International Ports

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

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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

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

The Port of Veracruz, pictured, handled 273,977 loaded TEUs in the first five months of 2016, a 1 percent decline year-over-year.
12 Jul 2016
A rise in imports has driven up the volume of loaded 20-foot-equivalent units moving through Mexican ports this year despite a slow-moving economy.
11 Jul 2016
The purchase would boost the Australian presence of the parent company of China’s leading state-owned terminal operator, China Merchants Holdings (International).
The Hammonia Venetia is worked the Port of Tuxpan, which is situated in between two of Mexico's top ports, but is located closer to Mexico City than either of them.
08 Jul 2016
The successful arrival and departure Monday night of the Hammonia Venetia at the Port of Tuxpan, the first ever ship to dock there, ushered in what could be a fierce fight among Mexican ports on the Gulf Coast.
04 Jul 2016
When the U.S. ban on trade with Cuba is lifted, plans are in place to transform Cuba’s Mariel container terminal into a major transshipment hub that would serve Gulf of Mexico ports.
21 Jun 2016
Liberia’s Port of Monrovia implemented a new port navigation system.
15 Jun 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings has spelled out its SOLAS policy at four Mexican terminals.
15 Jun 2016
South Africa plans to invest billions in its ports to meet rising demand.
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
08 Jun 2016
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
Ports in Canada are still finalizing their SOLAS VGM processes
08 Jun 2016
Like their U.S. counterparts, Canadian exporters know some but not all of the details of how individual container terminals will cope with a new international container weight rule.
01 Jun 2016
China’s Landbridge Group said it would invest in a major expansion of Australia’s Darwin Port.