TRAC Intermodal CEO Keith Lovetro says he’s optimistic a “gray” chassis pool can be created for the Port of New York and New Jersey, but that chassis providers should have a say in how the portwide pool is governed.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
09 Sep 2013
New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed the Truck Operator Independent Contractor Act, which would have reclassified port truckers and parcel delivery truckers as employees...
23 Aug 2013
The New York Shipping Association and International Longshoremen’s Association have begun referrals for pre-clearance of candidates for New York-New Jersey dockworker jobs that will open up during the next few months.
21 Aug 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that 12 shipping lines and 448 vessels have enrolled in its Clean Vessel Incentive program since it launched on Jan. 1, 2013.
20 Aug 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association said it is in “full solidarity” with owner-operator container haulers who have suffered “undue hardship” during this summer’s operational delays at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
19 Aug 2013
Making the Port of New York and New Jersey more resilient is a tough challenge. This summer’s fiasco reinforced the port's reputation as a place where even a tiny glitch can send things haywire — and where it’s difficult to get operations back on track quickly.
19 Aug 2013
A change in computer systems at Maher Terminals was the rock that started the avalanche, but it was only one of several c
19 Aug 2013
This summer’s congestion at New York-New Jersey terminals has renewed talk of extended hours for terminal gates that normally operate weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
13 Aug 2013
Drayage companies in the Port of New York and New Jersey are asking container lines to waive per-diem charges for late return of containers and chassis to congested terminals, and are threatening to challenge per-diem bills caused by the terminals’ delays.
09 Aug 2013
This summer’s delays at New York-New Jersey’s container terminals are spurring the port’s diverse factions to work together on short-term and long-term solutions to difficult issues, Rick Larrabee, director of port commerce at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, said.