International Ports

International Ports

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


North American seaports are expanding their services and enhancing their cargo-handling capabilities, creating jobs and assisting businesses looking to tap into the increasing overseas demand for raw materials and domestically manufactured products.

News & Analysis

29 Oct 2014
Construction on a new seaport in the Indian Ocean town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania will begin in 2015, Tanzania announced Tuesday.
28 Oct 2014
Flames raged aboard two container ships, one from UASC, another from Hamburg Sud on Monday after the ships collided at Port Klang near Kuala Lumpur.
The Moin Container Terminal
28 Oct 2014
The International Transport Workers' Federation condemned actions taken against striking Costa Rican dockworkers today, including the use of non-union substitute labor, saying it will join the fight against APM Terminals after a strike at the Limon and Moin terminals turned violent.
28 Oct 2014
The first gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the expanded Panama Canal arrived this week, as the exp
28 Oct 2014
DP World boosted third quarter container volume by nine percent from a year ago as it opened new terminals at London Gateway and in Brazil.
28 Oct 2014
For the second time this month, dockworkers in Haifa walked off the job to protest port privatization being pushed by the national government, leaving the largest Israeli port at a standstill.
Image shows three container ships in San Pedro Bay on Oct. 27. Source: Marine Exchange of Southern California.
27 Oct 2014
Eleven container ships were anchored off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Sunday, the most waiting at one time in San Pedro Bay in two years, as gridlock persisted at the largest container gateway in the Americas.
26 Oct 2014
Crippling congestion has spread from Manila to Batangas, one of the ports handling spillover cargo from Manila this year, leading Maersk line to tell customers on Friday that it will be limiting shipments to the port “to an absolute minimum.”
25 Oct 2014
Maersk line on Friday doubled its congestion surcharge for shipments from the U.S.
Port of Oakland
24 Oct 2014
Sensing an opportunity from the woes of Southern California, Oakland says it should be considered an attractive port for diversions from Los Angeles-Long Beach.