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

16 Jun 2017
"There is other business pending that must be addressed before the commission can turn its attention to this matter,” an FMC spokesman told JOC.com
16 Jun 2017
Launched last year, BoxTech contains the tare weight, max gross mass, and size type for containers from all over the world — particularly helpful for BCOs and forwarders meeting the new international SOLAS container weight requirements.
14 Jun 2017
US exporters are scrambling to find containers, with some coming up empty-handed.
09 Jun 2017
In the United States, there was basically one chassis model from the beginning of containerization in the 1950s until 2009.
09 Jun 2017
Thilawa has become an important maritime gateway for Myanmar.
07 Jun 2017
The Seattle-Tacoma alliance will purchase an additional four cranes to enable its ports to better handle mega-ships.
07 Jun 2017
The new low-profile gantry cranes cost a total of $41.4 million and come with an option for the port to purchase an additional three cranes anytime within five years.
02 Jun 2017
More drayage companies at the Port of New York and New Jersey are buying their own chassis or signing long-term leases to avoid the difficulty of rental pools.
26 May 2017
The North American Chassis Pool Cooperative (NACPC) already provides premium pools in the Ohio Valley, Savannah, and Houston.
24 May 2017
Hapag-Lloyd joins group of carriers that charge for refrigerated container gensets.