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Iran Hails 'Victory' While Tankers & Cargo Ships Continue Arriving At Venezuelan Port

At a moment Washington D.C. is locked into a very different drama, Iranian state media is hailing ‘victory’ after late last week an Iranian cargo ship successfully made it to Venezuelan port and thus past the US blockade on the country.  The Iranian-flagged general cargo ship Golsan had left Iran in November at has arrived…

Anchored Container Ships Weigh Down Port Of LA’s Volume

By Kim Link-Wills of FreightWaves, November container volume at the Port of Los Angeles was up 22% year-over-year to more than 889,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). That number could have been closer to 990,000, according to Executive Director Gene Seroka.  “It’s worth noting that there were 12 ships at anchor on November 30 awaiting berthing…

Port Of Baltimore Officers Intercept 157 Stolen Cars In 2020 Bound For Africa 

Many of the container ships departing from the Port of Baltimore sail to West African countries. Organized crime gangs have found this out long ago, using the port as a convenient place to load their stolen vehicles, bound for places like Liberia and Nigeria.  In recent years, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the…