ShippingWatch

Shipowners with terminals discharge goods faster in the US

Some container ships have an easier time getting in and unloading goods on the US west coast than others. Ownership of terminals is especially providing carriers with an edge, writes Alphaliner. One alliance in particular benefits from this advantage.

Photo: Mike Blake/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

A record number of ships are waiting in waters off the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on the US west coast – but not all the ships have to wait for an equal amount of time.

Alphaliner has studied the transit times of 62 vessels in the period Nov. 5 to Nov. 19, during which the ships sailed from Asia across the Pacific toward the US.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Norden reshuffles management and dials up growth ambitions

Norden establishes a new business structure and a new senior management team. This will entail increased growth in the carrier's tanker pool and investments in port logistics for an annual USD 20-40 million, CEO Jan Rindbo tells ShippingWatch.

OECD downgrades growth forecast for global economy

The global economy is still growing, though it's losing momentum, according to the latest growth estimate of the OECD's Economic Outlook. Bottlenecks in the shipping sector and elsewhere as well as pressure on supply chains have contributed to rising inflation.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs