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  • NRF: Retail import volumes forecast to rise in...

    Retail imports, which were a key contributor to the surge in container traffic and port activity in the second half of 2020, are projected to continue their strength through the first half of 2021 according to new data from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. The retail trade organization projects, despite the pandemic, that retail imports will set a new record for 2020 and will continue the momentum for at least the first five months of 2021.

  • NRF: Retail import volumes forecast to rise in...

    Retail imports, which were a key contributor to the surge in container traffic and port activity in the second half of 2020, are projected to continue their strength through the first half of 2021 according to new data from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. The retail trade organization projects, despite the pandemic, that retail imports will set a new record for 2020 and will continue the momentum for at least the first five months of 2021.

  • Warehouse fire interrupts operations in Port of...

    A massive fire destroyed at least two large warehouses along the Port of Cork, Ireland waterfront as well as disrupting operations at the deep water harbor over the weekend. While firefighters were able to bring the fire under control on Saturday morning with no injuries, they remained on scene dealing with hot spots and potential flare ups to the fire over the weekend.

  • Adriatic gate container terminal hits 300,000 TEU...

    Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) in Rijeka, Croataia reached a significant milestone, surpassing 300,000 TEUs on 23 December and setting a new record annual terminal volume. 

     

  • Vietnam to invest up to $8 billion developing...

    Vietnam is planning significant investments designed to create world class ports in the next phase of its master plan for its port system. Highlighting the country’s success in developing ports over the past 20 years, the Ministry of Transport also said that it plans to invest between approximately $6 and $8 billion by 2030 in the next phase of port development.

  • Singapore finds COVID cluster on bunker vessel in...

    Days after saying that it would take additional steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, Singapore officials confirmed a new cluster tied to one of the port’s bunker vessels. The bunker vessel, the NewOcean 6, operated by Palmstone Tankers & Trading has been placed in quarantine.

  • Max Midstream and Calhoun Port Authority announce...

    Max Midstream and the Calhoun Port Authority today announced that with the recent passage of the Water Resources and Development Act by Congress that expansion of the Calhoun Port will begin in 2021. The national legislation included language pursued by both Max and the CPA that authorizes the deepening and widening of the port.

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NRF: Retail import volumes forecast to rise in 2021

Retail imports, which were a key contributor to the surge in container traffic and port activity in the second half of 2020, are projected to continue their strength through the first half of 2021 according to new data from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. The retail trade organization projects, despite the pandemic, that retail imports will set a new record for 2020 and will continue the momentum for at least the first five months of 2021.

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NRF: Retail import volumes forecast to rise in 2021

Retail imports, which were a key contributor to the surge in container traffic and port activity in the second half of 2020, are projected to continue their strength through the first half of 2021 according to new data from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. The retail trade organization projects, despite the pandemic, that retail imports will set a new record for 2020 and will continue the momentum for at least the first five months of 2021.

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Warehouse fire interrupts operations in Port of Cork, Ireland

A massive fire destroyed at least two large warehouses along the Port of Cork, Ireland waterfront as well as disrupting operations at the deep water harbor over the weekend. While firefighters were able to bring the fire under control on Saturday morning with no injuries, they remained on scene dealing with hot spots and potential flare ups to the fire over the weekend.

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Singapore finds COVID cluster on bunker vessel in the port

Days after saying that it would take additional steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, Singapore officials confirmed a new cluster tied to one of the port’s bunker vessels. The bunker vessel, the NewOcean 6, operated by Palmstone Tankers & Trading has been placed in quarantine.

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