Panama Canal

Rising Rates Persist Amid Ongoing Disruptions in Red Sea, Panama Canal

Friday, January 12, 2024 · Amy Wunderlin
As shippers navigate goods around low water levels in the Panama Canal and risks in the Red Sea, rates are rising and the risk of downstream disruptions is growing.

Drought Continues to Impact Panama Canal Transit Times

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 · Jeff Berman
Ongoing drought conditions continue to impact the ability of large cargo ships to quickly traverse the Panama Canal.

Navigating the Panama Canal Drought: Tips to Get Your Shipments Moving

Friday, September 8, 2023 · Brian Straight
As the drought continues to hamper ocean vessel traffic in the Panama Canal, AlixPartners offers tips on how shippers can manage the current crisis.

Talking Supply Chain: Could a tunnel across Colombia compete with the Panama Canal?

Thursday, February 16, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
That's the question that Byron Bennett and the team from Zergratran plan to answer, with new technology to speed containers underground from the Pacific to the Atlantic in record time.

Expanded Panama Canal May Lead to Reconfigured Supply Chains

Monday, October 30, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year, Panama Canal authorities announced that the entrepot welcomed a record 403.8 tons – the largest amount of annual volume ever transited in its 103-year history. Industry analysts say the impact on U.S. ocean cargo gateways will…

National Retail Federation Shares Views on Ocean Cargo Supply Chain

Monday, July 18, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
Just how disruptive was the SOLAS VGM amendment to global shippers? Was the Panama Canal expansion indeed the game changer it was meant to be? And have container carriers finally come up with a strategy to restore rates while still providing their promised standards of…

Logistics managers will keep their guard up

Friday, July 15, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
With ocean cargo shipping analysts predicting a return to fairly robust Peak Season volumes on the U.S. West Coast, stakeholders are adamant that port congestion need not be an issue once again. U.S. Department of Commerce

New Era of Mega Vessel Calls Will Begin on U.S. West Coast

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
Even an expanded Panama Canal cannot accommodate the massive new ships.

Robust throughput at Port of LA points to transpacific resilience

Monday, November 15, 2010 · Patrick Burnson
Officials at the Port of Los Angeles, report that year to date, container volumes are up 17 percent, underscoring the continued reliance shippers have on transpacific calls to West Coast ocean cargo gateways.



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