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  • China’s Latest COVID Outbreak Spreads To 2 New Cities Including Home Of World’s Largest Port

    01/04/2022 5:53:31 AM PST · by blam · 20 replies
    China is now dealing with three serious outbreaks as the eastern port city of Ningbo reported 16 cases over the weekend, while the city of Yuzhou, a smaller city with 1.3M residents, has seen some of its neighborhoods placed on lockdown. Fortunately for China’s economy, the Ningbo Zhoushan Port, the largest port in the world, said in a statement published on Weibo late Sunday that its operations are basically stable despite the strict COVID controls to try and contain the outbreak. Of the 16 cases, authorities said nine were imported and seven were local. According to a statement posted by...
  • China Is Buying Up The World's Ports...And No One Is Talking About It

    12/12/2021 4:16:27 PM PST · by patriot torch · 34 replies
    Youtube ^ | July 14 2020 | Jack Chapple
    This is the port of Long Beach California. It is the second largest Port in North America, Ahead of the 3rd largest Port of New York, and Behind the largest Port which is the port of los angeles. Roughly 16 million Tons of Cargo pass through this port each year and makes its way to warehouses, factories, and homes, within the United States. This single port which is just 13 square kilometres, is responsible for well over $100 Billion dollars worth of trade and employs over 340 000 people in southern california. So, it is quite apparent that this port...
  • “Supply chain crisis” #1 cause is we don’t make it here anymore

    12/07/2021 8:23:21 PM PST · by ChiefJayStrongbow · 19 replies
    The mind of the chief | 12/06/2021 | ChiefJayStrongbow
    There’s a ton of stories about the ships waiting off shore to unload their cargo and ho this is causing a ‘supply chain crisis’ We don’t have a supply chain crisis... we have a manufacturing crisis. The problem isn’t that we aren’t able to unload the ships fast enough. The real problem is that we don’t make anything here and we have to import almost everything. ... Our policies should be geared toward energy independence, homegrown supply chain resiliency (make it here), and sound fiscal policy with an eye towards restraint instead of buying votes and bankrupting our coiuntry.
  • California docks see significant progress with supply chain backlog

    11/24/2021 11:15:11 AM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 15 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/24/2021 | Amanda Macias
    Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, cites “significant progress” at California ports. Cordero said that the twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, which account for 40% of sea freight entering the United States, are working around the clock to offload containers. Since the announcement of the new fees, which have yet to be imposed, both ports have seen the lingering containers reduced by 33%.
  • Florida Ports Council chair: South Florida ports ready for more cargo (no delays due to supply chain issues)

    11/06/2021 4:18:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    WPBF ^ | 11/05/21 | Steve King
    Leaders of ports along South Florida’s coast said they’re ready to step up and help other ports around the country, as those other ports continue to experience delays and backlogs due to global supply chain issues. The chairman of the board for the Florida Ports Council, Jonathan Daniels, said there is no congestion at the ports in Palm Beach County, Fort Lauderdale or Miami. However, he says supply chain issues are leading to delays north of Florida and on the West Coast. He says those ports are experiencing delays partly due to the fact that they supply goods for the...
  • Biden appears to mock Americans' intelligence, questions whether 'they'd understand' supply chain issues

    11/06/2021 3:33:07 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/16/21 | Kyle Morris
    President Biden appeared to mock the intelligence of the American people on Saturday when discussing the ongoing supply chain crises in America, questioning whether "they'd understand" the topic at hand. Biden's remarks came during a press conference as he answered a question from a reporter on criticism he has faced from Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., who said: "Nobody elected him to be F.D.R., they elected him to be normal and stop the chaos." "I don't intend to be anybody but Joe Biden, that's who I am," Biden said. "What I'm trying to do is do the things I ran on...
  • California Port Worker Exposes Labor Union for Exascerbating Supply Chain Crisis, ‘Keep Cutting the Work’

    10/27/2021 8:57:02 PM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies ^ | 10/26/2021 | Wendell Husabo
    A California longshoreman, who works at California’s San Pedro Bay Port Complex, reportedly said the labor unions are exascerbating the supply chain crisis. Identified as Alfred to Yahoo News, the longshoreman blamed Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) for “cutting the work” at the port, which is increasing the jam of containers stuck at sea and on the docks. “They’re [PMA] the ones who are not training: skilled positions. [That] means crane operators, top handler drivers, trans drivers,” said Alfred. “They’re the ones who are keeping the ships out there at sea anchored.” Despite the delays and mounting shipping costs American families...
  • Shipping Companies at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Will Soon Be Fined for Staying Too Long in Marine Terminals

