West Coast longshoremen and port operators say they’re determined to reach an agreement, but truckers and retailers relying on cargo are uneasy.
With famine threatening millions, Europe is intent on finding alternatives to one of world’s biggest food exporters, whose landlocked crop is stranded by war.
No single country can solve the problem of rising food and fuel costs.
It’s time for Biden to take greater risks for victory.
The visit to the nation’s busiest entry point for goods comes as President Biden struggles to show progress on resolving supply chain issues that are fueling inflation across the country.
American diplomats have alerted 14 countries, most in Africa, that Russian ships filled with stolen Ukrainian grain could be headed their way, posing a dilemma to countries facing dire food shortages.
The effort could hurt Russia but could also help drive up already high oil prices, hurting the global economy and enriching energy companies.
Carriers are exploiting the supply chain chaos to breach contracts and jack up rates, importers say in asking for federal intervention.
Russia wants to sell more oil and coal to China and India, but Western sanctions may make that hard unless Russia offers deep discounts on the price.
As shipping companies concentrate on the most lucrative routes from China to California, almond growers are struggling to transport their wares.
A year after the Ever Given became lodged in the Suez Canal, the Ever Forward, operated by the same company, ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay in March. It was finally dislodged on Sunday.
The U.S.S. The Sullivans, which survived combat in the Pacific, suffered a hull breach this week at a naval park in Buffalo. “We have a problem and we don’t know what it is,” a park official said.
Britain’s commander of the churning waves was also a painter of technology and industry. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston shows how he reshaped an art form.
The ship, a replenishment oiler, is designed to carry fuel to the Navy’s operating carrier strike groups.
The story of one shipping container from a factory in China to a warehouse in the United States traces the arc of a global supply chain consumed by trouble.
The world today is smaller and less mysterious than when Endurance sank. At the same time, we know too much about the past to be nostalgic.
With the contract of union workers at West Coast ports nearing expiration, the prospect of a labor impasse threatens another shock to the global economy.
As climate change opens up the Arctic for transit and exploration, Russia has increasingly militarized the region. The U.S. is preparing a more aggressive presence of its own.
The president is targeting shipping companies that have jacked up prices during the pandemic, but critics say bigger economic forces are at work.
The Ever Forward ran aground after leaving Baltimore on Sunday, nearly a year after the Ever Given became lodged in the Suez Canal, disrupting global trade for nearly a week.
New Jersey wants to dissolve a product of the “On the Waterfront” era. New York wants the country’s highest court to keep the bistate commission alive.
Global disruptions from the war on Ukraine and uncertainty due to the sanctions have led to pileups at ports and could delay cargo longer.
About 70,000 women are serving in the U.S. Navy. Billie J. Farrell is the first to command Old Ironsides, a hero of the War of 1812.
The warplane was pulled from a depth of approximately 12,400 feet more than a month after it crashed while trying to land on an aircraft carrier.
European buyers, shippers, banks and insurers have grown leery of doing business with Russia in recent days, even at deep discounts.
The ship, the Felicity Ace, was carrying about 4,000 vehicles, including Bentleys and Porsches, when it caught fire on Feb. 16. On Tuesday morning, it sank.
The Democratic economist is deeply implicated in building the system at the heart of our current predicament, and setting up our economy for failure.
A fire broke out on the deck of the ferry, which was taking 239 passengers to Italy from Greece. Two of them were trapped, and at least 11 were missing.
A fire broke out Wednesday morning in the cargo hold of the ship, which departed from Emden, Germany, on Feb. 10 and was due to arrive in Davisville, R.I., on Wednesday.
A fishing boat carrying 24 people sank about 280 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, early Tuesday morning, Spanish officials said.
As Russia squeezes supplies, a parade of tankers carrying liquefied natural gas is coming to Europe’s rescue.
The chaos at ports, warehouses and retailers will probably persist through the year, and perhaps even longer.
Thousands of copies of two highly anticipated cookbooks may have gone into the Atlantic Ocean in their containers, their authors say.
Twenty-three people aboard the Australian ship have tested positive for the virus, prompting concerns that it could spread to Tonga. The volcano-stricken island has reported only one case during the pandemic.
In recent weeks, hundreds of passengers have contracted the coronavirus aboard ships.
American manufacturers are worried that China’s zero-tolerance coronavirus policy could throw a wrench in the global conveyor belt for goods this year.
The surge in coronavirus cases is idling workers at ports and trucking companies, while strong consumer demand continues to drive up the cost of shipping and energy.
The commander and second in charge of the U.S.S. Montgomery were relieved of command in a rare punishment, reportedly over their handling of a sexual harassment case.
With twinkling lights, inflatable Santas and computer chips in high demand, the disruption has not spared those who turn their homes into illuminated wonderlands each December.
A partnership plans to bring packages into Manhattan by ferry, relieving truck congestion in tunnels and bridges.
The U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday that it halted its search for a woman who went overboard from a Carnival cruise ship near Ensenada, Mexico.
The remains of 355 sailors and Marines from the U.S.S. Oklahoma were identified using DNA and dental records, but 33 crew members could not be.
The Norwegian Cruise Line ship, carrying more than 3,200 people, made stops in Belize, Honduras and Mexico. A crew member probably has the Omicron variant, health officials said.
Powerful associates of Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, are making and selling captagon, an illegal amphetamine, creating a new narcostate on the Mediterranean.
Antwerp has become the main port of entry into Europe for the drug, which is being blamed for a surge of violence that has prompted some Belgian officials to call for a war on drugs.
Focusing on local parts and production, some manufacturers have been rewarded during the pandemic.
A shipping terminal in Kansas reveals the fundamental problem — no one can plan, and no one is sure what will happen next.
Facing delays, shortages and higher prices for raw materials, companies are finding new sources. Not all are able to pass along the costs.
Iran has not acknowledged the attack, but U.S. and Israeli officials said it was retaliation for Israeli airstrikes, drawing the U.S. into Iran’s shadow war with Israel.