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Lazy crane operators making $250,000 a year exacerbating port crisis, truckers say

Yahoo Daily News 16 Oct 2021
In an aerial view, container ships and shipping containers are seen at the Port of Los Angeles on September 20, 2021 near Los Angeles, California ... A Hong Kong cargo ship is unloaded in Long Beach harbor ... As of Wednesday, 59 ships were at a berth unloading cargo at one of the three Los Angeles ports.
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Shipping Activity at Port Qasim

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
Seven ships namely, Express Rome, Irenes Ray, Ishyka, At Middle Bridge, African Spoon, Pillion and Nave Cielo scheduled to load/offload Containers, Cement, Coal and Mogas, arrived at Port Qasim on Thursday, were berthed at Container Terminal, Multi-Purpose Terminal, Huang Fuyun Terminal and Oil Terminal respectively.
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'All hands on deck' at Seattle and Tacoma ports as supply chain bottlenecks persist

Finger Lakes Times 15 Oct 2021
Seattle and Tacoma port authorities said Wednesday it's "all hands on deck" as they work to address cargo ship congestion in Puget Sound ... Having so many ships awaiting berth could become a safety concern as weather gets worse and wind speeds rise, said Fred Felleman, president of the Port of Seattle Commission.
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'All hands on deck' at Seattle, Tacoma ports

Post Bulletin 15 Oct 2021
Seattle and Tacoma port authorities said last week that it's "all hands on deck" as they work to address cargo ship congestion in Puget Sound ... Having so many ships awaiting berth could become a safety concern as weather gets worse and wind speeds rise, said Fred Felleman, president of the Port of Seattle Commission.
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US port logjam brings early Christmas for importers

Raw Story 15 Oct 2021
Christmas came early -- June, to be precise -- at the port of Los Angeles, as American importers raced to get ahead of a pandemic-sparked logjam that has snarled global shipping ... Still, dozens of ships carrying hundreds of thousands of containers remained at anchor outside the harbor, waiting for a berth on docks packed to capacity.
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Nigerian Navy Sting Operation Seizes Cocaine Smuggled on Bulker

The Maritime Executive 15 Oct 2021
“Upon entering Nigerian waters, the vessel was intercepted by Nigerian Navy Ship EKULU and escorted to NPA port where she was directed to berth on October 9, and taken into custody by the Navy,” reported Commodore Bashir Mohammed of the Nigerian Navy.
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Another dour Christmas awaits Britain with cargo clogging ports

Business Day 14 Oct 2021
Sirens blared as cranes lifted containers from the Ever Genius, a ship stretching about 400m along a berth this week at the UK’s port of Felixstowe ... The shipping ... Felixstowe has just two berths for the industry’s biggest ships, but plenty of smaller docks, according to Maersk.
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Pakistan denies Chinese economic corridor projects shifting from Gwadar to Karachi amid worsening security

Arab News 14 Oct 2021
The maritime minister said that the project would add four more berths to the targeted coastal area, providing greater depth to Pakistan’s expanding maritime sector and creating space for cruise ships to dock. “We will build four berths maybe for cruise ships, and if we build for ...
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Christmas toy shortages loom as cargo clogs major UK port

Finger Lakes Times 14 Oct 2021
Sirens blared as cranes lifted containers from the Ever Genius, a ship stretching four times the width of Buckingham Palace along a berth this week at the U.K.’s Port of Felixstowe ... Felixstowe has just two berths for the industry’s biggest ships, but plenty of smaller docks, according to Maersk.
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Bay Area picking up tons of new shipping business

San Francisco Examiner 14 Oct 2021
The Bay Area is picking up tons of shipping business thanks to new giant cranes at the Port Of Oakland, which are doing some heavy lifting during the current global supply-chain crisis ... With a backlog of orders and transportation discombobulated, dozens of ships a day anchor outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach awaiting berths.
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Christmas toy supply warning due to Port of Felixstowe chaos

Belfast Telegraph 14 Oct 2021
And he added that a general rise in shipping costs had led to price inflation, with a toy truck that cost £15 last year now likely to retail for £25 ... He said the problems at Felixstowe had a number of causes, with Covid-19 affecting the duration a ship is allowed to berth, leaving no time to reload empty containers.
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Biden tries to tame inflation by having LA port open 24/7

Morning Times 14 Oct 2021
The hope is that nighttime operations will help to break the logjam and reduce shipping delays for toasters, sneakers, bicycles, cars and more ... As of Tuesday, there were 64 ships berthed at the two ports and 80 waiting to dock and unload, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.
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Wed. 9:56 a.m.: Aim to ease supply chain bottlenecks with LA port going 24/7

The Vindicator 14 Oct 2021
A beach goer sits in Seal Beach Calif.,, as container ships waiting to dock at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are seen in the distance ... As of Monday, there were 62 ships berthed at the two ports and 81 waiting to dock and unload, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.
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Biden addresses supply chain woes

The News Banner 14 Oct 2021
The hope is that nighttime operations will help to break the logjam and reduce shipping delays for toasters, sneakers, bicycles, cars and more ... As of Tuesday, there were 64 ships berthed at the two ports and 80 waiting to dock and unload, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.
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