International Ports

International Ports

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

Commentary

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News & Analysis

Port Metro Vancouver, Centerm truck gate
23 Apr 2015
The harbor trucking licensing program at Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, took a hit after a federal judge ruled the port’s selection process was unfair and that rejected applications need to be reconsidered.
20 Apr 2015
The Mexican government is pumping $5 billion — more than 77 billion pesos — into its network of 117 ports, as the country’s rising middle class demands more imports and Mexico rises as a regional manufacturing powerhouse.
08 Apr 2015
Part of an ongoing effort to capture more of the emerging African market, CMA CGM Wednesday announced the opening of a new corridor to inland destinations in Gabon on the West African coast.
02 Apr 2015
DP World on Thursday announced it is buying Maher Terminal’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, British Colombia, from Germany’s Deutsche Bank, for C$580 million ($457 million).
31 Mar 2015
In the midst of ongoing congestion at the Port of Antwerp, CaroTrans has announced it will be starting an expedited Le Havre-Charleston import service bypassing the Belgian gateway entirely.
31 Mar 2015
Shippers out of Cameroon's largest port are reporting nearly month-long delays, and at least one container line has said it will begin imposing emergency congestion surcharges.
27 Mar 2015
Yemen has shut down its major seaports after a series of airstrikes from neighboring Saudi Arabia against rebels fighting Yemen’s Western-backed government, according to various reports.
26 Mar 2015
The Nigerian government has closed its ports, including Lagos, and land borders, and won’t open them until midnight Saturday to allow for “the peaceful conduct of the (presidential) elections.”