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Kim Link Wills

Senior Editor Kim Link-Wills has written about everything from agriculture as a reporter for Illinois Agri-News to zoology as editor of the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. Her work has garnered awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Magazine Association of the Southeast. Prior to serving as managing editor of American Shipper, Kim spent more than four years with XPO Logistics.
Jan - 2023 -
25 January
Kim Link Wills

Hapag-Lloyd acquires stake in Indian terminals, logistics provider

“Terminal and infrastructure investments are a crucial element of our strategic agenda and India is one of our key growth markets,” Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said.

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19 January
Kim Link Wills

Port of Long Beach misses record as cargo flow returns to ‘normal’

The 9,133,657 twenty-foot equivalent units the Port of Long Beach handled in 2022 were only 2.7% off the record-setting 2021.

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18 January
Kim Link Wills

Georgia Ports sails to record year despite choppy waters

“It was a challenging year, but collaborative effort across Georgia’s supply chain ensured cargo movement remained fluid,” Executive Director Griff Lynch said.

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Dec - 2022 -
13 December
Kim Link Wills

Volume decline gives Port of Savannah operators a breather

The Georgia Ports Authority last month handled 464,883 twenty-foot equivalent units, a decline of 6.2% from the 494,699 TEUs moved in November 2021.

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07 December
Kim Link Wills

Cellphone use blamed for Ever Forward grounding

The pilot of the Ever Forward could face civil charges as a result of the vessel being stuck in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay for more than a month.

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Nov - 2022 -
29 November
Kim Link Wills

TradeLens global data-sharing platform shuttering

The blockchain-enabled global platform TradeLens will go offline by the end of the first quarter of 2023.

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17 November
Kim Link Wills

CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd announce leadership changes in North America

Ed Aldridge is retiring from CMA CGM America, and Uffe Ostergaard is leaving Hapag-Lloyd.

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14 November
Kim Link Wills

October bountiful for ports on East, Gulf coasts

Container volumes were up year over year in Savannah and Charleston, while crude oil exports set a record in Corpus Christi.

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10 November
Kim Link Wills

‘Considerable uncertainties’ cloud forecasts for HMM, Yang Ming

“Container demand is expected to be under downward pressure due to considerable uncertainties,” HMM said in its third-quarter earnings release.

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09 November
Kim Link Wills

Florida ports close as Nicole nears

Nicole is forecast to move through Florida to Georgia on Thursday and then to the Carolinas on Friday.

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