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Improved maintenance pier at US naval base in Japan is on time, on budget, managers say

Stars and Stripes 20 Sep 2021
naval base in Japan is just one year away from completing a $128 million project to replace an outdated piece of infrastructure and expand its ship maintenance capabilities ... The pier will also be able to berth up to two ships at a time, according to DeWitt ... “I used to sit on that old pier when I was an ensign on a ship,” DeWitt said.
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West Coast ports hoping for a breather

Journal of Commerce 20 Sep 2021
... container ships were reported at anchor or drifting outside Los AngelesLong Beach awaiting a berth on Sept.
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New data reveals berth inefficiency of US ports

Journal of Commerce 20 Sep 2021
... ships were reported at anchor or drifting outside Los AngelesLong Beach awaiting a berth on Sept.
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Top Ship Manager Blasts Port States for Blocking Crew Change

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2021
While the shipping industry is putting ... as of Sunday, 71 container ships were waiting to berth at busy terminals in Long Beach and Los Angeles, with 71 crews tending to their engines and equipment ... “It’s not the shipowners and ship managers who are being difficult.
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Containers, retail imports remain strong at SC Ports

The Post and Courier 20 Sep 2021
Phase One of Leatherman Terminal adds 700,000 TEUs of capacity and an additional berth to the East Coast port market, and the three-berth Wando Welch Terminal works mega container ships every day.”.
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Ports of LA/LB to extend gate hours in bid to reduce congestion

Seatrade Maritime News 20 Sep 2021
Related ... One of the key issues in US West Coast port congestion cited by shipping lines is that while highly efficient export terminals in Asia work 24/7, 365 days a year loading containers bound for the US, the receiving ports in the US West Coast do not operate 24/7 resulting in a pile up of cargo, and ships queued waiting to berth at the ports ... .
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Transportation delays impacting national and global supply

Fresh Plaza 20 Sep 2021
A combination of too many empty containers at seaports, lack of available labor, and limited transportation availability are extending backlogs for ships waiting to berth at major US ports, leading to lack of product on markets along with deterioration of the produce if it is held too long.
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The Energy Bulletin Weekly 20 September 2021

Resilience 20 Sep 2021
... fertilizer costs, shipping bottlenecks, and labor shortages compound the problem ... The queue of container ships waiting to berth at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex grew to a record 60 vessels as the ports remain inundated with import volumes during the peak shipping season.
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Big battle brewing on JNPT container terminal privatisation tender

Business Line 19 Sep 2021
If D P World wins the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) tender, it will add another 680 metres of berth length, giving it a continuous, linear quay (berth) length of 1,610 metres and help reap the benefits of scale in berthing ships ... the shipping executive said.
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Ctg port sees better turnaround times

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 19 Sep 2021
In a rare development, Chattogram port has been able to ...
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Kenya's Lamu port receives transshipment cargo

China.dot.org 18 Sep 2021
President Uhuru Kenyatta in May inaugurated the first berth of Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor to pave the way for the docking of bulk cargo ships ... Company (CCCC) and will have 32 berths in total upon completion.
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Pelican Island a growth opportunity for regional economy

The Galveston Daily News 18 Sep 2021
It is less than a mile from the Houston Ship Channel, Galveston Ship Channel and Intracoastal Waterway ... Our 106-acre tract on the Galveston Ship Channel has more than 2,400 linear feet of waterfront ... The port staff also is evaluating this tract for lay ship berthing.
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5 of the best Glasgow attractions for locals

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Sep 2021
It’s entirely at home here, with the Tall Ship berthed beside it. About 3,000 objects, from trains and trams to paddle steamers, are imaginatively displayed ... .
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Stuck on Board for a Year, Syrian Crew Alleges Threats and Abandonment

The Maritime Executive 17 Sep 2021
“We’re still living here in the vessel like a jail . . we can not go outside, we can not make anything, we live only in the shipping and the berth and now also winter is coming," said Capt. Abdullah Dahha, master of the allegedly abandoned vessel Ali Bey, in a recently-released video appeal ... "Our lives are lived between the berths," Capt.
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Shipping activity at Port Qasim

Urdu Point 17 Sep 2021
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Sep, 2021 ) .Two ships, Irenes Ray and Pacific Wealth carrying Containers and Coal took berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and Huang Fuyun Terminal respectively on Thursday ... PQA berth were engaged by nine ships during ...
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