The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is engaged in a high-stakes game of work stoppages and slowdowns at the Port of Portland that is moving slowly but steadily toward a conclusion.
U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic ports see the thawing of Cold War restrictions on United States trade with Cuba trade as a potential new market — or a revival of an old one.
Although carrier reliability globally in November was the best so far this year, carriers operating on the trans-Pacific eastbound lane saw reliability worsen, as timeliness sank to 53.6 percent for the month, new data from SeaIntel shows.
Capacity at a container terminal at Viskhapatnam Port, a major state-owned cargo hub on India’s southeastern coast, is set to double to 1 million TEUs annually after a consortium signed a Rs. 633.11 crore (US $102 million) construction contract.
The limited exemption for exports, and possibly the 53-year-old embargo, may become a thing of the past if Obama gets his way. But ending the embargo would require congressional action, something that’s politically questionable.
Truckload rates and intermodal pricing continued their year-over-year climb in November, spurred by stronger freight demand and port congestion.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has rejected Maher Terminals’ claim that Port Authority of New York and New Jersey acted illegally in granting a more favorable lease to adjacent APM Terminals.
Holiday shoppers in Asia will have to deal with a little less Christmas cheer this year, as trans-Pacific shipments of Christmas trees from the U.S. Pacific Northwest are the latest casualty of West Coast port congestion.
DP World’s shareholders today backed the Dubai-based global terminal operator’s plan to delist its shares on the London stock exchange on the basis that they are too thinly traded there.
Strong growth in the Southeast Asia container trades will be a key focus for Maersk Line’s new Asia-Pacific chief executive Lars Mikael Jensen, who was appointed regional head in September.
Manila’s efforts to clear the backlog of containers congesting the port are being threatened by the Christmas and New Year holidays that the Philippine Ports Authority fears could bring the yard utilisation back to congestion levels.
A U.S. District Court in Oregon ruled that the International Longshore and Warehouse in 2012-13 engaged in unlawful work slowdowns and stoppages at Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland.
Terminal congestion and alleged job actions by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union pulled down Los Angeles-Long Beach container volume by 1 percent on a year-over-year basis in November, according to statistics released by the ports.