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USDA partners with Houston port, Northwest Seaport Alliance to ease port congestion

- General News
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans to increase capacity for exporting chilled and frozen agricultural commodities at the Port of Houston in Houston, Texas, to help improve service for shippers of U.S. grown agricultural commodities.

Port of Oakland volume declines as Shanghai struggles with lockdowns

- General News
Port of Oakland cargo volume is down in 2022, a consequence principally of China’s COVID crackdown and its ripple effect on ocean carrier scheduling.

Senators urge help for congested farm shipments

- Analysis
West Coast port delays have drawn the attention of California’s two U.S. senators, Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla.

Near-record import levels expected at U.S. ports as congestion continues

- General News
Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be at near-record levels this spring and summer as consumer demand and supply chain challenges continue to result in congestion, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Chile adds new port for fruit shipments to U.S. West Coast

- International
The port of Talcahuano, Chile, saw the first shipment of 9,210 pallets of fresh fruit sail on the Jorgen Reefer last week, which was carried out by its concessionaire (San Vicente Terminal International), marking a milestone that adds a new option for the Chilean national agriculture.

Port of Hueneme’s economic footprint reaches all-time high in Ventura County

- General News
The Port of Hueneme continues to serve as a vital economic engine throughout the region as evidenced by the release of a new economic impact report.

SeaPort Manatee launches new era for Florida Gulf trade gateway

- General News
SeaPort Manatee is being launched as the forward-looking identity of the Manatee County Port Authority’s dynamic global trade gateway on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Port of Philadelphia to receive $246MM state investment

- General News
Governor Tom Wolf today announced a $246 million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability.

USDA announces partnership to ease port congestion

- General News
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans to increase capacity at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California and improve service for shippers of U.S. grown agricultural commodities.

Supply chain disruptions seem endless

- General News
This supply chain disruption is here to stay. It’s the product of many problems and there is no quick or easy solutions, supply chain experts said on the January 19 International Fresh Produce Association virtual town hall.