworthiness inspection last month in Texas ... The ship will be docked perpendicular to the shoreline, with its stern facing inward ... The 390-foot ship has a long and colorful history.