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

20 Mar 2017
The International Dockworkers’ Council on Monday called off worldwide strikes slated for March 23.
14 Mar 2017
The evolution of the Port of Vancouver's truck appointment system highlights the delicate walk ahead for US ports.
12 Mar 2017
Unprecedented consolidation of ocean carriers and the restructuring of global vessel-sharing alliances from four to three is wreaking havoc on several smaller Brazilian container terminals.
11 Mar 2017
A gradual return to more open domestic and international trade policies provided a small spark to the Brazilian economy in late 2016 and boosts carrier optimism.
01 Mar 2017
Maersk Line has drawn up contingency plans to minimize the “serious” impact of an imminent strike campaign by Spanish dockers on its global cargo operations.
01 Mar 2017
Container Corporation of India is working with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to speed up the clearance of imports booked under the direct port delivery program.
28 Feb 2017
A direct port delivery program aimed at speeding imports through India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port is bearing fruit.
28 Feb 2017
China is investigating new port infrastructure investments in the Philippines as it seeks to advance its Belt and Road program, respond to investment calls from Manila, and expand its influence in the South China Sea.
28 Feb 2017
It is APMT's second terminal in Mexico.