Sometimes a headline speaks volumes. Since we could not fit all the topics into this month’s newsletter, we will give you a few headlines that stood out for one reason or another:

Southern California Ports Struggle to Trim Cargo Backlog. ~WSJ

Industry Confronts Limited Reach to Solve US Port Woes. ~JOC

Port of Los Angeles Applauds Gov. Newsom’s Plan to Invest $2.3B in California Ports. ~Port of Los Angeles Press Release

Supply Chain Woes Prompt a New Push to Revive US Factories. ~NYT

New Studies Find Unprecedented Impact from Supply Chain Turmoil. ~WSJ

New California Task Force Shines Spotlight on Port Automation. ~JOC

DOT Dedicates $27B to Bridge Repairs Nationwide. ~Transport Topics

FMC Takes Action on Container Charges. ~Maritime Professional

FMC Probing Wan Hai Over Empty Container Detention Charges. ~JOC

Supply Chain Crisis Helped Shipping Companies Reap $150B in 2021. ~Bloomberg

OOCL Doubles Annual Revenue Amid ‘Severe Congestion.” ~JOC

Diesel Prices Surge to Highest National Average Since 2014. ~CCJ

Six States Adopt Clean Truck Rules. ~Transport Topics

Younger Driver Pilot Program: DOT Takes First Steps. ~HDT

Staggering Number of Late Vessel Arrivals. ~Sea-Intelligence

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