A federal judge has dismissed an employer-union lawsuit challenging the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor’s new rules for hiring dockworkers 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.
07 Oct 2013
New York Container Terminal has ordered two rubber-tire gantry cranes and two rail-mounted gantry cranes from Konecranes for use in waste handling in New York.
07 Oct 2013
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., has been temporarily closed by the government’s partial shutdown.
03 Oct 2013
New York-New Jersey remains top dog among East Coast container ports, though smaller rivals are starting to chip away at its dominance.
19 Sep 2013
A working group comprising terminal operators, CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been formed to improve service reliability in the wake of this summer’s operational problems at the port.
16 Sep 2013
New York Container Terminal has entered into a 20-year contract with Covanta Energy to move municipal solid waste in sealed containers through the Staten Island container facility, beginning in March 2015.
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.