    10/27/2021 6:48:19 AM PDT · by Boomer · 65 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 10.27.21 | Katabella Roberts
    Shipping companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will soon be fined if their containers stay in marine terminals for too long, officials announced on Monday. Officials at San Pedro Bay Ports said in a statement that the fines are being imposed in an effort to “improve cargo movement amid congestion and record volume.” Starting on Nov. 1, the ports will charge shipping companies that fall into one of two categories: containers scheduled to move by truck and containers moving by rail.
  • Truckers, port workers vent as supply chain frustration mounts: 'A lot of us are willing to work'

    10/26/2021 7:52:26 PM PDT · by blueplum · 50 replies
    Yahoo Finance via msn ^ | 26 October 2021 | Dani Romero
    The great global supply chain crisis of 2021 — which has ensnared groceries, holiday shopping and everything in between — has bottlenecked West Coast ports, and drawn the involvement of the White House to address it. As the disruption reaches a boiling point and adds to rising price pressures, longshoremen, union representatives and truck drivers have pointed fingers over which party is best positioned to alleviate some of the strains.... ...While the pandemic has exacerbated strains in the economy amid an unprecedented demand surge, a 2019 study published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics probed the dearth of truckers....
  • California Drove Truckers Out of Business. Now Store Shelves Are Empty-Democrat regulations are holding the entire economy hostage

    10/25/2021 7:21:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 50 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Oct 22, 2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. After a long cross-country flight, I made it out of LAX and into an Uber. I wasn’t in the mood to talk, but the driver was. And hearing that I was a journalist, he wanted to tell me a story. I’ve heard a lot of stories over the years, but this may have been the most important one I let go. He hadn’t always been driving an Uber at 11:30 at night. Not all that long...
  • LA shipping terminal operators say Biden's 24/7 edict won't work

    10/21/2021 3:34:04 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 97 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10-21-21 | Tori Richards
    The operators of Los Angeles-area ports say President Joe Biden’s round-the-clock cargo mandate is not realistic, according to a report . The president recently called for the shipping hubs to go into overdrive to ease the supply-chain crunch that has more than a hundred loaded freighters anchored off the coast. But 24/7 operations would cost the ports huge money in overtime, and the owners aren't eager to eat the expense. “I don’t see how the terminals are going to be reimbursed. It’s big money,” Ed DeNike, president of SSA Containers, whose parent company Carrix operates three terminals in Long Beach,...
  • ‘Supply chain shortage won’t end until everyone gets Vaccinated’…

    10/17/2021 8:08:36 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 10/17/2021 | Kane
    US Treasury Deputy Sec Warns Shortages Will Continue Until EVERYONE Is Jabbed... This Is A Man-Ew-Fact-Turd Crisis That Was War Gamed By The WEF... They Plan To Starve Us Into Submission...
  • The California Version of The Green New Deal and an October 16, 2020, EPA Settlement With Transportation is What’s Creating The Container Shipping Backlog – Working CA Ports 24/7 Will Not Help, Here’s Why

    10/15/2021 9:51:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 68 replies ^ | Thu Oct 14, 2021 | Sundance
    Hundreds of requests for details on the specifics of the container shipping backlog. So, I spent 3 days calling sources, digging for details and gathering information on the substantive issue at hand. The epicenter of the problem is not what is being outlined by financial media, corporate media and politicians who have a specific interest in distracting from the issues at hand. This has nothing to do with COVID-19. The issues being discussed today relate to events that happened a long time ago. As a matter of fact, it was so predictable that Amazon, Walmart, UPS, FedEx, Samsung, The Home...
  • Biden doesn't take questions for second time in a week after remarks on shaky supply chain

    10/13/2021 1:28:00 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/13/21 | Cortney O'Brien
    President Joe Biden turned his back on the press for the second time in a week Wednesday following a bevy of bad news about the economy. Addressing the shaky status of the U.S. supply chain, Biden announced that the Port of Los Angeles will begin to operate 24/7 in order to handle more goods amid growing backlogs. Then he exited stage left. It followed the president taking no questions after his remarks on a disappointing September jobs report last Friday.
  • Biden to Announce 24×7 Operations at Port of LA to Clear Supply Chains

