COVID-19 Latest Updates
March 4, 2021

Ocean Carriers Suspend Services to Inland Ramps, Customs Asks Importers to Review Entries, and the Port of Los Angeles Launches a Vaccination Site

Ocean   More ocean carriers are suspending services to certain inland ramps via Los Angeles/Long Beach.…
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February 25, 2021

Maersk Vessel Loses Containers, Biden Issues Executive Order, and Air Rates Plunge

Ocean   Maersk vessel loses 260 containers. On Wednesday, February 18th, the Maersk Eindhoven lost 260…
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February 18, 2021

Chinese New Year Shows No Signs of Slowing Demand, Air Cargo Rates Increase, and Winter Storms Disrupt Supply Chains

Ocean   Chinese New Year shows no signs of slowing down demand out of Asia. As…
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February 11, 2021

China Celebrates Chinese New Year, Section 232 Tariffs Upheld, and Biden Announces Sanctions Against Myanmar’s Military

Ocean   Trans-Pacific carriers may curb free time in annual contracts. Ocean carriers are indicating that…
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February 4, 2021

Ocean Carriers Offer New Services to Oakland, Myanmar Coup Raises Uncertainty, and Winter Weather Affects Freight Movement

Ocean   Ocean space and empty containers are still limited. Capacity is difficult to find as…
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January 28, 2021

Maersk Ship Loses Containers, US Department of Commerce Delays Aluminum License Deadline, and Air Freight Rates Increase Again

Ocean   Maersk ship loses containers, becoming the second trans-Pacific incident in two months. The Maersk…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
January 21, 2021

Chinese New Year is Around the Corner, Increase in Cargo Rolling at Asian Ports, and Shipping Costs Likely to Increase

Ocean   Limited ocean carrier space continues. There are few to no empty containers available to…
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January 14, 2021

USTR Suspends France’s Digital Service Tax, Congestion Continues at U.S. Coastal Ports, and Air Freight Rates Decline

Ocean   Ocean carrier space is still hard to come by. There are few to none…
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January 7, 2021

Ocean Space Hard to Come By, New Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs, CMA CGM Launches Premium Service

Ocean   Ocean carrier space is still hard to come by. There are few to none…
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December 30, 2020

Ocean Carriers Take Action to Mitigate Congestion, GPS Expires at the End of the Year, and New Aluminum Import License for Aluminum Products

Ocean   The World Shipping Council (WSC) takes action to address the Federal Maritime Commission's concerns…
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