North America

North America

port activity at Oakland, California, SSA Terminal
01 Apr 2015
There is no more urgent question facing West Coast port directors in the aftermath of the devastating labor standoff than how to restore the trust of beneficial cargo owners. Yet with it being impossible for port directors to guarantee the reliability of the longshore workforce, finding a solution is tricky.
31 Mar 2015
Truck turn times in Los Angeles-Long Beach are slowly improving from the dark days of November and December, but numbers released Tuesday by the Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California show the average truck visit to the harbor in February was still 50 percent longer than a year prior.
31 Mar 2015
The new terminal is accessible by rail, truck or barge. It sits behind behind Alabama State Port Authority’s Pier D2 berth on a 40-foot-deep channel at the port authority’s main docks complex.
31 Mar 2015
A software company that provides information on truck stops, weigh stations and other on-the-road services to U.S. truckers is attracting funding from an unusual source — China.
31 Mar 2015
More than five weeks after West Coast longshoremen and waterfront employers reached a tentative contract, the Port of Oakland is still trying to regain the vessel calls it lost.
Port of Baltimore, Seagirt gate
31 Mar 2015
The Port of Baltimore will combine a $200,000 U.S. Transportation Department grant with $300,000 in state funds to continue a program subsidizing replacement of old drayage trucks with newer, less-polluting vehicles.
30 Mar 2015
America’s roads and bridges are “in a ditch” and the country’s infrastructure are in dire need of a long-term funding mechanism, U.S. Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx said Monday as he unveiled the details of his administration’s new transportation reauthorization proposal.
30 Mar 2015
Both sides in the debate over larger truck trailers are gearing up for the next battle in a long-standing war as Congress works on the next federal surface transportation bill.
TOTE Marlin-class container ship, powered by LNG
30 Mar 2015
TOTE Inc. has scheduled an April 18 launching for its first container ship built to operate on liquefied natural gas fuel. The new ship will be operated by Sea Star Line between Jacksonville, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
30 Mar 2015
Two road trips 50 years apart reveal how far Mexico has come — and hasn’t — in its development as a trade giant.
28 Mar 2015
Ninety International Longshore and Warehouse Union coastwide caucus delegates on Monday will open meetings in San Francisco that will determine the fate of U.S. West Coast ports for the next five years. The caucus will recommend approval or rejection of the tentative ILWU-Pacific Maritime Association contract.