The US experienced a decline in its exports of liquefied natural gas during the month of April, as U.S. LNG projects exported a total of 210.4 Billion cubic feet of LNG in March.
The Energy Information Administration reported that the US liquefied natural gas exports have dropped considerably in the week ending June 10 in comparison to the week before.
Amid COVID-19 crisis, National Retail Federation along with Hackett Associates issued the Global Port Tracker report, highlighting that U.S. retail container ports appear to be slightly easing from the pandemic.
International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) and World Port Sustainability Program issued their “Port Economic Impact Barometer” report for week 22 and 23.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Port of Antwerp marked a slight increase by 0.4% in its total cargo volume during the first four months of 2020, in comparison to the same period last year.
Following the COVID-19 situation, Port of Los Angeles marked a decline in its cargo volumes during March. In fact, the US busiest port managed to move 449,568 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), meaning a drop by 30.9% in comparison to the same period last year.
Following the COVID-19 situation, Port of Long Beach keeps experiencing the coronavirus impacts, marking several canceled sailings and a decline in cargo containers shipments during March. For the records, last month, the US second busiest port saw a 9.8% drop in cargo volumes.
Despite the several disruptions that COVID-19 has brought upon the shipping industry, Ireland’s second largest port, Port of Cork continues its trade operations. In fact, port authorities confirmed that freight operations and arrivals still remain unaffected.
Following the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Chinese ports managed to slightly recover, as severe traffic congestion is easing, Reuters reported.
The Energy Information Administration recently issued its Annual Energy Outlook 2020 (AEO2020) highlighting that the total US dry gas production will continue growing until 2050, giving a boost to the US exports of natural gas to the shipping market globally.
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