Tag Archives: Containers

Asian container flow to the East Coast, Panama canal width and Long Beach

An article in the Economist (Jan 28, 2012) describes the impact of increased Panama Canal width to handle large ships and the consequent container shipments to the East Coast being sent directly to East Coast ports, rather than being shipped … Continue reading

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Cargo Ships and containers impact of Japan earthquake and tsunami

A New York Times article (March 26, 2011) describes decisions made by cargo ships, ship owners of leased ships and container owners to avoid routes and ports that might result in exposure to radioactivity.  Ships that test positive for radioactive … Continue reading

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