International Ports

International Ports

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


Ports need a clear vision of trade developments, equipment and staffing issues, and hinterland infrastructure in their communities.

News & Analysis

27 Nov 2015
Egypt set a date for completion of a side channel at East Port Said near the entrance to the Suez Canal that will allow better access to the port from the Mediterranean Sea.
23 Nov 2015
APM Terminals has opened the expanded Aqaba Logistics Village, a multi-purpose distribution center close to Jordan’s main container port.
19 Nov 2015
The announcement this week by CMA CGM that it will share slots on China Ocean Shipping Company’s trans-Pacific service from Asia to Prince Rupert, Canada, caps off one of the more eventful years in the short history of the port’s container operations.
18 Nov 2015
Reducing the amount of time that truckers spend waiting in line and being processed at North American marine terminals and off-dock facilities will have a larger impact on improving overall supply-chain efficiency than any other area, according to a study by a Vancouver transportation consultant.
09 Nov 2015
Growing competition between shipping lines in Europe and China to develop new logistics hubs in West Africa and serve growing container traffic in the region is expected to bring at least six ports with capacities of 1 million 20-foot-equivalent units or more online over the next decade.
05 Nov 2015
Renewed flare-ups of drayage driver discontent at Port Metro Vancouver have revived concerns that trucker disruption could return to the port despite moves taken to quell unrest.
02 Nov 2015
A C$285 million ($217 million) expansion of its intermodal yard will allow the largest container terminal at Port Metro Vancouver to maintain a speedy transfer of cargo between the docks and intermodal trains even when larger vessels discharging more containers begin calling the facility in the next few years.
30 Oct 2015
Baltic Stevedore Co. said its new nearly two-acre container yard for empties and an inspection point will speed up customs cargo processing and improve inland distribution at the Baltiysk container cargo terminal.
Manzanillo, Mexico, port
24 Oct 2015
The Port of Manzanillo, Mexico’s largest, avoided major damage from Hurricane Patricia as the Category 5 storm apparently proved much less destructive than feared.
19 Oct 2015
APM Terminals is banking on a doubling of Costa Rica’s refrigerated container exports over the next 15 years and improvements in reefer technology to fuel its ambitious investment in the deep-sea Moin container terminal.