Truckers are complaining about a tariff change that restricts their ability to collect detention payments for excessive wait times and subjects them to $50 fees for avoidable trouble-window visits at most Port of New York and New Jersey container terminals.
23 Jan 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill to eliminate a cargo facility charge that is being challenged before the Federal Maritime Commission. New York also must approve repeal legislation before it takes effect.
17 Jan 2014
The polar vortex didn’t put the U.S. into a deep freeze for long but the widespread chill is still causing transportation problems for shippers, railroads and drayage truckers. Those problems may be contributing to stronger-than-usual business for over-the-road truckers.
15 Jan 2014
New Jersey’s Assembly has joined the state senate in voting to repeal a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s cargo facility charge, which is under attack in a complaint to the Federal Maritime Commission.
09 Jan 2014
Truckers at the Port of New York and New Jersey say the first days of 2014 have greeted them with congestion reminiscent of the gridlock that delayed cargo pickups and deliveries last summer.
03 Jan 2014
Trucking companies such as NEMF and UPS Freight closed terminals in the path of Winter Storm Hercules, but prepared to move freight quickly once the blizzard passed and roads and businesses reopened.
02 Jan 2014
Container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be closed Friday because of a blizzard that’s forecast to hit the region with six to nine inches of snow and winds of up to 35 miles per hour.
19 Dec 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Harold Daggett said ILA members are disappointed in a judge’s refusal to block Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor changes in hiring practices, but that union members won’t halt work in protest.
19 Dec 2013
NEWARK, N.J. — A federal district judge denied a request for a preliminary injunction aimed at blocking new hiring rules imposed by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The new rules are aimed at increasing diversity in the unionized workforce at repair facilities operated by the Metropolitan Marine Management Contractors in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
17 Dec 2013
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor asked a federal judge to dismiss an industry lawsuit challenging the agency’s new hiring rules that restrict union referrals for dockworker jobs in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
16 Dec 2013
Employers of International Longshoremen’s Association mechanics in the Port of New York and New Jersey say the Waterfront