International Ports

News, data and analysis on international ports in China, the U.S., India, Europe, Latin/South America and Southeast Asia. 

Commentary

When Ghana’s Transport Minister Franklin Fiavi Fifi Kwetey took to the podium at a recent international ports and supply chain conference in the country’s capital of Accra he was forced to preface his speech with an apology. The lights in the five-star venue were misbehaving badly and the windowless room was plunged into darkness every few minutes, forcing speakers to read notes using a small torch attached to the podium.

News & Analysis

21 Jul 2017
Grosman began his career at Bain & Company.
20 Jul 2017
Pacific Northwest ports believe the true competitive edge will come from faster cargo velocity at the terminals.
17 Jul 2017
The project is capable of handling cargo, passenger ferries, and fishing vessels.
14 Jul 2017
In the 10th year of Prince Rupert's Fairview Container Terminal, CEO Don Krusel, joined JOC.com to discuss the key elements of its success, expansion expected for Q3, and status of long-term development to become a 2.5-million-TEU facility by early 2020s. This year Fairview's footprint will be expanded by 50 percent, a second berth and three new cranes will be added, increasing annual TEU capacity by 500,000.
13 Jul 2017
China's Belt and Road is projected to generate an additional $2.5 trillion in global trade over the next 10 years.
06 Jul 2017
The new CMA CGM call will be part of the carrier’s north-south Cagema service.
05 Jul 2017
The move follows on the heels of rival Maersk Line revamping its India-Africa service network.
04 Jul 2017
One report by the bank found inefficiencies and governance issues at Dar es Salaam port cost Tanzania $2.4 billion per year, equivalent to the value of 25 percent of the total volume of merchandise imported to the country in 2012.
04 Jul 2017
“With the big ships now, speed and flexibility are as important as reliability of service,” Gary Fast, associate vice president of international transportation at Canadian Tire, told the JOC Canada Trade Forum in Toronto.
20 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.