A federal judge has dismissed an employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s new rules for hiring dockworkers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
10 Jun 2014
It’s still early, but there’s growing optimism that the Port of New York and New Jersey will make it through the next few months without a repeat of the gridlock that plagued the port last summer and winter.
10 Jun 2014
Global Terminal has defused a labor issue at its new semi-automated container terminal by redesigning a trucker safety device that the International Longshoremen’s Association had claimed jurisdiction to operate.
03 Jun 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has nominated Michael Murphy, a lobbyist and former county prosecutor, to the Waterfront Commisson of New York Harbor.
03 Jun 2014
James J. Devine, president and CEO of GCT USA, parent company of Global Terminal and New York Container Terminal, will retire June 30.
30 May 2014
An arbitrator is considering longshore staffing requirements for a semi-automated terminal scheduled to be
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
23 May 2014
Six former International Longshoremen’s Association officials and members have admitted participating in a “Christmas tribute” racket in which dockworkers were pressured into making annual payments that were funneled to organized crime.
13 May 2014
An industry committee tackling congestion and other problems at the Port of New York and New Jersey is close to agreement on recommendations, but one potential solution — an appointment system for drayage drivers — faces stiff opposition from motor carriers.
06 May 2014
Maher Terminals has failed to convince a Federal Maritime Commission administrative law judge that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey violated the Shipping Act by granting a more favorable lease to competitor APM Terminals.
02 May 2014
The International Longshoremen’s Association is claiming jurisdiction over operation of a safety device for truckers picking up containers from rail-mounted gantry cranes at Global Terminal’s new semi-automated facility in the Port of New York and New Jersey.