Port Equipment

Read the latest on port equipment news and stories, including chassis supplies and chassis pools. 

Commentary

Cleaning up shipping and its emissions is a hot topic, pushing the whole industry and its regulators towards a greener future. Since January, the latest regulations require shipowners to use low-sulphur fuel oils in emission control areas or to retrofit their vessels with scrubbers or use alternative energy sources.

News & Analysis

10 Jan 2017
FMC's action highlights friction between ocean carriers and lessors over port-wide chassis pool.
06 Jan 2017
The cranes will be used by DP World, which is working with the eastern Canada port to more than double annual capacity.
28 Dec 2016
Marine terminals able to fork over millions of dollars in automation shouldn’t expect a rapid jump in productivity.
27 Dec 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s US liabilities far exceed its US assets, the company told a New Jersey bankruptcy court Tuesday amid close scrutiny from a host of US creditors.
Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
07 Dec 2016
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.
07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
14 Nov 2016
Cameron Roberts, partner at Roberts & Kehagiaras, offers ways drayage and trucking companies can protect themsleves from financial and legal exposure to Hanjin Shipping assets.
03 Nov 2016
The Port of Long Beach will chip away at the backlog of empty Hanjin Shipping-leased containers in Southern California that has built up since the container line declared bankruptcy on Aug. 31 when a ship calls to pick up some of the empties.
01 Nov 2016
A company has successfully tested a hybrid container designed to make it easier to move breakbulk and oversized cargo.
26 Oct 2016
US ports could be an unexpected beneficiary of the historic settlement between the US government and German automaker Volkswagen.