United States

November 20, 2023

US East Coast Ports See Imports Turn West

The US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported strong import container throughput in October, as some holiday season cargo owners shied away from routing via the east coast gateways (source: the Loadstar).


November 17, 2023

Panama Canal Crisis Detours US Farm Exports Through Suez

As a record-setting drought throttles transits through the Panama Canal, most of the focus has been on higher-capacity ships: the container vessels, liquefied natural gas carriers and liquefied petroleum gas carriers that use the larger Neopanamax locks. But there’s another shipping…


November 7, 2023

$653 Million Earmarked for US Port Development

The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced over $653m to fund 41 port improvement projects across the nation under the Port Infrastructure Development Program (source: Splash 247).


August 17, 2023

TSA Expands Air Cargo Screening Program

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has expanded its ‘Certified Cargo Screening Program’ to enable more air cargo shippers to enter the secure supply chain, while boosting speed and security of shipments. Supply chain stakeholders now have the option of undergoing…