LONG BEACH, Calif. — As North American container ports compete fiercely for market share, it’s becoming clear that the winners will be those that reliably and efficiently handle mega-ships on the water and land side of the berths.
News and updates on port productivity at terminals in the U.S., China, India and other international ports and terminals.
News & Analysis
16 May 2013
14 May 2013
The Busan Port Authority recently completed a review of productivity at 10 container terminals as part of a plan to increase the port’s competitiveness.
14 May 2013
Malusi Gigaba, South Africa’s public enterprises minister, has unveiled Transnet’s seven new ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2.
29 Mar 2013
Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, has announced plans to “radically overhaul” the nation’s 19 commercial ports and give the government a more hands-on role in the sector...
27 Mar 2013
In January and February, Lithuania’s Port of Klaipéda and Būtingés terminal handled 62,879 20-foot-equivalent units, improving 8.3 percent compared with the same period last year.
15 Mar 2013
06 Mar 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. — The primary reasons for automating U.S.
05 Mar 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif.
04 Mar 2013
Ocean shippers worry that the advent of ultra-large container ships on the trans-Pacific trade will extend transit times of their imports and lead to more problems in the pickup of containers at port terminals.
01 Mar 2013
The Los Angeles and Long Beach port directors are determined to help the Southern California transportation community develop an effective chassis regime, with the creation of a gray chassis fleet being the first step in this effort.