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 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
13 Jun 2017
The move spurred by the diplomatic row that effectively cut off supply chains to and from Qatar.
12 Jun 2017
Halifax had been looking to renew its lease on life after a rough winter in 2014 and later failing to benefit from the severe congestion at US West Coast ports that diverted so much Asia cargo to the East Coast. Consider that lease renewed.
12 Jun 2017
Carriers are finding ways to get around the boycott of Qatar that was imposed by its Arab neighbors.
17 May 2017
Nearly half of the fastest-growing North American ports were outside the United States.
08 May 2017
One of the injured workers sustained a broken arm and a broken leg.
07 May 2017
Vancouver and Prince Rupert are increasing their terminal capacity and improving their cargo-handling efficiency as they look to take additional market share from US West Coast ports.
19 Apr 2017
Competition among ports in the region is heating up.
07 Apr 2017
In April 2015 the government said it will increase capacity and improve infrastructure and operations at the country’s ports.