Crowley Puerto Rico Services has begun construction on a 900-foot pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to accommodate two liquefied natural gas-powered cargo ships the carrier will put into operation in 2017.
01 Nov 2015
U.S. Navy searchers have found the wreckage of what they believe to be the TOTE Maritime cargo ship El Faro after the vessel disappeared Oct. 1 during a hurricane with the loss of its 33-member crew.
27 Aug 2015
Operations at ports on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were shut down Thursday as the eastern Caribbean awaited the arrival of tropical storm Erika.
24 Apr 2015
A former employee of U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carriers Sea Star Line and Trailer Bridge has been charged with defrauding the companies of $2.1 million by submitting phony invoices for container and equipment decals and inspection and transportation of containers and equipment.
24 Apr 2015
Horizon Lines said it expects to complete its sale to Matson by the end of Horizon’s second quarter in late June. The deal received clearance from U.S. antitrust regulators this week.
07 Apr 2015
Sea Star Line has added a third container-carrying barge to handle increased demand following the departure of Horizon Lines from the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade.
20 Mar 2015
A container-carrying barge that Crowley Liner Services added to fill a void left by Horizon Lines’ exit from Puerto Rico is scheduled to arrive Monday in San Juan on its first voyage.
12 Mar 2015
Horizon Lines has sold some of its San Juan, Puerto Rico, container assets to a stevedoring and terminal operator based on the island, the latest sign of the U.S. domestic carrier’s exit from the business.
15 Dec 2014
Sea Star Line, said it plans early next year to add a weekly container barge service to the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico service it now operates with two self-propelled roll-on, roll-off ships.
14 Nov 2014
Horizon Lines’ exit from the U.S-mainland- Puerto Rico trade lanes later this year could give the ailing Jones Act lane some much-needed stability by allowing the three remaining major carriers to raise rates.
14 Oct 2014
Puerto Rico’s government is looking for a major global port operator to partner with to develop the Port of the Americas in Ponce.