    10/13/2021 11:47:17 AM PDT · by Mark · 66 replies
    My News LA ^ | 10/13/2021 | My News LA
    President Joe Biden is expected to announce the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24 hours a day, a push from the White House to clear supply chain disruptions that are threatening holiday shopping season plans and slowing the nation’s economic recovery from the pandemic, according to media reports. The Los Angeles Times is reporting Biden is scheduled to make the announcement Wednesday. A similar plan is in effect at the Port of Long Beach. The two ports are responsible for nearly half of all imports into the United States. Under the proposed plan, the Port of Los Angeles...
  • This Is Not "Supply Chain Breakdown" - This Is A Breakdown Of The Supply Chain By Joe Biden And His Mini-Me Pete Buttigieg

    10/12/2021 12:54:22 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 33 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/12/21 | Tony Shaffer
    As you can see in the video from this Trucker in Tacoma, Washington. They are plenty of trucks that are waiting for the cranes to operate at a port. Not a single one of them are moving. All the truckers are waiting for loads to deliver the supplies. The truckers are sitting there doing nothing because the ports are not working. This has nothing to do with a truck driver shortage. The truckers need work, the freight is ready to load, but the cranes are not operating. This is not a "supply chain breakdown" - this is a breakdown of...
  • China’s Top Port Shuttered For Seventh Day As Congestion Crisis Spreads

    08/17/2021 7:41:05 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 8-17-2021
    Massive port backlogs continued to build for the seventh day in China at the world’s third-busiest container port. Vessels are being diverted away from Ningbo Meishan Container Terminal due to suspended operations following the COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak. This is having a profound impact on nearby ports in Shanghai and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg. Port congestion in nearby Shanghai and Hong Kong is increasing once again due to the closure of the Meishan terminal at Ningbo port, a major port and industrial hub in east China’s Zhejiang province, which lies south of Shanghai. Last week, a dock worker at...
  • Supply-Chains Brace For Collapse: Port Of LA Fears Repeat Of “Shipping Nightmare” As China Locks Down

    08/13/2021 12:34:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    ZUBU Brothers: Market Knowledge Services ^ | 08/13/2021 | Tyler Durden
    Yesterday we reported that with container shipping rates already blowing out to never before seen levels amid continued chaos in Transpacific shipping as a result of massive port backlogs and production delays in China due to the relentless onslaught of the now-endemic covid, a new and even greater price surge was on deck - an outcome which would nuke hopes for renormalization in soaring inflation - as a result of the partial (for now) shutdown of China's busiest port by volume (and third-largest container port in the world after Shanghai and Singapore) when operations at the Ningbo Meishan Container Terminal,...
  • US Ports Face Peak-Season ‘Gridlock Plus’ As Anchorages Fill

    08/01/2021 1:00:29 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies
    Freight Waves ^ | 8-1-2021 | Greg Miller
     Ships at anchor off Los Angeles/Long Beach on Friday (Map: MarineTraffic)The fear voiced by Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka earlier this year was that “we will still have vessels at anchor come midsummer,” when terminals pivot to handling the peak season rush starting around Aug. 1. It is now midsummer. There are still vessels at anchor — a lot of them. Logistics consultant Jon Monroe warned Thursday, “Now we have a myriad of charter carriers all introducing vessels into a China-Pacific Southwest service at the same time the large carriers are adding extra loaders. Expect the...
  • Perfect Storm: (Ship) Congestion Plagues South China And US West Coast Ports

    06/12/2021 6:19:19 AM PDT · by blam · 25 replies
    Nation & State ^ | 6-12-2021
    Peak shipping season is ahead — and the parking lot of container ships moored off the US West Coast continues to worsen, with the epicenter of congestion based around Los Angeles/Long Beach ports. On the other side of the Pacific, in southern China, a surge in COVID-19 has caused some of the biggest port congestion in more than one year. So now port congestion is seen on both sides of the Pacific as it’s hardly a secret that the recent collapse of trans-pacific supply chains will remain strained through the summer and one reason why prices for goods are soaring...