United States Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

United States Shipping Report

United States Shipping Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
United States Shipping Report
Published Jan 09, 2016
97 pages — Published Jan 09, 2016
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BMI View: In ----, we are forecasting fewer disparities between the main ports in the US in terms of both tonnage and container throughput, as y-o-y increases more readily follow trends in the wider economy. The US economy is set to grow at a more rapid pace in ----, supported by lower oil prices, a tightening labour market and improving sentiment, although rising external headwinds will see that growth remains relatively subdued. ...We continue to expect that real GDP growth in the US will gradually rise from the -.- reported in ----, forecasting growth of -.- in ---- and -.- in ----. Following a series of data revisions by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), seasonally-adjusted annualised Q--- growth is now being reported at -.- (up from the previous estimate, which reported a contraction of -.- ) and Q--- growth came in at -.- (initially reported as an expansion of only -.- ). These upward revisions suggest that the risks to our ---- forecast are now weighted slightly to the upside. ...These upward revisions suggest that the risks to our ---- forecast are now weighted slightly to the upside. We expect that many of the dynamics underpinning the stronger Q--- print will continue into the coming quarters, supporting continued modest acceleration in ----.

...(PANYNJ) in the US approved a ship-to-rail project that will enable more efficient movement of cargo. The facility will be built next to the GCT Bayonne terminal in New Jersey. ...The facility will enable the loading of containerised cargo from ship to rail and will have initial capacity of at least ---,--- container lifts annually. Truck Drivers Strike At California Port: Labour disputes between truck drivers and shipping companies at the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the US state of California intensified on October --, after a group of drivers decided to go on strike. The strike involves at least -- truck drivers working for Intermodal Bridge Transport, a division of China Ocean Shipping Company, who are demanding recognition as full- fledged employees and petitioning to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union. ...Truck Drivers Strike At California Port: Labour disputes between truck drivers and shipping companies at the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the US state of California intensified on October --, after a group of drivers decided to go on strike. The strike involves at least -- truck drivers working for Intermodal Bridge Transport, a division of China Ocean Shipping Company, who are demanding recognition as full- fledged employees and petitioning to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union.

...APL on October -- introduced a new fortnightly US-flagged shipping service to the Pacific islands of Guam and Saipan. The new service, dubbed the Guam Saipan Express (GSX), will provide shippers in Guam and Saipan alternative shipping from the US mainland by connecting with APL s existing weekly US-flagged Eagle Express service (EX-) in Yokohama, Japan. ...

  
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