Monthly Archives: June 2014

NETHERLANDS: CONGESTION AT CONTAINER TERMINALS IN THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM

Severe congestion in the Port of Rotterdam because of several factors. New terminal to open later this year should allieviate delays. Read full Skuld article here.

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Terrible Congestion at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

Congestion at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports due to chassis shortages are causing at least a 2 1/2 hour delay for drivers to pick up containers. Dray carriers have not yet begun passing those costs off, but it can

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US West Coast Port Workers Will Be Off Contract Starting Tuesday Expect Shipping Delays

The contract between the West Coast Longshoreman’s Union and shipping lines expires at 5:00 PM, July 1, 2014. Negotiations are still underway. Even without a stoppage, delays are expected from work slow downs as has happened previously. Read entire International

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