United States

United States

20 Nov 2014
A federal judge has refused to block the next phase of a multiyear increase in tolls for bridges used by trucks and cars crossing waterways between New York and New Jersey.
chassis at Maher Terminals in New York
20 Nov 2014
Industry officials in the Port of New York and New Jersey have agreed on a plan to create a “gray” chassis pool that would allow truckers to freely interchange chassis throughout the port as soon as early 2015.
Japan, US flags
20 Nov 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States expanded for the second consecutive month in October on a year-over-year basis despite a double-digit rise in imports, as exports also posted robust growth, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Japanese Finance Ministry.
19 Nov 2014
U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners voted 3-2 to ask members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement more questions on their proposal to permanently include westbound trans-Pacific trade in their discussion agreement.
19 Nov 2014
The port of Charleston saw double-digit increases in container traffic in October, marking another month of what the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority says is “exceptional” above-average growth.
Seattle cranes
19 Nov 2014
The Pacific Maritime Association said work slowdowns continued in the northern ports, while the International Longshore and Warehouse Union was not dispatching sufficient skilled labor to handle cargo volumes in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
19 Nov 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved $2.42 million to continue a four-year-old program to help port truckers replace older, higher-polluting vehicles with newer, cleaner burning ones.
19 Nov 2014
Representatives of global dockworkers’ unions pledged “active solidarity” to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and questioned the Pacific Maritime Association’s willingness to reach a contract with the U.S. West Coast union.
19 Nov 2014
Major U.S. retailers don't expect U.S. West Coast port congestion to hamper getting Black Friday products on the shelves, but they’re far less confident on their ability to keep stores stocked through the entire holiday season.
19 Nov 2014
The Port of Long Beach today will be the focus of attention by a Teamsters-affiliated group that is attempting to organize drayage drivers in Southern California.