There will be no speedy solution to the congestion that is creating bottlenecks at ports around the world as terminals battle to cope with growing trade and surges in container volume.
Port of Hamburg
Port of Hamburg
18 Aug 2014
Cargo is surging at northern European ports, but it’s not without consequences.
07 Aug 2014
The port of Rotterdam today announced a series of measures to eliminate congestion at two large container terminals and free up quay and labor capacity for oceangoing vessels.
06 Aug 2014
The U.S. ocean container trade via European ports, including transshipments, increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million laden 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
05 Aug 2014
Marginal changes in container imports market share show U.S. East Coast ports slowly took business away from their West Coast competition in the first half of 2014.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 2, 2014: Vancouver penalties cutting truck turn times; congestion worsens at North European ports
02 Aug 2014
Port Metro Vancouver’s penalty system for terminals is cutting truck turn times and drawing attention from other North American ports struggling with drayage challenges. And congestion seen earlier this year at Rotterdam has continued, prompting diversions and surcharges, and the congestion is spreading to other ports in the North Europe range.
29 Jul 2014
Facing growing port congestion, the Port of Hamburg is implementing a far-reaching plan to better manage truck traffic of containers moving in and out of its terminals.
28 Jul 2014
Worsening congestion at the port of Rotterdam has prompted two short sea and feeder shipping lines to impose surcharges of around $100 per container.
15 Jul 2014
The port of Antwerp’s container traffic rose around 5 percent in the second quarter of the year, more than five times the increase in the first three months...
30 Jun 2014
The major North European ports likely will face further congestion in the coming months as carrier alliances continue to have an impact on the reliability of service schedules, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
20 May 2014
The Port of Hamburg’s container traffic grew by a market-beating 8 percent in the first quarter.