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Airplane Pilot Killed in Port of L.A. Crash Identified

Plane crash. Containers

PortandTerminal.com, February 21, 2021 LOS ANGELES, CA – The pilot who was killed when his small airplane crashed into a cargo container yard at the Port of Los Angeles on Friday has been identified. The pilot was Larry Voit, 53, of Gardena, California according to the coroner’s office. Voit’s Piper PA-32 airplane struck a tractor-trailer on its way down. One …

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CBP Agents Seize Cereal Covered In Cocaine Instead Of Sugar

Boxes of cereal seized by CBP

PortandTermninal.com, February 21, 2021 CINCINNATI, OH – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) at the Port of Cincinnati seized a shipment of cereal from South America that was covered in cocaine instead of sugar. CBP officers intercepted the package on February 13 containing about 44 pounds (20 kilograms) of cocaine-coated corn flakes, according to a news release. While working on incoming …

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VIDEO: Port of Cork Pilots Navigate Brutal Gale-Force Seas

Pilot boat. Container ship. Rough seas

PortandTerminal.com, February 16, 2021 CORK, IRELAND – Safehaven Marine captured the footage above of the Port of Cork Pilots in their Safehaven Built Interceptor 48 Pilot Boat ”Failte” undertaking pilot transfers off Cork Harbour during the recent days of strong south-easterly gales. Winds of 50 knots were recorded on Feb. 13th as the Cosco bulk carrier passes by. The Cork Wave Buoy ( two NM …

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Major fuel tanker fire at Islam Qala dry port (VIDEO)

DESERT, Smoke. Fire

PortandTerminal.com, February 13, 2021   KABUL – Dozens of gas and oil tankers exploded following a major fire at Islam Qala dry port customs, located at the Iran/Afghanistan border. The port connects the insurgency-battered Afghanistan to Iran. There are reports of gunshots being heard. So far the cause and amount of the damages & possible casualties is unclear but officials …

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VIDEO: Port Of Los Angeles Boss Explains Latest Situation At Port, COVID And More

Business man in a suit speaking during television interview

BLOOMBERG, FEBRUARY 10, 2021 LOS ANGELES – Gene Seroka, executive director of Port of Los Angeles, discusses the global shipping industry, the issues he’s facing in the Port of Los Angeles and the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on the business. Other articles you may find interesting Shortage: It Pays More To Ship Empty Containers Back To Asia These …

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German Firm to Remove Hazardous Material From Beirut Port – AP

blown-up ship that was thrown onto the land at Beirut Port . Wreckage. City skyline.

PortandTerminal.com, February 7, 2021 BEIRUT – Associated Press (AP) is reporting that a German company is ready to remove hazardous materials stored in dozens of containers at Beirut’s port. The news comes via an announcement made on Saturday (Feb 6) by Germany’s ambassador to Lebanon. Ambassador Andreas Kindl tweeted that the treatment at Beirut’s port for 52 containers of “hazardous …

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U.S. Dockworkers May Get Better Vaccine Access, Easing Port Risk

A gantry crane unloads containers at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

BLOOMBERG, FEBRUARY 6, 2021 L.A.-area ports see rising Covid-19 infections, snarling cargo | Peloton, Timken among companies citing bottlenecks at ports By Brendan Murray for Bloomberg – Dockworkers at the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia may soon have better access to coronavirus vaccines, as officials on the West Coast battle congestion blamed on shortages of labor and equipment needed …

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Ship Bottleneck Worsening at Top California Ports

Multiple container ships on a calm sea

BLOOMBERG, JANUARY 30, 2021 Anchorages have filled up and more rough weather is expected | Polaris executive says port snarls getting worse, not better By Brendan Murray for Bloomberg – Ship congestion around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach hit an unprecedented level, worsening the bottleneck at the busiest gateway for U.S. imports. A record 38 container ships are …

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Port of Savannah logs a record December: +24% vs 2019

A vessel departs the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal.

PortandTerminal.com, January 26, 2021 Port of Savannah finished 2020 with a strong fall and a record December, making up for the dramatic drop in trade triggered by the pandemic in the spring SAVANNAH – The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 4.68 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2020, up 1.8 percent over its 2019 total of 4.59 million. Total …

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Corpus Christi Gears Up for More Oil Exports to China Despite Virus

Oil tanker

BLOOMBERG, JANUARY 26, 2021 Corpus Christi customers adding storage to prepare for rebound | Port eyes potential futures contract based in Corpus Christi By Sheela Tobben for Bloomberg – America’s main oil-export hub sees demand picking up from China this year even as a resurgence in the coronavirus clouds the outlook for consumption in the world’s biggest importer. Texas’s Port of …

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