House and Senate negotiators Monday released a compromise water infrastructure bill — with some long-anticipated federal dollars for harbor deepening projects at Port Everglades and Charleston — and plan to send it to President Obama’s desk before the end of the week.
The Port of Virginia hopes the expansion of a nearby foreign trade zone will make the port more attractive to shippers.
The first wind turbine blade manufactured at a new hub in the Port of Hull marks the beginning of regular production at a new facility to support wind energy projects in North Europe.
A drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse could potentially further reduce the pool of available labor in an industry already battling a shortage of drivers.
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
The Port of Rotterdam has increased the discount for transshipped containers for the third year running.
Port Houston’s hopes of dominating an expected boom in US plastic-resin exports during the next few years will hinge on increased US-Asia container ship capacity — and higher freight rates to justify it.
A look at the market shares of the JOC’s Top 5 ocean carriers in the first three quarters of 2016 compared with last year reveals the rapid consolidation of capacity into fewer, larger liner hands.
India’s Ministry of Shipping has concluded that to further lower dwell times at India’s busiest container port, support from others is essential.
Unless something changes dramatically, container lines risk a repeat of the brutal 2015 to 2016 contracting season; deepening industry losses are set to approach $10 billion this year alone.