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Port Everglades sets record for containerized cargo volumes

Port Everglades, in Florida's Broward County, topped its previous record for containerized cargo volumes with 1,076,893 TEUs (the industry standard container measurement of 20-foot equivalent units) moving through the Port in Fiscal Year 2017, which ended September 30, 2017. The containerized...

21 April 2021
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Shipping industry still weighed down by overcapacity

According to the Review of Maritime Transport 2017 from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), global demand for maritime shipping picked up last year, but the pace was still below the historical 3 per cent average and...

21 April 2021
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Canada’s gross domestic product edges down in August

Statistics Canada announced that the country's gross domestic product (GDP) edged down 0.1% in August, after being essentially unchanged in July. According to the Federal agency, declines in manufacturing and mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction more than offset increases...

21 April 2021
Categories: Freight News