International Ports

International Ports

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


Kansas City Southern Railway’s Pat Ottensmeyer is making a pitch that could alleviate the pain some importers are feeling at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — advising shippers to divert shipments bound for the U.S. Gulf region away from the congestion-wracked San Pedro ports to Lazaro Cardenas in south-central Mexico.

News & Analysis

28 Nov 2014
There is optimism that the congestion choking the port of Manila since February may finally be addressed after Philippine government officials and the shipping industry came together in the capital to tackle the crippling problems.
27 Nov 2014
Operations at the port of Montreal are returning to normal after a day-long strike by municipal workers opposi
26 Nov 2014
The Port of Seattle Commission on Tuesday approved its 2015 budget that calls for $373.8 million in capital expenditures for the seaport and for Sea-Tac International Airport.
26 Nov 2014
Saying water levels have fallen in the St.
25 Nov 2014
APM Terminals is eyeing expansion in Turkey to take advantage of container volume growth at the nation's Mediterranean and Black Sea ports.
19 Nov 2014
There is still no end in sight to the port of Manila congestion more than six months after an ill-considered truck ban quickly began to see containers stacking up at the two main terminals in the Philippine capital.
18 Nov 2014
A $1.5 billion expansion to Ghana's port of Tema will make it the largest port in West Africa and allow it to reduce congestion driven by robust growth, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) said.
14 Nov 2014
A new China-based development bank and separate infrastructure fund, created by Chinese government to reinforce
14 Nov 2014
Singapore handled 2.97 million 20-foot containers in October, continuing a healthy month-over-month increase that leaves the world’s second busiest container port on track to beat last year’s throughput.
13 Nov 2014
Singapore-based ocean carrier APL has temporarily suspended acceptance of shipments from India to Manila, as congestion a