The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has authorized $356 million to develop a long-delayed intermodal rail transfer facility for Global Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, and to expand container-on-barge service to Brooklyn.
11 Nov 2013
New York-New Jersey is the only U.S. port where the size of the longshore work force is set by a law enforcement agency that must approve new hires.
07 Nov 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it is “optimistic” about success in its effort to broker a deal to settle a dispute over the hiring of additional longshoremen at the port.
05 Nov 2013
Edward Wytkind, president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Department, urged the governors of New York and New Jersey to force a bistate crime watchdog agency to approve a longshore hiring plan in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
28 Oct 2013
Representatives of waterfront employers, drayage companies and the International Longshoremen’s Association said there’s an urgent need to improve the way intermodal chassis are supplied in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
28 Oct 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association officials and port employers told an industry forum that a standoff with the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor over longshore hiring threatens to undermine productivity gains in a new ILA contract.
26 Oct 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said ILA members in the Port of New York and New Jersey are “fed up” with hiring delays he blames on the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
23 Oct 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has scheduled a series of public hearings to highlight what commission official contend are discriminatory hiring practices for longshore workers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
16 Oct 2013
The Journal of Commerce reports on the expansion and modernization of Global Terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
11 Oct 2013
Global Terminal in Bayonne, N.J., this week handled a ship with capacity of 9,300 twenty-foot-equivalent units, reportedly the largest container ship to call at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
11 Oct 2013
Maher Terminals will be open on the Columbus Day holiday and has frozen demurrage charges and extended free storage time for Thursday, when renewed computer problems stalled truck traffic.