Tag: Shipping

Southern California's Container Ship Backup Ends

Southern California's Container Ship Backup Ends

[ad_1] Officials declared an end to the backup of ships at Southern California’s ports more than two years after vessels began lining up in weekslong queues that became one of the most visible signs in the U.S. of the pandemic-driven turmoil in supply chains. The Marine Exchange of Southern California said Tuesday the backup at […]

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China's Global Port Investments Give Rise to Security Worries

China's Global Port Investments Give Rise to Security Worries

[ad_1] Security concerns related to Chinese investments in overseas ports are mounting as the country’s firms acquire more stakes at shipping hubs around the world and geopolitical tensions rise. Chinese companies have expanded investments at foreign ports in recent years and now run major container terminals in locations including Belgium, Israel, Spain, Sri Lanka and […]

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West Coast Labor Talks Stall

West Coast Labor Talks Stall

[ad_1] A dispute between two unions over which workers get certain jobs at a cargo-handling terminal at the Port of Seattle is holding up labor talks between West Coast dockworkers and their employers. Shipping industry officials had hoped the talks, which began in May, would have concluded around now. Instead, officials say the discussions have […]

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Summer Travel Boom Extends Into Fall

Summer Travel Boom Extends Into Fall

[ad_1] Americans’ appetite for travel and entertainment remains strong ahead of the holidays, as desires to spend on experiences overcome concerns about inflation and the economy. Those concerns haven’t deterred many travel plans, executives at hotel chains, cruise-line operators, vacation-booking platforms and other leisure companies said in recent earnings reports. Hotels have more guests staying, even […]

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