Container volume through the Port of New York and New Jersey rose 3.7 percent year-over-year in May, as increases in import loads and empty export boxes offset a decline in export loads.
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.
30 Apr 2014
Port Newark Container Terminal in May will take delivery of three super-post-Panamax cranes that will span 22 rows of containers, have capacity to lift 65 tons, and handle ships with capacities up to 14,000 20-foot-equivalent units.
30 Apr 2014
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett called the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a “lap dog” for the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and said the port agency “should look in the mirror before casting aspersions on others.”
28 Apr 2014
A New Jersey state senator has introduced an industry-supported bill to clarify port drivers’ status as independent contractors. The bill is a counterpoint to Teamsters-backed legislation seeking to reclassify the drivers as company employees.
25 Apr 2014
Vessel operators are being warned by the Coast Guard to make sure their vessels can fit under the 151-foot vertical clearance of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s Bayonne Bridge, which two ships have struck during the last four months.
23 Apr 2014
A bitter dispute over hiring of International Longshoremen’s Association dockworkers at the Port of New York and New Jersey has flared up again.