News

1月-03-2024

Panama Canal Charge

Based on the projected level of Gatun Lake and present historically low water level in Panama, the Panama Canal Authority has imposed strict restrictions on draft and the number of vessels crossing the canal. Despite several action taken by the Panama Canal Authority over the last few months, lack o...
11月-15-2023

Customer Advisory - Panama Canal Updates

Dear Valued Customer,The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced another set of restrictions to reduce transitcapacity because of the continued low water level at Gatún Lake. We would like to provide abrief update on the new regulation and current drought situation.Starting from Nov.3, the number of ...
8月-08-2023

Customer Advisory-TPEB Market Update

Dear Customer,We wish to provide some market and outlook for the remainder of 2023 and detail as follows.As we all know the situation is subject to change depending upon anything which could affect shipping and the supply chain. As we all know one of the most visible signs of disruption was during t...
6月-17-2023

Updates of Current Issue at West Coast Terminals

Dear Customer,Finally comes a clear picture for the global supply chain right after a tentative agreement being reached by ILWU and PMA. Swept all the concerns away, the tentative agreement is for a new six-year contract which covers the dockworkers at all 29 ports on the US West Coast and is subjec...
6月-09-2023

Current Operation Status of West Coast Terminals

Dear Customer,Due to the failed consensus between PMA and ILWU, the dockworker absences since last Friday forced several terminals at West Coast to halt operations and impacted cargo flows at other facilities. Except for LA/LB, the operations at the Port of Seattle have been significantly impac...
6月-05-2023

Temporarily Shut Down of West Coast Ports

Dear Customer,We would like to inform you that due to failed negotiations with port management, and “no show” of the union workers causing insufficient labor for terminal operations. Therefore, Port of Oakland, Los Angeles, Long beach have been temporarily shut down as of Friday 6/02.USPTI will clos...
5月-16-2023

Cargo Weight Limitation for Cargos via Panama Canal

Dear Customer,We would like to inform you, that due to the lower-than-usual water levels in the Gatun Lake are causing severe draft restrictions on vessels transiting the Panama Canal. Therefore, carriers are now putting strict weight limitation for cargos via Panama Canal.YML: Request to control th...
12月-14-2022

Panama Canal Congestion

Dear Customers,Please refer to the latest announcement published as below by Canal de Panama. As you can see from the chart below, the current average waiting time at Panama Canal is around 20 days. Also, please be informed current total volume is still much more than pre-pandemic (2019) even i...
10月-18-2022

Customer Advisory-Lockdown at Beilun District

Dear Customers,China government is still under a strict policy of zero-covid. Few months right after the lockdown lifted at Shanghai, Beilun, core of Ningbo Port in East China's Zhejiang Province, has tightened epidemic control measures once again after new COVID-19 cases were reported, which posed ...
9月-15-2022

US RAIL STRIKE UPDATE

Dear Valued Customers,As of September 14, 2022, a tentative agreement has been reached with 10 out of the 12 unions. Based on the feedback from the railroads, now they are still trying to negotiate with the unions to avert the strike. Most Railroads prohibit DG and Reefer as first ste...
8月-03-2022

Customer Advisory-Cargo clogging at Port of Los Angeles

Dear Valued Customer,Just as retailers are starting to gear up for the holiday season, there are warnings of a possible nationwide shipping logjam. Shipments start to pile up at the terminal plus the shortage of the rail cars, workers, and the delay pick up of the importer, which forces the U.S. sup...