Two of Israel’s largest seaports remained closed Thursday after dockworkers defied a court order, leaving their posts in opposition to new government contracts with private port operators.
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27 May 2015
Gulf states in the Middle East are expanding capacity and investing billions of dollars in their ports to accommodate booming traffic in the Asia-Europe trade lane.
19 May 2015
Container traffic in Seattle-Tacoma returned to normal in April as the vessel and container backlogs that had developed over four months of labor slowdowns dissipated.
18 May 2015
Grain is moving by rail at a steady pace from Canada’s Prairie Provinces to export terminals in British Columbia’s Vancouver, Prince Rupert, and Thunder Bay.
15 May 2015
Evergreen Line and King Ocean Services will begin calling Haiti’s new Port Lafito in the coming months, according to port developers GB Group.
08 May 2015
India signed a memorandum of understanding with Iran to build and operate cargo facilities at the Chabahar port, a free trade zone site on the Gulf of Oman, with the aim of allowing New Delhi a sea-land access route to Afghanistan.
07 May 2015
Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, is a step closer to building a new container terminal. The port has submitted an environmental impact statement for a new three-berth container terminal in Delta, British Columbia.
04 May 2015
Seattle and Tacoma took a big hit in the first quarter as its market share among Canadian Pacific Northwest ports took a dive amid longshore labor disruption.
27 Apr 2015
Saudi Global Ports has opened its newest container terminal in Dammam’s King Abdul Aziz Port.
27 Apr 2015
For a region dismissed not so long ago as a bit of a backwater, where inefficiency, corruption and chronic congestion were the norm, east Africa is beginning to show its mettle.