NEWPORT, R.I. — Working groups in a New York-New Jersey port performance task force are scheduled to report initial recommendations next week, providing a foundation for the task force’s scheduled recommendations in June.
03 Mar 2014
Hiring of longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey is lurching forward after months of finger-pointing and acrimonious litigation. For port users, the new hires can’t start work soon enough.
28 Feb 2014
The port industry centered on the Port of New York and New Jersey is responsible for hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions in income and tax revenue, according to a study released this week.
25 Feb 2014
New Jersey legislators are seeking to restrict the authority of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, which is battling port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over rules for hiring dockworkers.
21 Feb 2014
Some port drayage companies in the Port of New York and New Jersey have begun imposing congestion surcharges following weeks of delays at container terminals.
19 Feb 2014
The Retail Industry Leaders Association urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to take immediate steps to ease delays and clear backlogs that are playing havoc with supply chains.
12 Feb 2014
A threatened strike by owner-operators at the Port of New York and New Jersey had little impact this morning, as port terminals handled normal volumes while paying overtime to longshore labor for working on Lincoln’s Birthday.
12 Feb 2014
Drayage company owners and managers say this winter’s dysfunction at New York-New Jersey container terminals has exploded into a crisis that in some ways is worse than Hurricane Sandy’s devastation at the port.
11 Feb 2014
Some owner-operator drayage drivers in the Port of New York and New Jersey say they plan to refuse assignments and park their trucks tomorrow to call attention to long turn times and other grievances.
10 Feb 2014
A chassis-shortage contagion that has plagued the three largest U.S. ports since late last year is a stark reminder to cargo interests, trucking companies and waterfront labor that the cozy world of ocean carrier-owned chassis has come to an end.
10 Feb 2014
New York-New Jersey container terminals reopened on Feb. 10 to long truck queues as the terminals struggle with ice, congestion and delays that truckers say are causing cargo to be routed to other ports.